In Bitterblue by Kristen Cashore, one of my favorite books (if you haven’t read it, you probably should), Bitterblue, the main character, makes a list of all the oddities she notices in the people in around her, and, fed up with it all, scribbles “Why is everyone CRACKPOTS???” at the bottom. 469 more words
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Let’s talk about genre.
I’m thinking of three particular books today. Bitterblue, A Matter of Profit, and Graveyard Book. They might be entirely different worlds, time periods, and characters, but they have one major plot device in common: the protagonist is solving a mystery that might be the difference between life and death. 250 more words