A love story by Rainbow Rowell, the New York Times bestselling author of Eleanor & Park.
Cath and Wren are identical twins, and until recently they did absolutely everything together. Now they are off to university and Wren's decided she does not want to be one half of a pair anymore – she wants to dance, meet boys, go to parties, and let loose. It is not so easy for Cath. She is horribly shy and has always buried herself in the fan fiction she writes, where she always knows exactly what to say and can write a romance far more intense than anything she is experienced in real life.
Without Wren Cath is completely on her own and totally outside her comfort zone. She is 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 cannot stop worrying about her dad, who is loving and fragile and has never really been alone.
Now Cath has to decide whether she is ready to open her heart to new people and new experiences, and she is realizing that there is more to learn about love than she ever thought possible .