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John Green

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Born
in Indianapolis, The United States
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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

John Green's first novel, Looking for Alaska, won the 2006 Michael L. Printz Award presented by the American Library Association. His second novel, An Abundance of Katherines, was a 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His next novel, Paper Towns, is a New York Times bestseller and won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best YA Mystery. In January 2012, his most recent novel, The Fault in Our Stars, was met with wide critical acclaim, unprecedented in Green's career. The praise included rave reviews in Time Magazine and The New York Times, on NPR, and from award-winning author Markus Zusak. The book also topped the New York Times Childr
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Average rating: 4.06 · 6,036,912 ratings · 334,287 reviews · 50 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Fault in Our Stars

4.23 avg rating — 3,125,876 ratings — published 2012 — 119 editions
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Looking for Alaska

4.05 avg rating — 1,005,770 ratings — published 2005 — 226 editions
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Paper Towns

3.83 avg rating — 802,748 ratings — published 2008 — 226 editions
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An Abundance of Katherines

3.59 avg rating — 411,070 ratings — published 2006 — 142 editions
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Will Grayson, Will Grayson

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3.79 avg rating — 307,601 ratings — published 2010 — 108 editions
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Turtles All the Way Down

3.98 avg rating — 238,977 ratings — published 2017 — 107 editions
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Let it Snow

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3.80 avg rating — 94,806 ratings — published 2008 — 99 editions
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Zombicorns

3.73 avg rating — 6,382 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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4.51 avg rating — 4,941 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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4.56 avg rating — 2,830 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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The Fault In Our Stars (Literature & Fiction)
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"Simply amazing. Can not share any details yet, but I was blown away by Turtles."
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" Kat (Le Pauvre Cœur) wrote: "Hey John. Did you know that the first time I found out about your book Looking For Alaska, I literally thought it was abo ...more "
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“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”
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“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.”
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