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If You Like Books by John Green

If you've already read everything by John Green and can’t wait for him to write a new book, look no further. The following books are recommended for readers who enjoy the realistic dialogue, authentic characters, laugh-out-loud humor, longing, and heartbreak we have come to expect from John Green’s books.

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Recommended titles:

Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid

The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

Swim the Fly by Don Calame (First in a series)

Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford (First in a series)

Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler

Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes

Withering Tights by Louise Rennison (First in a series)

Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber

Play Me Backwards by Adam Selzer

The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp


If you loved The Fault in Our Stars in particular, try:

Zac & Mia by A.J. Betts

Dear Life, You Suck by Scott Blagden

The Brilliant Light of Amber Sunrise by Matthew Crow

Deadline by Chris Crutcher

Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling by Lucy Frank

Things We Know by Heart by Jessi Kirbi

Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern

Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy

Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider

Somebody Up There Hates You by Hollis Seamon

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13b by Teresa Toten


Recommended authors:

Gayle Forman

Jenny Hubbard

A.S. King

Stephanie Perkins

Rainbow Rowell

John Corey Whaley

- Danielle, Teen Librarian, Information Services