When it comes to my stories posts, I’ve decided reviews and recommendations are not enough. I also want to talk a little more generally about the overarching things that pull me into stories, whether that be themes, characters, genres, tropes, etc. Reading about specific books or shows is nice, but sometimes it’s easier to interact with a post if it touches on broader themes (and I’m all about interaction here).
To start off, today I wanted to highlight one of my favorite types of characters in fiction: tree people!
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How did I feel about Naomi Novik’s Uprooted after finishing it? Well, let’s refer to my notes, shall we?
SO FUCKING GOOD! FIVE STARS! I finished with a huge ass smile on my face. I just, ahhh.
Hm… I’m not sure if that really encompasses my feelings. Let’s take a look at my Goodread’s review.
FIVE FUCKING STARS!!!!!!
Is this book perfect? Not necessarily. But I loved every second of it.
Okay then. It seems my abbreviated thoughts on this book revolves around five stars and the word “fucking”. How professional of me.
Let’s dig a little deeper into why I love this book, shall we?
Warning: There is some mild spoilage below. Nothing that I would consider to ruin the plot of the book or anything like that, but if you want to go into it knowing only what the blurb reveals, you may want to turn back now or read the headings but nothing else.
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