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Looking for Alaska

I’m going to have to disagree with Well of Lost Plots here! I think that Looking for Alaska is better than The Fault in our Stars, but I wonder if that has more to do with the order you read them in than the quality of the writing. They’re both great. Will Grayson, Will Grayson is better than both of them though. 🙂

Welloflostplots

images-1A few months ago I read John Green’s tremendous The Fault in Our Stars, which I have been raving on about to anyone who would listen ever since.  At least half of those patient people have said the same thing – “Oh, wait til you read Looking for Alaska“.

So diligently, I have followed this advice.  Coming to the conclusion that none of these people had read The Fault in Our Stars!

Don’t get me wrong – Looking for Alaska is a good read. And I am going to spoil parts of it here, so don’t read on if you don’t want some basic details! Our skinny narrator, nicknamed Pudge by his new boarding school friends, leaves behind his normal life to go to Culver Creek to seek out a better life for himself – one where he has real friends and new experiences.  He finds all…

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