By John Green
From the number one bestselling writer of The Fault in Our Stars
Michael L. Printz Honor Book
Los Angeles instances ebook Prize Finalist
When it involves relationships, Colin Singleton’s variety is women named Katherine. And by way of women named Katherine, Colin is often getting dumped. Nineteen occasions, to be special. On a street journey miles from domestic, this anagram-happy, washed-up baby prodigy has 10000 money in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his path, and an obese, pass judgement on Judy–loving ally using shotgun—but no Katherines. Colin is on a venture to turn out the theory of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will expect the way forward for any courting, avenge Dumpees far and wide, and at last win him the lady. Love, friendship, and a useless Austro-Hungarian archduke upload as much as unbelievable and heart-changing conclusions during this ingeniously layered comedian novel approximately reinventing oneself.
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Lindsey shook her head. “Uh-uh. You get to drop me off after which you are making yourselves scarce until you decide me up in hours after which we inform Hollis that we spent the afternoon operating round the kingdom. ” “Well,” acknowledged Hassan, sounding a little pissed off, “we will surely omit your plentiful attraction and bubbly character. ” “Oh, I’m sorry,” she acknowledged. “I’m simply kidding round. besides, i love you, Hassan; it’s the Smartypants i locate insufferable. ” Colin glanced in the course of the rearview into the backseat. She was once smiling at him together with her lips closed. He knew she was once kidding, or concept she was once, yet he nonetheless felt anger stand up in his throat, and he knew the harm was once betrayed in his eyes. “Jesus, Singleton, I’m simply kidding. ” “You’ve obtained to recollect that sometimes whilst he hears a woman name him insufferable, it’s the final phrases of a Katherine,” defined Hassan, conversing like Colin wasn’t at the back of the wheel. “He’s lovely sensitive most often topic of his being insufferable. ” “Dingleberries,” acknowledged Colin. “Gotcha. ” • • • After losing off Lindsey, they ended up again at Hardee’s, consuming a mid-afternoon snack of double cheeseburgers and fries limp with the burden in their personal grease. Colin learn from Byron for the 1st thirty mins whereas Hassan time and again sighed and stated, “God, you’re boring,” until eventually ultimately Colin positioned the e-book down. They nonetheless had an hour to kill while the meal used to be over. status within the car parking zone with the warmth radiating in waves off the pavement, Hassan wiped his brow and acknowledged, “I imagine we must always cease via the Gutshot basic shop. ” They pulled into the store’s dust car parking zone fifty mins early and strode up the staircase and right into a blast of air-conditioning. in the back of the counter, Lindsey Lee Wells was once sitting on what seemed to be a boy, who had an arm draped throughout her lap. “Hello,” acknowledged Colin. TOC peeked out from at the back of Lindsey. He nodded at Colin with out smiling or blinking or in any respect relocating any of the muscle groups in his robust, around face. “What’s up,” acknowledged TOC. “Not much,” stated Colin. “You’re a fortunate couple a men, to get to dwell with Lindsey. ” Lindsey set free a chirpy snort and contorted herself to kiss her boyfriend sweetly at the neck. “Oh, we’ll reside jointly one day,” she stated. “If you contact her,” TOC acknowledged abruptly, “I’ll kill you. ” “That’s a bit clickéd,” Hassan referred to as out from the sweet aisle. “And if we contact her? I suggest, what if I brush up opposed to her as we stroll via a hallway? ” TOC glowered. “Well,” he acknowledged, “this has been enjoyable. yet Lindsey and that i have been in the course of a vital speak, so when you wouldn’t brain . . . ” To defuse the stress, Colin acknowledged, “Oh, sorry. Yeah, we’ll simply, uh, take a stroll or anything. ” “Here,” Lindsey acknowledged, and tossed them a suite of keys. “Colin’s truck has AC. ” “Don’t take that truck out of park,” TOC acknowledged gruffly. As they walked out the door, Colin heard TOC ask Lindsey, “Who’s the genius—the fats one or the thin one? ” yet he didn’t loiter around to listen to Lindsey’s reaction. As they walked around the airborne dirt and dust parking zone towards TOC’s SUV, Hassan stated, “God, he’s outfitted like a brick shithouse, isn’t he?