Turtles All the Way Down

Why I love it

From everyone's favorite young adult author (no, really, ask your mom!) comes his latest sure-to-delight novel. John Green has been more than a little secretive about the contents of Turtles All the Way Down, so we can't tell you much'”we haven't even been allowed to read it till the end! He is truly the king of avoiding spoilers. But here's what we can say: Turtles follows the friendship of two c...

Member thoughts

58% Love
35% Like
5% Dislike
  • hallie b.

    greenville, SC

    "not really slow, just couldn't resist the turtle emoji. was brilliantly honest and engaging. the best book john green has ever written by far."

  • Aline S.

    Norfolk, NE

    "I LOVED this book. I was immediately hooked and didn't want to put it down. Was even tempted to buy a 2nd copy when I accidentally left it on a plane. Highly recommend!"

  • Ashleigh B.

    Great Falls, MT

    "Amazing book, but weird. I imagine that is just how John Greene writes. The characters were interesting. Overall storyline could be a bit difficult to follow. "

  • Erin C.

    Cookeville, TN

    "I love how this book gives the reader an inside look into the workings of Aza’s mind. "

  • Ashley B.

    Dallas, TX

    "Very real description of our mind's intellectual processes and how easy it is to forget to be kind to ourselves by releasing and expressing those hard emotions."

  • Rita S.

    Grove City, OH

    "This glimpse into anxiety is so real - such an important book for many young people! "

  • Ashley E.

    Norwalk , CT

    "Loved this book! I really loved how in depth we got into the chaos of Aza's brain!"

  • Ruth C.

    St. Louis, MO

    "My favorite John Green book. Nailed how living with anxiety is! Sometimes it seems like this author is trying a bit too hard to be philosophical in his books, but this was perfect! "

  • abdulia o.


    "I love this book do much. I understand how it is to be with a disorder. I am bipolar! "

  • Liza S.

    Waco, TX

    "Charming and thought provoking— a very interesting display of anxiety! "

  • Amber R.

    Russellville, AR

    "This book is relatable and so well written. So many memorable phrases and moments in this story. "