Reading Log #4 | The Fault in our Stars

Book Equivalent #1                                       Words: 67,203                       Date: November 5,2015 

Title: The fault in our Stars                                                              Author: John Green                               

Genre ~ Non-Fiction / Fiction Type:  Realistic-Fiction 

  • Opening Sentence:

Late in the winter of my seventeenth year, my mother decided I was depressed.

 

  • Favorite word / phrase / sentence:

The support group

 

  • Vocabulary and new terms (with part of speech) and definition:

“I disavow everything in that putrid novel,” – Morally corrupt or evil

I needed to keep his addled attention on my questions. – Confused, vague

His face still contorted, and I said again, “Okay?” – Twisted

I didn’t know where his room was, and as the stalemate continued. – A situation where no progress can be made.

I stood up to play a me all full of bluster and machismo. – A show of courage

 

  • Reflection, Connection & Personal Response:

I learned that when you think something is going to happen, you should keep your mind open for other things to happen, for a different ending.

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