Paper Towns by John Green

Quentin Jacobson has always had a crush on Margo Roth Spiegelman.

So when she shows up at his window dressed like a ninja with black face paint telling him to come and join her, as smart people do, he obliges.

I hope you noticed the sarcasm there.


Quentin has an amazing night. (I just realized what that sounded like. It’s not what you think. It was a night of pranks on people they both didn’t like)

He expects school to be different now. He expects her to come and talk to him. She was popular, he wasn’t, but after that night, he expected them to be best buds. They used to be really good friends, I mean, they are neighbors. But that was when they were in elementary school. Things have changed. She’s the popular one now. He thinks things are going to change again because of that night.

And maybe they would’ve, but we wouldn’t know. Because Margo doesn’t show up at school the next day.

Or the next day.

Or the next day.

Or the next day.

Or the next day.

Or the next day.

Or the next day.


So anyways. Margo’s missing.

And of course, Quentin decides to find her.

It turns out she has left a couple clues here and there.

So he has to figure out where to find her. His two best friends are going to help him.

Yaay. Plot overview done.

So, this was a good book.

I mean, it was brilliant. You could tell that either John Green really did his research or was just a genius.

That’s one reason I love his books. They are just so…smart.

I enjoyed this book, but it wasn’t a huge read-until-3:00-AM kind of book.

So out of five faces…this book gets…



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