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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
Sep 25, 2018 | 352 Pages
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Advance Praise for An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
“[Green] applies wit, affection, and cultural intelligence to a comic sci-fi novel. . . . A fun, contemporary adventure that cares about who we are as humans, especially when faced with remarkable events.”
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Green makes an entertaining book debut in this fast-paced, witty first contact novel…At once funny, exciting, and a tad terrifying, this exploration of aliens and social media culture is bound to have wide appeal to readers interested in either theme.”
—Booklist (starred review)

“Led by an earnestly flawed, bisexual heroine with direction and commitment issues, coupled with an abundant generosity of spirit, this read is timely and sorely needed. Highly recommended.”
—Library Journal (starred review), Fall 2018 Best Debut Novels

“A quirky millennial mix of sci-fi alien mystery, celebrity and social media commentary.”
Family Circle

“Hank Green, super-vlogger and brother to YA legend John, pens the heart-warmer An Absolutely Remarkable Thing.”

“Snappy writing, the sudden appearance of robots (maybe?), a wild scavenger hunt and ruminations on the nature of fame—we’d expect nothing less of the debut novel from Green…Green has earned a huge fan base. They won’t be disappointed here.”
—Book Page

“Packed with meditations on the nature of celebrity, social media, and the cultural response to the unknown.”
—Harper Bazaar

—Entertainment Weekly

“Surprises in its willingness to delve into the unknown and the unknowable, exploring how modern internet fame twists and chops reality and peoples’ lives via the story of twenty-something April May.”
B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog

“Step aside, John Green — it’s time for Hank to take over the literary world.” 

“You’re about to meet somebody named April May who you’re immediately going to want to be best friends with. And bonus, she spends all her time having incredible adventures with giant robots and dream puzzles and accidental Internet fame. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing is pure book-joy.”
Lev Grossman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Magicians Trilogy
“Fun and full of truth. To be honest, I’m a little irritated at how good the book is. I don’t need this kind of competition.” 
Patrick Rothfuss, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Kingkiller Chronicle

“This is the book my teen self would have loved, and my adult self immediately obsessed over. I turned the pages of An Absolutely Remarkable Thing so quickly the pads of my thumbs were worn smooth by the time I finished it. It provokes the mind, tickles the spirit, and April May is the terribly relevant young protagonist we’ve been waiting for.” 
Ashley C. Ford, writer

“Funny, thrilling, and an absolute blast to read. I knew Hank would be good at this, but I didn’t know he would be this good on the first try.”
John ScalziNew York Times bestselling author and Hugo Award winner

“By turns joyful, devastating, personal, zeitgeisty, modern, classic, fast-paced, and thoughtful, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing blew me away with its fresh take on first contact in this fragile, ever-connected world we live in. Quick but never shallow, it will stand as a snapshot of an era as well as just a darn good read.”
—Catherynne M. Valente, author of The Refrigerator Monologues and Space Opera

“Hank Green hasn’t just written a great mystery adventure (though he has), and he hasn’t just written the most interesting meditation on the internet and fame I’ve ever seen (but he did that too), Hank has written a book in which the page-turning story and the fascinating ideas inform and support each other. This book expands your mind while taking you on a hell of a ride.”  
—Joseph Fink, author of Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn’t Dead

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