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The Fault in Our Stars

Green, John (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life. Despite the tumor-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. According to author John Green, The Fault In Our Stars was inspired by his friendship with Esther Earl, who "redefined the process of dying young for me." (December 2012 Good Reads interview, http://www.goodreads.com/interviews/show/828.John_Green). He cautions his readers not to take the novel too literally however, stating that he doesn't "want people conflating Esther with Hazel (they're very different), and it's extremely important to me that I not claim to be telling Esther's story. Esther's story belongs to Esther and to her family." (John Green's tumblr, August 2, 2012 http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com/post/28557373623/everybody-was-told-to-make-a-funny-face-but-i). Esther's story is told in the 2014 posthumous memoir This Star Won't Go Out : the Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl.
Authors: Green, John, 1977-
Title: The fault in our stars
Publisher: New York :, Dutton Books,, [2012]
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 318 pages ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Sixteen-year-old Hazel, a stage IV thyroid cancer patient, has accepted her terminal diagnosis until a chance meeting with a boy at cancer support group forces her to reexamine her perspective on love, loss, and life. Despite the tumor-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.
According to author John Green, The Fault In Our Stars was inspired by his friendship with Esther Earl, who "redefined the process of dying young for me." (December 2012 Good Reads interview, http://www.goodreads.com/interviews/show/828.John_Green). He cautions his readers not to take the novel too literally however, stating that he doesn't "want people conflating Esther with Hazel (they're very different), and it's extremely important to me that I not claim to be telling Esther's story. Esther's story belongs to Esther and to her family." (John Green's tumblr, August 2, 2012 http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com/post/28557373623/everybody-was-told-to-make-a-funny-face-but-i). Esther's story is told in the 2014 posthumous memoir This Star Won't Go Out : the Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl.
Audience: Young Adult
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ISBN: 9780525478812
0525478817
1451740832
9781451740837
9781480649705
1480649708
Statement of Responsibility: John Green
Copyright Date: ♭2012
Study Program: Accelerated Reader 5.5
Subject Headings: Cancer in adolescence Juvenile fiction. Terminally ill Juvenile fiction. Terminally ill children Juvenile fiction. Love stories. Young women Conduct of life Juvenile fiction. Conduct of life Juvenile fiction. Friendship Juvenile fiction. Sick Juvenile fiction. Physicians Juvenile fiction. Youth Death Juvenile fiction. Cancer Fiction. Terminally ill Fiction. Love Fiction.
Genre/Form: Love stories.
Dust jackets (Bindings)-2012.
Authors' autographs (Provenance)-Green-2012.
Topical Term: Cancer in adolescence
Terminally ill
Terminally ill children
Love stories.
Young women
Conduct of life
Friendship
Sick
Physicians
Youth
Cancer
Terminally ill
Love
LCCN: 2011045783
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List - Books I've read! by: Johna A Large Oct 04, 2012

I laughed, I cried. Count on John Green for a heartfelt read.


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Sep 21, 2014
  • blue_butterfly_2517 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Shailene is a really good actor in The Fault in Our Stars and Divergent

Sep 17, 2014
  • violet_jay_25 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Awesome. Heart wrenching. Awesomely heart wrenching.

The book is delicious. It is really good. :)

Sep 06, 2014
  • Demigod4Ever rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Saw the movie, read the book and totally cried my eyes out. When I cry over a book you know it's good.There's really nothing to say, but this was just awesome.

Sep 06, 2014
  • lucybooks rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I think this book is good but overrated. Worth reading though.

Sep 05, 2014
  • Septemberly rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I have recently ventured in YA fiction and am thoroughly enjoying it. This was a quick little read, and I got attached enough to the characters to cry through the last 30 or so pages.

The dialog is really enjoyable, and I see why it was a great candidate for a movie, but teens don't really talk like that. I will forgive it because it was such a fun book.

Sep 03, 2014
  • Jojoloo rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I watched the trailer and got pretty interested. I hope to pick up this book at the library next time I go there. :)

A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: "So sad. But a novel that's filled with love and hope at the same time."

A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: "This was a good book, but a very emotional read at times."

A patron review from the Adult Summer Reading Game: "Decent YA book, but not really as good as I thought it would be given the hype. As an adult reader, I found the characters flat and interchangeable, and the plot dragged for me. For a short book, I didn't zip through it as I thought I would."

Sep 02, 2014
  • Red_Cobra_111 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

such a grate book! I fell in love with it!
read it in 4 days it was so good.
at the end I felt like I knew Hazel and Gus, so I felt like crying.
really grate book!

Aug 31, 2014
  • JaclynA rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Wonderful. I cried at the end, but I am not sure if they were happy or sad tears be cause iI was laughing at the same time. A great summer read. It really pulls the heartstrings.

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Sep 21, 2014
  • ocote rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Sep 08, 2014
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Sep 03, 2014
  • Jojoloo rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Sep 02, 2014
  • Red_Cobra_111 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Aug 06, 2014
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Aug 04, 2014
  • blue_dolphin_3077 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Aug 20, 2014
  • dickalan rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

This book is for faggots :(double plusunlike.) it's a shame the didn't both die of cancer.

Hazel Grace expects to die of cancer. At a support group she meets a guy called Augustus Waters. He makes her life better and they fall in love. Then Augustus' cancer comes back and Hazel is scared for them. What will happen? Find out in The Fault In Our Stars

Aug 05, 2014
  • The_Snow_Man rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A heartwarming story about finding love in dark times, The Fault in Our Stars explores the life of Hazel Grace. Hazel, who suffers from thyroid cancer, attends a cancer support group weekly, where she meets Augustus Waters. Hazel and Augustus become fast friends but will their friendship survive and potentially become something more in the face of hardship?

Aug 01, 2014
  • ypzheng rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Hazel is a 16 year old girl that has thyroid cancer. She has to carry an oxygen tank around with her to give her oxygen. She met Augustus in a cancer support group. The bond between them grew each day but days have to come to an end. Through their journey, they learn to love no matter what they are.

Jul 21, 2014
  • Kaylenp1006 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A girl with cancer meets a boy who also has cancer. They gone on this marvelous adventure together.

Jul 14, 2014
  • SupahHotFire rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is a romantic, but very real and heart breaking story. It will bring you to tears. You have Hazel then you have Gus. Hazel has cancer. Gus is in "remission". They are in love. There the perfect couple.Until you hit the reality that they have both have cancer. If you want to know what happens to this young couple you will have to read the book to find out.

Jul 14, 2014
  • Katherine2003 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Hazel has a type of lung cancer. After meeting Augustus at a support group, Augustus and her fall in love. But they're in for a roller coaster of emotions as they battle their cancer.

Jul 11, 2014
  • camo_commander rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Review for the fault in our stars- hailey caton

The fault in our stars is a sad cancer story and an excellent love story but it is not any ordinary cancer book. In the Fault in our stars we follow Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus waters on an exciting journey of their love. Augustus is in love with hazel but hazel says she is a grenade and doesn’t want to get too close to Augustus. What will happen when Hazel finally falls for Augustus and one of them has bad news?
I thought this was a great book because it tells a really good story that is hard for me to categorize in any type of book genre. The Fault in Our stars maybe a cancer book but it is not an ordinary cancer book its an extraordinary cancer book with a great tale of love and an exciting mini adventure packed in one book and told in about 526 pages.

This is a very good book. A little bit of a twist on a teen love story. Watch out for the sexual references, cursing and the sexual scenes. Otherwise very well written.

Jul 05, 2014
  • sgranvil rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is a magnificent love story about two teens with cancer.
It is all about how Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters spend their time together as they fall in love.
Through ups and downs and terrifying trips to the ER they are hopefuls.
It shows that just because you have cancer, doesn't mean you are a useless game piece on the board of life.
This story will captivate you from beginning to end, as you experience the roller coaster ride that is their lives.
It is a must read for all.

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Sep 21, 2014
  • Dancelover12321 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Other: Talks about cancer unrealistically.

Jul 04, 2014
  • 22950008513780 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: talks about cancer and death

Jul 04, 2014
  • 22950008513780 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: some teen sex and sexual jokes

Jul 04, 2014
  • 22950008513780 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: some swearing but most teens will already be accustomed to that.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Cancer and death. 10/10 WILL RIP OUT UR HEART

Sexual Content: Jokes and a vague love scene- safe though. 3/10

Coarse Language: S**t is used as well as b***h a** and the f word once in understandable circumstances. 5/10

Jun 23, 2014
  • runner_chick rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Teen sex

Jun 23, 2014
  • runner_chick rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: Some Swearing

Jun 21, 2014
  • SkylarkShadow rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Teen sex

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Sep 02, 2014
  • Red_Cobra_111 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Okay?" "Okay."

Aug 27, 2014
  • dickalan rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

Look at my gay cancer infected balls. LOOK AT THEM!!! -Mr Waters

Aug 20, 2014
  • flammy_icy_girl rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"I am," he said. He was staring at me, and I could see the corners of his eyes crinkling. "I'm in love with you, and I'm not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things. I'm in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we're all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we'll ever have, and I am in love with you.”

"I'm on a rollercoaster that only goes up, my friend" -Augustus Waters

"Why are you looking at me like that?"

"Because you're beautiful, I enjoy looking at beautiful people,...and I don't like to deny myself of the simple pleasures of life."

Aug 01, 2014
  • basketball11 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Some infinities are bigger than other infinities."

Aug 01, 2014
  • ypzheng rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"That's the thing about pain, it demands to be felt."

Jul 25, 2014
  • rastadana rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Okay

"Sir, there's no smoking on this plane-- or any plane."

"It's a metaphor- he puts the killing thing between his teeth but he doesn't give it the power to kill him."

"Well that metaphor isn't allowed on this flight today."

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

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The Fault on Our Stars film trailer

Fault in Our Stars book trailer

Created by the JCL DeSoto Booktrailer Club.

Jul 20, 2012
  • Draw rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

[Book Trailer] The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Book trailer by "PenguinYoungReaders" or "Penguin teen", song is "Permafrost" by Laurena Segura. Okay? Okay.

Jun 28, 2012
  • PeculiarLeah rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Reading Chapter One of The Fault in Our Stars

John Green: author of TFiOS and co-creator of the Vlogbrothers on youtube reads the first chapter of his newest book #TFiOS #ThisStarWon'tGoOut

Jun 28, 2012
  • pscho rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

John Green interviewed about Fault in the Stars

Nice long interview with the author.

Mar 07, 2012
  • BPLNextBestTeens rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

John Green reading Chapter One

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