Tag: john green

Turtles All The Way Down Review

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Turtles All The Way Down Review

John Green has returned to the literary spotlight five years following the release of his blockbuster title “The Fault in Our Stars.” His highly anticipated new novel, “Turtles All The Way Down,” was released Oct. 10, and it packs a punch. In the book, a millionaire accused of fraud flees from his home in order […]

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Book Review: ‘Looking for Alaska’

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Book Review: ‘Looking for Alaska’

“Looking for Alaska” is John green’s debut novel, published in Mar. 2005 by Speak. “Looking for Alaska” was my first ever experience reading Green. I was mid-teens, just coming out of “The Hunger Games” train and looking for a new experience. I don’ think Green had risen to the monolithic popularity we see with him […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Paper Towns’ is engaging enough to ignore its flaws

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Paper Towns’ is engaging enough to ignore its flaws

Confession: I didn’t finish reading “Paper Towns,” but I legitimately started reading it at a bad time — right before finals started kicking my ass. If you want to read a great review of the book, check out Lifestyle Editor John Lineberger’s review of it right here. I felt a little disingenuous going into the […]

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BYOB: “Paper Towns” by John Green

| July 20, 2015 | 2 Comments
BYOB: “Paper Towns” by John Green

“Paper Towns” is John Green’s third novel. It was published on Oct. 16, 2008 by Dutton Books. By now, you’ve probably heard of John Green from somewhere – his novels, movies, activism, charities and dozen or so youtube channels, most famously Vlogbrothers. He’s getting to be a big deal right now, ever since the immense […]

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“The Fault in Our Stars” has few faults

| June 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
“The Fault in Our Stars” has few faults

Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley) is just like any normal teenager, except she’s suffering from thyroid cancer. Her days are spent reading her favorite book, An Imperial Affliction, watching reality TV and reluctantly going to a cancer patients’ support group at the request of her mother (Laura Dern). Although Hazel is still surviving, you can […]

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BYOB: “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
BYOB: “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green

“The Fault in Our Stars” captures readers hearts from the very first page. John Green’s style feels effortless and is easy to follow. The novel is written in first person and is told by Hazel Grace Lancaster, a 16 year old girl who has been battling thyroid cancer since she was 13. She has a […]

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