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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ Nette View Post
    Usually keep trying. Though lately I don't have enough time to read as it is, so I'm not wasting time on rubbish.
    I am starting to feel this. Its about the third time I have tried to read this book and I am just not enjoying it. Really tempted to move on but then again I dont want to be defeated hy a book

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    Quote Originally Posted by Me&Smooches View Post
    If you don't enjoy a book do you move on to another or keep trting to get through it?
    If the first chapter doesn't grab me I stop reading it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Me&Smooches View Post
    I am starting to feel this. Its about the third time I have tried to read this book and I am just not enjoying it. Really tempted to move on but then again I dont want to be defeated hy a book
    10%. I read 10% no matter if I hate the first part. Then I allow myself to give up and hide it away never to be seen again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Me&Smooches View Post
    I am starting to feel this. Its about the third time I have tried to read this book and I am just not enjoying it. Really tempted to move on but then again I dont want to be defeated hy a book
    What's the book called?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Me&Smooches View Post
    If you don't enjoy a book do you move on to another or keep trting to get through it?
    I generally persist and get through it. There are a couple of books I can think of (Cloud Atlas, The Book Thief) that were really hard to get into but were absolutely brilliant reads. I don't like to give up on them. Sometimes they just take a while to get going.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cat74 View Post
    I generally persist and get through it. There are a couple of books I can think of (Cloud Atlas, The Book Thief) that were really hard to get into but were absolutely brilliant reads. I don't like to give up on them. Sometimes they just take a while to get going.
    Cloud Atlas was one that I recently gave up on. I was trying to read it while up feeding DD. Maybe now we have a better routine I should try again.

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    I just finished this book which is totally not the usual thing I go for but, I'm on doctor-ordered bed rest and a friend dropped me off a random selection of books to help keep me sane so I started with this one....

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    It was amazing and such an eye opener! It is told by interviewing many children (at the time) who survived and tells their experiences and how they felt, equally from both/all sides in a very honest way. It has pictures scattered throughout too....I can't imagine any other book giving a better insight into how it really was to live through it all. Great read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DJ Nette View Post
    Cloud Atlas was one that I recently gave up on. I was trying to read it while up feeding DD. Maybe now we have a better routine I should try again.
    Cloud Atlas was hard because of all the different characters' storylines. It sort of feels like it jumps around a bit until you start to see how they're intertwined. Great book, but certainly hard going to begin with.

    I don't know if you've ever read any of the Game of Thrones books but they're the same - each chapter (and some are very, very long chapters) told from the perspective of one character, which you may not hear from again for 300+ pages. They take a while to get into but so much better than the TV series, and different in the way some of the characters develop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jensha View Post
    What's the book called?
    Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling

    I have given up on it twice before and a couple others that that I really didnt enjoy but we were reading them for a book club I was in. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel I think it was and Eatb pray Love

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    Quote Originally Posted by Me&Smooches View Post
    Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling

    I have given up on it twice before and a couple others that that I really didnt enjoy but we were reading them for a book club I was in. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel I think it was and Eatb pray Love
    I gave up on this as well.


 

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