John Green Read-Alikes

The hold list for The Fault in Our Stars seems infinite. Here are some books to try while you're waiting...or if you've already read it!
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The Absolutely True Dairy of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Absolute True Diary of a PArt-Time Indian By: Sherman Alexie Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian reservation to attention an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.

Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

Love Letters to the Dead / Ava Dellaira "When Laurel starts writing letters to dead people for a school assignment, she begins to spill about her sister's mysterious death, her mother's departure from the family, her new friends, and her first love.

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe ~ Benjamin Alire Saenz

Just One Year by Gayle Forman

Just One Year - Gayle Forman. New at CCPL: "After spending an amazing day and night with a nameless girl in Paris, Willem embarks on his own transformative journey to find her once again.

The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy by Kate Hattemer

"The Vigilante Poets of Selwyn Academy" by Kate Hattemer. "When a sleazy reality television show takes over Ethan's arts academy, he and his friends concoct an artsy plan to take it down"-- Provided by publisher. Now availble on InfoSoup!

Guy in Real Life by Steve Brezenoff

GUY IN REAL LIFE by Steve Brezenoff - On sale May 2014 - An achingly real and profoundly moving love story about two Minnesota teens whose lives become intertwined through role playing games.

The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan

Tim Macbeth, a seventeen-year-old albino and a recent transfer to the prestigious Irving School, where the motto is “Enter here to be and find a friend.” A friend is the last thing Tim expects or w…

The 39 Deaths of Adam Strand by Gregory Galloway

The 39 deaths of Adam Strand- Gregory Galloway: A bored, self-absorbed teenager commits suicide and later wakes up alive, physically unharmed--thirty-nine times.

The Book of Broken Hearts by Sarah Ockler

YA FIC OCK Jude has learned a lot from her older sisters, but the most important thing is this: The Vargas brothers are notorious heartbreakers. But as Jude begins to fall for Emilio Vargas, she begins to wonder if her sisters were wrong.

Where the Stars Still Shine by Trish Doller

Where the Stars Still Shine - Trish Doller. I might like "Something Like Normal" just a titch more, but this was a really excellent angsty romance!

Somebody Up There Hates You by Hollis Seamon

Smart-mouthed and funny, sometimes raunchy, Richard Casey is in most ways a typical seventeen-year-old boy. Except Richie has cancer, and he.

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler

Why We Broke Up: Daniel Handler Sixteen-year-old Min Green writes a letter to Ed Slaterton in which she breaks up with him, documenting their relationship and how items in the accompanying box, from bottle caps to a cookbook, foretell the end.

Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan

Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan, Synopsis: When Paul meets Noah, he thinks he’s found the one his heart is made for. Until he blows it—but Paul’s not giving up without a fight.

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

"The Sky is Everywhere" by Jandy Nelson ==> The protagonist's sister dies of an undiagnosed heart condition

Beatle Meets Destiny by Gabrielle Williams

Beatle Meets Destiny- Gabrielle Williams Imagine your name is John Lennon, only everyone calls you Beatle.And then you meet your Dream girl and her name is Destiny McCartney. But what if you're already with the perfect girl?