Fangirl: Indigo Exclusive Collector's Edition by Rainbow RowellFangirl: Indigo Exclusive Collector's Edition by Rainbow Rowell

Fangirl: Indigo Exclusive Collector's Edition

byRainbow Rowell

Hardcover | May 12, 2015

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This special edition includes Fan Art, a ribbon bookmark, an exclusive Q&A with the author, and an excerpt from her new book Carry On.<_o3a_p>

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.<_o3a_p>

Reading. Rereading. Hanging out in Simon Snow forums, writing Simon Snow fan fiction, dressing up like the characters for every movie premiere.<_o3a_p>

Cath’s sister has mostly grown away from fandom, but Cath can’t let go. She doesn’t want to.<_o3a_p>

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.<_o3a_p>

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? And does she even want to move on if it means leaving Simon Snow behind?<_o3a_p>

RAINBOW ROWELL lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with her husbandand two sons. She's also the author of Landline, Eleanor& Park and Attachments.
Title:Fangirl: Indigo Exclusive Collector's EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.25 × 5.5 × 0.98 inPublished:May 12, 2015Publisher:St. Martin's GriffinLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250073790

ISBN - 13:9781250073792


Rated 5 out of 5 by from the best edition I was torn between buying a first edition hard copy or this yellow Indigo edition, and in the end fell for the fanart inside. I do not regret it! Such a pretty book. On the inside though, I found the story so relatable as I attended university and secretly wrote fanfic on the side for HP, just as Cath did for SS. It was like a lightbulb in my head and I kept mentally yelling YES YES YES when certain points were brought up. As someone in fandom, you'll be emotionally connected to the main character and understand how hard it is to take a jump in real life. This was... just... such a great book!
Date published: 2018-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fond of it ! I had high expectations about this book due to the fact that I had heard a lot about it. Fortunately, and it’s rarely the case, I loved this book after only few pages. It’s easy to identify myself as the main character as I have almost the same way of thinking. Why should you read this book ? Well, probably because it’s not so common to find a story about a girl writing fan fictions, but also because the author is really good at making you feel a large range of emotions.
Date published: 2018-06-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Better than Eleanor and Park Good book. I enjoyed this book a whole lot more than Eleanor and Park. Found the ending pretty abrupt (that might just be me) but it was good
Date published: 2018-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Modern... Daughters adores all of these.....what a wonderful series for young readers.
Date published: 2018-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! This edition was amazing, and the characters were well developed. I really loved it!
Date published: 2018-01-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not Bad The story wasn't bad. I enjoyed the characters, but in the end, I found the plot went toward nothing. It felt like I read the entire book for no reason because suddenly the book just ended and there wasn't much resolved. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from sweet & charming funny, heartfelt, truly enjoyable. great cast of neurodivergent characters and some lgbtq representation
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from An All-Around Roller coaster Bought this during the Summer as the mesmerizing summary got me wondering what this is about and how this will all go wrong. The story itself overall is good, relatable to most and has a comedic tone. It may get in your nerves though because the protagonist can be very annoying. It does a circle sometimes and you feel the roller-coaster is going nowhere but in a loop. However, the story is enticing and definitely worth the read if you have the time!
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wow! Recently purchased the special edition, and the art is absolutely stunning! Looking forward to reading the book!
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fangirl! This book is beautiful, and very relatable! It is my favourite among Rainbow Rowell's books. I love the characters and the plot. <3 #plumreview
Date published: 2017-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rainbow has done it again!! Fangirl is just one of Rainbow's best work! The characters are so lovable and you will at least connect with one of them. Absolutely loved it. If you're a big fan of John Green's work, Rainbow almost tops him with her novels. Definitely a must read for all YA maniacs :D
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fangirl Such a sweet romance, and it really captured those feelings of social anxiety and awkwardness. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful I loved this book, I found that I really related to Cath as she went through the general anxiety around the whole post-secondary experience. Plus I'm just a sucker for her writing!
Date published: 2017-06-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I liked this! I just finish read this book and as a university student myself, I can relate to Cath's life. During my freshman year, I was barely hanging out and having 'a life' outside my dorm room. However, I found my 'Levi' and my uni life has become colorful! This novel is really relatable :)
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Adorable An adorable and relatable book!
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I love this book This book is perfect for anyone who is a fangirl and is looking for a light read. It's super relatable, cute and not a super heavy book. Disclaimer there is drinking, swearing and mention of mental illness throughout the book. #plumreviews
Date published: 2017-05-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointing read I'm really sad I didn't like this because I loved Eleanor & Park ! Fangirl was not what I expected... The story was too slow for me and I just couldn't get into the happenings of the book.
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing! Reread it again and again, love the fact that there are "Carry On" quotes in it! Great portrayal of siblings and loneliness! One of my favourites.
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't put it down!! This is the kind of book that you can curl up with and finish in one sitting! I got so attached to the characters and the story.
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO GREAT This book was hilarious, heart warming, sad, intense, lame and hilarious (just for good measure, because it was literally that funny. I was laughing at every page). I love the characters (Levi <3), fell in love with them like I was the one in college. I felt Cather's anger, pain, and fear throughout the book and, geez, why can't she be my friend? I even ship Simon and Baz (and they're fiction within fiction????)
Date published: 2017-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from #Relatable This book was brilliant laugh-out-loud funny. An amazing story about anxiety, social conformity, insecurity, and finding stability. I thought that the added mental dissorders would be overdone and too heavy, but it was relatable and added humour and drama at just the right moments. Brilliant.
Date published: 2017-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Relatable A very character driven book, with relatable characters. Touches on social anxiety, family relationship and coming of age. It was an easy read and I have reread it multiple times. I'm looking forward to the fanfiction spinoff based on the fiction written by the character in here.
Date published: 2017-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Realistic Got this as a gift and boy oh boy did I get nothing done the following day. Honestly made me a bit scared but also reassured about my soon to be university experience that I imagine will, at the very least, start off the same. Very relatable characters and life story, a quick, and easy read.
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Easy reading I enjoyed this book it was a fun light read. Perfect for when you just want to relax #plumreview
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very Fun, Lighthearted Read this book with a friend and had a lot of fun doing so. At times problematic and frankly embarrassing to think about having experienced this level of fandom, but a nice light read.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LOVE THIS BOOK Words cannot describe how much I love this book.
Date published: 2017-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm a fangirl I don't know if this is totally appropriate for young teens but it parts of it reminded me of my college experience. I really like the character building with the relationship of her twin sister. It was a fun read with quirky elements and I flew through it pretty fast. I would like to re-read it!
Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Just Okay I read Eleanor & Park before this one, and could not put that book down (finished it in a day). This one drags a bit, and goes too far into the fantasy novel Cath is writing. I began skipping those parts, just because they weren't advancing the plot at all..
Date published: 2017-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Rainbow Rowell Rainbow Rowell is one of my favourite YA authors. This book is a great introduction to her work. It has a cute love story, and is an easy read. It also does well in featuring a realistic portrayal of anxiety.
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rainbow Rowell does it all. One of my most favourite romance writers ever, this was the first book I read from her.
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love Cath! This book is full of an interesting cast of characters. The story is mainly focused on Cath, and her development in her first year in college. It was so full of a good balance of sad, happy, cute and entertaining parts. I highly recommend it. I have read it twice and loved it both times
Date published: 2017-02-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good It was really relatable so I liked it
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Such a relatable and sweet story that many teens and young adults will be able to relate to in such a humorous way.
Date published: 2017-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Relatable This has to be one of my favourite books! I've been hearing about it for so long and finally was able to read it and it was like a breath of fresh air. I'm in my first year of University and I found this book so relatable to myself. I don't think of myself as a super outgoing person and this book allowed me to see someone who is also introverted develop and grow into a more extroverted character. I really enjoyed and think it is totally worth the money!!
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best gift ever ! I received this book as a birthday gift because my friend knew i had my eye on the book, so she bought it for my birthday. As soon as I opened the book I could not put it down. This book was worth every single penny and i would totally recommend it to anyone who looking for a good book to read where you can relate to the characters.
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OML SO GOOD When I bought this, I thought it might be a depressing about a girl's life and how she magically was able to turn it around, but boy was I wrong. I loved every single page....
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fangirl=Fantastic A real page turner. I could really connect with the characters which seem so real like I was back at University with my mates. A great guilty pleasure read that I consumed within one rainy afternoon. A fun, light read that you crave just to relax and enjoy.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it This has to be one of my favourite books. I honestly haven't read many other books by Rainbow Rowell, but I heard a lot about this one so I gave it a try. One of the reasons I loved this book was because of the character Cath. This is one of the only books in which I could relate to a character so well. She had a twin and tried to find herself when they finally went to college and she was introverted. A different thing to read about. Usually after a book ends the introverted character becomes 'okay and extroverted' but it was nice to see, for a change, who stays introverted as she was, but still grows as a character. A simple story yet so real and relatable which is the reason that it became one of my favourites.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Alright. Fan Girl was okay, the over all story was okay but I found it kinda dull. I think its a good read and the love story is enough for younger readers to be entertained by, 11-15 year olds maybe. Its a very good middle school read. I really like the inclusion of the fan art in the back and front cover.
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was one of my favourite novels for a multitude of reasons. Fangirl Focuses on personal growth, acceptance and adaptability of an individual being introduced to a life of adulthood where one must shed the idea they had of life as a youngster, protected by family from ideas like individual lives not impacted by siblings or parents on a daily basis. Subjective Opinion: As a soon to be High School Senior as well as applicant for many universities, I think Fangirl made me very comfortable with the idea of being in an University and gave me a sort of look into the kind of life I will have for about six or seven years while getting my Ph.D in Anthropology which, although sometimes boring, scary or nerve-racking seeming, made me a lot less nervous about the whole concept of university life and my shift from the life as a student under 18 and protected by my family at every corner to a student expected to be financially, socially and personally independent and able to protect or deal with problems herself. However, I am still very scared and nervous, but I feel more fit and mentally capable of dealing with such problems in the future after reading Fangirl and other books like it recently. Objective Opinion: Fangirl wasn't Rainbow Rowell's best book but it accomplished what it wanted to quite swiftly and beautifully and for that it deserves five stars. Cath struggles to self-determine her identity after spending her whole life beside her twin sister Wren. Through thick and thin, the two never left their side, but University is a whole other story. Tangled up in her own life, Wren abandons Cath in pursuit of the crown of the social hierarchy, leaving Cath to struggle to find friends and an identity while also cramming for finals and stuck in the predicament of writing original stories for her advanced creative writing class where she finds a friend who has his own agenda for his University career. Rainbow Rowell doesn't shy away from explaining exactly how boring and long days during university can be with or without friends, boyfriends/girlfriends and full support of your family through every step you take. In many instances throughout the book, characters become completely vulnerable and can be seen getting back up mainly on their own with little aid from other characters which is helpful for readers if they ever go through the same problems themselves. Personally, I'd give it a 4/5, but this is an objective review and that requires me to be an objective reader basing my opinion and rating on objective observations which is why I gave Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell 5/5 stars.
Date published: 2017-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved it ! this book was so whitty and smart and funny and made me cry at random times and it also made me think about my own self and my family. as a fangirl, i can relate.
Date published: 2016-12-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! The characters were all well done and relateable.
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Story of my life This book really capture the mind of a fangirl. It spoke to me in so many different ways! I absolutely loved it!
Date published: 2016-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another enjoyable read by RR! Another enjoyable read by RR. My only gripe with this novel was the Simon blurbs in between... I didn't really feel like they added much to the story, other than I guess somehow connecting Cath's love for everything Simon and fanfic. I just thought they could have been more relevant to the previous, or next, chapter, but it seemed pretty random and thus forced. I'll admit towards the end i skimmed over them quickly. Many of the characters are relatable. Sometimes too relatable for me that it hurt to continue on reading. Mental health is definitely a huge component of the novel, and I did like how it was approached. I think most people whom have gone to school, whether high school or college, can relate to many of the themes. Now I'm off to read everything else by RR. (less)
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A trillion stars Even if you already have Fangirl you should definitely buy the Exclusive Collector's Edition!
Date published: 2016-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED IT <3 Enjoyed the book so much... I would love to reread it <3 <3
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved it one of my favourite YA books. so relatable and heartwarming
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from enjoyable A great portrait of the ups and downs of starting university and finding yourself.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent and Riveting I read this book because I saw it on a friend's bookshelf and she said it was really good...It was. I think it well encompasses the trials of balancing fangirl life with University and family. I loved it so much, I can't wait to read Carry On #plumreview
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Read I got this book in September for my birthday and after two almost sleepless nights, I finished it. It was an absolutely a,axing read and I am extremely happy that I got it. This book captures what it means, to some people like me, to be a fangirl as it was realistic: the fanfics, the long wait for the fandom to release a new series and the joy of writing a good fanfic. I also love how the characters have flaws, that they have their own problems to deal with and how the author never tries to skip past them. Overall, it was an extremely enjoyable read and I would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful, Beautiful, Soooo Relatable If I had a twin sister and wrote fanfiction, this book would have been about me, I kid you not. To say that I was blown away by this book is to say nothing. I LOVED IT SO MUCH. It is so beautifully written, so true and believable, and feels so grown up (not your usual cheesy young adult style, trust me). I'm just outraged that Rainbow Rowell did not get as much praise as does John Green, who is inferior to her in every way, to say the least. P.S. On my way to buying all of the Rainbow Rowell's books and marathoning them! :D
Date published: 2016-04-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! :) I bought this a few days ago hoping it would be as good as Eleanor & Park, but was just slightly disappointed. It was a great read, but the beginning was a bit slow, and some parts were hard to understand what was going on. Overall, it was enjoyable to read and I would definitely read Carry On since fantasy is my absolute favourite genre! ! I was really happy to know that there was going to be a book on Simon & Baz! :D So excited!!!
Date published: 2015-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super Relatable This book was like re-living my first year of university, without ACTUALLY having to re-live my first year of university. If you are part the Harry Potter generation, you'll absolutely relate to Cath's predicament of living in her favourite fandom, while all the people around her are ready to move on.
Date published: 2015-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Perfect! I tried this book out after seeing so many great reviews online and it totally lived up to the hype! I stayed up all night binge reading it and was sad to put it down. I bought the special collector's edition which is beautiful, and comes with an excerpt of the author's next book "Carry On" set in the same fantasy world she created in Fangirl. Excited to pick that one up as well!
Date published: 2015-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Her Best Novel If you ask me, Fangirl is my favorite novel that Rainbow Rowell has written. She is just such an amazing author, one of my favorites actually. I could totally relate to the main character Cather, I swear the book was written based on me! I loved it so much, I've read it three times!!!
Date published: 2015-08-24