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Paper TownsAuthor: John Green Publisher: Dutton Cast:
Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Austin Abrams, Justice SmithDirector:
Scott Neustadter and Michael H. WeberPublication Date:
October 16, 2008
Summary (from Goodreads):
Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows.
After their all-nighter ends, and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues—and they're for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees the girl he thought he knew...
Book vs. Movie: Paper Towns
The Paper Towns movie is one of those films that is a love hate relationship for me. I am a huge fan of John Green and his book Paper Towns, so it was disappointing to me that when comparing the movie to the books, it did not live up to all of my expectations. While the film is well done, it veered too far from the original for my liking. Continue reading