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Re: John Green

Post by Tzara Drusak » 13 Feb 2018, 12:56

John Green has never disappointed me, from the first time I read Looking For Alaska a while back. His characters are ingeniously written with a subliminal twist of the millennials in realistic everyday instances that you can't help but love.
And in the end, we were all just humans... Drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness.

-F. Scott Fitzgerald-

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Post by Hudaqaiyoom » 13 Feb 2018, 14:53

John Greens books are amazing as always. The way he writes about problems teens encounter really helps us get attached on an emotional level

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Post by Kieran_Obrien » 14 Feb 2018, 04:20

I love John Green as an author and as a person! I'm a huge fan of his YouTube channel too, it provides such a cool community for his fans and now his brother has a book coming out soon which is exciting! He does a lot of good for charities too... he's kind of my man crush 😂

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Post by Snrains13 » 15 Feb 2018, 10:28

John Green is good at targeting his audiences with his YA novels, the plots aren't always the typical ones you see over and over which is good, and I actually love his tendency to kill off characters. It makes it a little bit less predictable than the majority of authors where the characters always overcome, also the anticipation of wondering who it's going to be is there. I wouldn't rate most of his higher than a 2, however, except maybe Paper Towns could be rated a 3.

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Post by bban21 » 15 Feb 2018, 10:53

Snrains13 wrote:
15 Feb 2018, 10:28
John Green is good at targeting his audiences with his YA novels, the plots aren't always the typical ones you see over and over which is good, and I actually love his tendency to kill off characters. It makes it a little bit less predictable than the majority of authors where the characters always overcome, also the anticipation of wondering who it's going to be is there. I wouldn't rate most of his higher than a 2, however, except maybe Paper Towns could be rated a 3.
I love John Green, I would rate higher than a two

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Post by The BookWorm Nagham » 16 Feb 2018, 15:28

I cried soo much while watching the fault in our stars, I then bought the book and my obsession with John Green started with the second chapter of tfios. But i have to say that my favorite book by him is probably Looking for Alaska. I really like his style in writing. His books have twisted endings that are definitely not predictable and banal.

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Post by MrsNMJames16 » 16 Mar 2018, 19:48

I think John Green is a phenomenal person and a great author. I've followed him on Youtube for years, he and his brother do amazing things for all types of organizations and groups of people. They've made a space for people who don't normally have a space and they've made it so open and welcoming. I love his writing but I truly love his morale.

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Post by Haute_Coffee » 17 Mar 2018, 21:37

As a few people mentioned, Looking For Alaska was my favorite too. I love the characters, especially Alaska. The quote about her being a hurricane while Miles was only a drizzle is one of my all-time favorites.

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