I saw this tag on Sofia’s blog, Bookish Wanderess, and thought it was something different! I do not often talk about the books that I am not going to read.
a popular book everyone loves but you have no interest in reading?
Beach Read seems to get a lot of mixed reviews, and it just isn’t something that I see myself prioritizing!
a classic book/author you don’t have an interest in reading?
Other than rereading A Christmas Carol, I don’t think I will ever read anything else by Charles Dickens. Not my thing!
an author whose books you have no interest in reading?
I know that Colleen Hoover’s books are beloved, but none of them appeal to me. I love romance, but her books do not seem like the kind of romance that I am drawn to.
a problematic author whose books you have no interest in reading?
I never had an interested in Thirteen Reasons Why, either the book or the show- I think they would be too triggering for me. Also, I have read a few articles about Jay Asher being accused of sexual harassment, so I will never pick up a book by him.
an author you have read a couple books from and decided their books are not for you?
I have tried a few books from V.E. Schwab and her writing style just does not work for me! It is too bad because I think that she comes up with some of the most original premises, but at some point I just have to move on and stop trying.
a genre you have no interest in OR genre you tried and couldn’t get into?
I don’t think I have an answer for this one! I used to say horror, but I have really embraced it this year. I might even share some of my favourites in a future post.
a book you bought but will never read OR a library book you borrowed but returned unread?
Let’s be honest, I bought this edition of An Encyclopedia of Tolkien because is it stunning! As much as I enjoyed The Lord of the Rings, I don’t see myself actually making my way through the encyclopedia, but it is beautifully illustrated and fun to flip through.
a series you have no interest in reading OR a series you started but have dnf’d?
I have read Crescent City for a buddy read on Instagram, and I think that will be my first and last Sarah J. Maas book. They are just not the kind of fantasy that I enjoy. I do sometimes feel like I am missing out though because people talk about all her books all the time!
a new release you have no interest in reading?
I tried reading The Lunar Chronicles, and I just could not get into it. I don’t think that I click with Marissa Meyer’s writing style, and I have also seen some mixed reviews for her newest release, Instant Karma.