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It’s Freebie-week! I couldn’t think of anything and found this one on the list of past Top Ten Tuesdays. Interesting topic! I will give you a few popular books or series I don’t find interesting at all and will never read. Not counting the ones I tried and didn’t like.
Shannara / Terry Brooks –> When it came to my attention, I already read a couple of books similar to it and didn’t enjoy most of them. I was so over orcs & elves. Still am. Whenever I find anything about elves and orcs and dwarfs, I won’t consider it.
The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant / Stephen R. Donaldson –> I am freaked out by leprosy, it gave me nightmares when I was little. Nope, thank you. Also, the main character doesn’t seem like someone I would like.
Outlander Series / Diana Gabaldon –> I am not a fan of time travel and never planned to read it. I watched the first season though and enjoyed it, apart from the sex episodes in the middle. Not interested in season 2 as it wasn’t taking place in Scotland anymore.
Dragonlance / Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman –> Same as with Shannara. Also, it’s too long.
The Mortal Instruments / Cassandra Clare –> I never liked the sound of it. But I watched the movie and thought it was stupid. Good decision to not read it.
The Lunar Chronicles / Marissa Meyer –> I looked into it because everyone seemed to be raving about it. I considered putting it on my wishlist and trying it out but at the time I read a few disappointing YA novels and left it off.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child / Joanne K. Rowling –> The Harry Potter series ended for me with The Deathly Hallows. No thank you, I don’t need more.
Percy Jackson / Rick Riordan –> Saying that I am too old doesn’t really do it, as I still enjoy my Tamora Pierce.. I think the movie scared me away.
The Raven Boys / Maggie Stiefvater –> Seems like it contains too many YA tropes I can’t stand.. So nope. Also, my best friend didn’t like it and I trust her judgement xD We often agree on YA literature.
Divergent / Veronica Roth –> I couldn’t even finish the movie.
Some of the ones I tried and didn’t like are: The Wheel of Time / Robert Jordan, The Sword of Truth / Terry Goodkind, The First Law Trilogy / Joe Abercrombie, Forgotten Realms / R.A. Salvatore, Memory, Sorrow and Thorn / Tad Williams
Throne of Glass / Sarah J. Maas, Daughter of Smoke and Bone / Laini Taylor, Twilight / Stephenie Meyer, Eragon / Christopher Paolini