An Abundance of Catherines by John Green

By John Green

From the number 1 bestselling writer of The Fault in Our Stars

Michael L. Printz Honor Book
Los Angeles instances ebook Prize Finalist

When it involves relationships, Colin Singleton’s kind is ladies named Katherine. And by way of ladies named Katherine, Colin is usually getting dumped. Nineteen instances, to be designated. On a highway journey miles from domestic, this anagram-happy, washed-up baby prodigy has 10000 funds in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his path, and an obese, pass judgement on Judy–loving ally driving shotgun—but no Katherines. Colin is on a project to turn out the theory of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will expect the way forward for any courting, avenge Dumpees all over, and eventually win him the woman. Love, friendship, and a lifeless Austro-Hungarian archduke upload as much as staggering and heart-changing conclusions during this ingeniously layered comedian novel approximately reinventing oneself.

 

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Hassan then said, “My cousin, he speak very little English. ” The Other Colin laughed, as did the two other boys, who quickly introduced themselves as Chase and Fulton. ) “Je m’appelle Pierre,” Colin blurted out after the boys had introduced themselves. ” “We get a lot of foreign tourists here,” said the only girl besides Lind-sey,who was tall and thoroughly Abercrombified in her tight tank top. The girl also had—how to put this politely—gigantic gazoombas. She was incredibly hot—in that popular-girl-with-bleached-teeth-and-anorexia kind of way, which was Colin’s least favorite way of being hot.

Okay, done. You don’t need stitches, but you’re going to have a little scar, I bet. ” he said absentmindedly as she pulled a wide gauze bandage taut against his forehead. ” “ Possible concussion,” Lindsey noted. “What day is it? ” asked Hassan. “Bainbridge Wadleigh,” answered Colin. ” asked Lindsey. ” Colin nodded slowly. “Yeah,” he said. “I know all the senators. ” “Seriously,” said Hassan. “I mean, you’ve already got the last name Wadleigh. That’s a bad sitch, just to be a Wadleigh. ” Lindsey added, “Well but then again, a guy named Millard Fillmore became president.

She knelt beside him and pulled the T-shirt off his head slowly, and then she said, “This is going to sting,” and dug into the cut with a long Q-tip soaked in what seemed to be cayenne pepper sauce. ” shouted Colin, wincing, and he looked up and saw her round, brown eyes blinking away sweat as she worked. “I know. I’m sorry. Okay, done. You don’t need stitches, but you’re going to have a little scar, I bet. ” he said absentmindedly as she pulled a wide gauze bandage taut against his forehead. ” “ Possible concussion,” Lindsey noted.

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