Monday, August 27, 2012

The Fault In Our Stars Book Review

The Fault in Our Stars
Diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer at 13, Hazel was prepared to die until, at 14, a medical miracle shrunk the tumours in her lungs... for now.

Two years post-miracle, sixteen-year-old Hazel is post-everything else, too; post-high school, post-friends and post-normalcy. And even though she could live for a long time (whatever that means), Hazel lives tethered to an oxygen tank, the tumours tenuously kept at bay with a constant chemical assault.

Enter Augustus Waters. A match made at cancer kid support group, Augustus is gorgeous, in remission, and shockingly to her, interested in Hazel. Being with Augustus is both an unexpected destination and a long-needed journey, pushing Hazel to re-examine how sickness and health, life and death, will define her and the legacy that everyone leaves behind.


I gave this book 5 glorious stars!

I can not say enough good things about this book. John Green is brilliant. I love every one of his books. I get so wrapped up in the story, that sometimes I read them too fast. You have to slow down and savor each and every word.
This is a story about love and loss mixed with devastating surprises.
Hazel is living with cancer. Her life and her parents life revolve around keeping her well. Everything is pretty much routine and then she meets Augustus Waters. A intelligent handsome boy who's cancer is in remission. Together they take us on a magical short journey. They teach us more about life and love and loss than any teenager should have to do.
I was very intrigued by the Peter Van Houten character, the author of An Imperial Affliction. The book appears so often that it is a character within itself. I often wonder why Hazel was so obsessed with this book.
This review does not do any justice for this book. There are not enough words to describe it or what an impact it has had on me. Take my word for , you just have to read it.


  1. I absolutely adore this book. I cried my eyes out the first time I read it.

  2. This sounds amazing! I've heard so many good things about this and I think I'll definitely get around to reading it soon :)

  3. This isn't the type of book I'd normally read, but I've read so many great reviews so I'm convinced I need to give it a shot.

  4. I really got to read this book my cousin just raves about it.