Tuesday Top 10s

Top 10 Things I Dislike Seeing in Books + Some books that managed to pull them off!

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i’m writing this late bc im a mess and i spent the last 24 hours HARDCORE binging ‘grave mercy’ and every time i reminded myself of all the things i had to get done, my brain was like,,,,,”bUT THE BOOK”

guess who won??

anyways, last week, i went all soft and wrote about the top 10 things i love to see in books and so to balance my sweet, here’s some salt

but not entirely salt bc i am also going to be mentioning SOME books that used this tropes, but played them well

flower watercolour10. lots of dialogue

i think this is only a me thing bc i haven’t seen a lot of people complain about it, but i find it really tiring when a book is FILLED with dialogue and there’s hardly development of the plot, setting, conflict etc.

naturally, its going to be lacking bc with dialogue, you’re going to have a lot of //telling// rather than //showing//

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Tuesday Top 10s

Top 10 Things I Love to See in Books + Books that did them great!

tuesday top 10s final

my disclaimer for this post is that none of these rankings actually count bc these are all my favourite and i love seeing them in books so much and if i could rank them all #1 i would.

sadly, life isn’t fair.

so here we go, some of the things I ADORE in books.

flower watercolour10. friendships

beautiful, wholesome, sweet friendships have been garnering more attention in YA books and I adore it. it’s not something hard to come by, but it does improve a book immensely (in my very humble, honest, professional opinion)

some very adorable books that ft. beautiful friendships are:

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