Saturday, April 17, 2010

Weekend Book Club: Looking for Alaska

I'm on a real YA kick at the moment, reading across the range so when I heard several recommendations for this book, I had to snap it up.
The title itself intrigued me. At first, I thought it referred to the place I honeymooned and hence holds a special place in my heart, Alaska.
But no, John Green's Alaska is a teenage girl, a wild one at that.
I can sum up the story in 4 words.
Published in 2005, it won the Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in Young Adult literature, was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize, and received many other accolades.
After reading it, I'm not surprised.
What are you reading this week?


Lois said...

Now reading Karen Hawkins's Lois Lane Tells All. . . glad I read the first book a couple weeks ago, the characters there are all nice and fresh in my head! :)


Nicola Marsh said...