Hey, I'm Finn. I’m a 17 year old in the valley who loves to read, and loves writing about what I read just about 10x more. The analysis and application of literature is the second lyric in a duet between reader and author, and I love being a part of that! For my Book Beat review, I read Carry On by Rainbow Rowell.
How many of us have the “it hurts too good” feeling for a spoiled ending? The “edge of your seat, just push me off, but not yet!” feeling?
The affectionate thrill of knowing what happens before you appropriately get there is an equally exhilarating and infuriating feat.
Few will venture to the final page of their novel, and fewer will be satisfied with the jarring jump ahead. However, Rainbow Rowell captures the sweet spot of "knowing the ending" in her striking fantasy novel, Carry On.
Acting as an implied finale to an on-going story, Carry On follows the ferocious and rambunctious life of the magical world’s Chosen One, Simon Snow...
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