Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: The Fault in Our Stars (16)

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine!
This week, I am waiting on...
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Release Date: January 10, 2012
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
SynopsisDiagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer at 12, Hazel was prepared to die until, at 14, a medical miracle shrunk the tumours in her lungs... for now.


Two years post-miracle, sixteen-year-old Hazel is post-everything else, too post-high school, post-friends and post-normalcy. And even though she could live for a long time (whatever that means), Hazel lives tethered to an oxygen tank, the tumours tenuously kept at bay with a constant chemical assault.

Enter Augustus Waters. A match made at cancer kid support group, Augustus is gorgeous, in remission, and shockingly to her, interested in Hazel. Being with Augustus is both an unexpected destination and a long-needed journey, pushing Hazel to re-examine how sickness and health, life and death, will define her and the legacy that everyone leaves behind.
So, as you guys might know, it's John Green Week! Yay! This week, Nerdfighters everywhere are celebrating the upcoming release of John Green's new book. Doesn't it sound fantastic? I saw the video of John Green reading the first chapter on his vlogbrothers channel--I'm hooked! I can't wait until January 10th. :) 

What are you waiting on this Wednesday? And DFTBA!


  1. I've heard this book is very good. The story sounds awesome! Excellent pick! Thank you for sharing it!

    Books For All Seasons

  2. never heard of this book before, love finding about new books... thanks

  3. I've never read a John Green book! I have to start sometime, though! :) Thanks for sharing.

  4. I'm also super excited about this one, great pick. I'm a new follower. Please check out my WoW!

    Anna @ Wanderinglibrarians

  5. I can't wait for the release of this book! great pick!

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    Jay @ We Fancy Books

  6. It does sounds like a good book and the release date gets a thumbs up from me as well, seeing as its being released on my birthday. I will most definitely be adding it to my wishlist :) Great Waiting On Wednesday Choice

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  7. I haven't read this author...yet; this book sounds really good!

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  8. I haven't read anything from John Green, but I really want to! This sounds really good. :)

    Pam | jellylovesbooks

  9. I haven't read anything from this author yet, but this book does sound good.
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  10. Sounds like a good pick.


  11. I have never read a John Green book so this one might have to be my first!

    Anna @ Literary Exploration

  12. I haven't read anything by John Green yet but I have my eyes on this book so I'm hoping to change that very soon :) Excellent choice!

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  13. I haven't read any of John Green's books yet but I know I need to. Great pick. Thanks for sharing. =]
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  14. Great choice!! I am also looking forward to this one!!

    Happy reading and check out my waiting on Wednesday!!

  15. I'm really, really looking forward to this book as well, because I just LOVE John Green! He's such an awesome author. Great pick! :)

  16. What a great pick! Thanks for sharing this. It sounds different than any of the other books I always read.

    Giselle @ booknerd.ca
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  17. This one is very much anticipated here at my house. Taking my daughter to meet Mr. Green next Friday! Have a wonderful week. Shari

  18. I can't because I cried way too much and by the end was purely exhausted.
    I can say this is an incredible book and bit was beautifully well written. I absolutley love John Green. While reading TFIOS, I found that I was really understanding what Haxel was going through and I really felt her emotions.
    Of course, I have to be honest I was completely upset when a certain character dies. And cussing Mr. Green out because of it.


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