Paper Towns (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Oct 16, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 336 pages
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Winner of the Edgar Award
The #1 New York Times Bestseller
Publishers Weekly and USA Today Bestseller

Millions of Copies Sold

Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificent Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life—summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows. When their all-nighter ends and a new day breaks, Margo has disappeared. But Q soon learns that there are clues—and they’re for him. Embarking on an exhilarating adventure to find her, the closer Q gets, the less he sees the girl he thought he knew.

#1 Bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars John Green crafts a brilliantly funny and moving coming-of-age journey about true friendship and true love.

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Well written with great character and plot development. - LibraryThing
The ending however was a let down. - LibraryThing
I'd give the writing five stars. - LibraryThing
The ending also left me unsatisfied. - LibraryThing
Green captures so many things with great insight. - LibraryThing
The banter between Ben, Radar, and Q was inspired. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - sgrame - LibraryThing

One month before high school graduation, Quentin Jacobsen wakes one night to find his neighbor, beautiful, unattainable Margo Roth Spiegelman, at his window. She invites him along on a night of ... Read full review

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User Review  - theWallflower - LibraryThing

"Looking for Alaska", the happy version. Both involve a crush on a manic pixie dream girl that turns out to be an actual human (and a disaster). Since this is Green's book after "Looking for Alaska ... Read full review

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PART ONE The Strings
The First Hour
Hour Seven
Hour Fourteen
Chapter 1

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About the author (2008)

John Green is an award-winning, #1 New York Times–bestselling author whose many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers (, one of the most popular online video projects in the world. You can join John’s 1.3 million followers on Twitter (@realjohngreen), follow him on tumblr ( or visit him online at Before all of that, in 2000, John worked for several months as a student chaplain at a children's hospital. He now lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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