Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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Judul/Title: Fangirl
Penulis/Author: Rainbow Rowell
Penerjemah/Translator: Wisnu Wardhana
Penyunting/Editor: Nyiblo
Proofreader: Dini Novita Sari
Design Cover: Bambang Bambi Gunawan
Ilustrasi isi/Content Illustator: @teguhra
Cetakan/Edition: Pertama, November 2014 (First, in November 2014)
ISBN: 978-602-71505-0-8
Jumlah halaman/Number of pages: 456

Sinopsis/Synopsis:

Cath dan Wren—saudari kembarnya—adalah penggemar Simon Snow. Oke, seluruh dunia adalah penggemar Simon Snow, novel berseri tentang dunia penyihir itu. Namun, Cath bukan sekadar fan. Simon Snow adalah hidupnya!

Cath bahkan menulis fanfiksi tentang Simon Snow menggunakan nama pena Magicath di Internet, dan ia terkenal! Semua orang menanti-nantikan fanfiksi Cath.

Semuanya terasa indah bagi Cath, sampai ia menginjakkan kaki ke universitas. Tiba-tiba saja, Wren tidak mau tahu lagi tentang Simon Snow, bahkan tak ingin menjadi teman sekamarnya! Dicampakkan Wren, dunia Cath jadi jungkir balik. Sendirian, ia harus menghadapi teman sekamar eksentrik yang selalu membawa pacarnya ke kamar, teman sekelas yang mengusik hatinya, juga profesor Penulisan Fiksi yang menganggap fanfiksi adalah tanda akhir zaman.

Seolah dunianya belum cukup terguncang, Cath juga masih harus mengkhawatirkan kondisi psikis ayahnya yang labil. Sekarang, pertanyaan buat Cath adalah: mampukah ia menghadapi semua ini?

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.

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

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

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.

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? Writing her own stories?

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

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