Since it’s been hitting 90 here (with the heat index making it feel like well over 100 every day), this one came at a perfect time. Thanks to That Artsy Reader Girl for another great Top Ten Tuesday!
Top Ten Tuesday: Best Character Names This Top Ten Tuesday was fun and tough to narrow down! Thank you That Artsy Reader Girl for another great TTT. Indiana’s Five: Eustace Scrubb: On its own the name is nothing special, but combined with the fantastic character arch of Eustace himself it’s just perfect. Dumbledore: It doesn’t... Continue Reading →
Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’d Slay a Lion to Get Early This one was easy to put together as there are too many books we’re excited about to begin with. Thanks for the excuse to write about them That Artsy Reader Girl!
This list was a lot of fun to put together. Sometimes these words give you a good idea of what a book is about — other times, they seem trite. Either way, the fantasy genre definitely suffers from overused words.
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday, which is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl, is a freebie — we decided to talk about some of our least favorite tropes. A disclaimer: we don’t think tropes or “trope-y” books are by any means bad. Tropes are just storytelling elements, and they allow us to break stories down and find intersections between them. They’re a great tool for readers and writers.