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Uprooted
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR |BuzzFeed | Tor.com | BookPage |Library Journal | Publishers Weekly Naomi Novik, author of the New York Timesbestselling and critically acclaimed Temeraire novels, introduces a bold new world rooted in folk stories and legends, as elemental as a Grimm fairy tale.Uprooted is confidently wrought and sympathetically cast. I might even call it bewitching.Gregory Maguire, bestselling author of Wicked and Egg & Spoon Our Dragon doesnt eat the girls he takes, no matter what stories they tell outside our valley. We hear them sometimes, from travelers passing through. They talk as though we were doing human sacrifice, and he were a real dragon. Of course thats not true: he may be a wizard and immortal, but hes still a man, and our fathers would band together and kill him if he wanted to eat one of us every ten years. He protects us against the Wood, and were grateful, but not that grateful. Agnieszka loves her valley home, her quiet village, the forests and the bright shining river. But the corrupted Wood stands on the border, full of malevolent power, and its shadow lies over her life. Her people rely on the cold, driven wizard known only as the Dragon to keep its powers at bay. But he demands a terrible price for his help: one young woman handed over to serve him for ten years, a fate almost as terrible as falling to the Wood. The next choosing is fast approaching, and Agnieszka is afraid. She knowseveryone knowsthat the Dragon will take Kasia: beautiful, graceful, brave Kasia, all the things Agnieszka isnt, and her dearest friend in the world. And there is no way to save her. But Agnieszka fears the wrong things. For when the Dragon comes, it is not Kasia he will choose.Praise for UprootedUprooted has leapt forward to claim the title of Best Book Ive Read Yet This Year. . . . Moving, heartbreaking, and thoroughly satisfying, Uprooted is the fantasy novel I feel Ive been waiting a lifetime for. Clear your schedule before picking it up, because you wont want to put it down.NPR A very enjoyable fantasy with the air of a modern classic . . . Naomi Novik skillfully takes the fairy-tale-turned-bildungsroman structure of her premise . . . and builds enough flesh on those bones to make a very different animal. . . . The vivid characters around her also echo their fairy-tale forebears, but are grounded in real-world ambivalence that makes this book feel quietly mature, its world lived-in.The New York Times Book Review Novik here delivers a tale that is funny and fast-paced, laced with hair-raising battle scenes and conspiracies; it also touches on deeper ecological concerns we grapple with today.The Washington Post Novik takes us on a surprise-filled journey. . . . The resulting warmth and intimacy provide a nicely nurturing environment for her heroines unusual adventures.The Seattle Times Breathtaking . . . [Novik] weaves a tale that is both elegantly grand and earthily humble, familiar as a Grimm fairy tale yet fresh, original, and totally irresistible. This will be a must-read for fantasy fans for years to come.Pubilshers Weekly (starred review) An original and fully realized fantastical place guaranteed to enthrall her longtime fans and attract new readers.Library Journal (starred review)From the Hardcover edition.
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KristiAhlers
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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@BookwormAHN set me this book as part of my #BWS and I picked it up yesterday and inhaled it! This is the second time I‘ve read this author and I‘m sold and will be hunting down or downloading the rest of her titles! Smart, emotion and totally absorbing. I‘m a total fan! 💜

BookwormAHN I'm really glad you enjoyed it. Her Temeraire series that starts with His Majesty's Dragon is fantastic 💚 3w
KristiAhlers @BookwormAHN oh thanks for that! I‘m going to look for those! 💚 3w
Centique I loved this one too. Spinning Silver is another impressive stand alone novel. 3w
KristiAhlers @Centique Spinning Silver was my first by this author. I was really surprised by how much I loved it. I love discovering new authors. 3w
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jen_hayes7
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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For today‘s #ominousoctober, it‘s a flashback to a camping trip in 2018. Had a lovely little fire pit to sit and read next to in Petoskey, Michigan. #campfire

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Nice!! 🔥📚 2mo
Eggs Great photo 🧡🔥🖤 2mo
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Allylu
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Finished Uprooted by Naomi Novik. What a storyteller she is! This audiobook was pretty long. There were lots of battles and lots of magic! I could see it playing out in my head. I love when that happens. #87 #BookSpin #AlmostAChunksterChallenge #BFC22 #2022AUTHORAMONTH

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 3mo
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Allylu
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I‘m having a bit of a book hangover after The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd. I watched the Modern Mrs. Darcy Book Club Author Chat. It was really interesting. So, now I have to get back to Uprooted by Naomi Novik and start The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera. Weekend isn‘t over yet!

Andrew65 Hope you had a good weekend of reading. 3mo
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Zoes_Human
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Absolutely wonderful! A feminist fairy tale set in a high fantasy world. Loaded with humor and a lots of surprises.

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ShyBookOwl
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Just. So. Good.

Loved the character, loved her growth, and LOVED the ending.

#LetterU #alphabetgame @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

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Susanita
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I loved this and Spinning Silver. She needs to write a standalone with a copper cover! #alphabetgame #letterU

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks On my shelf!! 3mo
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Graciouswarriorprincess
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Books 90-92 of the year.

ShyBookOwl Oooh I love this one 💗 4mo
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dariazeoli
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I‘ve got just a little more of the audiobook to get through, and I wish I could say I liked this book more than I do. I‘m not sure if the narrator is impacting my enjoyment of the story, but it feels a bit like a boring rollercoaster - just when things are getting interesting, we slow down to a bore.

No worries, though. Every book isn‘t for every reader!

#AuthorAMonth

Soubhiville I didn‘t like this one either, but I‘ve loved other books by her. 4mo
dariazeoli @Soubhiville Any in particular you‘d recommend as a second-chance for the author? 4mo
Soubhiville I loved A Deadly Education, it‘s the first in the Scholomance trilogy. 4mo
Caroline2 I‘m only halfway but so far I‘m enjoying Temeraire 4mo
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Daisey
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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This book is a light pick for me. Overall I enjoyed the story, the world building, and the magic. Kasia & Agnieszka were great characters who grew through the story. However, it took a long time for me to become invested, and I did not like development of the relationship between the Dragon & Agnieszka. He needed growth and change that was never fully realized.

#LitsyBookClub #AuthorAMonth #audiobook

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Melismatic
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Panpan

This wasn‘t for me. It could have been the audiobook narrator but for a fantasy novel, this was painfully slow and uninspired. #AuthorAMonth

Soubhiville Oh well worth a try. (I didn‘t like this one either.) 4mo
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bekakins
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
Mehso-so

#doublespin for August! I don‘t know if I‘m being unkind with this one… I was really into it at first, but for me I just lost interest in the plot and it became a bit of a slog. I was more interested in the characters development and I felt like that was lacking a bit at the expense of a lacklustre (and confusing!) plot.

TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 4mo
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Larkken
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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August #bookspin and #doublespin list! Mostly challenges on the list for this month… I‘ve already read a number of this month‘s #aam pick‘s books, but thought a reread via audiobook sounded like a nice start for August 🥰
Good luck, fellow players!

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TheatreSpaz
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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"There was a song in this forest, too, but it was a savage song, whispering of madness and tearing and rage." - Naomi Novik

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TheatreSpaz
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I loved this. It's a purrfect, complete story in and of itself. Agnieszka is a great heroine - she's unapologetically herself, whether that's afraid and uncertain or firm and sure.
I've seen some people say it should've been split into two books, and I would say there are at least two distinct stories - Agnieszka being taken to the tower and learning to accept her power, and her and the Dragon's fight against the Wood.

TheatreSpaz However, I think that each story was complete. To me, Novik fleshed out enough of the plot for the reader to be able to fill in the rest. It IS fast-paced and covers a LOT of plot but the characters are so well-formed that nothing feels left unsaid. 5mo
tpixie Yes- and I‘m glad it‘s not a duology or a series. I just wanted to check my toe in fantasy and get out again and not be obliged to a series. 4mo
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TheatreSpaz
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I'm about half way through and loving it. It's quick but deep. Poor thing got wet when I was traveling but it's still readable.

hannah-leeloo I've not long read this I enjoyed it 5mo
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ICantImReading
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️💫

This was creative and atmospheric, but a few things bothered me and impacted my reading experience. It‘s creepy for a 17-year-old to fall for her who-knows-how-actually-old wizard captor, especially when he‘s a dick (routinely telling her things like she‘s useless and horse-faced). The romance came out of nowhere, much like Agnieszka‘s sudden incredible natural magical ability. I found myself wanting to skim through a lot of the middle.

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TheBookWitchON
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I spent the majority of this book not sure what I thought of it. It took me a lot longer to read than I'm used to, I just never really felt like I was fully immersed in the world. At the end of the book I found I did actually quite enjoy the story.

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hannah-leeloo
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Thanks for the tag @Cupcake12
#wonderouswednesday @Eggs

🦋 I'd say a 3.5 as the story is intriguing but it os still hard to know where exactly its going
🦋 I really enjoyed Gilded but to be honest my memory is terrible lol so it's the recent best I can remember
🦋 I am grateful for the support I get from @TheWolfbehindTheEyes whilst ill.

Would you like to play? @Yuki_Onna @TheWolfbehindTheEyes @BethM @Buechersuechtling

Eggs 💗🦋💙 6mo
melmes Can I play this without being tagged?❤️🌊 6mo
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TheBookWitchON How far into Uprooted are you now? I'm about to start chapter 16. I can see where we're heading now, I think... 6mo
hannah-leeloo Half way through chapter 19 now. It's interesting for sure @TheBookWitchON 6mo
TheBookWitchON Oh! You're ahead of me again. The book is definitely not what I was expecting and sometimes I feel like things are thrown in just to be thrown in, not with any actual flow or purpose. Still though, I am enjoying it for the most part. 6mo
hannah-leeloo I know what you mean @TheBookWitchON I'll read more today. Hopefully it comes together more 6mo
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hannah-leeloo
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Well she's already got the idea of being a book cat lol. She's coming along nicely bless her. #catsoflitsy #readingbuddy

RaeLovesToRead Awww, looks like she's settling in! 🙂 6mo
hannah-leeloo Got her bathed today @RaeLovesToRead she actually liked it! 6mo
RaeLovesToRead Awww haha, I'll have to set you on Pickles 😉 I wouldn't dare try to bathe her lol 6mo
hannah-leeloo All my other cats I've had would have ninja attacked me @RaeLovesToRead I was so surprised haha 6mo
tpixie Precious 4mo
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hannah-leeloo
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Thanks for the tag lovely @Yuki_Onna
#thoughtfulthursday @MoonWitch94

📚 physical
📖 I'm only on chapter 5 so..... erm..... 3 at random
📚 nope if there is a special quote or something I like I write it in my journal

Want to play? @Cupcake12 @TheWolfbehindTheEyes @BethM @DuckOfDoom

TheBookWitchON I'm about to start Chapter 4.. it is interesting for sure.. 7mo
hannah-leeloo Getting through it well @TheBookWitchON I'll be reading more this weekend. 7mo
MoonWitch94 Thanks for playing ☺️📚 7mo
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TheBookWitchON
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Physical and e-book (when I'm suppose to be sleeping and need the lights out for my husband to sleep I read on my phone)
I'd give it 2-3 stars so far, I'm thinking I'll like it
I do not mark my books in anyway (I stress if I crease the spine)

I dont know anyones tags yet but ill work on it for next Thursday! Play along if you want.

@MoonWitch94

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TheBookWitchON
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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On to the next... can't wait to sink my teeth into this one.

hannah-leeloo I'm reading this now too 7mo
TheBookWitchON @hannah-leeloo how do you like it so far? 7mo
hannah-leeloo I'm only on chapter 5 but so far so good. I'm intrigued to see where the story goes. You? 7mo
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hannah-leeloo Also welcome to litsy hun 7mo
TheBookWitchON @hannah-leeloo I didn't get the chance to open it last night, starting today! Let you know when I get to chapter 5? 😊 7mo
TheBookWitchON @hannah-leeloo thank you so much! I absolutely love it. 7mo
hannah-leeloo Yes let me know. We can be reading uprooted buddies 😊 happy reading 7mo
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iread2much
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I love a heroine that grows and learns and who doesn‘t do stupid shit for the love of some dude she barely knows. Great story, great characters, good world building.
Agnieszka is chosen by the Wizard that rules her valley because she has magic-but a magic the wizard doesn‘t understand. They work together to fight the Wood, and to save their kingdom. Agnieszka learns how and why the Wood came to be.
5/5 stars, read if you want kind of teenage mage

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hannah-leeloo
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Next book to read. I quite liked Briar Rose. Excited for this read as love my Fairy Tales. How's everyone's weekend going? Happy reading 📚❤️📖 #magic #fairytale #sorcery

ShyBookOwl Gah! I love this one so much!! Such a wonderful character and a powerful ending. Enjoy 7mo
melmes Oh such a nice idea, I also have a “what to read next jar” happy to see a fellow reader who has the same idea 💡 7mo
melmes I have tried to read this but couldn‘t get into it. 7mo
hannah-leeloo Thank you @ShyBookOwl also my kids have a book jar @melmes it's a lovely idea 💡 😊 7mo
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JuliaTheBookNerd
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Moving to the other side of my library with part 2/3 of shelf 9/21

Fav is tagged 🥰

#BookshelfTour #NaomiNovik #MelissaDeLaCruz #VictoriaAveyard #BrigidKemmerer #BetsySchow

#BookNerd 🤓💙📚

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wordslinger42
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I absolutely LOVED this book! ? It's rare for me to find a book that actually lives up to the claim of being a modern fairy tale, but this book certainly did!

Also, @TheAromaofBooks , I completely understand what you meant when said this was a "warm" story! I think I'll wait a bit to read Spinning Silver because right now, I can't imagine loving it as much as I did this ?

That's 4 squares filled for #bookspinbingo so far!

KristiAhlers Well this is me stacking this one. ❤️ 8mo
RaeLovesToRead I'm looking forward to reading this! 8mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!! I'm so glad you enjoyed this one - I can't explain why, but I absolutely love this book so much. I think waiting to reading Spinning Silver is a good idea - it's also good, but it's really different in tone. I liked it, but it didn't feel MAGIC to me in the way this one does. 8mo
wordslinger42 @KristiAhlers @RaeLovesToRead I hope you both enjoy it! It's so good! 8mo
wordslinger42 @TheAromaofBooks "Magic" is the perfect way to describe this book! It's such a well-written story, and I feel like these are the kinds of characters that stay with you for a long time after you finish the book (if that makes any sense ??) 8mo
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wordslinger42
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I'm going to be laid up for a few days, and this is my bookish stockpile to see me through. I'm almost 80 pages into Uprooted and enjoying it a lot 📚

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I hope you are ok! 💛 8mo
wordslinger42 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you so much, Misty 💜 I had to have a small procedure, so not feeling my best, but on the mend. 8mo
ravenlee I really liked Uprooted and LOVE the Greenglass House books (rare to find sequels as good as the first) so I hope you enjoy them. Best wishes in your recuperation! 8mo
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ozma.of.oz Hope you have a quick and complete recovery! Ibbotson is one of my favorites from when I was a kid. ❤️ 8mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Feel better ❤️‍🩹 ❤️ 8mo
wordslinger42 @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you 💜💜💜 8mo
wordslinger42 @ravenlee Thank you 💜 I loved Uprooted! I'm glad to hear the second Greenglass House book is good, too! You never know what you're going to get with sequels 😂 8mo
wordslinger42 @ozma.of.oz Thank you very much 💙 Same here! I decided to revisit all of her books, and I've been enjoying it a lot! 8mo
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wordslinger42
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I'm very late to the party, but I'm finally reading this one!

Daisey This one is still on my TBR as well. I‘ll be looking forward to your review. 8mo
AllDebooks I loved this so much. Might have to revisit 8mo
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yoavshai
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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#BookCoverChallenge
Day 208.
Here I will note 365 books (or as many as I will have before I get tired) that have shaped my taste in literature. No explanations, no reviews. Just the cover of the book.
I do not challenge anyone. You are all welcome to take part.

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KatieDid927
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I loved it! After this and Spinning Silver I‘m really looking forward to reading The Scholomance novels for Author a Month in October! #FairyTaleReadingChallenge @Charityann

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Pageturner1
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Thank you @Bookgoil for the great package. Love the books you chose. Happy for the bookmarks and chocolate. The coffee mug was perfect was actually looking for on like that.
Happy Valentine‘s Day 💝
#litsylovevalentinesdayswap

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome 💗💗 10mo
Bookgoil So happy you loved everything! I was saving mine for after work so I could have a reward for making it in today! 🤣❤️ 10mo
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BookwormM
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Change of pace for me I enjoyed escaping to a magical world of witches, wizards and evil woods.

BookLineNSinker I'm trying a book by this author as well, I love Charlie Holmberg's Paper Magician series so maybe I'll get into this magical looking series. 9mo
BookwormM @BookLineNSinker I have read and enjoyed that series so far 9mo
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kellyann28
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Mehso-so

This was a reread for me and it ended up being my #bookspin book for January! I read this first in 2016 right before I got engrossed in the fantasy genre. I wanted to do a reread to see if I felt differently about it and the quick answer was: Not really!
The first half of the book was amazing! The setting change halfway through the book absolutely killed the momentum and it never recovered for me. Overall, still glad I reread it! @TheAromaofBooks

kellyann28 @TheAromaofBooks I didn't know if you still wanted to be tagged in these for BookSpin. I did already start a Google Form entry! ❤ 10mo
TheAromaofBooks I still love seeing what everyone is reading, so if you think of it, do tag me!! But you don't have/don't worry about it if you forget haha I really liked this one, but I think it's because I got way into the forest lol But I do agree that it shifts gears in the middle and the momentum is lost. 10mo
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Meomayo
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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My favorite part of this book is the fact that the main character doesn‘t fit in and has no desire to be like everyone else. You should read this book if you love fantasy with a little action included!

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MeatPiie
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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?July 2021
J'ai bien aimé ce livre! Le concept est intéressant, le rythme est bien cadencé, et l'héroïne est crédible (pas trop de passages où elle réussit l'impossible juste parce que c'est le personnage principal).
J'ai juste trouvé un peu dommage que les scenes "romantiques" soient là un peu pour rien, et la fin est un peu expédiée… mais c'est une bonne fin quand même :)

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Story_Wanderer
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Wow! I‘m still trying to catch my breath after going on the journey this book took me on! From the intriguing first chapter you are sucked in to a whirlwind of magic, fantasy, and action! I couldn‘t put it down and finished it over two evenings. For those of you who go a bit crazy with sexual tension this book will have you reeling but don‘t worry the big finish is worth it! I really enjoyed it!

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Kristin31289
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kellyann28
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Here is my #BookSpinBingo board! My #BookSpin this month is Uprooted by Naomi Novik. I read this a few years ago and wanted to do a reread of it. Excited for a new month, a clean slate 💙 Thank you to @TheAromaofBooks for organizing this for us

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! Looks great!!! I love Uprooted. 11mo
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mariaku21
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I'm kicking myself for having had this in the shelf for so long! How dare I?

I fell in love with the detailing and the dialogue between all the characters. I just can‘t believe that the dragon set himself to be a grumpy princess, what with him hiding in a tower and all, but this goes to show that even dragons need rescuing.

thegirlwiththelibrarybag I hope the author goes back to stand alone fairy tales once her current series concludes. I really enjoyed Spinning Silver too. 12mo
mariaku21 @thegirlwiththelibrarybag I have her Spinning Silver book. Just need to make the time to read it 🤣 11mo
thegirlwiththelibrarybag @mariaku21, that‘s the trickiest part! ⏰ 11mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Yay!! Today is the first day of October!! 🧡🖤🍂

#CrystalBall
#Haunted

StayCurious Cool picture! 1y
Eggs Beautiful 🖤🔮🖤 1y
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BookBelle84
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Panpan

I love the cover and the villain of the woods but that was about it. I think I was disappointed from the start when I learned there wasn't a real dragon. I also didn't understand the romantic relationship, they barely liked each other. The characters were not likeable. I think what bothered me most was the magic system. For a girl who didn't know she was a witch for 17 years she became powerful very suddenly. And it was just so boring.

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I didn't love it either. Spinning Silver was better though. 1y
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Booshy Writes
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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An enchanting escape awaits readers in this engaging YA-Folklore crossover from Naomi Novik.

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LibraryCin
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I really enjoyed this. This one has (Baba) Jaga mentioned – she‘s not a character, as she is long-dead, but she is mentioned and her effects are felt. Many know that I am not always a fantasy fan (depends on the type of fantasy), but I do like fairy tales. This one had a lot going on – not all at once, but one thing after another. Lots of adventure in this one

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bookandbedandtea
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I really liked this. A lot. But the stylistic changes did throw me off a little. This felt like three different books. The first part with the MC learning magic and to see past the Dragon's grumpiness (and teach him a few things along the way!) was my favorite. The middle section in the city and the end, with the final "defeat" of the Wood, both felt very different. I liked that they "won" by soothing the Wood rather than destroying it but it ⬇️

bookandbedandtea Agnieszka and the Dragon could have worked their way to that part without A's (lengthy) side journey to the city. Despite these quibbles I did like this updated fairy tale. 2y
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NickyM
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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I loved this book! An enchanting, dark fairytale that pulls you in and doesn't let you go - just like the menacing Wood. The plot felt perfectly paced and the characters were engaging. I loved seeing the growth of Nieshka's magic and character as she navigated some truly terrifying situations. If the romance aspect had been explored a bit more, this would have been a perfect book. Definitely a book for lovers of fantasy and fairytales!

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Addison_Reads
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Another "snowed in" day here in Texas. The power is on for now and I'm listening to this audiobook while melting/boiling snow for water since there's no bottled water to be found anywhere close to us and they say we could be without running water for weeks. I'm thankful to at least have power, so many others still don't.

Hestapleton Can I send you some bottled water via Amazon? You can email me: hannahestapleton@gmail.com. Can‘t imagine not having water for WEEKS. 2y
Addison_Reads @Hestapleton aww..that is extremely kind of you to offer, but I think I'll be okay. 💚 Temperatures warm up this weekend, so I'll be able to venture out and find water if needed. Our poor water companies here just aren't prepared for, or built for, these cold temps and are dealing with burst pipes everywhere. 2y
Leftcoastzen My heart is breaking for all the people of Texas , Oklahoma, this terrible storm is so dangerous , stay safe! 2y
vivastory Just checking in. I hope that you and your loved ones are safe 2y
readordierachel Hope things are good with you and your family 💚 2y
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LostInSpace
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Mehso-so

I enjoyed this, but it was far too long.

It felt like it took me about 2 weeks to read which is unheard of for me!

The start and the end were good but the middle was quite waffley, the romance never really went anywhere either.

I would have enjoyed it more if it was about half the size 😬

Ruthiella What I liked best about this book was Agnieszka‘s intuitive use of magic. But, yeah, it was long! I‘ve not read any Novak before or since but am interested in her other books. 2y
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Copwithabook
Uprooted | Naomi Novik
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Pickpick

This was a quick easy read and very well written. I loved falling in to this world!