Simon Snow just wants to relax and savour his last year at the Watford School of Magicks, but no one will let him. His girlfriend broke up with him, his best friend is a pest and his mentor keeps trying to hide him away in the mountains where maybe he'll be safe. Simon can't even enjoy the fact... show more
Simon Snow just wants to relax and savour his last year at the Watford School of Magicks, but no one will let him. His girlfriend broke up with him, his best friend is a pest and his mentor keeps trying to hide him away in the mountains where maybe he'll be safe. Simon can't even enjoy the fact that his room-mate and longtime nemesis is missing, because he can't stop worry
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (UK)
Pages no: 522
Edition language: English
I love this book, Rainbow Rowell is my favorite author, but i give this book 4 star because: The first 200 pages is soooooooo boring, it’s seem like didn’t even started the story, it’s just talk about how Simon fell about Baz is missing, Penelope, Athena, and Mage, and how normal the school are....
Such a pleasant surprise. A book that was essentially (if I got this right) a "fanfic" written by the main character of Fangirl, based on the fictional Simon Snow series from the book, inspired by the actual Harry Potter series. Genius. (eta: might have been just the actual final installment of the ...
This book took a little while to get going for me -- at first it felt as if Rowell was clearly out of her element writing fantasy -- and as someone who reads a lot of fantasy, I couldn't help but notice the shortcomings in worldbuilding, and just how LONG it seemed to take to set everything up; the ...
It took me a while to get fully immersed in this book, which was quite painful considering my love for Rainbow Rowell. But in the end we found our mutual groove. As always Ms. Rowell's writing sucked me in, and inspired me to write.
I really enjoyed the wide range of relationships the characters have with one another, and Rowell's take on some of the problems with a Potterverse. It was sweet and all, and yet...I had a hard time getting into and staying with it until about halfway.Library copy