Top Ten Tuesday – The Last Books I DNFed

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly blog meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic was about something different but it didn’t sound interesting to me at all so I decided to skip to next week’s topic.  Future me will hate this but I’ll deal with her later. In the meantime this post is about the most recent books that I did not finish (or DNF). Hope you all enjoy!

 

1. In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan 

Of all the books on this list this was the one that I was the most disappointed about. I had been looking forward to Brennan’s books for several years, but never got around to reading it till now.  Sadly it did not live up to my hopes, I just didn’t like the writing style

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2. The Institute by Stephen King 

Another disappointment, though not as big as my disappointment for In Other Lands. I just didn’t get into the story, I didn’t like the main character at all.

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3. The Wives by Tarryn Fisher 

This story just rubbed me the wrong way, and I was pretty it sure it would when I started it. But I wanted to give it a try because it was on the Goodreads Choice Awards for last year.

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4. Normal People by Sally Rooney

I quit this book because the writing style was just super annoying.

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5. The Overdue Life of Amy Blyer by Kelly Harms 

This story bugged me too for several reasons, the characters were just not great and the story was slow.

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6. Verity by Colleen Hoover 

From the very start of this book I hated it. The beginning is unnecessarily gory, and the interaction between the two people who are attracted to each other was a little gross. Or maybe I was just not in the mood for a straight romance.

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What are the last books you’ve decided to quit? Do you have a hard time quitting books? Don’t forget to share your Top Ten Tuesday post with me.

 

9 comments

    • Yeah it was very soap opera-y. My main problem with it was how hard it was pushing monogamy, and as a person who is polyamorous it just wasn’t my cup of tea.

  1. Normal People seems like a divisive book. Personally, from what I’ve read, the relationship sounds pretty awful so I will not be trying it.

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