A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green

A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green

The Carls disappeared the same way they appeared, in an instant. While they were on Earth, they caused confusion and destruction without ever lifting a finger. Well, that’s not exactly true. Part of their maelstrom was the sudden viral fame and untimely death of April May: a young woman who stumbled into Carl’s path, giving them their name, becoming their advocate, and putting herself in the middle of an avalanche of conspiracy theories.

Months later, the world is as confused as ever. Andy has picked up April’s mantle of fame, speaking at conferences and online about the world post-Carl; Maya, ravaged by grief, begins to follow a string of mysteries that she is convinced will lead her to April . . . Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Internalised ableism
  • Body horror
  • Blood depiction
  • Graphic physical injury
  • Hospitalisation
  • Kidnapping
  • Loss of autonomy (mind control)
  • Terrorism & terrorist attacks discussed