Book Review: Fangirl (Rainbow Rowell)

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Book Review: Fangirl (Rainbow Rowell)

Book Review: Fangirl (Rainbow Rowell)

Happily ever after, or even just together ever after, is not cheesy.
It’s the noblest, like, the most courageous thing two people can shoot for.

Just finished reading another Rainbow Rowell's YA novel Fangirl. Here's what I think about this cute story.

Book Review: Fangirl (Rainbow Rowell)

Just finished reading another Rainbow Rowell's YA novel Fangirl. I expected too much from Rainbow Rowell after reading Eleanor & Park

That’s why Fangirl in my opinion pales in comparison. 

Still Rainbow Rowell managed to make me fall in love with the main guy character Levi (and his untiring smile). 

I understand Cath because I’m a fangirl myself.

Although I don’t spend thousands of hours writing fan fiction online, I know how it feels obsessing about the magical world and the characters in it.

The Harry Potter characters grew up right in front of my eyes and I feel protective of them, just as Cath is as defensive with her favorite fictional characters Simon and Baz. 

I can stay up late discussing the could-have-been and what might-have-been with other HP fans.

I don’t like meeting people and unnecessary social obligations (attending parties). So, Cath for me is normal.

Fangirl is a fun and entertaining novel.

You sort of get two fictions in one book: Cath’s world, and a glimpse of the world she’s obsessing over.

Reading Fangirl makes you wish you have a sister or a friend like Cath (if you’re into writing or if you love fictions). 

It makes you want to meet someone as warm and comforting as Levi. 

Having a boyfriend like him is like coming home to a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows in a cold and windy weather. 

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell makes you want to head to the nearest Starbucks for a hot Gingerbread Latte Grande.


I give Fangirl 3.5 stars. Then again, who am I to say it’s a good or a not-so-good book. Go get your copy and see for yourself.

See also:
Life After Eleanor & Park (Book Review And Raving)

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