I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once.
Despite the tumour-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.
Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.
Praise for The Fault in Our Stars:
Sunday Times (Culture)
'A touching, often fiercely funny novel'
The Sun on Sunday (Fabulous Magazine)
'So good I think it should be compulsory reading for everyone!'
'John Green brilliantly captures the voices of a young generation while instilling it with the wisdom of a life that has lived too much yet will never live enough'
The Metro - 2013 Best Fiction
'The love affair of two terminally ill teenagers could be mawkish. In fact, it's funny, clever, irreverent and life-affirming.'
'As funny as it is heartbreaking... we defy you not to fall in love with its main characters, Hazel and Augustus.'
'A humourous and poignant love story... It's terrifically funny... as well as a moving exploration of loss and grief. And no, it's so much not just for teenage cancer sufferers... it's for everyone.'
'If you need inspiration when it comes to making the most of a moment, this one is for you'
'Insightful, bold, irreverent and raw, if this doesn't make you cry, it'll definitely make you think, laugh and maybe even fall in love yourself!'
Electric . . . Filled with staccato bursts of humor and tragedy
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
Damn near genius . . . Simply devastating . . . Fearless in the face of powerful, uncomplicated, unironized emotion
Funny . . . Poignant . . . Luminous
Did you know Little Red Riding Hood was once banned in Germany for being thought to represent the Nazis? Here are 15 books they tried to stop you from reading.
16-year-old Aza is trying. She is trying to be a good daughter, friend, student, and maybe even a good detective while also living within the ever-tightening spiral of her own thoughts. In his long-awaited return, John Green, the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars, shares Aza’s story with shattering, unflinching clarity in this brilliant novel of love, resilience, and the power of lifelong friendship. Read on for the opening chapter from Turtles All The Way Down.