Looking For Alaska

John Green

Shelfie Score: 38%

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Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Pages: 272


Miles “Pudge” Halter is finished with leading a safe life. Existence at home has amounted to one giant non-event so far, and his obsession with the dying words of famous poets has only made him crave “the Great Perhaps” more. He leaves for the sometimes mad and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and life then becomes the exact opposite of safe. Down the hall lives Alaska Young. She is gorgeous, smart, funny, beautiful, self-destructive, messed up and utterly fascinating....

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Allison (AllisoninWonderland96)

This is my favorite John Green book. Alaska has a way of being so captivating to me and at the time of reading these teenagers really related to what was surrounding my life. Not knowing the true ending of the book was so real to me as a person who has dealt with loss, not knowing if it was an accident or purposeful. I have read this book so many times and I continue to love it every time.


Bookaxe Characteristics for Looking For Alaska

Character and Plot:

Characters in depth

Fast-paced plot

Language and Style:

Straight to the point

Language and style central

New Information:

Pure entertainment

Introduces you to new ideas


Explores the darker side of life
Light-hearted and optimistic


No swearing or violence etc
Frequent swearing and violence etc

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