Can we just take a moment to appreciate how CREATIVE the entire concept of this book is? I really should read more sci-fi.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that every evil dictator was once an ambitious, self-centered and clueless teen who really, truly hated cabbage.
Admit it, you have heard someone hate on the Young Adult genre at least once. YA gets bashed a LOT because of the borderline-formulaic approach of a ton of popular books…. As an American teenage girl, I am exactly the target audience, and here are some common tropes even I’ve noticed… *Disclaimer- although they’re trope-y,
Picture The Hunger Games, but instead of killing each other, they’re fighting over who gets to marry a prince.
Favorite quote: “What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again.”
A few weeks into quarantine, I discovered something amazing: the sheer number of audiobooks you can find on YouTube for free.
I am WAY late to the party with this one, but I finally read The Hunger Games this year.