November 2011 Indie Next List
“A cancer support group might seem like an unlikely place to meet your true love, but for Hazel Grace and Augustus Waters the stars align and these two sweetly cynical souls find each other at an interesting moment in their lives. In a story brimming with mystery, humor, and lots of love, Hazel and Augustus show readers that life is made up of a million moments worth noticing -- much like a night sky filled with stars.”
— Julie Wilson, The Bookworm, Omaha, NE
Winner of the 2013 Odyssey Award for Excellence in Audiobook Production
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.
Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, "The Fault in Our Stars" is award-winning-author John Green's most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.
"TODAY" Book Club pick"TIME Magazine s" #1 Fiction Book of 2012
#1 New York Times Bestseller#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller#1 USA Today Bestseller#1 International Bestseller#1 Indie Bestseller
About the Author
John Green attended a boarding school in Alabama not unlike Alaska's Culver Creek. After graduating from college in 2000, he worked as a chaplain at a children's hospital. His experiences with patients and their families during intense crises solidified his desire to write for teens and inspired him to bring his comic sensibility to a candid novel about the excitement of breaking the rules and the challenge of confronting loss. John now writes for several national magazines, both print and Web-based. He is also a commentator for National Public Radio's afternoon newsmagazine, "All Things Considered," and Chicago's "NPR" affiliate, WBEZ.
John Green is an award-winning, New York Times?bestselling author whose many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers, one of the most popular online video projects in the world. You can join John's 1.1 million followers on Twitter (@realjohngreen). John lives with his wife and son in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Katie Hurley, LCSW, is a child and adolescent psychotherapisKate Rudd, winner of the 2013 Audie and Odyssey Awards for ht and parenting expert in Los Angeles, California. Hurley eaer narration of John Green's The Fault in Our Stars and multrned her bachelor of arts in psychology and women's studies iple Audiofile Magazine Earphones award recipient, has narrafrom Boston College and her master of social work from the Uted over 250 titles across a variety of genres. niversity of Pennsylvania. Hurley also has training in play therapy from the University of California, San Diego. For seven years, Hurley worked for The Help Group, a nonprofit dedicated to children with learning disabilities.