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An Abundance Of Katherines

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Author:  John Green

When it comes to relationships, everyone has a type. Colin Singleton’s type happens to be girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. He’s also a washed-up child prodigy with ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a passion for anagrams, and an overweight, Judge Judy-obsessed best friend. Colin’s on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which will predict the future of all relationships, transform him from a fading prodigy into a true genius, and finally win him the girl.

Letting expectations go and allowing love in are at the heart of Colin’s hilarious quest to find his missing piece and avenge dumpees everywhere.

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Jan 31,2017

It's interesting, this book. Very short for a John Green novel.

Frankly, I didn't adore it. It took a little while to get into, and even them, I found myself fumbling over some plot sections, and the ending was just a little ... unsatisfying. 

I don't really like to talk about the plot of books in my reviews, just my thoughts. And I DO think you should read it. Hell, your expectations have probably been lowered so much by this review that you might even enjoy it. One note: the math got a little confusing at parts, but it doesn't really impact your enjoyment. 

Still ... what a unique idea. John Green never dissapoints in that respect, at least. I enjoyed the thoughtfullness, the strangeness of a charcter I couldn't identify with (unlike so many protagonists of YA). It'll leave you thinking, if nothing else.

May 18,2016
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At first I wansn't very keen on this book. But of course I ended up loving this book. I think it is one of the only John Green books with a happily ever after and possibly the only book that isn't filled with cliches. This book has many twists and turns and i would definetely reccommend it!

Sep 22,2015

If you are a mathematician, you would love this book. If you are a dumpee, you would understand the main character, colin. If you are a John Green fan you could be slitely disappointed. Math is boring but John Green, with his mighty author ability has made math seem.... Toleratable. This is my least favourite John Green book but it is still amazing, like always. 

Some books are terrible, some books are amazing and some books are in the middle. ABOK is none of these. It's unique....

Enjoy, Chookwriter

Aug 21,2015

Colin only likes katherines.                                                                                                                                                          he goes on a road trip with his best friend Hassan. And meets one person he least expects.  

i loved this book the storyline was great and involved lots of different varietys of books in one. i would reccomend this book to people 12 and over and for people who like romance and comedy

May 06,2014
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This is a cute book and it's been a long time since I came across one. Colin Singleton had 19 girlfriends called Katherine and all of them have dumped him. His best friend Hassan takes him on a road trip and they end up in a town called Gunshot. I loved this book and reading it was great. If i'm just being super picky, I thought he John Green didn't expand enough on SPOILER* (don't go on if you haven't read the book) the fact that Katherine the 3rd was dumped by Colin. Other than that I loved it. 

Apr 15,2013

John Green IS AMAZING!!!!!! It's a must read. This author is one of the best. I love him to bits because without him I would have gone on not knowning what a REAL amazing book was


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