The Fault In Our Stars: Hero or Zero in the Overcrowded Young Adult Scene?

Let’s face it, young adult or “teen” books don’t have the greatest reputation when it comes to their big screen adaptations. Aside from the Harry Potter‘s and Hunger Games‘ of the world, we see a lack of well-received feature films. The sci-fi and fantasy genres are the ones that are producing more than anyone else. […]

John Green’s “The Fault In Our Stars” to hit the big screen

Named the #1 fiction book of 2012 by TIME magazine, Green’s bestselling novel is being adapted into a movie. Allow me to make one thing clear: The Fault In Our Stars is not a cancer book. In the words of the 16-year-old protagonist Hazel Grace Lancaster, “cancer books suck” because they conceal the hard truth […]