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This week's Top Ten: Books I Will Probably Never Read......
This is a long, long list.
This is a long, long list.
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Anything by John Green. - Nothing against the guy, I just think that his books are too hyped, and a lot of people treat his writing like it's the be-all end-all of YA.
Lord of the Rings by JR Tolkien. - I've actually tried to read those books multiple times, I always get really bored. They are really wordy and there's a character near the start of the book that is never mentioned again, that fans of the book seem to think is the best character in the world. Yet he adds nothing to the actual story nor does he make sense. I'm talking about Tom Bombdil. He ruins the book for me. I always quit around his part of the story. The one time I made it past that part was when I just skipped him and started when they were entering Bree, and even then I only made it to the council of Elrond. I prefer the movies, from the few non-Tom Bombadil fans Ive talked to, Pete Jackson did a really good job of cutting the fat with those books.
50 Shades of Grey. - I have nothing against reading erotica, I myself have read a couple smutty romance books. But Shades of Grey series, it paints the story in too much romance, and it just comes across as really creepy. At least the other smut books I've read didn't try and pretend to be anything other than what it was.
Pretty much all Classic Novels. - I just don't see it happening. I feel like I should read one. But, once again it comes to a thing where I just get really bored. I respect and appreciate the books for what they are, and what they mean to modern literature, I just don't want to read any.
The rest of Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles books. - There are just so many. I don't want to play catch up. Interview With a Vampire is my all time favorite vampire novel. I actually compare every other Vampire book I read to it on the biases of how the book made me feel when reading it. So few have given me the same feeling as Interview With a Vampire.
Game of Thrones by George RR Martin. - I want to, it's just with the TV show going on, the likely hood of me actually reading the books goes down. Maybe when the show is over, I'll go back and read the series?
90% of the books on my "to-read" list on Goodreads. - I have a nasty habit of adding books that I'd like to read to that list with out thinking of if I'd ever actually get around to reading them.
The rest of the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris. - Back when True Blood was in it's prime (Season 3) I read the first, I think 4.5 books in the series. They were just so silly, and none of the characters had any kind of development, and the villains weren't even very threatening.
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins. - I have nothing against the genre, I actually have been reading quite a bit of Contemporary Romance since reading the first one ever about a year ago. I just don't really like "cute" Contemporary Romance. And from every review I've seen or read on the series that is what it is.
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. - This is solely biased on how hyped the book is, and Im not a huge fan of historical fiction. I've read the genre before and I just don't care for it. Add in the time travel, it sounds like a hotmess.
(Technically, this is more than 10... but I don't care)