Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Available At: Electronic, Air Academy, Aspen Valley (HS), Chinook Trail (MS), DCC (HS), Liberty, Mountain Ridge, Rampart, Timberview

Categories: Cursing, Drug Abuse, LGBTQ+, Sexual

Description: An eighteen-year-old woman falls in love while writing a fan fiction story.

YA Label?: Sometimes

Notes: This book contains profanity; alcohol use and abuse; sexual activities; and alternate sexualities.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page 40: “‘I’m on drugs,’ Reagan said. ‘They’re a beautiful thing.’”

Page 117: “These two girls have parents. They have a father. And he should never have to worry that they’re going to end up in a bar, debasing themselves for some pervert who still jerks off to Girls Gone Wild videos.”

Page 190: “”If you’re not going to blow it out,” Reagan said, “you may as well look like you’ve just been fucked.””

Page 376: “He thought of everything that had passed over the boy’s lips. Blood and bile and curses. But Baz’s mouth was soft now, and he tasted of apples.”