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Rainbow Rowell Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Rowell's Book Reviews

Eleanor & Park
A tale of star-crossed teen lovers set in 1986, Eleanor & Park is the perfect book to reminisce on what it was to be young and experiencing the sweetness of first love. The year is 1986. Sixteen-year-old Park, born to an American soldier father and his Korean wife, is your typical teenager, if you consider listening to alternative music, wearing mostly black, being deeply into comics and training in taekwondo for most of your life typical. Having grown u...
Cather is the world's biggest Simon Snow (a thinly veiled Harry Potter reference) fan, and she's just starting college. She and her twin sister, Wren, used to be involved in the fandom together. With the beginning of their college career, however, Wren is trying to distance herself from Simon Snow, and from Cather. Cather just wants everything to stay the way it used to be, but Wren's ready to grow up and start partying. Cather starts off miserable in he...