{The Fandom: Anna Day}

I received this book for free from Scholastic Press in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

{The Fandom: Anna Day}The Fandom by Anna Day
Published by The Chicken House on April 24, 2018
Genres: Adventure, Coming of Age, Contemporary, Crime, Death & Dying, Drama, Dystopian, Family, Friendship, Mystery, Romance, YA Contemporary, Young Adult
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover
Source: Scholastic Press
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5 Stars





{Synopsis} – Violet’s in her element. Cosplay at the ready, she can’t wait to feel part of her favorite fandom: The Gallows Dance, a mega book and movie franchise that she and her friends know EVERY WORD of (canon and fanfic included).But at Comic Con, a freak accident transports Violet and her friends into the story for real. And in just the first five minutes, they cause the death of the heroine, and get taken prisoner by the rebel group she was supposed to lead to victory.It’s up to Violet to take her place, and play out the plot the way it was written. But stories have a life of their own, and when you change the script in one place, the rest gets revised too…

{My thoughts} – Violet and her friends end up being transported into their favorite book/movie: The Gallows Dance. However, this version of Canon that they have been transfered into isn’t one that they remember from the book/movie. It is different in many different ways and they aren’t sure what is what to be exact. There are some parts that remain the same and others that seem to change as much as the scenes.

Violet is trying her best to stick to the original story and is learning that sometimes things may change, but mostly it falls back into place. The threads from the Canon book/movie and the threads from the Canon they are now living in are trying to stay closely knit together in most cases.

Her and her friends are learning that when things alter off course, things can change a lot. Sometimes it changes for the better and sometimes it changes for the worse. You’d have to read the book to see what I mean by that.

I was rather impressed with this book, because it was like I was reading three or four different stories combined into one and they blended flawlessly with one another. The author did a brilliant job pulling everything together and left room for a possible sequel to be written as well, although I am not sure exactly how she’d transport them back into Canon – but thinking about all the different ways a reader could be transported into Narnia, I am sure there is a way!

I think that anyone that enjoys dystopian books will enjoy this one. It is slow to begin, but it does pick up and it becomes nearly impossible to put the book down. I really enjoyed reading it and I am sure that others with similar interest will as well. I mean who wouldn’t want to see what it could be like to be transported into a your favorite book/movie and live there for awhile? It was a rather interesting take on how that could happen and what would happen if it did happen.