Carry On, by Rainbow Rowell

23734628 (1)I’ve been looking forward to reading Carry On, by Rainbow Rowell, since I heard about it for a few reasons. First and foremost, I look forward to reading every Rainbow Rowell book I hear about. She’s an amazing writer and an amazing storyteller. Secondly, Fangirl is one of my all time favorite books. As I’ve written before, it’s a book so nice I reviewed it twice. While some readers of Fangirl didn’t like the Simon Snow asides, I was not in their number. I liked Simon and Baz and Penelope and was very excited to learn more about them their world. The final reason I wanted to read this book is that I like Harry Potter, which Carry On is definitely an homage to in many ways. So yes, I was looking forward to reading this book. I read it this week. And here are some of my thoughts.  Continue reading