Monday, 10 June 2013

Pretty Pick of the Week: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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Pretty Pick of the Week is a new weekly meme hosted by Pretty Little Memoirs. It's a way to show any really gorgeous book covers, or anything pretty about a book - I love this! I was meant to post this yesterday but completely lost track of time!

My first pick is:

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?

And does she even want to move on if it means leaving Simon Snow behind? [Goodreads]

I picked this because of this cute! I love the colours, the font and the little characters - it's gorgeous. I can't wait to read this sitting in the sun. 


  1. Ah! This looks like such an incredible read! The cover is gorgeous, too! Thank you so much for joining in Pretty Pick of the Week! :)

    1. Yeah, it looks so good! And no problem, it's a great idea :)


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