“Will slip equally well into a pocket as a Christmas stocking.” – The Wall Street Journal, “What to Give,” holiday gift guide.
Introducing Penguin Minis! #1 bestselling author John Green like you’ve never read him before. • Featured in the New York Times, The Washington Post, BBC’s “The World,” Real Simple, BuzzFeed, Bustle, and more!
The award winning An Abundance of Katherines is now available as a Penguin Mini edition. Complete and unabridged, the book’s revolutionary landscape design and ultra-thin paper makes it easy to hold in one hand without sacrificing readability. Perfectly-sized to slip into a pocket or bag, Penguin Minis are ideal for reading on the go.
About An Abundance of Katherines: A Michael L. Printz Honor Book Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist
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. Now, on a road trip far from home, this washed-up child prodigy is on a mission to prove The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will predict the future of any relationship and avenge Dumpees everywhere.
Love, friendship, and a dead Austro-Hungarian archduke add up to surprising and heart-changing conclusions in this ingeniously layered comic novel.
John Green is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), and The Fault in Our Stars. His many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. John… More about John Green
“The tiny editions are the size of a cellphone and no thicker than your thumb, with paper as thin as onion skin. They can be read with one hand — the text flows horizontally, and you can flip the pages upward, like swiping a smartphone…. It’s a bold experiment that, if successful, could reshape the publishing landscape and perhaps even change the way people read.” – The New York Times
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of the Year A Booklist Editors’ Choice A Kirkus Best Book of the Year
“Fully fun, challengingly complex and entirely entertaining.” —Kirkus, starred review
“Laugh-out-loud funny…a coming-of-age American road trip that is at once a satire of and tribute to its many celebrated predecessors.” –Horn Book, starred review
“Imagine an operating room at the start of a daring but well-rehearsed procedure and you will have something of the atmosphere of “An Abundance of Katherines”: every detail considered, the action unrolling with grace and inevitability.” —New York Times Book Review
“Funny, sweet, and unpredictable.” –The Minneapolis Star Tribune
“The laugh-out-loud humor ranges from delightfully sophomoric to subtly intellectual.” –Booklist, starred review