Looking For Alaska is a novel directed towards young adults that deals with many serious topics in an entertaining yet emotional plot. The characters are realistic and relatable while having original personalities and a variety of backstories and experiences. The relationships in the story are imperfect, which makes it very easy for the reader to relate to the situations that they are in, whether it be a small interaction or a larger part of the plot. The plot itself is very complex. There are many moments with a sharp turn of events, so it’s often that the reader is surprised with the outcome of the events.
Overall, Looking For Alaska is an exciting and likable book for teens and older. It is also now available as a show on Hulu.
Recommended by Anna A.
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All of the reviews on this page were written by Avon Grove Library teen volunteers and edited by the Teen Volunteer Coordinator.