Renee Conoulty: Paper Towns by John Green


Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Paper Towns by John Green

Who is the real Margo?

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows. After their all-nighter ends, and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues—and they're for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees the girl he thought he knew...

Hey! Here's my review.

This is my third John Green book. I enjoyed it, but not quite as much as the others. I loved the writing style and it took me back to my young adult years. I found the characters quite similar to the other books though, almost like a formula (naive boy, manipulative girl). There were none I particularly liked or related to.

  • Where: Local Library
  • Format: paperback
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  1. I have still not read this book. I need to. I think I actually own all of his books, but have only read TFIOS plus the ones he's done jointly with other authors.

    1. TFIOS was the first one of his I read. I love a book that can make me care enough to cry. This one didn't bring me to tears but still worth checking out. A friend of mine told me it was her favorite.

  2. I haven't read any of his other books, only this one. I enjoyed it but it definitely wasn't my favorite book.

    1. This one was my last favorite so far. Try The Fault in Our Stars.