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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
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The Fault in Our Stars (original 2012; edition 2014)

by John Green (Author)

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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.
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Title:The Fault in Our Stars
Authors:John Green (Author)
Info:Penguin Books (2014), Edition: Reprint, 336 pages
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (2012)

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Loved it! ( )
  KarlaWinters | Nov 19, 2021 |
Book follows two teenagers battling cancer who end up falling for each other. Hazel, the girl, goes to a support group for cancer patients and meets a boy named Augustus (or Gus) and they start to hang-out. As the talk and talk more, they care more and more for each other and end up going to Amsterdam because Hazel needs to live her life, no matter the cost, but while they are there, they share a kiss and end up "doing the deed" one and only time. Gus reveals that his cancer has com back and eight days later he dies. This novel not only got turned into a movie, but is a big hit for the ladies and is great for characterization and figurative language. Students get emotionally connected to the to characters and feel the struggles as if it is happening to them. 10/10 reccomend a class reading of this. ( )
  ORB002 | Nov 5, 2021 |
I really enjoyed this novel and I’m a fan of John Green’s books. I was inspired by Hazel’s journey through cancer and became really emotionally attached to the character. The romance between Hazel and Augustus is very sweet and pure. Although, I won’t spoil the ending, but it was very sad. Anyways, I would totally recommend this book to my fellow readers! ( )
  evabaudo | Oct 31, 2021 |
Despite predicting the ending, I cried... Lots. This story was very realistic and emotion-wrenching. Moral of the story? Cancer sucks. Definitely a read for anyone, especially if one has/had cancer, or if one has family/friends who have suffered as well. ( )
  bookwyrmqueen | Oct 25, 2021 |
sad love story
  hackedkiara | Oct 19, 2021 |
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added by melmore | editThe Guardian, Milo (Aug 5, 2014)
 
Allison Hunter Hill (VOYA, April 2012 (Vol. 35, No. 1))
Hazel Grace is a sixteen-year-old cancer patient, caught up in the effort it takes to live in a body that everyone knows is running out of time. When she reluctantly agrees to return to her local teen cancer support group to satisfy her mother, the last thing she expects is an encounter with destiny. New to the group, Augustus Waters is handsome, bitingly sarcastic, and in remission. He is also immediately taken with Hazel, and what begins as a casual friendship soon escalates into a full romance. Through an impressive exchange of books and words, philosophies and metaphors, Hazel and Augustus tear apart what it means to be both star-crossed lovers and imminently mortal. While Hazel fixates about how her death will eventually hurt her loved ones, Augustus obsesses about how he will be remembered; the two are drawn together by the justified anxiety they feel over endings. grades 10 to Ages 15 to 18.

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Epigraph
As the tide washed in, the Dutch Tulip Man faced the ocean:
"Conjoiner rejoinder poisoner concealer revelator. Look at it,
rising up and rising down, taking everything with it."

"What's that?" I asked.

"Water," the Dutchman said. "Well, and time."

-PETER VAN HOUTEN, An Imperial Affliction
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To Esther Earl
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Late in the winter of my seventeenth year, my mother decided I was depressed.
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My favorite book, by a wide margin, was An Imperial Affliction, but I didn't like to tell people about it. Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. And then there are books like An Imperial Affliction, which you can't tell people about, books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.

It wasn't even that the book was so good or anything; it was just that the author, Peter Van Houten, seemed to understand me in weird and impossible ways. An Imperial Affliction was my book, in the way my body was my body and my thoughts were my thoughts.
There was time before organisms experienced consciousness, and there will be time after. And if the inevitability of human oblivion worries you, I encourage you to ignore it. Got knows that's what everyone else does.
You are buying into the cross-stitched sentiments of your parents' throw pillows. You're arguing that the fragile, rare thing is beautiful simply because it is fragile and rare. But that's a lie, and you know it.
What am I at war with? My cancer. And what is my cancer? My cancer is me. The tumors are made of me. They're made of me as surely as my brain and my heart are made of me. It is a civil war, Hazel Grace, with a predetermined winner.
There is no honor in dying of.
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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.

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Cancer teens in love --

You might want to have a box

of tissues on hand.

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