The Selective Collective reads FANGIRL by RAINBOW ROWELL
The Selective Collective features FANGIRL by RAINBOW ROWELL, provided to us by St. Martin’s Press for review and use in The Selective Collective feature!
For my part in this Selective Collective post, I had the “freebie” selection meaning I get to do WHATEVER I WANT! *maniacal laugh* There were oh so many things I could do relating to FANGIRL, but ultimately — with the help of my fellow SC members — I decided on creating a TBR list for Cath. We KNOW she’s a fan of reading as well as writing and we feel like we could suggest some pretty awesome books for her to read!
Before we start suggesting other books, here’s a little bit more about FANGIRL:
Title: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Publishing Info: September 10th 2013 by St. Martin’s Press
Source: Physical ARC provided to us by St. Martin’s Press for review and use for the Selective Collective promotions!
CATH’S TBR LIST: Created by The Selective Collective
Dear Cath: We loved reading your story in FANGIRL and we couldn’t help but think of all of the books we loved and would love to recommend to you! Here are some of our top picks of books we think you’d enjoy and books you could relate to!
Cath, here are some books we think you’ll get college-like feels from! JUST ONE DAY takes place the summer after high school and Allyson’s first years in college. We think you could relate a lot to some of her college woes and really sympathize with her! WHERE SHE WENT is more college-y as well, although it’s a step outside of traditional college with the characters in Julliard and… well… a band. SIZE 12 IS NOT FAT is actually an adult book, but it takes place at “New York College” with the main character Heather as the residence hall director. It’s a bit more light-hearted, full of comedy as well as mystery!
VAMPIRE ACADEMY and DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE might also give you some “university feels” but these have some awesome elements of paranormal involved as well! We know you enjoy the magic and the paranormal elements wrapped up in Simon Snow, so we thought you might enjoy these magical worlds as well!
We know you’re pretty tight with Wren! We actually don’t know that many books about twins… But we do have some pretty great suggestions for sister relationships! We all loved THE BOOK OF BROKEN HEARTS which features some great sister relationships. THE SKY IS EVERYWHERE shows how main character Lennie deals with separating from her sister Bailey after her sudden death. GOING VINTAGE featured one of my favorite sister relationships in YA between Mallory and Ginnie and reminded me of my own relationship with my sister!
We know you love to read and write, so we feel like these could be your character soul-sisters! Julia from MEANT TO BE and Anna from ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS are pretty studious girls and a bit timid in social situations at times. Anna’s got a major boy dilemma going on that we think you could relate to….. (*cough*Levi*nudge*wink*)
SIMON SNOW-ALIKES/WORLD BUILDING/WRITE US SOME FAN FICTION!
You love Simon Snow so we want you to give these epic series a shot! SHADOW AND BONE, THRONE OF GLASS, CINDER… These are some of our ALL-TIME FAVORITES. The world building, the characters, the epic plots… We think these are right up your alley! Also… We may not mind you writing some fan-fiction for these as well.
Okay, Cath! Those are our carefully selected suggestions for you. We hope you enjoy some of these books! If you’ve already read any of them, we’d love to hear what you thought of them!!
Another thanks to Rainbow Rowell for all of her gracious participation in our Selective Collective posts and to St. Martin’s press for sending us copies of FANGIRL for review!
And please don’t forget to check out the features from the other ladies in The Selective Collective! We each have a post to feature a different side of FANGIRL so please go visit their take on the book as well!
|Tee @ YA Crush
|Rainbow Rowell Interview & Fangirl Giveaway!
|Candice @ The Grown-Up YA
|Diana & Sandie @ Teen Lit Rocks
|From Page to Screen: Fangirl
|Daphne & Kristina @ Gone Pecan
|Round Table: Fangirl