The Fault in Our Stars

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Penguin Books Limited, May 3, 2012 - Young Adult Fiction - 352 pages


I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once.

Despite the tumour-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis.

But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

Praise for The Fault in Our Stars:

Sunday Times (Culture)
'A touching, often fiercely funny novel'

The Sun on Sunday (Fabulous Magazine)
'So good I think it should be compulsory reading for everyone!'

Daily Express
'John Green brilliantly captures the voices of a young generation while instilling it with the wisdom of a life that has lived too much yet will never live enough'

The Metro - 2013 Best Fiction
'The love affair of two terminally ill teenagers could be mawkish. In fact, it's funny, clever, irreverent and life-affirming.'

Grazia
'So good!'

Good Housekeeping
'As funny as it is heartbreaking... we defy you not to fall in love with its main characters, Hazel and Augustus.'

The Tablet
'A humourous and poignant love story... It's terrifically funny... as well as a moving exploration of loss and grief. And no, it's so much not just for teenage cancer sufferers... it's for everyone.'

Bliss
'If you need inspiration when it comes to making the most of a moment, this one is for you'

Mizz
'Insightful, bold, irreverent and raw, if this doesn't make you cry, it'll definitely make you think, laugh and maybe even fall in love yourself!'

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User Review  - obtusata - LibraryThing

In a world bombarded with books about kids who win against all odds and stand strong with the utmost courage until the end, it's nice to read a sad story with real people and real reactions to real tragedies. This was a lovely book with many quiet and sad moments. Read full review

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User Review  - kaliwrites - LibraryThing

Beautiful, heartbreaking, tragic, hilarious. One of the best books I've read. Easily 5 stars. The Fault in Our Stars is a tragic, beautiful love story that broke my heart, made me laugh, and had me ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

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), The Fault in Our Stars and Turtles All the Way Down.

John's many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize and was selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers and co-created the online educational series CrashCourse.

You can join the millions who follow him on Twitter @johngreen and Instagram @johngreenwritesbooks.

John lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.