The Fault In Our Stars

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.

If you’ve read the book and are completely prepared for spoilers, visit a The Fault in Our Stars Q&A.


“In its every aspect, The Fault in Our Stars is a triumph.” -Booklist, starred review

“Luminous.” -Entertainment Weekly

“A smartly crafted intellectual explosion of a romance.” -Kirkus, starred review

A blend of melancholy, sweet, philosophical, and funny. Green shows us true love…and it is far more romantic than any sunset on the beach.” -New York Times Book Review

“One doesn’t like to throw around phrases like “instant classic” lightly, but I can see The Fault in Our Stars taking its place alongside Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret in the young-adult canon. Green’s book is also a good example of why so many adult readers are turning to young-adult literature for the pleasures and consolations they used to get from conventional literary fiction.” -Time

“Green writes books for young adults, but his voice is so compulsively readable that it defies categorization. The Fault in Our Stars proves that the hype surrounding Green is not overblown.” -NPR

“A pitch-perfect, elegiac comedy…it will linger long and hard in the minds of teens and former teens.” -USA Today

“An achingly beautiful story.” -SLJ, starred review

“John Green deftly mixes the profound and the quotidian in this tough, touching valentine to the human spirit.” -Washington Post

Nice Things That Have Happened

#1 New York Times bestseller
#1 Wall Street Journal bestseller
#9 The Bookseller (UK) bestseller
#1 Indiebound bestseller
New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice
Starred reviews from Booklist, SLJ, Publisher’s Weekly, Horn Book, and Kirkus

In Other Languages

Editions of The Fault in Our Stars are forthcoming in Dutch, German, Spanish, French, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, Hebrew, Chinese, and Portuguese.

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sheryl October 20, 2014 at 12:04 am

Hola John Green
Soy una gran admiradora de tu libro llamado Bajo La Misma Estrella
Quería hacerte unas cuantas preguntas que me interesarian saber
Estas preguntas son sobre tu libro
Quería que me las respondieras mis preguntas por privado pero no logre encontrar una dirección para hacerlo
En fin se que te costara leer este comentario, ya que esta en español
No publicare mis preguntas aqui, ya que no mesiento comoda y no creo que sea el mejor lugar para hacerlo
Espero obtener una respuesta completa y bien estructurada sobre mi comentario
Ya mi correo esta ahí por si quisieres y cuando quieras, obsequiarme tu respuesta
La espero con ansias
Muchas gracias
Existos y bendiciones
Att: Sheryl Zamora Chavarría. (admiradora)


Victoria October 20, 2014 at 8:24 am

What i like about this book is no matter how sad the story is, there is still funny bits. No matter how many times you read it, every time you think something you hadn’t thought of before. This book isnt just a story, its one of those things that make you think, that make you laugh and cry, that make you forget everything else besides the book when you re reading it. You dont get many of those books


Lilly c October 20, 2014 at 12:39 pm

It is a amazing book for teenagers like me to realise what love is and how kind boys and men can be,this is a tragic storey but displayed extremely well I read this book while on my two week holiday with my bestfriend and I couldn’t put my book down✨


sara October 20, 2014 at 2:14 pm

dear John,
this is a fantastic book, and you know it.. i attend to see the film with my boyfriend

xxx Sara


munah October 20, 2014 at 3:48 pm

Dear john green,
The fault in our stars was the first book that i’ve read by you, but Before i got to read your fantastic book, i went to the cinema to watch this movie that everyone was talking about, but unfortunately the tickets were sold out so i decided to watch the late show, and trust me it was worth it.

I laughed, I cryed, and sure enough i went back for more, I went back to the cinema about 3 more times to watch your great and amazing movie “the fault in our stars.”
My best friend watched it with me also and loved it! so we both bought the dvd and watched that about a million times too.
When i found out that there was a book i just knew i had to get it! So i did and once again i read that about a million times also.

Its like im hazel grace and your van houten, excepet your coward as he was but you are a great writer like him, and your book is like inperl afliction to me. You understand me john green, you inspire me and i just want to thank you for that.


munah October 20, 2014 at 3:52 pm

“Except your not a coward as he was” was what i meant to say. My name is munah and i am 13 years old.


Kelsie October 20, 2014 at 5:44 pm

Dear John Green,

Hi John Green my name is Kelsie I am a huge fan of your book I can read it like every day with out sleeping

Please respond as soon as you can

Your truly,


franceskakugawa October 20, 2014 at 6:13 pm

Dear Mr. Green,
I need to know what happened to Hazel?
Did she recover from her cancer? And how about Issac…were his
eyes ever restored?
Are you writing another story?
If you choose not to answer this, will you tell me where you live? May I come to visit you and you can tell me what happened to these two characters. I promise not to tell anyone.

Yes, Mr. Green, very clever indeed. You turned both of us into the characters in your story.
Wow…how did you do this? This is creativity at its best.
I got your other books and am on a Green hook.


mrk October 21, 2014 at 1:05 pm

dear Mr John and readers its one the most beautiful story i have read..i actually want to do my research work on this novel but m little bit stuck…so i want to ask u people that which realistic element in the novel inspired you most? i will go for that one..
do reply as soon as possible.regards Mrk


Lea October 21, 2014 at 2:13 pm

Hi John,
this book changed my life, i´m fourteen and from Germany.
The first time I heard about the Story was the start of 2014 my best friend tells me about it. We watched together the Movie and loved it from the beginning, now i watched it everyday and read when I have enough time for it. I only want to say Thank you <3 Thank your for giving us the Book and this wonderfull, wonderfull love Story.


Kaley October 21, 2014 at 7:23 pm

Dear Mr. John Green,
I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoy your books and your movie(s). You sir are a creative genius. I’ve never read a book who can write like you can. My personal favorites is The Fault In Our Stars and Paper Towns. I’ve seen The Fault In Our Stars so many times I feel like I know every line word for word! The way you portray the way the characters feeling and how you connect with me, as a reader of course. I don’t have cancer or anything, but I refer to myself as a hopeless romantic. I read romance novels more than anything. I sometimes write poems, stories, or even draw pictures. I really hope you get the chance to read this. Yours truly, Kaley


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Dennis Fischman October 22, 2014 at 10:17 am

Does anyone know of a support group in the Boston, MA area like the one pictured in this book? I have a student who could use it. Thank you so much for any information!


Susana October 22, 2014 at 12:30 pm

So thise book was terribly awesome and te movie it was icredibe to be honest one of the best romantic movies.eved made


sharik caicedo October 22, 2014 at 7:35 pm

querido señor green amo su libro THA FAULT IN OUR STARS adoro su maravillosa obra e incluso me sorprende el sentimiento mutuo entre hazel grace y august waters …
espero que porfavor me conteste algunas preguntas:
¿ hazel grace queda para siempre sola u todavia pensando en august waters?
se que no es real su tema pero igualmente qusiera que porfavor responderme las preguntas
soy sharik caicedo de colombia y espero que con gratitud me conteste gracias¡


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Summer Williams October 22, 2014 at 11:04 pm

Hello John Green…

Why I thought your book The Fault in Our Stars was terrific. I have a few questions. I have been told by several people that this book is based on a true story. Just not the way that’s the movie or book goes they say it was the other way around you understand what I mean. I’ve been meaning to contact you and write you letters. I have been unable to find a address or p.o. Box. I have many more question about your wonderful, amazing, tragedy, and humorous book. Please contact me in your free time. Thank you-Summer Williams


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