Throughout our lives we learn from the relationships we have with each other, whether a significant other or a friend. In An Abundance of Katherines by John Green we get to go on a road trip with Colin, a boy who’s learned something new with each relationship he’s had, each of which happens to be with a girl named Katherine. This is such an adorable book. I really enjoyed reading it!
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An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Katherine V thought boys were gross
Katherine X just wanted to be friends
Katherine XVIII dumped him in an e-mail
K-19 broke his heart
When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type happens to be girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact.
On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten thousand dollars in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his trail, and an overweight, Judge Judy-loving best friend riding shotgun–but no Katherines. Colin is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship, avenge Dumpees everywhere, and finally win him the girl.
Love, friendship, and a dead Austro-Hungarian archduke add up to surprising and heart-changing conclusions in this ingeniously layered comic novel about reinventing oneself.
The wide variety of flavors found in this Candy Babee California Reisling pair well with John Green’s An Abundance of Katherine’s. The taste of Pear, Apricot, and Peach, combined with the hints of Honeysuckle and Grapefruit, are representative of the different Katherine’s found throughout this lighthearted YA Contemporary.
Will this be added to your TBR pile? What other John Green books have you read? Which one was your favorite?