"The Fault in Our Stars"
Reason Number Two
If the concept for death scares you, then you shouldn't read this book.
- “The only person I really wanted to talk to about Augustus Water’s death was Augustus Waters.” (Green 262)
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Reason Number Four
If you don’t like depression, then you shouldn’t read this book.“
- Depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying.” (Green 34)
Reason Number Five
If you don’t like reading about teenage relationships, then you shouldn’t read this book.
- “You’re just saying? What, you’re saying that you’re totally fine with your teenage daughter running free with an older boy in a city that’s famous for its vice and debauchery is totally fine with you?” (Green 132)
Reason Number Six
If you don’t like reading about cancer, then you shouldn’t read this book.
- “There is only one thing in this world shittier than biting it from cancer when you are sixteen, and that’s having a kid who bites it from cancer.” (Green 8)
Reason Number Seven
If you don’t like reading about people who struggle to breath, then you shouldn’t read this book.
- “You could glance at Augustus and never know he was sick, but I carried my disease with me on the outside, which is part of why I’d become such a homebody in the first place.” (Green 27)
Reason Number Eight
If you don’t like mean drunks, then you shouldn’t read this book.
- “Van Houten pursed his lips. ‘I regret that I cannot indulge your childish whims, but I refuse to pity you in the mannar to which you are well accustomed.’” (Page 220)
Reason Number Nine
If you don’t like eulogy's, then you shouldn’t read this book.
- “But, Gus, my love, I cannot tell you how thankful I am for our little infinity. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. You have me a forever within the numbered days, and I’m grateful.” (Green 260)
Reason Number Ten
If you don’t believe in support groups after tragedies, then you shouldn’t read this book.
- “Would you like to share a memory of Augustus with the group?” (Page 277)