Open Book Blog Hop – 26th August   Leave a comment

Stevie Turner

This week’s topic is:

Why would you, as an author/reader, abandon (stop reading) someone else’s book?

Yes, I have abandoned books in the past.  I have an ‘Abandoned‘ shelf on Goodreads, but some authors objected to me adding their books and asked me to remove them.  The 5 books I have on there at the moment I tried to read so long ago that I’ve forgotten why I stopped reading them.  However, I can tell you what the probable reasons were, which I’ll list below (in no particular order).

  1. Poor spelling / grammar:  This tells me the author hasn’t made much effort to produce a reasonable story.
  2. A book that’s written in too young a style:  This is fine for children, but not for me.
  3. Boring:  Sorry, but if I start skipping over pages because it’s going nowhere, then I’ll probably end up abandoning it.
  4. It’s in a…

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Posted August 26, 2019 by aurorawatcherak in Uncategorized

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