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Book review: Paper Towns by John Green

Title: Paper Towns

Author: John Green

Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

About the book: Quentin is a nerd in his last year of high school. Nine years ago, he and his friend Margo discovered a dead body together, but since then have drifted apart. Now she is edgy and cool and he is not.

When Margo takes Quentin on a night of mayhem and madness, and then vanishes in the morning, Quentin is left with a series of clues to try and track her down before it is too late.

What I thought: This is one of my new favourite books. I really liked the voice of Quentin and I could relate to him. The story, although about complicated things, flowed quite easily and was not hard to read.

I really liked the conversations that Quentin and his friends Ben and Radar had, because they added a touch of comedy to an otherwise serious book.

I recommend this book for ages 14+ because it contains some strong themes and coarse language.

Buy Paper Towns here.

Olivia @ Kid Book Reviewer

Wednesday 25th of January 2017

Great review! I've read a lot about PAPER TOWNS but wasn't sure if it was worth the read or not. Your review has convinced me! I've added this to my TBR list and am hoping to find a copy at the library :)

Book Boy

Wednesday 25th of January 2017

Great to hear Olivia! I hope you enjoy it - let me know what you think!

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