Book Synopsis The beloved, #1 global bestseller by John Green, author of The Anthropocene Reviewed and Turtles All the Way Down "John Green is one of the best writers alive." -E. Lockhart, #1 bestselling author of
We Were Liars "The greatest romance story of this decade.″ -
#1 New York Times Bestseller - #1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller - #1 USA Today Bestseller - #1 International Bestseller
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.
From John Green, #1 bestselling author of The Anthropocene Reviewed
and Turtles All the Way Down, The Fault in Our Stars
is insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw. It brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.
Review Quotes CRITICAL ACCLAIM FOR THE FAULT IN OUR STARS
"Damn near genius . . . The Fault in Our Stars
is a love story, one of the most genuine and moving ones in recent American fiction, but it's also an existential tragedy of tremendous intelligence and courage and sadness." --Lev Grossman, TIME Magazine
"This is a book that breaks your heart--not by wearing it down, but by making it bigger until it bursts."
"A story about two incandescent kids who will live a long time in the minds of the readers who come to know them."--People
"Remarkable . . . A pitch-perfect, elegiac comedy."--USA Today
"A smarter, edgier Love Story
for the Net Generation."--Family Circle
"Because we all need to feel first love again. . . . Sixteen-year-old Hazel faces terminal cancer with humor and pluck. But it isn't until she meets Augustus in a support group that she understands how to love or live fully."--Oprah.com
, a Best Book selection and one of "5 Books Every Woman Needs to Read Before Her Next Birthday"
"[Green's] voice is so compulsively readable that it defies categorization. You will be thankful for the little infinity you spend inside this book."--NPR.org
"Hilarious and heartbreaking . . . reminds you that sometimes when life feels like it's ending, it's actually just beginning."--Parenting magazine
"John Green deftly mixes the profound and the quotidian in this tough, touching valentine to the human spirit."--The Washington Post
"[Green] shows us true love--two teenagers helping and accepting each other through the most humiliating physical and emotional ordeals--and it is far more romantic than any sunset on the beach."
--New York Times Book Review
"In its every aspect, this novel is a triumph."
--Booklist, starred review
"You know, even as you begin the tale of their young romance, that the end will be 100 kinds of awful, not so much a vale as a brutal canyon of tears. . . . Green's story of lovers who aren't so much star-crossed as star-cursed leans on literature's most durable assets: finely wrought language, beautifully drawn characters and a distinctive voice."
, The New York Times
"A novel of life and death and the people caught in between, The Fault in Our Stars
is John Green at his best. You laugh, you cry, and then you come back for more."
, bestselling and Printz Honor-winning author of The Book Thief
"The Fault in Our Stars
takes a spin on universal themes--Will I be loved? Will I be remembered? Will I leave a mark on this world?--by dramatically raising the stakes for the characters who are asking."
, bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and Sing You Home
"John Green is one of the best writers alive."
--E. Lockhart, National Book Award Finalist and Printz Honor-winning author of The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks and We Were Liars
About The Author John Green
is the award-winning, #1 bestselling author of books including Looking for Alaska
, The Fault in Our Stars
, and Turtles All the Way Down
. His books have received many accolades, including a Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and an Edgar Award. John 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. He is also the writer and host of the critically acclaimed podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed.
With his brother, Hank, John has co-created many online video projects, including Vlogbrothers and the educational channel Crash Course. He lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can visit John online at johngreenbooks.com.