The Fault in Our Stars By John Green

It is sweeping the nation, the book that has captured the hearts of everyone at LDV Middle School this year. It has been nominated by The New York Times as “an instant classic” and I think the students agree. No one knows how it started but The Fault in Our Stars has made its way from person to person leaving a lasting imprint on their heart, including Student Body President Dylan A. He said he learned “ YOLO, you only live once, live life to the fullest”. This book, soon to be movie revolves around Hazel Lancaster a girl with a form of terminal lung cancer who lives in modern day Indianapolis, Indiana. One day she goes to a church support group for cancer kids she meets Augustus Waters. Soon they become friends and then fall in love. This is a riveting tale about two kids who have had to live through some of the harshest realities of life.  This is a story of pain, loss, life, rebirth and second chances. With a diverse cast of characters, from two sets lovable understanding parents, to a cranky grief filled author. This book is one you will not be able to put down and will capture the hearts of everyone who reads it.