The Fault in Our Stars
From Library Staff
BEST YOUNG ADULT FICTION
Young adult fiction winner.
May 18, 2013
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QuotesAdd a Quote
“I believe the universe wants to be noticed. I think the universe is improbably biased toward consciousness, that it rewards intelligence in part because it enjoys its elegance being observed. And who am , living in the middle of history, to tell the universe that it—or my observation of it—is temporary?”
"It's a metaphor, see: you put the killing thing between your teeth, but you don't give it the power to kill you."
"I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn't trade it for the world."
you gave me a forever within the numbered days, and I'm grateful."
"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."
SummaryAdd a Summary
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?
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.
A girl with cancer meets a boy who also has cancer. They gone on this marvelous adventure together.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hazel Grace knows she is nothing if not terminal. Then she meets Augustus Waters and falls in love. She then realizes that some infinites are bigger then other infinites.
This heartwarming, yet heartbreaking story displays the beauty of true love, with an extremely sad twist at the end.
NoticesAdd a Notice
Frightening or Intense Scenes: talks about cancer and death
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
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