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Uprooted by Naomi Novik
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it was amazing
bookshelves: audio-version, library-checkout, books-i-force-on-everyrone-i-meet
Read 2 times. Last read December 10, 2019 to December 13, 2019.

Please read this book. It's a beautiful example of a well-crafted story. It has a few weaknesses, as do all books, but I am so enchanted by the story as a whole that the weaknesses are easily ignored. Perhaps the most beautiful aspect of this book is that it unfolds in its own way. This is not a book where predictable next steps happen. It's a book where people mess up and have to fix their mess and make a bigger mess that has to be fixed. It's a book that doesn't read like another video game.
I'm sorry I'm not writing a better review that analyses the thing. I don't want to tear it apart and look at it under a microscope. I want to sit in the quiet afterglow and just enjoy that I invited this book into my mind.
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Reading Progress

November 23, 2015 – Started Reading
November 23, 2015 – Shelved
November 23, 2015 – Shelved as: audio-version
November 23, 2015 – Shelved as: library-checkout
November 23, 2015 – Shelved as: to-read
November 25, 2015 – Shelved as: books-i-force-on-everyrone-i-meet
November 25, 2015 – Finished Reading
December 10, 2019 – Started Reading
December 13, 2019 – Finished Reading

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