Author: John Greene
In a Snapshot: Hazel, a sixteen-year-old terminal cancer patient falls in love with seventeen-year-old Augustus, a hunky cancer survivor and amputee.
Why I picked it up and why I couldn’t put it down: The Fault in the Stars was the book selection for my monthly book club. As someone who has personally dealt with this disease, Greene’s portrayal of living with cancer hit a raw nerve that terrified and soothed me at the same time.
Who will like this? Those who are always looking for clever, thought-provoking prose, and those who just love gut-wrenching love stories.
A Favorite Quote:
You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world…but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.