* TheFaultInOurStars was #1 on the Amazon bestseller list months before it was even scheduled for release. This caused Penguin to push the publishing date up by 5 months, which doesn't happen very often.
** John Green promised to sign every single copy of the first publishing of TheFaultInOurStars. That was 150,000 books, and about 5,000 signatures per day. He did it.
* John winning the single most prestigious young-adult book award '''''with his first book'''''.
* [[https://twitter.com/johngreen/status/538920097654771712 J.K. ROWLING IS FOLLOWING JOHN GREEN ON TWITTER]].