Sad, but hopeful story – The Fault in Our Stars

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the fault in our stars picThe Fault in Our Stars
by John Green
Rating:
4 book marks

This is the kind of book you are self-propelled to read non-stop until you finish. I want to say I loved it, because there are so many things that are truly gem-like and they give you the wonderful, emotional feeling you sometimes get when you read really great books.

But you must be warned that this is a very sad story, with heart-breaking, sobful moments. To be fair, there are also a lot of positive relationship moments. Seventeen-year-old Hazel is dying. She meets Gus, a bone cancer survivor, and they fall in love. They have an intense courtship and they know they are short on time.

I think John Green does a great job portraying Hazel and Gus. I have heard others say their conversations are too intellectual for teenagers. I don’t think so and I think he really captures the…

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