The fascination with last words is an intriguing one and Miles ‘Pudge’ Halter is obsessed with them. John Green’s debut novel, Looking For Alaska, is a wonderful exhibition of his talent to have a reader clinging onto every page and word. Miles Halter, better known as ‘Pudge’ in the novel, is the socially naive protagonist
Month: March 2016
Funny and thought-provoking, John Green’s novel, An Abundance of Katherines, is full of laughter and warmth as it tells the story of a child prodigy going on a road trip with his best friend. They stop at a local historical area and meet a lady who recognises the young prodigy from TV so they stay
Home to the best and gayest musical ever to hit the high school stage! Will Grayson, Will Grayson is about two teenage boys called (Guess what?) Will Grayson. They live different lives in different places but one day they are brought together under rather strange circumstances. After their first encounter they go their separate ways and attempt
Hazel has cancer and, since she was thirteen, has never been anything but terminal. Hazel’s life is completely undone by the charming Augustus Waters who she meets at Cancer Kid Support Group. From here, Hazel’s terminal life becomes liveable. My Review Rating: 4.5/5 This remarkable novel by John green is not just a love story
This inspiring novel by Matt Haig follows an alien disguised as a mathematician who, before he was killed and replaced, had cracked the code behind prime numbers in an amazing discovery that would have lead to humans travelling in space. This alien knows nothing of humans but that they are ‘dangerous’ and ‘violent’ like animals.
A five-year-old boy (Jack) and his mother are trapped; one room with the bare essentials. After he turns five, his mother tells him that there is a world outside Room, like the world he sees on TV but he struggles to cope with this new knowledge after believing that they had been their own planet