Review: Looking for Alaska by John Green

Title: Looking for Alaska Author: John Green Published: December 28th 2006 by Speak Genre: YA Contemporary Goodreads Amazon Book Depository Barnes and Noble IndieBound Before. Miles “Pudge” Halter’s whole existence has been one big nonevent, and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the “Great Perhaps” (François Rabelais, poet) even more. Then he heads off to the sometimes crazy, possibly unstable, and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School, and his life becomes the opposite of safe. Because down the hall is Alaska Young. The gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, self-destructive, screwed-up, and utterly fascinating Alaska Young, who is an event unto herself. She pulls Pudge into her world, launches him into the Great Perhaps, and steals his heart. After. Nothing is ever the same. I have been avoiding reading John Green for a good long while now, mostly because he is such a well loved icon … read more

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