Author: Rainbow Rowell

Book Review 111: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Book Review 111: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

I’ll be honest, I was hesitant to try another Rainbow Rowell novel. I fell hard for Eleanor & Park last summer. I loved it so much I couldn’t put into words what I loved about it and it was one of the few books I didn’t write a review about last year. I felt like Rowell had been watching my teenage years. After reading Fangirl I think Rowell may have been watching my college years as well. I fell right in between Cath’s and Wren’s college experiences. I moved away (but no too far) to go to college. I wasn’t as fearful of new things as Cath, but I wasn’t Wren’s party girl either. I had a high school sweetheart who broke up with me over the phone a couple of months after I started college (we had been dating for 3+ years). There were a lot of emotional ups and downs with boys and classes. Somehow, Rowell took me back to those days for at least one day. That’s right, I started reading Fangirl at 11 AM on a Saturday morning and didn’t stop reading until about 5 PM. What I loved most about Fangirl was that each character […]

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