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The Fault in Our Stars

How Summer Movies and Books Can Provide Parallels to Real Life's Challenges For Your Kids

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2014 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

How can we as parents accept, nurture and facilitate understanding within our children while witnessing the more painful subjects in life portrayed through popular culture?

Why John Green Loves Wearing Makeup

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 07.07.2014 | Teen

While getting ready for a recent appearance on "The Colbert Report," John Green revealed that he really likes wearing makeup and that he finally under...

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of June 28

Digital Book World | Posted 07.02.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The Amazon-Hachette dispute wears on, but the publisher still manages to see two of its titles in this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

Are There Tears in Your Popcorn? What to Learn From The Fault in Our Stars

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

The Fault in Our Stars movie portrays the fault in our lives when challenged with illness, and the joy in our lives when these challenges are met.

My Close-Up View Of 'The Fault In Our Stars'

Elizabeth Scarboro | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Scarboro

I know for myself that watching one character grieve over the other, I floated between the fictional story and the real. I remembered losing Stephen; I imagined losing my second husband.

Christopher Rosen

This Is 2014's First Actual Oscar Contender | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment

Welcome to For Your Consideration, The Huffington Post's unapologetically obsessive conversation about the Oscar race. Ahead, managing entertainment e...

Pop Culture's Highs And Lows Of 2014 Thus Far

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment

Here we are. It's the midyear point, which means we are finally within our right to declare 2014 a dud. We won't, though. It hasn't been that bad. We ...

The Fault in Our Stars -- No Serious Faults, Say Cancer Caregivers

Joseph Cooper | Posted 06.30.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

For thousands, maybe tens of thousands (more?), The Fault in Our Stars is "organic matter" -- a love story and a story about loving that delivers emotional "nutrients." But I wondered if the story registered as genuine and relatable for teenagers who are actually afflicted with cancer.

The Fault In Our Stars and the Truths Behind It

Kendall Ciesemier | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Kendall Ciesemier

Let's be honest, if you're young, you're most likely healthy. Therefore it feels exponentially more isolating to be a young person battling a disease than an old person battling a disease.

Colbert Wants To Know If John Green Is A Cult Leader

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Comedy

John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars and basically the Internet's favorite person, stopped by "The Colbert Report" on Monday to talk about his...

The No-Win Hypocrisy of Christian Abstinence (and Infinities)

Cynthia Jeub | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion
Cynthia Jeub

So Green told a story, and it garnered various responses from the Christian world. It made us think, and maybe that's what stories should do. Maybe it's better than pretending to have all the answers about sexuality and eternity.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Flying High with Birdy

Jon Chattman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

She's soaring. She's flying high. She's about to take flight. Any fowl puns and cliched sentences are justified when referring to singer/songwriter Bi...

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of June 14

Digital Book World | Posted 06.18.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The success of the film adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars is helping John Green's YA novel hold onto its place at the top of the latest Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List.

The Fault in Our Stars and Death

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 06.13.2014 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

Green's novel (now a movie) confronts the question at the heart of this encounter, one which we all must eventually face: how do we honestly talk about life while remaining fully conscious of our death.

Valuable Takeaways From My Most Recent Read: The Fault In Our Stars

Pam Didner | Posted 06.11.2014 | Books
Pam Didner

"Mom, you should read this book.", said my son. Previously he had suggested Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. I enjoyed that book ...

How 'The Fault In Our Stars' Made Me Closer To My Friends

Madonna Matta | Posted 06.11.2014 | Teen
Madonna Matta

I see this movie as a modern classic. And by that I mean, by 2034, this will be the movie that teenagers will call a classic must-see.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of June 7

Digital Book World | Posted 06.11.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The Fault in Our Stars is making a splash at the box office this week, so it's no shock that the John Green novel it's based on is squarely at the top of this week's list.

Celebrity School: Because Lana Del Rey Cannot Deal With Feminism Right Now

Shanrah Wakefield | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
Shanrah Wakefield

It's important that celebrities are educated and well versed in issues and movements relevant to our world, particularly those relevant to their young audience. The fact is that it is not okay to dismiss the feminism debate as boring.

The Fault in Our Stars: Why We Should Watch It Twice

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 06.10.2014 | Entertainment
James Russell Lingerfelt

What happens when you bring a talented, experienced cast and crew together with a well-written, multi-layered story, and everyone believes in the film's message? A movie, if we watch twice, helps us discover numerous lessons we may have missed the first time.

Feel Pain. Love Deeply.

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

I can abide an abbreviated rendering of a book. I understand that there are just two hours that a moviegoer is willing to contribute to the cause of art. But there were some disappointments in The Fault in Our Stars.

Hollywood's Fault and 'The Fault in Our Stars'

Marc Erlbaum | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marc Erlbaum

Adapted from the bestselling young adult novel by John Green, TFIOS, as it's known to Green's adoring fans, is a beautiful and beautifully honest story about two teens who are dying from cancer and dying to squeeze everything out of life before they do.

'The Fault In Our Stars' Is Not A Good Movie (There, I Said It)

Bizzy Emerson | Posted 06.09.2014 | Teen
Bizzy Emerson

Because of Fault's wit and emotion, the fact that it is problematic is often swept under the rug. Like I said, it's a good book -- but it has its shortcomings.

Tom Cruise Edged Out By 'The Fault In Our Stars'

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — In a box-office battle that pitted young against old, female against male, modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage ro...

Why 'The Fault In Our Stars' Movie Changed That Oranjee Scene From The Book

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment

One of the most tender scenes in "The Fault In Our Stars," the weepiest teen romance film of the year, was altered from its original version in John G...

Here Are The Best Parts Of 'TFIOS'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.07.2014 | Entertainment

That movie everyone on the Internet is talking about? It's "The Fault In Our Stars," Josh Boone's now-blockbuster adaptation of John Green's best-sell...