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An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
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Feb 15, 12

bookshelves: humor, young-adult, romance, audio
Read from January 31 to February 01, 2012

Oh, John Green, he is so cute. He's so CUTE, and he wants you to know it.

As people told me I would, I liked this book more than I've liked anything else I've read by John Green... but that still wasn't so much. The problem for me, I think, is that everything Green does right (as measured by me) is completely negated by his excruciating, over-the-top, bottomless quirkiness, and that of his characters. I'm not sorry to see the end of self-absorbed, OCD Colin, his manic pixie dream girl brigade, or his token non-white-fatty-comic-relief buddy.

Also, I really need to say fuck, fuck, fuckfuckFUCK! If I ever hear the word "fug" again it will be too soon.

Which reminds me, one thing I can say for this book is that the audio version is outstanding. Many laugh-out-loud moments that had everything to do with comic timing on the part of the narrator.

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message 1: by Alicia (new)

Alicia Have you read Will Grayson, Will Grayson? John Green only writes every other chapter but the book was very good.


Emily I have read it. I usually really like Levithan, but I found that book also to be very, very ridiculous. Particularly the ending. I can't blame that one entirely on Green, though. :)


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