John Green

The Fault in Our Stars

About John Green

John Michael Green was born in Indianapolis Indiana on August 24, 1977 but spent his childhood in Orlando Florida. He graduated from Kenyon Collage in 2000. His degrees are English and Religious Studies. Before collage Green wanted to be a Episcopal priest. He decided to spend his time with hospitalized kids as a chaplain, this is how he decided to become a writer and how he got his inspiration for The Fault in Our Stars. Besides writing he also has a vlog channel (a video blog) on YouTube called the VlogBrothers with his brother Hank Green. John Green has two movies based on his books, The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns. His most popular book is The Fault in Our Stars.

His Book

  • The Fault in Our Stars
  • Paper Towns
  • Let it Snow
  • Dakota Days
  • The Stars Won't Go Out
  • Looking for Alaska
  • An Abundance of Katherines.


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The Fault in Our Stars and Summary

The Fault in Our stars follows the main character Hazel Grace Lancaster as she lives her life with lung cancer. She is trying to live a normal life and is also worrying what her parents will be like after she dies. Her mother thinks shes depressed so she sends her to a cancer support group where she meets a guy named Augustus Waters. While he had to loose a leg to cancer his survival rate his much high than Hazels death sentence. They start to hang out and hazel tells Augustus about her favorite book called An Imperial Affliction. He reads it and falls in love with it too, so they try to contact the author to find out how the book truly ends. The author, Peter Van Houten, contacts them back but says he can only say it in person, with Peter living in Amsterdam they think it's useless. Turns out that Augustus still has his wish from the Make a Wish Foundation so he invites hazel to come with him to go to Amsterdam. They meet Peter and learn everything they wanted to know and while Hazel is the one who is spouse to die, Augustus tells her about his last scan and how his whole body is filled with cancer. Hazel and Augustus spend their last couple months together loving each other each and everyday.

Novel Review

The novel was a fantastic book. It was a very well written and well thought out. It was fascinating and just made you want to keep reading to find out more about it.

Impression of The Author

John Green is an author that is very good at describing detail and making you feel like you are living in the story. He makes it where you get into and he leads you to think one thing but turns out to be another. He is over all a very talented author.