The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

Pre-loaded Audiobook - 2012
Average Rating:
Rate this:
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.
Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, [2012], p2011
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781469212197
Characteristics: 1 sound media player (ca. 7 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 9 x 6 cm.; in container 19 x 14 cm
Call Number: PLWY Y GREEN, J


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
Aug 09, 2017

The Fault in Our Stars is a book written by John Green in 2012. It is about a 16 year old cancer patient who falls in love with another cancer patient from the same support group. This book can be considered a romance between the two teenagers as they look to defeat cancer together. This inspiring and beautiful book takes you on a roller coaster of emotions with bits of sadness, humour and anger. This book truly takes a look at life in a different perspective and shows that there is a meaning to life. I would recommend this book to anyone aged 15 or higher, and give it 5/5 stars. @shafyy of the Hamilton Public Library Teen Review Board

The Fault in Our Stars is a teen romance novel written by John Green. The novel follows the story of a sixteen year old girl named Hazel Grace Lancaster, who was diagnosed with cancer when she was younger. Her whole life she knew she would not live long because her cancer was terminal. Hazel Grace educates herself at home and does not leave her house often. However, everything changes when her mom takes her to a cancer kid support group when she meets a boy named Augustus Waters. Augustus, cancer free now, shows Hazel a different look upon life for when you feel that yours may end. If you are into teen romance novels than this book is definitely for you. I would highly recommend this novel for people twelve and up because there are some very mature themes in the novel. The Fault in Our Stars is also an easy read, a book great for picking up and putting down. If you enjoyed other John Green novels I would recommend reading this one too. Overall, if I had to rate this novel, I would rate it four out of five stars.
- @Sapphirereads of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

This book was so much fun to read. This is a very emotional book, with many good messages throughout. The genre is Young Adult Fiction/Romance. Hazel (main character in the book) really grows into herself as the book continues and that was fascinating. The book was unexpected and always left me wondering what will happen in the next chapter, so I couldn’t put it down. This book is appropriate for kids and there isn’t much vulgar language. I wish that we could meet more characters in the book to really understand it. I had to read the book two times to fully understand it, and after reading it the second time I realized how much I missed the first time I read it. I would give this book a 3.5 out of 5 stars because of the emotional factor.
- @terrificbooklover of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Aug 03, 2017

Kate Rudd is an excellent reader. Great voice, inflection, voice changes for characters.

May 06, 2017

I laughed a lot more than I expected considering the heavy subject matter in this story. Of course, I also cried. The story was surprising and rich. A great read. The reader was strong and sounded like Hazel Grace (the main character).

Nov 10, 2016

This book is very well written and filled with a beautiful romance that felt real. I loved how this was not any ordinary love story. This entire novel was very well thought out and you can tell how meticulous the author was when writing this. All the details and the fact that there are very little to no plot holes made this book very enjoyable. I love John Green’s style of writing and how I get completely captured in all of his books. I could not put this book down and ended up finishing it in one sitting. I have read it multiple times and every time I read it it's like I’m reading it for the first time. It is a really good book and I would recommend it to teenagers who love to read about romance. I rate it 4/5.
- @potterhead of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

I saw one of my friends of a friend reading this and apparently she said it was really good. Well, for once we agree on something. It is excellent! So many people have watched the movie but I really don't know why someone would do that when the book is a thousand times better. So here, you have your pair of star-crossed lovers. Their infinities are larger than words, and more romantic than the sappiest of love stores. But, as in any book, there is a problem. Actually, there are multiple problems. Hazel has cancer. So did Augustus at one point. They meet at this cancer program in the literal heart of Jesus. Then what? To whatever end, I am very thankful for this little infinity that John Green has given the world. 5/5 Stars.
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

One of my favourite things about this book is the fact that it gives a different look into how people with cancer feel. It feels very honest and raw which makes it a lot more interesting to read. I really like how intelligent the main characters are and how even as teenagers they still have big views and opinions on life. The storyline is really sweet but it succeeds at getting you in your feelings and breaking your heart too. I think everyone would learn something from reading this book. It's been given a lot of hype but it certainly lives up to it.
- @bookanarchy of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

The Fault In Our Stars is a very teenagery type of book, but it is an important one. This book is such a good read that I was not able to put it down at all and ended up reading it in one sitting. I first read it in the 8th grade and since then I have read it several more times. The Fault In Our Stars took me on an emotional rollercoaster ride. John Green wrote this book so perfectly and beautifully. He finds a way to put humour, sadness and joy all in the same book at different times. The Fault In Our Stars is an amazing book that I think all different types of people could read and enjoy. 5 Stars
- @bookworm of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

The Fault In Our Stars is an incredibly emotional novel by John Green that follows the story and romance of two teenagers with cancer. The main character, Hazel, has been struggling with cancer and her life isn’t what she had hoped for until suddenly one day she meets Augustus Waters and her life is completely turned around. This book is really sweet and eventful but it will also break your heart in the end. It’s definitely not a typical teenage love story. I would rate it 3/5 stars.
- @reginaphalange of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Jul 05, 2016

This story was amazing because the speaker really connected to the reader. Because of this is made it so emotional at some parts. The reason why I love this book so much is because it is about how Hazel learned to deal with overcoming her fears of death.

bnotash70 Jul 09, 2015

I liked this book, about two teenagers living with/dying from cancer. They are so believeable and loving of their parents, their lives, and each other. It was a strong reminder of how people facing strange and different problems in life are all having simiilar feelings.

Nov 21, 2014

My wife recommended this one to me back when it debuted two years ago, and now that the movie is playing in theaters and it's is all over the news again I thought it was time to finally check it out. I was afraid the hype would be too much though. Thankfully, not. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is an elegant love story of joy, heartbreak, and what we do with the time we're given.

There are so many points where the narrative could have gone south—turning melodramatic, cliché, or just plain schmaltzy. But it doesn't. Green's characters feel like real teens just trying to live life to the fullest despite also battling cancer. Hazel especially is as authentic as any living person could be given her extreme circumstances.

Aug 15, 2014

I was shocked and cried, I was expecting her to die from the start. I did really like this book. And I am interested in seeing how the movie comes off. Worth the read!

donnyrayh Nov 08, 2013

Very good book on CD!! I did not like some of the "Theological" views but the story of LIFE was most delightful!! I will NEVER look at a person with cancer in the same way! One of those books that you hate when it ends!

JCLHopeH Jun 11, 2013

Thankfully, cancer has barely been a part of my world, which made 16-year-old Hazel’s perspective as a cancer patient new and fascinating to me. Your worldview and priorities are radically altered when you and your regular companions face terminal illness. I grew very attached to John Green’s characters, laughing out loud at their antics and letting tears roll when I had to say goodbye. The reader Kate Rudd has the perfect voice and tone for this book.

View All Comments


Add Age Suitability
Jun 25, 2016

pink_ladybug_177 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

Apr 07, 2015

black_panda_499 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 99


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at DCL

To Top