Author: John Green
Publication date: January 10, 2012
Why Your Should Read It: Amazing, moving, read-through-the-night kind of story. 16 year old has terminal cancer. Falls in love. Life begins.
Cocktail-Party Fact: The title is inspired by a famous line from Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar (Act 1, scene 2). The nobleman Cassius says to Brutus, “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, / But in ourselves, that we are underlings.”