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The Fault in Our Stars Audiobook

The Fault in Our Stars Audiobook

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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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    "Brilliant Story and Perspective"

    This is a beautiful story brilliantly told. Not at all what I expected from a book about a young cancer victim. I expected a tear-jerker sappy sad story but this is an insightful look into a very bright and interesting mind. I enjoyed it thoroughly.

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    "A moving book about teenagers"

    I am a high school teacher and found this book to be a wake up call for the healthy adults around our, not so lucky, younger generation.

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    "I love a good story."

    Been awhile since I've read a fiction novel. No regrets to have chosen this one!

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    "amazing loved it 15 stars"

    the narrarotor was amamzing she was good, the book was awesome favorite moment was when he pissed is bed that part was funny the way hazel grace reacts

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    "one of my top 5 books of all time."

    This book was amazing. the writing was descriptive and deep, it made me cry and then immediately laugh. Young love and young heartbreak. The narrator was ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE. I felt so connected with the characters through her reading. I recommend this to anyone and everyone. wow.

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    "Great book!"

    It was a good book. Very well written. You need to read this. I definitely recommend this book to everyone.

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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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    "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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    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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    "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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