Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Fault in Our Stars Book Review + Giveaway!

Hello Everyone! I hope you had a wonderful and relaxing weekend! Michigan saw some b-e-a-u-tiful weather yesterday and Sunday, so I made sure to get outside for a bit and get some too much sun on my skin.  But honestly, it would not be Memorial Day weekend if I did not burn at least once.

For today's post, I am going to do a review of my May book, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.


Syonpsis (from Amazon):

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 brilliantly explores the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

My Review:

One words: Excellent.  I was going to space out my reading of this book to a chapter a day, but once I got about three chapters in I was hooked and could not put the book down.  I read from page 43 to page 313 in about five hours and I was sad when the book was over.

Green's style of writing is perfect.  It allows you to feel like you are sitting in the room with Hazel and Augustus while they are talking with each other and interacting with the other people around them.  What I loved about the book is that it instantly drew me in to the characters and I wanted to get to know them more. The book covers a wide variety of different subjects that teenagers struggle with; however, there is the added element of cancer and how that changes almost everything in a persons' life.  Plus, the story is filled with romance and excitement.  Honestly, if you have not read this book yet, I would recommend taking a few days to speed through it.

Reviews from Other Bloggers:

Did you know they are coming out with a movie for this book too? I am very excited to see how they translate the book into a movie! It comes to theaters June 6.


Haven't read the book yet, but now you are interested? One lucky reader will win a copy of this book! To enter, please leave a comment on the page about your favorite book and one lucky winner will receive a copy!


 




16 comments:

  1. I read this book but now have seen the movie (early screening!) and also was lucky enough to attend the Nashville fan event when I was in town. I'd like to reread the book but don't own a copy.

    Favorite books are by John Green, actually. An Abundance of Katherines was good as was Paper Towns, too.

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    1. I'm reading Paper Towns right now! Sooo good :) Are they having any other early screenings that you are aware of?

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  2. Oh man, do I have to only choose one book??? What a tough decision!

    I think I would have to say Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Close second would be Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Dragon Tears by Dean Koontz is right up there, as is The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom!

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    1. My husband is a super huge fan of the Harry Potter books! I must admit I have not read them *hangs head in shame*. I should probably get around to that, huh?

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    2. Hey, don't even feel bad about it! I had the entire series for SEVEN YEARS before I finally finished it! It really is an excellent read. I will be going through it again when I finish my next series.

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  3. My all time favorite book is Paulo Coelho's the Alchemist. Its a fairy tale for adults with important life lessons your never too old to learn.

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  4. I i'm still longing to read it! my fav is room by Emma Donoghue. Such a great book. I didn't want to put it down while reading it!!
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  5. My faovirte book is probably The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - SO interesting

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  6. My favorite book is White Noise by Don Delillo

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  7. Discovery of witches by deborah harkness

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  8. my favorite book is into the darkest corner.

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  9. My favorite book is The Secret Life of Henrietta Lacks

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  10. My favorite book is Jurassic Park because that t-rex is so scary.

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  11. My favorite book is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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  12. My favorite book is Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

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  13. my favorite book is Many Waters by Madeleine L'Engle, a close tie with A Wrinkle In Time

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