Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme/feature created by The Broke and the Bookish but is now hosted by The Artsy Reader.
Time for another rousing edition of Top Ten Tuesday!
This week’s theme was a difficult for me so I had to make some changes. Originally the theme was “Books I Decided to DNF too Quickly” but the thing is there aren’t a lot of books I will not finish. I usually read a book to the end because I usually hope that a good ending will turn the whole book around, though sometimes that doesn’t happen. Instead, I’ve changed the theme to books that disappointed me in one way or another.
What are some books that have disappointed you? Continue reading
Publication: June 7th 2016
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Pages: 368 pages
Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤⛤
“She wasn’t a very pretty girl. That doesn’t sound like a nice thing to say about someone, or like being ugly should have mattered, except that because they were girls, it mattered big-time” (Umminger 71).
You know that feeling of disappointment when you read a hyped up book only to find out it wasn’t as great as you’d hoped? That’s how I felt when I read The Girls by Emma Cline last December. So you’re disappointed that this book that had potential, that you wanted to love but didn’t doesn’t exist in some other form. You wish that the author had gotten it right, or at the very least that their was someone else who had written the book. Luckily for me, there was Alison Umminger’s American Girls. Continue reading
Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme/feature created by The Broke and the Bookish.
This week’s theme is: Ten Books I Loved Less/More Than I Thought I Would.
Instead of choosing between books I loved less and books I loved more, I decided to make a confusing mess of a list with both. TO make it simple, the first five on the list will be Books I Loved Less and the last five will be Books I Loved More. Continue reading