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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. ...

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.

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    • The Fault in Our Stars pdfTo download now please click the link below.http://amzn.to/140A7yOOverviewDiagnosed 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 couldlive for a long time (whatever that means), Hazel lives tethered to an oxygentank, the tumours tenuously kept at bay with a constant chemical assault.
    • Enter Augustus Waters. A match made at cancer kid support group, Augustus isgorgeous, in remission, and shockingly to her, interested in Hazel. Being withAugustus is both an unexpected destination and a long-needed journey, pushingHazel to re-examine how sickness and health, life and death, will define her andthe legacy that everyone leaves behind.ReviewsAlright, alright! I admit it, it got to me -- it freaking absolutely got to me. If Iwere Superman this little book would be my Kryptonite. Why did I think I wouldbe immune? I was so smug going into this, feeling secure in my awesome,arrogant certainty that the sure to be oodles of maudlin and reams of clicheswould keep me safe and sound from any wrenchings of the heart. My overalldubiousness and cynicism would serve as my protective shield, offeringimmunity against such ruthless emotional manipulation -- nay exploitation --about to be perpetrated against my person. Sick kids? Cancer? Dying sick kidswith cancer? Dying sick kids with cancer falling in love? Really? Youre going togo there so completely and unapologetically and still expect me to respect you inthe morning?Despite all the obvious pitfalls lying in wait for John Green, he manages to avoidjust about all of them (seemingly with ease). I experienced a level of integrityand commitment to the subject matter that gave sufficient weight and depth towhat could have just as easily turned out to be breezy and shallow.Thats not to say that this story wallows in gloom and gravitas -- far from it. Itsfunny. I laughed out loud -- out loud -- and when I wasnt doing that Isnickered, grinned, and tittered (yes, there were a few titters). I also bawled likea baby, but the laughter came first, and the tears were earned.Hazel Grace -- our terminal narrator -- is lovely. You will notice she doesntalways act or speak like your average teenager, and thats because she isntone. Hazel has been in a staring contest with Death since she was 13 years old.He hasnt beaten her yet, but its changed her, in more ways than any of us non-terminal people could ever comprehend. Our casual intellectual acceptance thatwe are all terminal and will one day die is not nearly the same as carrying Deathon your skin and in your bones, to feel life seeping out of your pores and stalk
    • you in the night. To sit on your chest and steal the breath from yourmalfunctioning, fluid-filled lungs.Augustus Waters is sheer delight and I dont give a donkeys ass that the way heand Hazel speak to one another is unrealistic because it is filled with such asincere sweetness and adorable, lovable humor I couldnt get enough. It brokethrough my armor, tore a hole through my cynical self, and had me falling headover heels in love with these two. Each is defiant in the way that only a youngperson battling Death can be defiant, they are warm and insecure and brave andfoolish and selfish and sad and real. Im not going to say realistic -- we couldargue that point til the cows come home -- but not once did they ever stop beingauthentic.What can I say? I loved them. I loved this book. Okay?Sometimes, not nearly often enough, a book comes along that you must finishreading no matter what the time of night, or morning, and in spite of a full dayfacing you after your dearth of sleep. I only halfheartedly tried to put the bookdown once last night/early this morning, and then I gave in to the power of theneed to finish it. I originally balked at reading this book, as I wasnt sure when Iwould ever be in the mood for a book about teens dealing with cancer. All I cansay now is, dont judge a book by what you think its subject matter is. Yes,Hazel and Augustus are two teens who struggle with cancer and all that entails,including loving parents who want so desperately to banish the evil monster thathas imprisoned their children. But, this gripping book is not about cancer; thisbook is about people, two people who are amazing. As Augustus tells Hazel earlyon when he asks what her story is and she starts to remind him of her cancerdiagnosis, "No, not your cancer story. Your story. Interests, hobbies, passions,weird fetishes, etcetera."The first book I read by John Green was Looking For Alaska, and I wasimpressed by his ability to get inside the teenage mind, the one that isquestioning the rules and wisdom of the ages, as teens should and actually do.Then, when I read An Abundance of Katherines, I fell in love with Greens wittycharacters. Wit is very much valued by me in writing, and Green is a master withit. In The Fault in Our Stars, the wit is a continual feast of delight. Yes, cancerkids can be wonderfully witty and passionate about life, just like, well, just likeany kids.
    • Dont misunderstand, there is the dreaded disease of cancer always there in thisbook. How could it be otherwise? It is treated by Green as it is, ugly andhumiliating. That teenagers can have fun, find love, and share favorite bookswhile talking about death suits and last wishes is nothing short of miraculous,normalcy against all odds.I will probably at some point reread this moving book to embrace all the wit andwonder that it contains. Its a book that you just know will maintain its power forthe rest of your reading life.Ok... The tears have subsided and Im ready to share my thoughts. I had aninkling of what was going to happen in this book, I mean all my friends werereading this at the same time so I saw the posts and comments and I just knewif there was a topic that could break me, this would be it.hazel is a 16 year old who has cancer... Though shes not in remission, hertumors are being held at bay by a drug that no one knows the side effects toand her lungs are in such bad shape that she is constantly on oxygen. Hermother wants her to be more involved. shes been out of regular school for 3years and has only a couple acquaintances still from that time in her life. So shegoes to her cancer survivors group and meets someone who will change her lifejoking over the misuse of the word literally.Augustus Waters is sweet, handsome and incredibly charismatic. Hes hard toresist and I fell in love with him.The two bond over, of all things, Hazels favorite book and so brings about awhirlwind trip to Amsterdam to get answers from an author who turns out to bea big disappointment.I cant tell much more about the story simply because you must experience thisbook yourself. From hazel, to Gus to Isaac, I fell in love with each of them fordifferent reasons. John Green had me bawling and clutching wads of Kleenexone minute then chuckling about something the next... My emotions wereeverywhere.I think the story ended perfectly and honestly cant picture any other way itshould go... I want to know more, yet I dont if that makes sense. Im happywhere Hazel is .*cue more tears*
    • This is a must read for everyone ... No questions. Just go now.So I finished this a few days ago... But I didnt write the review immediately. Ijust needed a little time for it to settle in; I dont see how people can just goround living their lives normally when Ive just experienced emotional trauma inthe form of a paperback! John Green is an amazing author, and how he wrotethis gem, Ill never know..!First of all, why? Why does this book have to seem so real..? Why does it haveto play with your emotions throughout? This is hands-down the saddest book Ihave read and probably will ever read. Im never reduced to tears by a book, butthis one cracked me. This story of Hazel, Augustus, Isaac and all the othercharacters is heart-breaking... Its just completely brilliant. Littered withbeautiful quotes that will never leave me, this is the most beautiful of all of JohnGreens books! It also made me laugh (Hazel has a great sense of humor), angry(a certain fictional writer...) and think (about my infinities)... If you want a bookthat will take you on a whirlwind of emotions, this is your book. This bookdeserves all the reads it can get (and many more)!“I’m on a roller coaster that only goes up, my friend.” ~ Augustus WatersAugustus is a great character. Hes written brilliantly, and its oh-so difficult tobelieve he isnt real! This goes for all of John Greens characters – hes acharacter-making genius! No, really. Even if the quote above is repeated aroundthree times (getting sadder and less truthful each time its said), it really showswhat a positive character Augustus is. Both him and Hazel are looked down uponfor having these conditions, but Augustus is always optimistic and looking for thebest. He helps Isaac out a great deal and this makes his character so likable.I found it really unusual in that this book was narrated by a girl... I mean, PaperTowns and Looking For Alaska are both narrated by boys... And this book hasHazel. However, I like it just as much this way. Hazel is also very, very likable,and some of the things she says are hilarious (in a kind of morbid way)... Eventhough I still cant pick a favourite John Green book, the characters from TheFault in Our Stars are perhaps my favourite. The only problem is,that youreforever worried about Hazel and Augustus, and you have this reoccurringthought coming into your head that the ending wont be a happily ever after...
    • “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.” ~ Augustus WatersThis book is thought-provoking (like the rest)! It makes you think about life,death and what people will remember of you when you are gone... What legacywill you leave behind? Through the eyes of Hazel and Augustus, these ideas areexplored and they are fascinating (even if youre not the philosophical type)! Allof the small theories (infinity is now my favourite number!) and ideas make youthink... And... Ahhhhhhh! This book is so beautifully written and full of all thesebeautiful thoughts that it is impossible for you not to love it! As I said, this bookis about life and death, its thought-provoking, its extremely sad and everybodyshould read this book! All the success was well deserved, and I genuinely hatemyself for not picking up this book earlier! Is it too soon for a reread?To download now please click the link below.http://amzn.to/140A7yO
    • “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.” ~ Augustus WatersThis book is thought-provoking (like the rest)! It makes you think about life,death and what people will remember of you when you are gone... What legacywill you leave behind? Through the eyes of Hazel and Augustus, these ideas areexplored and they are fascinating (even if youre not the philosophical type)! Allof the small theories (infinity is now my favourite number!) and ideas make youthink... And... Ahhhhhhh! This book is so beautifully written and full of all thesebeautiful thoughts that it is impossible for you not to love it! As I said, this bookis about life and death, its thought-provoking, its extremely sad and everybodyshould read this book! All the success was well deserved, and I genuinely hatemyself for not picking up this book earlier! Is it too soon for a reread?To download now please click the link below.http://amzn.to/140A7yO