A review by ameliadidon
Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

emotional funny inspiring tense fast-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


I devoured this book! as I do with all TJR novels, so no surprises.
TJR creates such an immersive world for the reader and Carrie Soto is no exception. I'm not a massive tennis fan but you don't have to be to enjoy this book as TJR makes it more about the emotions and human experience than the actual game.
Carrie was sometimes insufferable, proving just how much she was a product of her environment and showed how much her dedication to sport impeded on her emotional intelligence. 
My only qualm was the Spanish text, having to pull out google translate at some points did drag me out of the book at times, though I can recognise the importance of the Spanish to Carrie/Javier's relationship.

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