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The Fault in Our Stars Audiobook

The Fault in Our Stars Audiobook

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.
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Audible Editor Reviews

Why we think it's Essential - It doesn’t matter that John Green’s target audience is teenagers – his characters are smart, honest, and funny no matter how old you are, and the universal themes captured in this book are, well, universal. Terminal cancer may not be the most uplifting of plotlines, but don’t let that stop you from listening to this wonderful story. Narrator Kate Rudd is most impressive in handling all of the male and female characters – young and old, American and Dutch alike – and is definitely a rising (no pun intended) star. — Diana D.

Publisher's Summary

Audie Award Nominee, Best Teens Category, 2013

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.

©2012 John Green (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"An electric portrait of young people who learn to live life with one foot in the grave. Filled with staccato bursts of humor and tragedy, The Fault in Our Stars takes a spin on universal themes - Will I be loved? Will I be remembered? Will I leave a mark on this world? - by dramatically raising the stakes for the characters who are asking." (Jodi Picoult, best-selling author of My Sister’s Keeper and Sing You Home)

"It's a testament to John Green's writing and Kate Rudd's narration that, in a book about teenagers with cancer, there are still plenty of laugh-out-loud moments. Green's teens are precocious and clever, and Rudd sells it, delivering every 'or whatever' with perfect teenage inflection and fully inhabiting protagonist Hazel as she navigates the world with lungs ravaged by cancer. When Hazel has trouble breathing, we hear it in the way Rudd gasps and pants between words. It's a sad, funny, smart, beautiful book." (AudioFile)

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    Athena 02-16-15
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    "Heartbreaking yet Uplifting"

    I started listening to this book on a Friday evening only listening to the first chapter and completed it by lunchtime on Monday. I couldn't stop listening! The writing and narrating were hands down some of the best. The characters seemed so real as if I "knew" them. Great read!

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    CPM 02-16-15
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    "Overwhelming Smart & Sweet"

    Stunning reality of inner thoughts that gripped my heart and personal being. Lucky us, those of us who get to love and fight.

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    Chelsea 02-16-15
    Chelsea 02-16-15
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    "Organic love"

    Such a unique story capturing the discovery of true love at a young age incorporated by the human nature dis functionalities of the world.

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    Crystal 02-16-15
    Crystal 02-16-15
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    "The Fault in our stars"

    Awesome book. Touching story. Changes your perspective in life. Makes you more aware of the things that really matter in life.

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    sara Oslo, Norway 02-14-15
    sara Oslo, Norway 02-14-15
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    "Not Bad :)"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes because it was a nice story considering the situation.
    Although it was not the best story I kind of enjoyed it :) It was sad and a reminder of what's happening to people around the world. It was a basic story but a story I recommend. Some light reading/audio...


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    Gail Hayes 02-14-15
    Gail Hayes 02-14-15
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    "Excellent"

    I recommend listening to this book. Wonderfully written and Kate Rudd was excellent in her performance. It is very worthwhile.

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    Joyce A. Reynolds 02-13-15 Member Since 2014
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    "heartwarming"

    A heartwarming story that brings you into the life of two young teenagers
    with the weight of the world on their shoulders. The story reflects on what it is to live in a world of cancer

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    Adrian Mercado Gracia 02-12-15
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    "Good book"

    Good story and narration. Not 5 stars just because it is for teenagers but really enjoyed the story. Credit well spent

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    J Hill Kitty Hawk, NC 02-12-15
    J Hill Kitty Hawk, NC 02-12-15 Member Since 2016

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    "WOW!"

    This is a must read book. Although you knew it was going to be a tear jerker, it was so worth every tear that fell. I was so sad when the book was over. Saw the movie also but it doesn't even come near reading the book!

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    Alvin Kew, Australia 02-12-15
    Alvin Kew, Australia 02-12-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Amazing - best audiobook I have ever heard"

    There is a reason why this book is such a phenomenon. John Green writes his characters so well that they come alive. You really start caring for them. And that is why it is so devastating when the inevitable happens. Kate Rudd's narration is astonishing. She captured the voices and, more importantly, the essences of all the characters. She brought it all to glorious life. Listening to this book was a rollercoaster ride - I laughed a lot, I cried a lot, and I reflected a lot. This "Young Adult" book is simply one of the best books I have ever read.

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