DID YOU LIKE MY PUN. #punny
Where do I even begin with this book.
I’m going to try avoiding the phase “why didn’t I read this book sooner.”
From the very beginning I fell in love with August. He’s just one of those characters that you can’t help but love and want to just hug until everything is better. His character is one of the biggest focuses in the book and his emotions and thoughts are portrayed SO WELL.
Right now we’re talking Gansey-level love. Even Will Herondale-level love.
I AM NOT SAYING THIS LIGHTLY.
In the beginning I thought that Kate was such a bitch.
I really hated her. I saw where it all came from but I still hated her guts. BUT BY HALF WAY I started to actually like her and she was actually a great character.º #DEVELOPMENT!
THERE WERE SO MANY MEAN GUYS I LOVED IT. V.E SCHWAB CAN WRITE VILLAINS I TELL YOU.
My mini mind was blown into 50,000 pieces.
ºShe’s actually one of the strongest, kick-ass characters ever!
The book didn’t start off slow, like I thought that it would. I don’t know why, but my expectations for this book was that I wouldn’t get into it, like A Darker Shade of Magic, but IT WAS THE COMPLETE OPPOSITE.
I couldn’t stop reading it. I think that the amazing world building and the strong characters gave the book a really strong start and made me FALL IN LOVE with the world and the characters (SPECIFICALLY AUGUST BC HE’S A CINNAMON ROLL).
I thought that the way that the world was represented and the attitudes towards the monsters was really interesting. THE WORLD BUILDING WAS SO REAL AND I WANT IT TO BE A PLACE IRL. It was sort of futuristic?? And I really liked that because it wasn’t WAYYYYYYY out of the possibilities, and it was more of an advanced world rather than so futuristic you couldn’t understand it.
But in the beginning I was so angry at the world and felt so strongly about how everyone thought that August was a bad monster when yes, he’s not human and you know that from the get-go, but HE’S NOT A BAD MONSTER!!
It says in the blurb that he just wants to be human and WAAAAAAAAAAAAA I LOVE HIM. He’s such a deep character and he struggles with A LOT. And I just want to shout at the world until everyone loves him as much as I do.
- Finally a book about friendships not romance!!!
- characters that you want to hug.
- baddies coming at you from no where.
- murder. death. music.
- parents who aren’t #chill but are super cool.
- packed lunches.
- parents that aren’t really parents and more like the devil incarnate.
- fast pace amazingness that everyone needs to love.
- Brilliant sisters.
- really cool roads.
- a city a bit like Berlin during the cold war. #divided.
- Monsters flying about everywhere. not literally.
I think that another reason that I was able to be so consumed by the book was the MAGNIFICENT writing. V.E Schwab really has a way with words. I felt the same with A Darker Shade of Magic, and now again with This Savage Song. The way that she strings words together and makes these places so real is honestly amazing.
SO there are my thoughts on This Savage Song, CHAT WITH ME in the comments about what you thought!
gAH why didn’t I read this sooner?????