#notall Book Tag

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This tag from the Orangutan Librarian really left me chuckling. You’ll have to check hers out, it’s very entertaining. Also, she made it, so if I tag you be nice and link back to her. 🙂

But it also really made me think in some good ways. I love talking about rules and generalizations, but I love talking about the exceptions EVEN MORE. So this is going to be good fun.

#notall Cover Changes – A cover change you liked

Ooooooo, I HATE cover changes!!!! They drive me crazy! Except when the original cover was awful and they fix it. Which is 100% what happened with Throne of Glass. 

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I mean, look at that original and tell me it doesn’t look stupid, lame, and everything bad. And I just love the art style on the new one! Very badass. Continue reading “#notall Book Tag”

I’m Not Tired of Love at First Sight

A common thing book bloggers like to talk about are tropes. Tropes we like, tropes we don’t like, tropes that only work sometimes, whatever. There are a couple we can all agree on (everyone is tired of love triangles), a lot we can’t, and a few that are just always fun to talk about.

One of the tropes that most people seem to agree on is that they are tired of “insta-love”.

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The first time I read somebody say that, I was like, “YEAH! That’s not real!” But then I kept seeing it. Over, and over, and over, and over again. And each time I saw that complaint I thought about it a little harder. And the more I thought about it, the more I wasn’t sure what they were so tired of. What books are they reading where people just look at each other and are immediately in love? Romeo and Juliet? Sure. But what else?

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