'Fault in our Stars' by John Green shortlisted

FAULT IN OUR STARS by JOHN GREEN
Short listed for Children’s Fiction Prize 2013


 In January 2012 The Fault in Our Stars debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list in the US and has been in the charts there ever since, mostly at #1

TIME Magazine’s #1 Fiction Book of 2012!

Currently #2 on New York Times Best-seller List and #7 on Amazon Bestseller list

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

Praise for The Fault In Our Stars

Electric . . . Filled with staccato bursts of humor and tragedy (Jodi Picoult)

Damn near genius . . . Simply devastating . . . Fearless in the face of powerful, uncomplicated, unironized emotion (TIME)

A novel of life and death and the people caught in between, The Fault in Our Stars is John Green at his best. You laugh, you cry, and then you come back for more (Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief)

Funny . . . Poignant . . . Luminous (Entertainment Weekly)

About the story:
When Hazel, just 17 but already a terminal cancer patient, meets Augustus at a support group, both their lives are about to change. She persuades him to read her favourite book, ‘An Imperial Affliction’, and together they set out to find the reclusive author. But as the two grow closer to one another, they are forced to confront the stark reality that their relationship can only end one way. United by one inspirational story and the desire to live life to the full, they set out on a journey that will redefine everything you think you knew about life.

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