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A moving search for the "Great Perhaps".

Advantages: Incredibly well written, moving, philosophical
Disadvantages: Some parents may find the content a bit strong for young teens

"Looking for Alaska" is the first book by the author John Green who also wrote the very popular "The Fault in Our Stars" which has recently been made into a hit film. My 15 year old son recommended the book to me and so I read it and am very glad that I ...

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I'm still looking for the soul of Looking for Alaska

Advantages: Emotional in places, well written for the young adult market
Disadvantages: Some sexual content, characters a bit annoying in places.

Looking for Alaska was a book recommended to me by a younger friend of mine, she had recently read it and had been raving about it and although young adult fiction is not normally my genre of choice given that I am a little outside their usual age bracket ...

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Looking for Alaska

Advantages: Funny, Touching, Sad, Happy.. Very Emotional & Interesting Story, Relatable Characters
Disadvantages: None

I'll admit, when I first read the synopsis on the back of the book I wasn't too impressed. It seemed like yet another predictable, teenage fairy tail love story kind of book, but I read and finished the book non the less purely out of curiosity due to a f ...

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Finding the Awesome

Advantages: Amazing, lovable characters, beautiful story, breath-taking writing style
Disadvantages: None

...You don't even know how EXCITED/HAPPY I was when I opened up the package to find this. If you were there, you probably would've seen my eyes glaze over, mouth shaped as a perfect 'O', admiring the beautiful masterpiece that is Looking for Alaska, in total ...

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"If people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.”

Advantages: Moving story line, detailed characters, suspense
Disadvantages: I wanted to read it forever

Looking for Alaska is the perfect story for anyone of any age. The book taught me so much about myself and a sense of what growing up really does feel like. “You can love someone so much...But you can never love people as much as you can miss them.” The b ...

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