Hey guys, here are some of my favourite tropes when reading books (or even watching movies) I also decided to be extra, and introduce a book with each trope.
Most obvious one that I love endlessly: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
Secret Pen Pals
Ok, so this is a typical one, but who doesn’t love typical?
I love seeing this in books as well as movies **cough cough Love, Rosie**
Taxonomy of Love by Rachael Allen is one that I can think of at the top of my head.
Inej and Kaz in Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. It hurts, but it’s so goood.
If done well. I repeat, IF DONE WELL. The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare.
Secret lifelong love
My eyes just welt up with tears. Because that’s just how much I love them. Or maybe it’s just the aftermath of reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
Fairy tale retelling
ANY FAIRY TALE RETELLING. But I have a bias towards Alice in Wonderland retellings. I mean, I started my blog because of reading Heartless by Marissa Meyer.
There are always those antagonists that are not quite antagonists and you really want to find a reason to like them (or not — it depends on the reader amirite 🙃). Then the author gives them the perfect moment of glory, like *ahem* in Harry Potter by JK Rowling.
Morally Grey Characters
Lol, I don’t know if this is a trope, but morally grey characters are who makes books so interesting, like every other character in Vicious by VE Schwab.
What are your favourite tropes? I’d love to know!