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زندگی هزل از زمان تشخیص سرطانش با مرگ گره خورده است. اما وقتی در گروه پشتیبان بچههای سرطانی با پسری به نام آگوستوس واترز آشنا میشود، زندگی مرگش دوباره از نو رقم میخورد.

رمانی جذاب از زندگی و مرگ جوانانی که تا دم مرگ زندگی میکننند و سوالهای آنان در چرخهای مداوم تکرار میشود: من هم میتوانم عاشق شوم؟ بعد از مرگم کسی از من یاد میکند؟ میتوانم در این جهان اثری از خود ب
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Published 2014 by پیدایش (first published January 10th 2012)
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Jade They met at a Harry Potter conference! John was there with his brother, Hank, who sings songs about the boy wizard. (And probably about He Who Shall…moreThey met at a Harry Potter conference! John was there with his brother, Hank, who sings songs about the boy wizard. (And probably about He Who Shall Not Be Named, too!) The conference was hosting a dance, and John Green was hanging out in the back of the room, because he doesn't dance. He started chatting with Esther Earl, who inspired the character of Hazel.

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Richa
Dec 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I HATE this book. Absolutely hate it. Not just from the bottom of my heart (which would literally mean my ventricles, and so, no) but with my whole heart. I hate it, hate it, hate it.



I hate the fact that it made me laugh, so hard!
I hate the fact that it made me smile, so much!
I hate the fact that it made me chuckle, so profusely!

I hate the fact that it gifted me with so much Laughter, Smiles and Chuckles when I was expecting
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Sophia.
EMOTIONAL BLACKMAIL.

You will cry, because this is VERY sad.

So a discussion occurred in my head after I rated the book.

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Ayesha
Update (25/06/2014)-
Since I've been receiving a lot of cyber bullies and hate messages, I’m going to clarify few things.

-Firstly, this is a negative review of the book and it has got a lot of potential to infuriate the fans. If you think that your opinion is the only opinion that exists on earth and that no one should dislike your favourite book, then I would suggest you to avoid this review.

-Stop harassing me. Why can't you get it through your thick skulls that everyone has different opinions, they’re going to interpret books differentreview.
Stop
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Laurel
1.5 stars.

EDIT: Changed the rating because it's gotten to the point where my sister and I have inside jokes on how stupid and shallow this book is. I can't think about this book without getting angry.

I have a history with pretentious people.
My biggest mess involved two boys in particular who were so incredibly full of themselves that for the first time in my life, I openly expressed my dislike to them. They know that I couldn’t care less about their “hotness” or just how amazing they were. So goddamn full of themselves, s
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Madeline
Jan 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
At age twenty-two, John Green worked as a student chaplain in a children's hospital.

Let's take a moment and consider all the implications of that, and why he is making a colossal understatement when he described the experience as "devastating." That was about twelve years ago, and Green has said in interviews that because of this experience, he's spent twelve years trying to write a book about kids with cancer - not poster children of strength and courage and illness-granted wisdom, but real ki
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Emily May
It seems silly that I have to say this, but I've seen many a negative review of this book met with backlash from John's nerdfighter fans, so I want to make one thing clear: I like John Green. You'll find plenty who worship him as a god amongst men and many who are highly critical of him, I fall into neither of these categories but I do like him and I enjoy watching his videos. I find him funny and I agree with a lot of what he stands for; I also appreciate the amount of charity work he does and ...more
Rhi
I must be clear from the beginning. This is perhaps the most personal review I have written. My choice of stars was difficult for this. I am a self confessed John Green fan, I believe he is amongst the best of, not only YA, but fiction writers out there in general.
This is a beautifully written book. There is very little to complain about in terms of style, plot, character, etc. However I couldn't, in all good conscience, give this any higher because it sits so badly with me. I have let this nov
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Tatiana
Jun 28, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fans of cancer stories and everything John Green writes
As seen on The Readventurer


The Fault in Our Stars currently has a rating of 4.74 on Goodreads, almost everyone I know has given it 5 stars, therefore I'm certain no one would want to read my sour musings, except me and maybe a couple of other like-minded and unimpressed.

What I'd love to know is this - what makes a writer undertake the topic of cancer
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April*procrastinator and proud*


This is me after I finished the book (and whenever I think about it).
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*pointless EDIT* Woooah! 1000+ likes!? I'm surprised how many people are willing to read my little blurb of nothingness!

*EDIT* In a lot of peoples reviews I keep seeing "they don't talk their age!" or "They make these beautiful long speeches which is something that normal teenagers don't do" a
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Erika


John Green.

John Green.

John Green.

You're not like Peter Van Houten, are you?



What have you done to my brain...



and my heart...



I'm not gonna review how exquisite John Green can write, or how he can create characters as special as Hazel Grace and Augustus Waters, or how amazing h
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destini mia
Jul 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: EVERYONE
Shelves: favorites

The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars
But in ourselves.


This is the first time I’ve truly been at a loss for words. What am I supposed to say? How can I do this book justice? Maybe tell you all that it was perfect? The best, most heartbreaking, hilarious book that has touched me like none other? Sure. I mean, it's been said countless times, in countless reviews, and you know what? They are absolutely, a hundred and fifty percent true.

Hazel's days are numbered thanks to her crap lungs. She was able to buy a
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Barry Pierce
I feel so sorry for these privileged, middle-class, white teenagers.
Nataliya

So, book, you decided not to play fair, huh? You used Tearjerking 101, huh? You armed yourself with adorably precocious teenage characters delivering insanely quotable lines while dying from cancer, huh?

Well, guess what - "I'm not cryyyyying! It's just been raining on my face..."
And so my hard-won cool image of a cold-hearted cynic has been saved by this line, courtesy of New Zealand's 4th most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo:


So, book, you decided not to play fair, huh? You used Tearjerking 101, huh? You armed yourself with adorably precocious teenage characters delivering insanely quotable lines while dying from cancer, huh?

Well, guess what - "I'm not cryyyyying! It's just been raining on my face..."
And so my hard-won cool image of a cold-hearted cynic has been saved by this line, courtesy of New Zealand's 4th most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo:

Seriously, book, you know that most heartstrings cannot resist being tugged on in this fashion, especially when you are using kids who are off the charts on the precocious cuteness scale with all their precocious irony, precocious sarcasm, precocious world-weariness and precocious vocabulary.
Are you tired of reading the word 'precocious' yet? Too bad, since adorable and fragile precociousness is at the 'literal heart' of this book. That's what alienated some readers - but I'm a sucker for precociousness in literature; guilty, your Honor!
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Like with any literature, what you get out of this book varies based on how you choose to interpret it.

You can see it as a shameless use of a serious medical condition in children in order to make money and get recognition (because it's kids dying from cancer, c'mon!)
Cancer in kids has been used as a tearjerker before. Google 'TV tropes Littlest Cancer Patient', please. Here, I will save you the trouble.
You can see it as a cutesy young adult love story. You can see it as a collection of quotable lines clearly put into the speech of teens by the middle-aged author. You can see it as yet another coming-of-age novel (there's even a requisite trip/adventure in there, really). You can even see it as a book trying really hard to NOT be a stereotypical 'cancer book' - to the point where characters are stating so at length.

And you know what? All these are to some extent true.

But what I got out of it, what made me tear up a bit was the motif of fragility of life as seen by the children who have a limited supply of that life, basically a limited 'infinity'. Reading it, I got a few flashbacks to Pediatric Oncology - the time in medical school when I realized that I'm not strong enough to be a pediatrician and see kids suffer and die.

Hazel Lancaster and Augustus Waters are the two children with cancer. She has terminal thyroid cancer and is tethered to an oxygen tank; he falls victim to metastatic osteosarcoma (before you scream 'Spoiler!' in outrage, I sincerely ask you - how could you not have seen it coming?) They introduce themselves in their cancer support group by stating their diagnoses - and my heart breaks a little at the thought of children learning to define themselves by their disease. Even their favorite book is the cancer book.

But no, "I'm not cryyyying...."
This is not a perfect book. It relies a little too heavily on tearjerking. Frequently, it gets to be a bit too full of itself, occasionally cringeworthy - sometimes to eye-rolling extent. But with the quotability factor and the smart precociousness still comes the real sadness and cuteness and feeling that clawed its way into my heart and made me love it despite the imperfections. Maybe I liked it because of associations and memories it brought with it rather than for its own merits - but hey, the emotions will stay with me for a while, whatever the reason for them may be.

I think this book would have a huge appeal to teenagers, its intended audience. The characters are relatable, they are intelligent, and the male lead manages to transform from 'oh, rly, jerk?' to a considerate and lovely young man. The parents are present in the lives of both teens and are portrayed in a very sympathetic light; definitely no 'absent parent syndrome' here! Plus, it has a healthy portrayal of teenage sexuality, unlike what we frequently see in young adult literature.

So great book? No. But I easily give it 3.75 stars and therefore rounding up to 4 stars (Is the fault in them? Go figure.)
“The pleasure of remembering had been taken from me, because there was no longer anyone to remember with. It felt like losing your co-rememberer meant losing the memory itself, as if the things we'd done were less real and important than they had been hours before.”
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Lola
Jun 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Well, of course, everyone.
Recommended to Lola by: So many people, it's crazy.
I’m just going to sit here, write my review and pretend there aren’t already 100 179 reviews for The Fault in Our Stars posted on this incredible online community.

Let’s start, shall we?

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First of all, I didn’t cry. I know many of you did, and I can understand why, I really can. But, the thing is… this book has a balanced atmosphere. It’s both sad and full of life. During my reading, I concentrated on the joyfu
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shady boots | #WatchPOSE
Hang on a sec.

I'm gonna leave the rating blank now, cause I feel like I wouldn't have given this book five stars had I read it today. Yeah, it definitely impacted me once upon a time, but now... I've read so many unbelievably emotional books that this one just seems to, quite frankly, fade into the background. I've read a handful of eye-opening reviews and analyses that have made me see this book in a new light. A dimmer light, sadly.

Sorry to disappoint the people who lik
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Rosalinda *KRASNORADA*
Apr 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: EVERYONE
Recommended to Rosalinda *KRASNORADA* by: My crazy GR friends!


FIVE OKAY & INFINITE STARS

OKAY?
OKAY




There are almost 33000 reviews of this book. Why do I try to write one? I just don’t know but I do know that I have to let you know my thoughts about this AWESOME book.

I love YA. Even if I take YA holidays sometimes and stop reading it I can’t deny it’s one of my fave genres. This book and Forbidden are probably my favourite YA books and right now I cannot
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Stacy
May 08, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I had never read a John Green novel prior to reading this one. I wanted very much to like it and felt certain after reading some of the overwhelmingly positive reviews here that it would be an awesome and heartbreaking experience. I was ready and excited. I guess I could sum the experience up best by stating that it is unlikely I will read another book by this author, and if I do it will be sometime in the future when I forget how utterly disappointing I found this book to be. 

I had
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emma
This is the John Green-i-est book of all John Green books, and I hate it and him more than anything.

My sister and I actually have a running joke where we just quote this book back and forth to each other. Although honestly anytime anyone says "It's a metaphor," I immediately say "ya put tha killin' thing between ya teeth but ya don't give it the power to do its killin'!", affecting the mannerisms of a stereotypical paperboy from the 1920s.

It gets a laugh every time. (Or at least a s
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Jaci
Holy holy holy I waited so long for this novel, so long. I wish so bad I could give it more than 5 stars. John Green is absolutely amazing, amazing, amazing. The Fault in Our Stars had me laughing and crying, then laughing more and crying more. I will reread this over and over again, just like the rest of his novels. Oh wow, was it ever worth the wait. Thank you, John Green, for being so damn spectacular.
Christine Wallflower & Dark Romance Junkie


Let me start with how I feel
My heart hurts. It bleeds, it cries. This book made me feel. How to articulate and not post a bunch of nonsensical babble.
Did I enjoy reading this book?
No.
Did this book make an everlasting impression on me, in a good way?
Yes.
Would I read it again?
Well, yes. I'm a masochist.
Who should read this book?
Everyone.
What did this book teach me?
That life isn't fair, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't live it to the best of you ability. And a whole lot more, but I think you get my meaning.




Let me start with how I feel
My heart hurts. It bleeds, it cries. This book made me feel. How to articulate and not post a bunch of nonsensical babble.
Did I enjoy reading this book?
No.
Did this book make an everlasting impression on me, in a good way?
Yes.
Would I read it again?
Well, yes. I'm a masochist.
Who should read this book?
Everyone.
What did this book teach me?
That life isn't fair, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't live it to the best of you ability. And a whole lot more, but I think you get my meaning.




Refer to the above quote
Augustus, I love you.
Yes, they are teenagers and yes this is fiction. But dear God, if I could find just a third of their kind of love, well, I think I'd be made for life.



What's this book about, you ask?
It's about The Fault In Our Stars
Okay.
You should like read it, it will change your life!
There's this really hot guy, with a really big heart.
Metaphorically speaking off course.

And then there's this really sick girl, Hazel Grace. She lives by a book called, An Imperial Affliction by Peter Van Houten.
By the way I think she is one of the best heroines ever written.



This quote is the most eloquently descriptive I have ever come across. It made me cry.
I'm crying right now.
Okay?

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Sandra
Jan 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
But, Gus, my love, 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.”

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Some books will make you laugh so hard your stomach will hurt.
Some books will make you so mad that you’d want to throw the book out the window or burn it in fury.
Some books will leave you asking for more because it ended with a cliffhanger.
Some books will leave you questi
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karen
Jan 21, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: why-yes-i-ya
you have a choice in this world, i believe, about how to tell sad stories, and we made the funny choice.

john green, like his characters, always makes the funny choice. and readers, like "women" are really just looking for a sense of humor. and the sense of humor goes a long way towards pardoning other sins. because come on, john green - your characters are so unlikely. ordinarily, i would squirm at such clever,verbose,insightful, literary-reference-dropping teenagers. but they are so funny and charming, always.
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K.D. Absolutely
May 16, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to K.D. by: Biena Magbitang
Shelves: ya, sad, saddest
I can be honest, right? After all, it was I who spent time reading this book.

I guess it has something to do with the fact that so many friends and relatives raved about this book being sad and great prior to my reading. For example, an 8-year old niece of my wife said that she cried while reading the book because it is about teenagers with cancer. Then of course most of my GR friends, foreigners and locals alike, rated this book with either 4 or 5 stars.

So, when I started
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Sarah
What can I say about this amazing book that has not already been said a million times? It's real, heart-wrenching and so, so well written. I'm a fan of alll of John's books but this one is a masterpiece. I'm not even exaggerating.
jessica
Aug 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourites
i think most people will remember the first book that made them cry.

TFIOS was mine.

this was a story of love, and loss, of grief, and hope, and all the infinities in between. words are incapable of expressing how tender and open my heart felt after reading this. it taught me what it meant to truly empathise with others. it taught me what it means to live. it taught me how to find the positive in the most hopeless of situations. and because of that, i know am a better person after clo
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Sean Barrs the Bookdragon
The Fault in Our Stars is a clever little book because it normalises a tragic piece of life that is surprisingly underrepresented in fiction. It’s also funny, wise and heart-warming in a sad sort of way.

I’m not going to say too much about this one, only that it really is worth reading regardless of your age. It captures a piece of humanity that we all need to hear.

Word of warning though, it might make you cry.
Megs ♥

Hazel is a 16 year old girl with stage IV thyroid cancer, and has been living with an oxygen tank since she was first diagnosed at 12. She realizes she is going to die, but she is on a drug that is keeping the tumors at bay. At a support group meeting she meets hottie Augustus Waters, who is in remission. They immediately hit it off and change each others lives drastically.


The Fault in Our Stars is another beautifully written book by John Green. A few months ago John made a video on his/>The
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Ahmad Sharabiani
The Fault in Our Stars, John Green
The Fault in Our Stars is the sixth novel by author John Green, published in January 2012. The title is inspired by Act 1, Scene 2 of Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, in which the nobleman Cassius says to Brutus: "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, / But in ourselves, that we are underlings."
The story is narrated by Hazel Grace Lancaster, a 16-year-old girl with cancer. Hazel is forced by her parents to attend a support group where she sub
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Jim Fonseca
I didn’t intend to like this book. Not having read this author before, I thought, who is this young guy who writes YA stuff and has a video blog? But I read it because so many of my GR friends have read it and rated it highly.

Indeed, it’s a great book and not just YA. It gives a brilliant picture of three bright young people (barely college age) struggling to deal with cancer. How do they deal with it? With loving parents, friendship, sarcasm, cynicism, irony, tears and anger.

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The main character, a young woma
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Ariel
Jan 10, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Reread #1, April 17th,2013

I'd like to start off by saying that my original review of this, the blurb I wrote when I first read this (which you can find below) is a lie. I never cried while reading this book. I know it's probably ridiculous to point it out, and honestly I could easily just continue with the lie, but it's a lie. When I originally finished this, when I was writing up the little blurb, every one around me was talking about how this book had broken them to pieces, how it
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John Green's first novel, Looking for Alaska, won the 2006 Michael L. Printz Award presented by the American Library Association. His second novel, An Abundance of Katherines, was a 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His next novel, Paper Towns, is a New York Times bestselle
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