“If you broke Elena’s heart, Star Wars would spill out. This was a holy day for her — it was a cosmic event. This was her planets lining up. (Tatooine, Coruscant, Hoth.)” – Rainbow Rowell.
I was completely surprised when I saw this book appear on my Goodreads feed, I had thought I would have been more aware of a new book by Rowell as everything I have read by her previously I have loved.
Despite my surprise, I was really happy that she was releasing this for World Book Day, a day I always greatly enjoyed when I was in primary school. While this is a short story rather than a novel, I was still pleased to pick it up, especially at only £1.
Kindred Spirits is about Elena who decides to queue outside her local cinema, ready for the first showing of the new Star Wars movie. Her experience of queueing doesn’t go as fun as she expects, but nevertheless Kindred Spirits proves to be an enjoyable and entertaining read.