Author: Rainbow Rowell

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5 Things About Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

5 Things About Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

June 16, 2016 Review 30 ★★★★

My first LGBTQ+ book I don’t know how I’ve managed to continue in modern YA without coming across a LGBTQ+ book, well at least one featuring LGBTQ main characters romance. It’s probably because I mainly stick to fantasy and don’t venture into contemporary romance for a while. Anyway moving on. The romance was good! A little strange at first because […]

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Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

December 10, 2013 Review 60 ★★★★★

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 Read more »

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Review: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Review: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

July 11, 2013 Review 24 ★★½

Set over the course of one school year in 1986, ELEANOR AND PARK is the story of two star-crossed misfits – smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, you’ll remember your own first love – and just how hard it pulled you under. Read more »

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