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Paperback Fangirl Book

ISBN: 1250042615

ISBN13: 9781250042613


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In Rainbow Rowell's Fangirl , 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...

Customer Reviews

7 ratings


This book. God this book was everything. It was so emotional and there were times it was so up and funny and cute and sweet and times where my heart broke and anger and resentment filled every pore up. I loved the exerts of both the fan fiction Cath was writing and the exerts from the original books. I loved the ending and I would highly recommend this book to any person who has loved a book or series so much that when it ends you find a community who helps breathe new life and continued stories to it.

Fun Read and Enjoyable Characters, kind of forgettable though

I really enjoyed the characters and the way they talked about fanfiction esque topics. Enjoyed seeing it taken seriously. While I heavily enjoyed the book and read it quite fast, didn't really think about it again afterwards. Definitely a young adult fiction book as well.

A Fangirl for "Fangirl"

I loved this book. It felt like I was half reading about my adolescence and college years. While I wasn't a huge introvert like Cath was, I could relate in many ways. Not to mention the school they attended is one I'm partial to! (GO BIG RED!) I love how Rainbow writes. Her characters are so vivid and charming and real. I loved the relationship between all of the characters, familial and love-interests. They weren't perfect and if they tried to be, they failed but in the cutest way possible. I got a little tired of all the included fan fiction and felt some of it was unnecessary to the story line. But on the alternative, as many people have pointed out, it was clearly a Harry Potter parody and I have gone through the rabbit hole of canon and fan fiction of HP that this book made it so much more for me. Side note: Levi needs to be real or someone needs to direct me to his equal for me to throw my love at.

Favorite romcom

The main protagonist, Cath, is so relatable in having anxiety and jitters in being a freshman in college while dealing with family difficulties. I love her so much. Highly recommend this book to those other romcom fangirls.

I’m fangirling over this book

This book is so cute and relatable. It looks into college which is good for people who are in high school and wondering about it. It shows that fan girls are intense. We should all be fangirls it shows you care about how amazing the series is. Fangirls are powerful and this book shows it wrapped around a real life story. Read it I swear it’s good.

A True Fangirl

As a Fangirl myself with Harry Potter, Anime, and BBC TV I feel this accurately depicts the pain that is fangirlism. I developed a deep connection with Cath as she found real world difficult to love when the world of her fandom was so much more enticing. I found myself reading the entire book in one day because I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN. Physically incapable in fact because I became so enthralled with her challenges because they were mine as well. If you are a Time Lord, a Hunter, or hell even a Sparkly Vampire fan and have spent days reading fanfiction or nerd news you HAVE to read this.

Haaaave you met Cath?

"Fangirl" is for every single person out there (yes, girl or guy) who's ever had to deal with being a little bit awkward and a whole lotta obsessed with escaping into the world of fanfiction. It's Cath's first year of college and she's having a little trouble learning to balance the demands of college, family, maintaining a happy online fanbase, and (gulp!) boys.

Fangirl Mentions in Our Blog

Fangirl in Simon Snow and More Fun YA Series
Simon Snow and More Fun YA Series
Published by Ashly Moore Sheldon • July 04, 2021

Rainbow Rowell’s new book, Any Way the Wind Blows, comes out tomorrow. It is the third installment in her acclaimed Simon Snow series. The series is a spinoff from Fangirl, one of Rowell’s other bestselling YA books. And if you’re a fan of Rowell’s work, we have recommendations for you.

Fangirl in 10 x 10: The Best Books of the Decade
10 x 10: The Best Books of the Decade
Published by Ashly Moore Sheldon • November 29, 2019
As we countdown to 2020, we're going to publish a series of ten of the best books of the past decade in ten different genres. 10 x 10! In order to finish by the new year, we'll be packaging two genres together in this once-a-week series. This week's lists are Kids and Young Adults. Here are our picks for the 10 best in each.  
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