John Green

Softened blows

Softened blows

I bet that reading The Fault in our Stars┬áby John Green felt different before it landed in the collective stranglehold of a nation. I bet it packed more uff before there was a movie and the trailers showed a cute girl with tubes in her nose, omnipresent oxygen tank. I…

A love story for Valentine’s Day

Today is Valentine’s Day so it’s only appropriate that I’m here to talk about John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars the sweetest love story I’ve read since, well probably Steve Brezenoff’s Brooklyn, Burning. I thought it would be a longer period of time between sweet love stories. I was…

An abundance of cute

Colin Singleton is a recently-graduated high schooler/former child prodigy who has just been dumped by Katherine. The nineteenth Katherine he has dated. He calls her K-19. Hasan is Colin’s Muslim best friend who convinces him that the only cure for his depression is a road trip. Adding to Colin’s depression…
Hold me closer, Tiny Cooper

Hold me closer, Tiny Cooper

This is the tale of two Will Graysons. Capitalized Will Grayson who is BFFs with Tiny Cooper, a huge gay football star at their high school. And lower case will grayson who is a depressed loner with an internet boyfriend named Issac and one friend, a girl, who wants to…