Paper Towns

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Penguin, Oct 16, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 320 pages
319 Reviews

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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User Review  - SqueakyChu - LibraryThing

This turned out to be kind of a fun and quick read. It seemed a bit unbelievable and some what too "young adult" for my reading taste, but the story was interesting enough to make me want to read it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ailinel - LibraryThing

Paper Towns is a coming of age story told through the eyes of high school senior Quentin, known by his friends as Q. The monotony of high school is broken by the appearance of his next door neighbor ... Read full review

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PART ONE The Strings
The First Hour
Hour Seven
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John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), and The Fault in Our Stars. His 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. John was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. 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 the millions who follow John on Twitter (@realjohngreen) and tumblr ( or visit him online at

John lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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