Fangirl

Fangirl

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Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan, but for Cath, being a fan is her life-and she's really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it's what got them through their mother leaving.Reading. Rereading. Hanging out in Simon Snow forums, writing Simon Snow fan fiction, dressing up like the characters for every movie premiere.Cath's sister has mostly grown away from fandom, but Cath can't let go. She doesn't want to.Now that they're going to college, Wren has told Cath she doesn't want to be roommates. Cath is on her own, completely outside of her comfort zone. She's got a surly roommate with a charming, always-around boyfriend, a fiction-writing professor who thinks fan fiction is the end of the civilized world, a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words . . . And she can't stop worrying about her dad, who's loving and fragile and has never really been alone.For Cath, the question is: Can she do this? Can she make it without Wren holding her hand? Is she ready to start living her own life? Writing her own stories? Open her heart to someone?Or will she just go on living inside somebody else's fiction?
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781250030955
Branch Call Number: YA FIC Rowel
Characteristics: 438 pages
Alternative Title: Fan girl

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Cath loves her fandom and loves writing fanfic for it. Will moving to college, new love and family issues mean she'll have to leave her favorite character behind?

Cath Avery's life has two polestars: Wren, her identical twin, and the Simon Snow series, a Harry Potter-like publishing phenomenon that Cath has been reading-and rewriting, as a hugely popular fanfiction author-for years. While Cath is an expert on Simon's life, she finds her own difficult, espe... Read More »

Cath is going through a lot of changes. New school, living away from home, separation from her twin sister, and her favorite fandom maybe not being the haven it once was. Can Cath march on in spite of her worries and insecurities to embrace this new phase of her life?

Going to college can be pretty scary, especially when your twin decides she wants to room with someone else and your writing professor hates fanfiction. Will Cath be able to find her way, and find herself?


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Sep 04, 2014

this book is so amazing!!!!!!! Rainbow Rowell is an interesting and realistic author

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Persassy
Jul 15, 2014

I want more.

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amandamuschett
Dec 06, 2013

One of my favourite books ever. The most I've ever related to a character. I LOVE EVERY SINGLE THING ABOUT THIS BOOK. 4 FOR YOU RAINBOW ROWELL, YOU GO RAINBOW ROWELL. A+++++++++

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