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Fangirl Audiobook

Fangirl

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Publisher's Summary

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 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?

©2013 Rainbow Rowell (P)2013 St. Martin's Griffin

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    T. Soares 03-01-17
    T. Soares 03-01-17

    T. Soares

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    "5 star book"

    Please pleae please please WRITE ANOTHER BOOK ABOUT FANGIRL. IT CAN BE BOOK #2!!!! IM begging YOU PLEASE????!!!!!!!!!

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    Jena Fujioka Bothell, WA USA 01-26-17
    Jena Fujioka Bothell, WA USA 01-26-17 Member Since 2016
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    "wonderful!"

    Great book! I loved it! I wish the Simon Snow books were real too! haha

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    Debbie 12-29-16
    Debbie 12-29-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I freaking loved it"

    OMG this was amazing. I love the way they were so descriptive and the love between Levi and Cath. best book ever that I ever read in 3 days no joke

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    Jordon 12-28-16
    Jordon 12-28-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Girlfriend had me read this. I'm not upset I did."

    This is one of my girlfriends favorite books because she really relates to Cath. I initially started reading this with the intention of understanding my girlfriend better by seeing how she related to this book. But soon into reading it I was pleasantly surprised to find myself engrossed in a genuinely moving story. It's one of my favorite books I've read this year.

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    Rose 12-24-16
    Rose 12-24-16
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    "loved It!"

    awesome! Great voices, accents and the story!!! so great :) I started slow, one chapter a day but somewhere around chapter 20 I just couldn't stop!!! and finished the whole thing in one night!! crazy!

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    Never 12-16-16
    Never 12-16-16
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    "Awsome"

    I love this book awesome story to read I would recommend it but only for middle school and up

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    Jazmin 12-11-16
    Jazmin 12-11-16
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    "great!"

    loved the narrator but most of all the story. The characters are very realistic and enjoyable.

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    Amazon Customer 11-04-16
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    "I need more"

    This was a very well written book...but I'm very disappointed in how it ended there's just nothing I need more!!

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    Hannah 10-30-16
    Hannah 10-30-16
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    "Call me sweetheart."

    FanGirl by Rainbow Rowell was so incredibly written that I actually believed I was a freshman in college, majoring in English. That actually believed I had a ruff and tough roommate that I somehow got along with and liked. That I actually believed I had a boyfriend named Levi and that he was the most wonderful person I've ever met in my entire life. Every time he smiled, I smiled. A ridiculous smile, one that makes my top lip ride up over my gums, made my forehead wrinkle like an absolute nerd, and my eyes scrunch up in the happiest of ways. I've never heard of book that referenced Fanfiction at all, let alone through out the entire book, and as the main characters obsession.
    Even the audio book was so perfectly acted out that I never want to be called anything by a significant-other other than "sweetheart". Maybe sometimes my actual name, but mostly sweetheart. I think I'll always hear Rebecca Lowman's Levi voice saying "sweetheart" into my ear and letting it ring into the air. I will literally never feel the same after listening to this book. I don't think anything written in "modern day" could ever effect me in such a way.

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    Cris5y UPLAND, CA, United States 10-19-16
    Cris5y UPLAND, CA, United States 10-19-16 Member Since 2017

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    "I fell in love"

    I listened to this audio on a solo road trip and it made my drive much more enjoyable. First, the story is awesome. I loved taking a glimpse into this fan fiction world, which I'd surprisingly never known much about. I loved the dynamics between the twin's relationship. I loved the whole first year of college and fitting in part of the story. But what I loved most was the narration. Rebecca Lowman became my favorite narrator solely because of this book. There's just something about her narration that makes me engage and relate.

    My only complaint was the actual fan fiction writing. I get how it added to the story but it dragged on too long for me and I didn't care for the characters - or the storyline, to be honest. I know Rowell went on to write Carry On, about the fictional characters within this story so I must have been part of a smaller group of people who didn't care for it.

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