Thursday, May 5, 2016
Carry On Review
Simon Snow just wants to relax and savor his last year at the Watford School of Magicks, but no one will let him. His girlfriend broke up with him, his best friend is a pest, and his mentor keeps trying to hide him away in the mountains where maybe he'll be safe. Simon can't even enjoy the fact that his roommate and longtime nemesis is missing, because he can't stop worrying about the evil git. Plus there are ghost. And vampires. And actually evil things trying to shut Simon down. When you're the most powerful magician the world has ever known, you never get to relax and savor anything.
Carry On is a ghost story, a love story, a mystery and a melodrama. It has just as much kissing and talking as you'd expect from a Rainbow Rowell story-but far, far more monsters.
This book gave me all the feels. I completely and utterly ship Simon and Baz, and I enjoyed this book so much more then I enjoyed Fangirl. My guess is the action and shit.
Simon was such an amazing and realateble character, probably because of the fact that he is pretty much the some person as one of my friends, and many other people I know. He was also very heroic and badass when he had to, even though at the beginning he was put off as someone who takes very little seriously.
Baz was also a lot more of an enjoyable character then what he was thrown to the wolves as. Simon made him seem like an complete villain even though he was a good guy only thinking and acting like a bad guy.
The way everything was put together at the end was amazing. The end of the fight, the relationship, everything.
5 out of 5 stars