*This novel was received from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.
Ever since I read Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell has become synonymous in my mind with quirky YA contemporary romances. She writes diverse characters and teenage drama very well, and so when Carry On started to receive the hype that inevitably follows the release of one of her books I started to get excited, even more so knowing that the characters were the same ones that appeared so briefly in Fangirl. Before I started reading this I was warned by several people that what I was about to read was NOT Cath’s fanfiction OR the original (imaginary) series from the original (imaginary) author, but rather Rowell’s take on the characters. And I’m glad I knew this going in, or else I might have felt even more disappointed than I eventually ended up being. Continue reading