Author: Rainbow Rowell
Summary: When twins Cath and Wren enter college, Wren pushes for independence, leaving Cath behind. Cath is forced to make her way alone through her first year, while fending off an unfriendly roommate with an over-friendly boyfriend, a writing partner who only seems to care about her writing, and a father on the brink of a breakdown. Through her love for the series Simon Snow, and her work on her fanfiction of the 8th book, Cath finally begins to understand herself, her family, and her life at college in a totally new way.
Six Word Review: Unique, quite good, but not brilliant.
How many stars would you give this book & Why? 8/10 because it was enjoyable and different, but the writing could have been better-crafted in places.
I started reading it because It was recommended to me by a friend.
I kept reading because It was easy to read, and it hooked me in. I wanted to know more about Cath, Simon Snow, and all of the quirky characters. Cath was also very relatable for me. This book created suspense in a highly unusual way, because while the plot did not really follow a traditional arc, but merely meandered from thing to thing, my interest was completely caught and I immersed myself in the world.
Gut Reaction: This book is going to have a bad ending. Continue reading