I saw this tag from Jest and Hearts Library a while ago and wanted to give it a try. I didn’t have a post for today but also still wanted to post something so, this should definitely be interesting! If you want to see how Ainslee answered check it out here. Also give her a follow because she is my favorite.
A POPULAR BOOK OR SERIES THAT YOU DIDN’T LIKE
I had to actually think about this one for a minute, and then I saw it on my bookshelf and realized I knew all along but didn’t want to admit it to myself. Lord of the Rings. Don’t @ me but good god I got through The Two Towers and I just could not. Loved The Hobbit though. And the movies are my favorite thing.
A POPULAR BOOK OR SERIES EVERYONE SEEMS TO HATE BUT YOU
The only one I can think of is Children of Blood and Bone. I actually really liked this book and thought it had a lot of potential for future sequels. The only thing I didn’t enjoy was the romance 😶 but now after all the drama surrounding it I don’t know yet if I will be continuing the series.
(this style of photo is SO old 🤣 I can’t help but chuckle. This was taken well over a year ago, and is probably the last time I took a picture of COBAB!)
A LOVE TRIANGLE WHERE THE MAIN CHARACTER ENDED UP WITH THE PERSON YOU DIDN’T WANT THEM TO END UP WITH, OR AN OTP YOU DON’T LIKE
My answer for the love triangle not going in my favor is the same as Ainslee’s, and it involves a certain favorite villain of mine and I will never forgive Bardugo for this.
OTP I don’t like would be Manon and Dorian 😒 nope nope nope. They’re gross together. Everything felt forced and fake and I just cannot stand it.
A POPULAR BOOK GENRE YOU HARDLY REACH FOR
Contemporary AND Romance. I always end up leaving a very low and negative review. These HEA books drive me bonkers and give me crazy ideas of how things “should be”, which is unhealthy for my well being. Also I tend to find them rather boring.
(This book is the reason I stopped reading contemporary romance)
A POPULAR OR BELOVED CHARACTER YOU DO NOT LIKE
Professor Severus Snape. There, I said it. People glorify him for his “noble deed” during The Deathly Hallows but all he ever did was stalk Lilly, and then make Harry’s life a living hell just because he was jealous James won Lilly’s heart.
A POPULAR AUTHOR YOU CAN’T SEEM TO GET IN TO
Like, I hate saying this but it’s got to be Cassandra Clare. Which is a real issue because I own ALL of her books and have only read three of them. They are just SO DAMN angsty and childish and reminded me too much of Harry Potter weirdly. I don’t know. Maybe some day I’ll be able to truck through them all. I’ve heard TDA is much better.
A POPULAR BOOK TROPE YOU’RE TIRED OF SEEING
“I’m not like other girls” Bitch please, you’re just as bland as the rest of them. Also, INSTA LOVE. I JUST CANNOT. This is also why I don’t read contemporary romances.
A COMMON SERIES YOU HAVE NO INTEREST IN READING
Ooh this is a tough one. I’m going to say the DC Icons series. I read Wonder Woman which was alright, and then read Batman Nightwalker which is to this day my lowest rating for a book ever because UGH GOD IT WAS TERRIBLE. I have no interest in continuing. Also, all this drama with Matt de la Pena? No thanks.
(do you know how far back I had to dig to find this photo 🤣 I took this well over a year ago and before I read Batman, never even read Catwoman. Also wow my photo style has changed so much)
THE SAYING GOES, “THE BOOK IS ALWAYS BETTER THAN THE MOVIE”, WHAT MOVIE OR TV SHOW ADAPTATION DO YOU PREFER MORE THAN THE BOOKS?
Lord of the Rings, 100%. But you already knew that 😜 also hellloooo Aragorn. Another one would be A Series of Unfortunate Events, which has been amazingly adapted on Netflix and is far superior. Want to read a very salty review? Check out my review of The End here.
Okay, there’s some of my unpopular book opinions! Nothing too crazy right?? What are some of your unpopular opinions!?