Rainbow Rowell - Author

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Rainbow Rowell writes about people who talk a lot. And people who feel like they’re screwing up. And people who fall in love. Fangirl is her second YA novel - the first, Eleanor & Park, spent six weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Rainbow has also written about for adults - Attachments and Landline. When she’s not writing, Rainbow is reading comic books, planning Disney World trips and arguing about things that don’t really matter in the big scheme of things. She lives in Nebraska with her husband and two sons.

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Runaways By Rainbow Rowell Vol. 2: Best Friends Forever

Runaways By Rainbow Rowell Vol. 2: Best Friends Forever

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2018

Runaways By Rainbow Rowell Vol. 1: Find Your Way Home

Runaways By Rainbow Rowell Vol. 1: Find Your Way Home

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2018

Almost Midnight: Two Festive Short Stories

Almost Midnight: Two Festive Short Stories

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2017

Almost Midnight by Rainbow Rowell is a beautiful gift edition containing two wintery short stories, decorated throughout for the first time with gorgeous black and white illustrations by Simini Blocker. Midnights is the story of Noel and Mags, who meet at the same New Year's Eve party every year and fall a little more in love each time . . . Kindred Spirits is about Elena, who decides to queue to see the new Star Wars movie and meets Gabe, a fellow fan. Midnights was previously published as part of the My True Love Gave to Me anthology, edited by Stephanie Perkins and Kindred Spirits was previously published as a World Book Day title.

Landline

Landline

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 03/10/2016

Vozmozhno, ih brak s samogo nachala byl obrechen. Rabota u Dzhordzhi Makkul, televizionnogo scenarista, stoit na pervom meste. A sem'ya... sem'ej zanimaetsya ee muzh Nil. Radi lyubvi k Dzhordzhi on pozhertvoval svoej kar'eroj i ostalsya v nenavistnoj emu Kalifornii... EHto Rozhdestvo oni sobiralis' provesti v Omahe, na rodine Nila. Za dva dnya do ot"e;ezda Dzhordzhi soobshchaet muzhu, chto ne smozhet poekhat', poskol'ku ej vypadaet redkij shans sdelat' scenarij sobstvennogo shou, no ona nikak ne ozhidala, chto Nil vmeste s det'mi uletit bez nee. I tut voznikaet strannaya kolliziya: Dzhordzhi nikak ne mozhet dozvonit'sya muzhu na ego mobil'nyj nomer, no legko dozvanivaetsya k nemu po staromu zheltomu apparatu s diskom v dome svoej materi. Tol'ko zvonit ona v 1998 god, kogda oni s Nilom eshche ne byli zhenatyVpervye na russkom yazyke!

Rainbow Rowell Collection

Rainbow Rowell Collection

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 06/09/2016

#1 New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell has captured the hearts of readers all over the world. Now, for the first time ever, four of her critically acclaimed novels are together at last in one e-bundle. Discovering your new favorite author has never been easier! Eleanor & ParkSet over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits-smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, you'll remember your own first love-and just how hard it pulled you under.FangirlCath and Wren are not only identical twins, they are also the two biggest Simon Snow fans ever. Or at least, they used to be. Now that they are starting their freshman year of college, Wren is moving on to new things and leaving Cath behind. But Cath isn't quite ready to let go.Carry OnCarry On - The Rise and Fall of Simon Snow is a ghost story, a love story and a mystery. It has just as much kissing and talking as you'd expect from a Rainbow Rowell story - but far, far more monsters. LandlineIf you got a second chance at love, would you make the same call? When Georgie McCool discovers a telephone that allows her to call into the past, that's exactly the question she must ask herself. Landline is a heart-wrenching - and hilarious - take on fate, time, television and true love.

Rainbow Rowell YA Collection

Rainbow Rowell YA Collection

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 06/09/2016

#1 New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell has captured the hearts of readers all over the world. Now, for the first time ever, her three critically acclaimed young adult novels are together at last in one e-bundle. Discovering your new favorite author has never been easier! Eleanor & ParkSet over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits--smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, you'll remember your own first love--and just how hard it pulled you under. FangirlCath and Wren are not only identical twins, they are also the two biggest Simon Snow fans ever. Or at least, they used to be. Now that they are starting their freshman year of college, Wren is moving on to new things and leaving Cath behind. But Cath isn't quite ready to let go. Carry OnCarry On - The Rise and Fall of Simon Snow is a ghost story, a love story and a mystery. It has just as much kissing and talking as you'd expect from a Rainbow Rowell story - but far, far more monsters.

Attachments

Attachments

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 13/05/2016

Udivitel'no umnaya i trogatel'naya istoriya o tom, kak vlyubit'sya v cheloveka, ryadom s kotorym chuvstvuesh' sebya sobstvennoj uluchshennoj versiej. Dazhe esli ehtogo cheloveka nikogda ne videl. Bet i Dzhennifer rabotayut v gazete "e;Kur'er i znayut, chto vsya ih ehlektronnaya perepiska prochityvaetsya. No vse ravno oni celymi dnyami pishut drug drugu, peremyvayut kosti druz'yam i znakomym, otkrovenno delyatsya problemami v svoej zhizni. CHitat' chuzhie pis'ma - sluzhebnaya obyazannost' Linkol'na, sotrudnika otdela Internet-bezopasnosti. Kogda on ustraivalsya na rabotu, to voobrazhal, chto budet zashchishchat' gazetu ot zlovrednyh hakerov, a ne otpravlyat' preduprezhdenie vsyakij raz, kak kakoj-nibud' sotrudnik "e;Kur'era otpustit solenuyu shutochku v adres kollegi. Linkol'n dolzhen presekat' lyuboe ispol'zovanie ehlektronnoj pochty v nesluzhebnyh celyah, odnako on ne mozhet poborot' iskushenie i sledit za perepiskoj Bet i Dzhennifer. EHto chtenie zatyagivaet ego. No kogda Linkol'n ponimaet, chto po ushi vlyublyaetsya v Bet, uzhe slishkom pozdno dazhe predstavlyat'sya. CHto on ej skazhet? "e;Zdrast'te, ya chitayu tvoyu ehlektronnuyu pochtu, i, kstati, ya tebya lyublyu?Vpervye na russkom yazyke!

FANGIRL

FANGIRL

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 25/03/2016

Keht - yarostnaya fanatka serii knig o volshebnike Sajmone Snou. (Vam ehto nikogo ne napominaet?) I v ehtom net nichego neobychnogo: vse podrostki fanateyut ot Sajmona Snou. Keht i ee sestra-bliznec Ren zachityvalis' ehtimi knigami v detstve. Oni pomogli sestram vyzhit' v trudnuyu poru, kogda ih pokinula mat'. No vot devushki vyrosli, postupili v universitet, i Ren ostavila mir Sajmona Snou, otkazalas' zhit' v odnoj komnate s sestroj i s golovoj okunulas' v studencheskuyu zhizn'. Odnako Keht nikak ne mozhet zabyt' lyubimogo geroya. Ona chitaet i perechityvaet knigi, zavisaet na forumah, a potom nachinaet pisat' fanfiki, kotorye bystro stanovyatsya populyarnymi sredi takih zhe, kak ona, fanatov. Sumeet li Keht vyzhit' odna vo vrazhdebnom, kak ej kazhetsya, mire bez podderzhki blizkogo ej cheloveka? Gotova li ona vstupit' vo vzrosluyu zhizn'? Udastsya li ej pisat' svoi sobstvennye proizvedeniya? Ved' dlya ehtogo Keht pridetsya ostavit' svoego kumira v proshlomVpervye na russkom yazyke!

Carry On

Carry On

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/02/2016

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 worrying about the evil git. Plus there are ghosts. And vampires. And actual evil things trying to shut Simon down. When you're the most powerful magician the world has ever known, you never get to relax and savour anything. Based on the characters Simon and Baz who featured in Rainbow Rowell's bestselling Fangirl, Carry On is a ghost story, a love story, a mystery and a melodrama. It has just as much kissing and talking as you'd expect from a Rainbow Rowell story - but far, far more monsters.

Carry On

Carry On

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 06/10/2015

#1 New York Times bestselling author!Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who's ever been chosen.That's what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he's probably right.Half the time, Simon can't even make his wand work, and the other half, he starts something on fire. His mentor's avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there's a magic-eating monster running around, wearing Simon's face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here--it's their last year at the Watford School of Magicks, and Simon's infuriating nemesis didn't even bother to show up.Carry On is a ghost story, a love story and a mystery. It has just as much kissing and talking as you'd expect from a Rainbow Rowell story - but far, far more monsters.

Carry On

Carry On

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2015

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 worrying about the evil git. Plus there are ghosts. And vampires. And actual evil things trying to shut Simon down. When you're the most powerful magician the world has ever known, you never get to relax and savour anything. Based on the characters Simon and Baz who featured in Rainbow Rowell's bestselling novel Fangirl, Carry On is a ghost story, a love story, a mystery and a melodrama. It has just as much kissing and talking as you'd expect from a Rainbow Rowell story - but far, far more monsters.

Landline

Landline

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/07/2015

What advice would you give the younger you...and would you listen? As far as time machines go, a magic telephone is pretty useless. TV writer Georgie McCool can't actually visit the past; all she can do is call it, and hope it picks up. Is she going crazy or is this a chance to make things right with her husband, Neal? Maybe she can fix the things in their past that seem unfixable in the present. Maybe this stupid phone is giving her a chance to start over...if that's what she wants... A heart-wrenching - and hilarious - take on fate, time, television and true love, Landline asks if two people are ever really on the same path, or whether love just means finding someone who will keep meeting you halfway.

Landline

Landline

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 08/07/2014

From the New York Times bestselling author of Eleanor & Park and Fangirl, comes a hilarious, heart-wrenching take on love, marriage, and magic phones.Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it's been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply-but that almost seems beside the point now.Maybe that was always beside the point.Two days before they're supposed to visit Neal's family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can't go. She's a TV writer, and something's come up on her show; she has to stay in Los Angeles. She knows that Neal will be upset with her-Neal is always a little upset with Georgie-but she doesn't expect to him to pack up the kids and go without her.When her husband and the kids leave for the airport, Georgie wonders if she's finally done it. If she's ruined everything.That night, Georgie discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past. It's not time travel, not exactly, but she feels like she's been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts. . . .Is that what she's supposed to do?Or would Georgie and Neal be better off if their marriage never happened?

Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2014

'Reminded me not just what it's like to be young and in love, but what it's like to be young and in love with a book' John Green, author of The Fault in our Stars Eleanor is the new girl in town, and she's never felt more alone. All mismatched clothes, mad red hair and chaotic home life, she couldn't stick out more if she tried. Then she takes the seat on the bus next to Park. Quiet, careful and - in Eleanor's eyes - impossibly cool, Park's worked out that flying under the radar is the best way to get by. Slowly, steadily, through late-night conversations and an ever-growing stack of mix tapes, Eleanor and Park fall in love. They fall in love the way you do the first time, when you're 16, and you have nothing and everything to lose. Set over the course of one school year in 1986, Eleanor & Park is funny, sad, shocking and true - an exquisite nostalgia trip for anyone who has never forgotten their first love.

Fangirl

Fangirl

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 10/09/2013

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 lifeand 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? Open her heart to someone? Or will she just go on living inside somebody else's fiction?

Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 26/02/2013

Bono met his wife in high school, Park says.So did Jerry Lee Lewis, Eleanor answers.I'm not kidding, he says.You should be, she says, we're 16.What about Romeo and Juliet?Shallow, confused, then dead.I love you, Park says.Wherefore art thou, Eleanor answers.I'm not kidding, he says.You should be.Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits—smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, you'll remember your own first love—and just how hard it pulled you under.From the Compact Disc edition.

Eleanor & Park

Eleanor & Park

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2013

'Reminded me not just what it's like to be young and in love, but what it's like to be young and in love with a book' John Green, author of The Fault in our Stars Eleanor is the new girl in town, and she's never felt more alone. All mismatched clothes, mad red hair and chaotic home life, she couldn't stick out more if she tried. Then she takes the seat on the bus next to Park. Quiet, careful and - in Eleanor's eyes - impossibly cool, Park's worked out that flying under the radar is the best way to get by. Slowly, steadily, through late-night conversations and an ever-growing stack of mix tapes, Eleanor and Park fall in love. They fall in love the way you do the first time, when you're 16, and you have nothing and everything to lose. Set over the course of one school year in 1986, Eleanor & Park is funny, sad, shocking and true - an exquisite nostalgia trip for anyone who has never forgotten their first love.

Attachments

Attachments

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2012

A heartwarming and hilarious romantic debut about falling in love from afar. It's 1999 and for the staff of one newspaper office, the internet is still a novelty. By day, two young women, Beth and Jennifer, spend their hours emailing each other, discussing in hilarious detail every aspect of their lives, from love troubles to family dramas. And by night, Lincoln, a shy, lonely IT guy spends his hours reading every exchange. At first their emails offer a welcome diversion, but as Lincoln unwittingly becomes drawn into their lives, the more he reads, the more he finds himself falling for one of them. By the time Lincoln realizes just how head-over-heels he really is, it's way too late to introduce himself. What would he say to her? 'Hi, I'm the guy who reads your e-mails - and also, I think I love you'. After a series of close encounters, Lincoln decides it's time to muster the courage to follow his heart, and find out whether there really is such a thing as love before first-sight.

Attachments

Attachments

Author: Rainbow Rowell Format: eBook Release Date: 14/04/2011

Beth Fremont and Jennifer Scribner-Snyder, coworkers at The Courier, know the newspaper monitors their office e-mail. But they still spend all day sending each other messages, gossiping about their coworkers, and baring their personal lives like an open book. Jennifer tells Beth everything she cant seem to tell her husband about her anxieties over starting a family. And Beth tells Jennifer everything, period.Meanwhile, Lincoln ONeill still cant believe that its his job to monitor other peoples e-mail. When he applied to be an Internet security officer, he pictured himself protecting the newspaper from dangerous hackersnot sending out memos every time somebody in Accounting forwarded an off-color joke to the person in the next cubicle.Lincoln is supposed to turn people in for misusing company e-mail, but he cant quite bring himself to crack down on Beth and Jennifer. He cant help being entertainedand captivatedby their stories. But by the time Lincoln realizes hes falling for Beth, its way too late for him to ever introduce himself. What would he say to her? Hi, Im the guy who reads your e-mail, and also, I love you?With snapping dialogue and irresistible charm, Rainbow Rowell transforms an ordinary IT guy into a lovable and endearing romantic hero and proves that falling in love never happens the way you plan it. Written with whip-smart precision and charm, Attachments is a fresh and energetic debut that marks the arrival of an exciting new voice in fiction.

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