Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell | Book Review (but slightly different)

A few days ago my secret sister asked me if I had read Fangirl yet. She’d browsed my Goodreads profile, and found Rainbow Rowell’s other books marked read, but Fangirl painfully empty. And to my surprise (and growing horror), I realized she was right. Which just isn’t right, because Fangirl is EVERYTHING and means the world to me. I read Fangirl at precisely the right time. It was exactly the kind of read I needed at that time, relayed a beautiful message like a punch in the gut, and because of that it has  secured a solid spot in my heart. Now there’s literally TONS of great reviews out there, and I don’t think I have anything to say that hasn’t been said before. Therefore, this is…

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My True Love Gave To Me | Book Review

    *singsong voice* I am so incredibly late to the party, again. Around Christmas my twitter feed was exploding with people reading My True Love Gave To Me, and I wanted to read it as well. But a snowboarding trip was coming up, and I put it off, and then I didn’t read it. Insert sad face. And when I got back after a week in the French Alps, Christmas had passed and I decided not to purchase the book. Then a week later I was exchanging ‘late’ Christmas presents with a friends, and guess what my present was. A good amount of squealing and hugging was involved, because my friend just knows me SO well. And the past week I’ve been reading one short story every night. Now…

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Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell | Book Review

As I am incredibly behind in reading this book, this review probably won’t tell you anything you haven’t heard before. But because it was such an incredibly good read I can’t really help myself to at least write something about it and show you what I loved so much about this book. The way it is written. Those metaphors! Gosh, the words just seemed to flow. With every word I read the story seemed to come alive. I was absolutely absorbed in the story from beginning to end. The characters. They’re real and relatable. Eleanor, a ‘big’ girl with flaming red hair, and Park, a thin (half) Korean boy. The point of view switches every chapter or so and it makes that you can identify with Eleanor, the…

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