An Abundance of Katherines

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Funny, quirky tale of slacker geeks' road trip to Tennessee.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 42 reviews

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age 14+

An Abudamce Of Katherines

First off praise John Green he is an amazing author for young adult only!This book was so good!But it had its adult parts such as Language (Hell, S**t, D**n, B*****d, and A*s)It also had sex in it like references to man boobs and a girl taking off her shirt and Colin referring to that his other girlfriends had black bras and blue bras but Lindsey's was Purple.A descriptive sex scene.So alcohol references and chewing tobacco.A strong descriptive fist fight and the whole book is about Katherine breaking up with Colin so.... PG-13 for Sexual material throughout and Language.Drug content, and some violence

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Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 13+

Another Side of John Green

Unlike some of John Green's more popular books, this book isn't depressing or necessarily deep. This book is a very witty and an on-the-surface sort of book which is refreshing. I've read plenty of JG books, and though I've loved all the different voices he has used, I feel this one is particularly clever because JG's wit shines throughout the whole book. A brief summary if the two main characters sounds like the start of a joke itself: two high school graduates, a nerdy guy who's heart is broken, and an overweight Arabic kid, go on a road trip... This book is spectacularly clever and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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