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Looking for Alaska

By John Green
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About Looking for Alaska

NOW A HULU ORIGINAL SERIES!

The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars

Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award • A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist • A New York Times Bestseller • A USA Today Bestseller • NPR’s Top Ten Best-Ever Teen Novels • TIME magazine’s 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All Time • A PBS Great American Read Selection • Millions of copies sold!

 
First drink. First prank. First friend. First love.

Last words.
 
Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words—and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet François Rabelais called the “Great Perhaps.” Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young, who will pull Miles into her labyrinth and catapult him into the Great Perhaps.
 
Looking for Alaska brilliantly chronicles the indelible impact one life can have on another. A modern classic, this stunning debut marked #1 bestselling author John Green’s arrival as a groundbreaking new voice in contemporary fiction.

Newly updated edition includes a brand-new Readers’ Guide featuring a Q&A with author John Green

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LOOKING FOR ALASKA: Episode 2 recap

Catching up on your Looking for Alaska? We’ve recapped episode 2 for you!   Alaska gently wakes Pudge up by screaming in his ear and they all go to breakfast, where… Pudge TOTALLY SCHOOLS the Weekday Warriors with his last words knowledge. Hell yes, Pudge. Class time, and our fav teacher Dr. Hyde is backkkk! But … Continued
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Important Moments from John Green’s Interview on 60 Minutes

Whether you know him as the founder of Vid-Con, the YouTuber you can’t stop watching, or the author who made you cry your eyes out, chances are: you’ve heard of (and love) John Green. In case you missed John Green’s appearance on 60 Minutes (aired October 7th, 2018), we’ve rounded up some of the most … Continued
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John Green just announced the Looking for Alaska cast!

It’s been in development for YEARS but finally thanks to Hulu TV, John Green’s Looking for Alaska is making its way to the small screen! John himself tweeted how exciting it was to see the adaptation that has been 13 years in the making, take the next steps and that includes the MASSIVE announcement that … Continued
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LOOKING FOR ALASKA: Episode 1 recap

In case you didn’t get the jumpstart of diving right into the Looking for Alaska mini-series on Hulu, we’re recapping the first episode for you to catch up!   The first episode kicks off with a VERY intense flash forward to the scene of a car accident. *reaches for tissues* Flashback to BEFORE Meet Miles. … Continued
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11 Fictional Boarding Schools We’d Like to Attend

There is something so exciting about the idea of boarding schools–at least for those of us who never attended one. Living with your friends without the watchful eyes of your parents? The dream, and the perfect setting for a book if we do say so ourselves–Hogwarts, anyone? Here’s a list of ten fictional boarding schools … Continued
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Every Book Coming Out in October 2018!

It’s time for Autumn to Fall and with the change of season come a change in To-Be-Read lists everywhere! As October 2018 rolls in and we prepare for colder weather and spookier decor, we’re happy to provide you with the best new books hitting shelves!   10/2: A Map of Days by Ransom Riggs – Miss Peregrine … Continued
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Every book hitting shelves in September!

It’s honestly insane how many freaking AMAZING books are about to hit shelves, but we’re gonna try and break it down, starting with September!   9/3: We Speak in Storms by Natalie Lund – A powerful and haunting debut novel about friendship, acceptance, and learning to let go as the balance between the living and the … Continued
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15 Books to Read During Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month and we find that books can not only help us understand or sympathize, but can often help us talk about difficult topics. Here are 15 books to read this month to help you start a conversation and #endthestigma.   Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Aza is trying. She is trying … Continued
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5 Things We Love in the ‘Looking for Alaska’ Trailer

If you’re going to seek a great perhaps, you’ve reached your first destination. The Looking for Alaska TV miniseries trailer is FINALLY HERE! Watch it right now:     Are you like us and can’t wait to see the show premiere on Hulu on October 18? If so, you’re in luck—we’re spotlighting our all-time favorite … Continued
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Your Cheat Sheet to Every Book that Came Out in 2018

Wait…you’re saying it’s almost 2019? ALREADY? Well, then it’s time to take a stroll down Bookish Memory Lane and make sure you haven’t missed out on any of the amazing titles 2018 gave us! via GIPHY January: Rookie on Love by Tavi Gevinson A single-subject anthology about the heart’s most powerful emotion, edited by Rookie creator, … Continued
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