A review by t4vs
Malibu Rising, by Taylor Jenkins Reid

emotional reflective sad medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Character
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? Yes
  • Diverse cast of characters? Yes
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes


Wow. Taylor Jenkins Reid KNOWS how to tell a story.

Mick Riva is a jerk. If you thought this on The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, prepare, because oh boy... They happen at the same universe, together with Daisy Jones & The Six. 

This whole book happens in only 24 hours, at the legendary party of the Riva family. And so much things can happen in only such a small space of time. And TJR does it so well. 

The characters are perfect. Good or bad, they have layers. So much of them. They are so human that you think they are real. This book is more character-based, so the plot is not needed that much. The writing is so fluid! I finished it and didn't even realized. This person knows what they're doing. 

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