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When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton's type is 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. ** From the New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars and Looking for Alaska, John Green. ** John has a huge online presence through his 1. 1 million Twitter followers and YouTube channel Vlogbrothers, which has been viewed over 200 million times and has 660,000 subscribers, making it one of the most successful online channels in history.
Hazel acaba de cumplir 16 años. Y tiene cáncer. A pesar de que un tratamiento ha conseguido reducir su tumor de forma casi milagrosa, es una enferma terminal. Los médicos no pueden decirle cuánto tiempo le queda; solo sabe que debe vivir pegada a un tanque de oxígeno y sometida a continuos tratamientos. Desde hace unas semanas, Hazel forma parte de un grupo de apoyo donde otros chicos como ella comparten sus experiencias. En realidad, ella acude más por obligación que por voluntad; ¿qué sentido tiene hablar con otras personas de lo que nadie puede cambiar? Pero su vida da un verdadero vuelco cuando conoce a Gus Waters... Os preguntaréis: ¿quién es Gus? ¿Y cómo puede cambiar una sola persona la historia de otra?
Una joven desparece dejando una serie de pistas que sólo su mejor amigo de la infancia podrá descifrar...En su último año de instituto, Quentin no ha aprobado ni en popularidad ni en asuntos del corazón... Pero todo cambia cuando su vecina, la legendaria, inalcanzable y enigmática Margo Roth Spiegelman, se presenta en mitad de la noche para proponerle que le acompañe en un plan de venganza inaudito. Después de una intensa noche que reaviva el vínculo de una infancia compartida y parece sellar un nuevo destino para ambos, Margo desaparece dejando tras de sí un extraño cerco de pistas.Con un estilo único que combina humor y sensibilidad, John Green, el autor de Bajo la misma estrella, teje una emotiva historia a la que da vida un inolvidable elenco de personajes. Ganadora del prestigioso premio Edgar, Ciudades de papel aborda los temas de la amistad, el amor y la identidad para plantearnos una pregunta: ¿vemos en los demás, y en nosotros mismos, solo aquello que queremos ver?
This book is aimed squarely at Excel users who want to harness the power of the VBA language in their Excel applications. At all times, the VBA language is presented in the context of Excel, not just as a general application programming language. The Primer has been written for those who are new to VBA programming and the Excel object model. It introduces the VBA language and the features of the language that are common to all VBA applications. It explains the relationship between collections, objects, properties, methods, and events and shows how to relate these concepts to Excel through its object model. It also shows how to use the Visual Basic Editor and its multitude of tools, including how to obtain help. The middle section of the book takes the key objects in Excel and shows, through many practical examples, how to go about working with those objects. The techniques presented have been developed through the exchange of ideas of many talented Excel VBA programmers over many years and show the best way to gain access to workbooks, worksheets, charts, ranges, and so on. The emphasis is on efficiency--that is, how to write code that is readable and easy to maintain and that runs at maximum speed. In addition, the chapters devoted to accessing external databases detail techniques for accessing data in a range of formats. The final four chapters of the book address the following advanced issues: linking Excel to the Internet, writing code for international compatibility, programming the Visual Basic Editor, and how to use the functions in the Win32 API (Windows 32-bit Application Programming Interface).
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.<P><P> Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green's most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.<P> Young Readers Choice Award Winner, 2015
Four critically acclaimed, award-winning modern classics from #1 New York Times-bestselling author John Green. The John Green Collection includes Printz Award-winning Looking for Alaska, Printz Honor book An Abundance of Katherines, Edgar Award-winning Paper Towns, and #1 New York Times-bestselling The Fault in Our Stars. In addition to his many literary accolades, John Green is one half of the Vlogbrothers (youtube.com/vlogbrothers), one of the most popular online video projects in the world. You can join the millions who follow John on Twitter (@realjohngreen) and tumblr (fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com) or visit him online at johngreenbooks.com.
Excerpts from four novels by bestselling, award-winning author John Green: Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, and The Fault in Our Stars.
The New York Times bestseller!Sparkling white snowdrifts, beautiful presents wrapped in ribbons, and multicolored lights glittering in the night through the falling snow. A Christmas Eve snowstorm transforms one small town into a romantic haven, the kind you see only in movies. Well, kinda. After all, a cold and wet hike from a stranded train through the middle of nowhere would not normally end with a delicious kiss from a charming stranger. And no one would think that a trip to the Waffle House through four feet of snow would lead to love with an old friend. Or that the way back to true love begins with a painfully early morning shift at Starbucks. Thanks to three of today's bestselling teen authors--John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle--the magic of the holidays shines on these hilarious and charming interconnected tales of love, romance, and breathtaking kisses."Tender without being mushy, these carefully crafted stories of believable teen love will leave readers warm inside for the holidays."--School Library Journal"Contemporary culture, humorous romantic developments and strong characters enhance this collaborative effort."--Kirkus Reviews
The New York Times bestseller! Sparkling white snowdrifts, beautiful presents wrapped in ribbons, and multicolored lights glittering in the night through the falling snow. A Christmas Eve snowstorm transforms one small town into a romantic haven, the kind you see only in movies. Well, kinda. After all, a cold and wet hike from a stranded train through the middle of nowhere would not normally end with a delicious kiss from a charming stranger. And no one would think that a trip to the Waffle House through four feet of snow would lead to love with an old friend. Or that the way back to true love begins with a painfully early morning shift at Starbucks. Thanks to three of today's bestselling teen authors--John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle--the magic of the holidays shines on these hilarious and charming interconnected tales of love, romance, and breathtaking kisses. .
"The Jubilee Express" by Maureen Johnson, "A Cheertastic Christmas Miracle" by John Green, and "The Patron Saint of Pigs" by Lauren Myracle.
The award-winning, genre-defining debut from #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist New York Times bestseller First drink First prank First friend First girl Last words Miles "Pudge" Halter is abandoning his safe-okay, boring-life. Fascinated by the last words of famous people, Pudge leaves for boarding school to seek what a dying Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps. " Pudge becomes encircled by friends whose lives are everything but safe and boring. Their nucleus is razor-sharp, sexy, and self-destructive Alaska, who has perfected the arts of pranking and evading school rules. Pudge falls impossibly in love. When tragedy strikes the close-knit group, it is only in coming face-to-face with death that Pudge discovers the value of living and loving unconditionally. John Green's stunning debut marks the arrival of a stand-out new voice in young adult fiction. .
To commemorate 10 years in print, John Green's Printz Award-winning debut novel is being reissued in hardcover with a stunning new jacket by Rodrigo Corral and 50 pages of all-new content, including: - An introduction by John Green - Updated backmatter and extensive Q&A with John Green - Deleted scenes from the original manuscript Winner of the 2006 Michael L. Printz Award Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist, 2005 Top Ten, NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words--and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet Francois Rabelais called "The Great Perhaps." Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young, who will pull Miles inter her labyrinth and catapult him into the Great Perhaps. Looking for Alaska brilliantly chronicles the indelible impact one life can have on another. Winner of multiple awards including the Printz Medal, this stunning debut marked #1 bestselling author John Green's arrival as a groundbreaking new voice in contemporary fiction.
From the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars<P><P> Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery<P> New York Times bestseller<P> USA Today bestseller<P> Publishers Weekly bestseller<P> When Margo Roth Spiegelman beckons Quentin Jacobsen in the middle of the night--dressed like a ninja and plotting an ingenious campaign of revenge--he follows her. Margo's always planned extravagantly, and, until now, she's always planned solo. After a lifetime of loving Margo from afar, things are finally looking up for Q... until day breaks and she has vanished. Always an enigma, Margo has now become a mystery. But there are clues. And they're for Q.<P> Printz Medalist John Green returns with the trademark brilliant wit and heart-stopping emotional honesty that have inspired a new generation of readers.
Según Colin Singleton existen dos tipos de personas: los que dejan y los que son dejados. Él, sin duda, pertenece al segundo. Su última ex, Katherine XIX, no es una reina, sino la Katherine número diecinueve, que le ha roto el corazón. Para escapar de su mal de amores, y con el propósito de hallar un teorema que explique la maldición de las Katherines, Colin emprende junto a su amigo Hassan una aventura que le llevará a Gutshot, un pueblecito de Tennessee, y a la sospecha de que en la vida la inteligencia no siempre es la mejor compañera de viaje. John Green, el autor de Bajo la misma estrella, nos regala una historia tocada por la emoción de un road trip, en una trama que combina de forma magistral golpes de humor, brillantes reflexiones sobre el amor y diálogos cargados de vida.
New York Times Bestseller! "This moving read will have you reaching for the tissues and smiling with delight....Stunningly alive on the page, Esther shows that sometimes the true meaning of life--helping and loving others--can be found even when bravely facing death." -People Magazine, 4 stars In full color and illustrated with art and photographs, this is a collection of the journals, fiction, letters, and sketches of the late Esther Grace Earl, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 16. Essays by family and friends help to tell Esther's story along with an introduction by award-winning author John Green who dedicated his #1 bestselling novel The Fault in Our Stars to her. Learn more about Esther at tswgobook.tumblr.com.
A stellar collection from Newbery medalists and bestselling authors written to benefit Darfuri refugeesWith contributions from some of the best talent writing for children today, What You Wish For is a compelling collection of affecting, inspiring, creepy, and oft-times funny short stories and poems all linked by the universal power of a wish - the abstract things we all wish for - home, family, safety and love.From the exchange of letters between two girls who have never met but are both struggling with the unexpected curves of life, to the stunning sacrifice one dying girl makes for another, to the mermaid who trades her tail for legs, to the boy who unwittingly steals an imp's house, and to the chilling retelling of Cinderella, What You Wish For brings together a potent international roster of authors of note to remember and celebrate the Darfuri refugees and their incredible story of survival and hope.
One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens--both named Will Grayson--are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history's most fabulous high school musical.Hilarious, poignant, and deeply insightful, John Green and David Levithan's collaborative novel is brimming with a double helping of the heart and humor that have won them both legions of faithful fans.