Paper Towns by John Green ~ YA Fiction Book Review

Paper Towns by [Green, John]John Green can write. I don’t think anyone disputes that. He creates characters that feel authentic and real, but this book left me severely underwhelmed. I’ve never read another book that won the YA Edgar Award, but I can’t help but feel like the bar may be pretty low after reading this ‘winner’.

This book wasn’t a total waste of time, it’s a good coming of age story that held my interest, but it pales in comparison to Green’s other books that I’ve read, and the ‘mystery’ left me wondering about my definition of mystery. I suppose that maybe his other books set my expectations too high. 3.5 stars.

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One Response to Paper Towns by John Green ~ YA Fiction Book Review

  1. K.M. Sutton says:

    I definitely feel that some of his books get overhyped, or like you said because he has such a cult following you expect a lot from him. I liked Paper Towns, but my favorite is STILL Looking for Alaska. ❤

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