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The Fault in Our Stars: A Book to Get you Back into Reading

Advantages: Very likable characters, got me back into reading, educational in some ways
Disadvantages: None

...When I was younger I would have classed myself as a bookworm, more content with my own company, buried in my collection of Jacqueline Wilson hardbacks than making friends and going out. I remember being obsessed with the BFG (in my opinion one of Roald Da ...

jojodixon 29.07.2014 · Read full review
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A Star Read - With Plenty of Faults

Advantages: It's a great story with fabulously likeable characters
Disadvantages: It paints an unnecessarily bleak picture of life with thyroid cancer

I’m not a Young Adult I don't normally read young adult fiction but I recently read a review of John Green's 'The Fault in Our Stars' (thanks Linzeeloulabelle) and knew I had to get a copy. I wasn't especially interested in yet another tale of young ...

koshkha 08.05.2013 · Read full review
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A Teen Romance with a Difference

Advantages: Great characters, insightful, moving, romantic
Disadvantages: The fictionalised treatment of cancer may lead to misunderstanding

The Fault in our Stars was recommended to me by my 15 year old daughter, who thought it was wonderful. Hazel is 16 years old and has thyroid cancer, “with an impressive and long settled satellite colony in my lungs.” An experimental drug has bou ...

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Well written and touching.

Advantages: Well written, page turner, nice characters
Disadvantages: none

Over the years I have read many books about dealing with death and dying but many seem forced and as though they are carefully treading around the finer details, being careful not to be too descriptive but this one is one of the exceptions and is a beauti ...

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One of the best books I've ever read

Advantages: Brilliant story, witty narrative,
Disadvantages: heartbreaking

Title: The Fault in Our Stars Author: John Green Genre: Young Adult, Romance Publisher: Puffin Publication Date: 3rd Jan 2013 Goodreads Summary: Diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer at 13, Hazel was prepared to die until, at 14, a medical miracle shrunk ...

laurahartleyy 10.02.2013 · Read full review
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