Up until about five years ago, Young Adult (YA) Fiction was overlooked by most critics. Instead of being viewed as worthwhile books, they were regarded as teen schlock, primarily for young women wh…
My college boyfriend told me Looking for Alaska by John Green was one of his favorite books, but when I learned it was YA I didn’t bother reading it. This summer I saw TFIOS and thought, wow. I should have read that John Green book. I would have understood what my boyfriend was trying to be much better. We had conversations that I now know were straight out of the John Green playbook. To be honest, I don’t think I played the role of John Green Female Protagonist very well. Pretty okay with that.
If it’s the college boyfriend I think it is, that’s really fucking hilarious.
The John Green playbook
Jesus that’s amazing