@Are0h it’s so damn good. and, wow, what a final line to send readers rushing to the library for more.
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin BIG SPOILERS
@auditorydamage They way she developed the main character as three different people over time because she was three different people was an ingenious mechanic.
That moment when you realize your reading *her* story and not divergent characters is profound and hits some in a very personal way, because we all grow and change.
Easily one of the best things I've read in the last 10 years. Just flawless.
@Are0h I KNOW, RIGHT???!?
I'm here writing against the 2010 bar, and she went and jacked it up another yard.
@mwlucas It's disheartening and inspiring at the same damn time.
I need to hurry up and get through my tasks for the day so I can jump into the next one.
@Are0h I know exactly how she did it. She put her own heart on the page. All of it.
So easy to say. So hard to accomplish.
@mwlucas You could FEEL it, man.
@Are0h I don't have the words how how good that book was, or how much of an impression it left.
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