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By John Green

From the number one bestselling writer of The Fault in Our Stars

Michael L. Printz Honor Book
Los Angeles instances booklet 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 instances, to be targeted. On a street journey miles from domestic, this anagram-happy, washed-up baby prodigy has 10000 cash in his pocket, a bloodthirsty feral hog on his path, and an obese, pass judgement on Judy–loving ally driving shotgun—but no Katherines. Colin is on a challenge to turn out the concept of Underlying Katherine Predictability, which he hopes will are expecting the way forward for any courting, avenge Dumpees in all places, and eventually win him the woman. Love, friendship, and a useless Austro-Hungarian archduke upload as much as mind-blowing and heart-changing conclusions during this ingeniously layered comedian novel approximately reinventing oneself.


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The Theorem of Underlying Katherine Predictability , he thought. Even the name rang true. He had waited so long for his breakthrough, despaired so many times, and he just wanted to be alone for a little while with a pencil and some paper and a calculator and no talking. In the car would work. Colin tugged softly on Hassan’s shirt and gave him a meaningful look. “I just need some Gatorade,” Hassan responded. ” “I’ll need to open up the store for ya, then,” Lindsey said. She turned to TOC. ” The gooey softness of her voice reminded Colin of K-19.

Well. ” Hollis smiled. Hollis drove a new and impressively pink pickup truck, and Colin followed in the Hearse with Lindsey riding shotgun. “Nice car,” she said sarcastically. Colin didn’t respond. He liked Lindsey Lee Wells, but sometimes it felt like she was trying to get his goat. He had the same problem with Hassan. ” “Yeah, well. It was pretty funny. ” “I see,” said Colin, which is what he had learned to say when he had nothing to say. “So,” she said. ” “I’m a washed-up child prodigy,” Colin said.

My dad went to France last year, dude,” explained Hassan, “and he told this story about getting a hemorrhoid and having to point at his butt and say the French word for fire over and over again until it came out that the word was hemorrhoid in both languages. And I didn’t know any other fugging French words. ” “Whatever,” Colin said, his face flushed. And then he overheard TOC saying, “That’s awful funny. ” And Lindsey laughed and reached up on her tiptoes to kiss him and then said, “I got you good, baby,” and he said, “Well, they got me,” and Lindsey faked like she was pouting, and TOC leaned down to kiss her forehead, and she brightened.

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