The Fault in Our Stars (often abbreviated as TFiOS) is the fourth solo novel by author John Green, published in January 2012. The story is narrated by a sixteen-year-old cancer patient named Hazel, who is forced by her parents to attend a support group, where she subsequently meets and falls in love with the seventeen-year-old Augustus Waters, an ex-basketball player and amputee.
TFiOS is a story that makes you realize how fragile the life is and how one person can change your whole world. In this book, we meet sixteen-year-old Hazel who has depression and is living her life, waiting for her final day that will come faster than to other her peers.
Her mother is trying to help her, forcing her to join a support group for young teenagers like her. She doesn’t like the group because it makes her feel powerless until a guy named Augustus joins in one public attend.
Augustus is the type of guy Hazel would never guess to approach her. She falls for his charm and his gentle way of trying to get to know her.
But at the same time, Hazel is afraid to let Augusts too close to her because she knows that he will get hurt at the end. It takes them time to figure everything out but they find a way to work it out.
Story ends with an unpredictable twist and leaves you breathless. The power of books and their influence on people.
John Green’s vocabulary is voluminous and the word choose is right for teenage audience.
Genre: Romance, Friendship, Angst, Drama