I have a habit of writing about John Green, so it’s no wonder that drafting this post gives me déjà vu. I wrote a similar piece five years ago, champing at the bit for the release of The Fault In Our Stars. Later on I covered the controversial movie poster for TFIOS. I’ve discussed his road to Carnegie Hall. There’s always plenty to talk about when the name John Green comes up. Known for his nuanced and empathetic depictions of teenagers, Green has received many accolades, include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and was selected by Time magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.
It’s been five long years since the publication of The Fault In Our Stars. On October 10th, the waiting will finally be over when Green’s new novel, Turtles All the Way Down, finally hits the shelves ... continued