Looking for Alaska by John Green

Looking for Alaska

John Green

fiction young adult emotional mysterious medium-paced

263 pages | first published 2005

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BEFORE. Miles Halter’s whole life has been one big non-event until he starts at anything-but-boring Culver Creek Boarding School and meets Alaska Young. Gorgeous, clever, funny and utterly fascinating she pulls Miles into her world, launches him i...
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Moods

emotional 79%
sad 62%
reflective 42%
adventurous 36%
mysterious 36%
dark 33%
funny 30%
inspiring 17%
hopeful 14%
tense 12%
challenging 9%
lighthearted 7%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 25%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 63% | A mix: 29% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 16% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 41% | No: 38% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 7% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.78