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July 26, 2010

Some books I have recently returned unfinished


Several of you wanted to hear about the books I didn't finish, so I'll start keeping track and posting whenever I have three or four.

The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer - I actually do enjoy the Twilight books, so this isn't a general Twilight dig or anything. I just couldn't get into this one. After 45 pages, I realized I didn't really care what happened to Bree - and we know what happened to her from Eclipse, anyway.

Angelology by Danielle Trussoni - Several friends recommended this, and I wanted to like it. The convent stuff was interesting, but the preface about finding the angel's body put me off for some reason I couldn't define, and I just wasn't feeling the angel thing in general. I may try it again in a few months - could have just been a mood mismatch.

Priceless by Robert Wittman - This story of an FBI agent tracking down art thieves should have been interesting, but it was oddly boring. And I really didn't like the narrator's persona - he pretty much thought he was the best thing ever, and all the bragging got tiresome.

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins - I love the Hunger Games books, so I'd been wanting to try Collins' earlier series. But I happened to pick this up the morning after I'd dealt with a huge, scary bug on my bedroom ceiling, and the jacket copy said this was about huge, scary bugs, and I just couldn't. I'll try it again later.

Posted by Kat at July 26, 2010 01:00 PM

Sounds like it's more mood than bad writing. Thanks! I love reading about DNF's.

Posted by: Carrie#K at July 28, 2010 09:03 PM
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