Hello beautiful booklovers!
For this weeks T5W post, the prompt was the following: “…Some books we disliked or they were just okay, but they still have a lot of discussion points to sink your teeth into.” Well…this was WAY harder than I anticipated! There aren’t many books that I actually like discussing if I dislike them – I’d rather just move on. However, there’s the few I can think of that no matter how much I hate on them or how they weren’t that wonderful…I still can’t stop talking about then.
Alright, book listing time!
FIVE. MRS. DALLOWAY BY VIRGINIA WOOLF
…I can’t help it…it makes the list EVERY TIME! It’s just an awful book in my opinion, but there’s something intriguing about the language and story that makes you want to talk about it. I even enjoy talking about how much I loathe it…so weird.
FOUR. NEW MOON BY STEPHANIE MEYER
I have an unfair “hate-on” for this book. Yes…I read them all…but this book really stuck with me. Even as a teen, I found the love Bella and Edward have for one another so unnaturally unhealthy and eerie. Their obsession with one another really turned me off, especially in this book…but not enough to stop reading apparently. And yes…I like discussing the unhealthy relationship aspect A LOT.
THREE. BREAKING DAWN BY STEPHANIE MEYER
I’m VERY sorry Twilight fans…but I can’t help it! Not only was I getting a little tired of Bella and Edward by this point (again…why did I still continue to read this…) but the story was just…I don’t have words. Bella has a baby which could NOT happen (yes…it’s a book…but seriously…too far) and werewolf boy imprints on Bella’s baby…it’s just weird.
TWO. HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD BY J.K. ROWLING
Don’t hate on me Harry Potter fans, but I can’t help it. I wanted to love this book, trust me. The first big series I ever read was Harry Potter, so I was thrilled that they were going to have at least one more book with the original gang back. But the story just flopped on so many levels. However, I love seeing what other people think and having some good old debates on it.
ONE. ALLEGIANT BY VERONICA ROTH
Oh yes…I LOVE talking about how much I despise the last book in this trilogy. This series had a great start for me but slowly died off. The action wasn’t as good and the romances began to annoy me. But I still wanted to finish it. This book though…I couldn’t stand Roth’s decision with Tris (I don’t want to say anything in case on spoilers but people are more than welcome to ask me). I love to RAGE talk about this…a little too much I think.
What a unique T5W discussion! Are there books you dislike but still love to discuss? Do you relate to any I posted?