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The Fault in Our Stars - John Green I gave myself an ample amount of time to pull my self back together."The novel was composed of scratches on a page. The characters inhabiting it have no life outside of those scratches. They all ceased to exist the moment the novel ended."It's sad. But damn that's reality. Oh God, how long did I put off in starting this. I'm kind of a reader wherein I develop a list(mentally) on what to read first then ascend to the next. It's like I'm trying to find the right time to read the particular book. I guess it took me 4 months and realize to finally pick TFIOS from the shelf. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS is the latest John Green novel. Surprisingly, it's about a lot of things: illness, love, contemporary art, poetry, Amsterdam, Indianapolis, and other cool stuffs. Better check it out. I know the book sounds depressing since it's mainly about two teenagers who suffers from cancer. Hazel Grace Lancaster, our narrator, is a thyroid cancer patient in which, in the novel, she carries/wheels this oxygen tank that helps her breathe and brings air to her lungs. While Augustus Waters is diagnosed of Osteosarcoma that results to cutting his right leg. It actually saddens me to talk about their illnesses let alone think about it. Gladly though, this is not as melancholic as it should be since it also talks about other things that are not cancer-related topics. Well, sort off. There's the mind-bugling Peter Van Houten and his infamous novel An Imperial Affliction. Surely there were others who thought he was real, I know I did. Then when I realized he.is.purely.made.of.fiction, I.was.ashamed. And so Hazel and Augustus rode through, battling and fighting for dear life, in a way manageable just to try and live as normal as teens can be. Again, totally depressing. But alas! John Green has a way of turning morbid events into intellectually-engaging scenes which makes you think "why is a sixteen year old girl so freaking smart?" I think of how ironic TFIOS to the An Imperial Affliction. Again, I realized that by the end of the book. Everything about this upsets me. This upsets me so much that I haven't sobbed, no scratch that, cried so hard after Sarah Ockler's Twenty Boy Summer, and that was a very long time ago, which brings out the emotional part of me that I didn't knew existed. The characters felt so real to me. I envy the full dedication and compassionate fidelity of Hazel's parents through and through. I think they are one of the best parents I've read. And Isaac, oh poor and heartbroken Isaac. My heart breaks or you as well. And Peter, I thought he is just a waste. But I adore him nonetheless. Hazel Grace and Augustus may not be your typical teenagers and The Fault In Out Stars may not be your typical drama novel, but the book in general is a classic of it's own. I have no idea how many times I cried. Heck, I even cried hours after finishing this. It haunts me like a plague, thinking injustices and cruelty in the world. I sympathize Hazel and Gus that they may not live a glorious life and bitter for some reason that other people are living their full-on healthy human selves ungratefully. This circumstance bothers me so much! "The world is not a wish-granting factory" - Augustus WatersI'm starting to believe in that.Again, I love John Green and I will forever admire his work and it's very clear that he's so passionate in what he's doing. I am just profoundly proud to say that during this lifetime, we may not have the classic authors, we have someone who is equally as brilliant. "The Fault in Our Stars doesn't just dispense with fake sentiment; it offers us a powerful shot of the real stuff in its place." -Time.com xx