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    Default Books you couldn't finish

    Another thread got me thinking.

    What books have you been unable to finish/ understand the fuss..

    For me:

    the Twilight series, I tried reading the 1st one- didn't get the hype at all, I thought it was so corny

    And..

    We Need To Talk About Kevin- just couldn't get through it

    I'm sure there's more..

    Anyone else?

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    Any Jodi Picoult novel

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    Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
    Wolf Hall by Hillary Mantal
    Casual Vacancy by Jk Rowling

    Most others i try again but these 3 just frustrate me to no end

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    Quote Originally Posted by Me&Smooches View Post
    Casual Vacancy by Jk Rowling
    I've struggled with this one too!

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    I really liked casual vacancy!

    I've struggled to get through the Game of Thrones books.... The tv series is so much better! And I usually prefer books over tv/movie versions!

    Also didn't get the hype about Twilight...sooooo poorly written.

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    Oh yes game of thrones I couldn't do either. I put that down to dd being very high demand as a small baby when I was trying to read it so vowed to try again later. She is nearly 2 and I haven't picked it up again yet!

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    The Da Vinci Code...just couldn't get into it. Never understood what the hype was about.

    Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Not my thing at all.

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    I'm another who couldn't get through Game of Thrones due to a demanding baby. I also gave up on Charles Dickens A Tale of Two City.

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    Never been interested in Game of Thrones. Maybe one day

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    Anything by Marian Keyes. I normally like that genre and fly through books but hers just don't do it for me


 

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