I don’t usually DNF a book as I am stubborn and I believe that things will always get better but I am not against putting a book back on the shelf and telling myself that I will pick it up later.
Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser
My friend had read this before I did and she said that it was slow but was worth reading and at the time I was a bit apprehensive about it but with school coming up I did not have a lot of time to read it and then this little thing called Tower of Dawn came out and my life stopped so I could read that book.
11/22/63 by Stephen King
This book is really, really good but it is a massive tome so it has been taking me forever to read. I don’t have that much left but considering that I have not picked it back up in about 2 years makes me think that I have given up on it
Catherine the Great by Robert K. Massie
I don’t like non-fiction and I especially don’t like biographies. To me, I don’t see the point on reading (usually a tome) about someone when I could just go read their Wiki page. But Catherine the Great is the closest person that I would call my hero so I figured that I could get through her biography. I have read about 200 pages out of 625 which is not that bad and I do hope to finish it one day…
The Wolf by Leo Carew
This was the first ARC that I DNF’ed.
I had hopes that I was going to enjoy it but I just couldn’t get into the prologue and I found just about anything to be more interesting and I hated forcing myself to do something that I should enjoy so I DNF’ed. But then I have been reading reviews by other people and they are saying how much they enjoyed it and I am like did I quit too soon???
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Shh, don’t tell my AP English teacher that I never finished this book… I had originally selected this book for a report and I had senioritis and an overall dislike for most classics so it was not a hopeful combination to begin with. I should definitely give this book a shot again, maybe as an audiobook? Thoughts anyone.
Also, super side note: The Hours is an okay movie but the score is the best. If I had to pick one album to listen to for the rest of my life that would probably be it. Yes, I am a huge fan of scorecore.
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
See above. I should have given this one a shot but it just did not work out at the time.
Fire by Kristin Cashore
I had loved Graceling but when I found out that this is just basically a biography (remember what I said about biographies??) about Fire and does not really do much for the plot line of Graceling, I lost all hope with this book.
A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir
There are three reasons for me not finishing this book:
- I did not really care for the first book. Now, I think that this had to do with the fact that I read some pretty bad books beforehand and I was just taking my anger out on Ember but there is also the possibility that it was not that great.
- I was reading a library copy when it first came out and being an hour and a half away from the library and not being able to renew it is not a good combination.
- I have not had the opportunity to pick it back up. Maybe this summer I will.
Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows
I had received this in the September OwlCrate, and thinking “Yay, dragons!!!” Well, I started reading it and there were not that many dragons and I had too many questions so I decided to put it down and I have yet to pick it back up.