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This week’s topic is
Top Ten Words/Topics the will make you NOT pick up a book
There isn’t a lot that will turn me off from a book in an instant, but here are a few-
I don’t mean the awesome news going on right now, I mean the trend of books all about “those” royals. I did enjoy The Other Boleyn Girl, but enough already!
Enough said about that.
My mom still loves Danielle Steel, but I can’t read these types of books. I think Steele is actually the best of the bunch-no Harlequin Romances for me. The heaving bosoms and flowing hair is a turn off – which leads me to the next-
4. Pecks & Abs
I love me some eye candy as much as the next girl, but come on! What is with the rash of covers out there with all these totally ripped guys??? Unless it is a picture book, you are NOT getting my attention!
5. Young Love
I am not a grouchy old lady, and I think falling in love is great and all, but I also remember how painful it was to be a teenager, never mind a teen in love.
No interest whatsoever, period.
My 15 year old son went to see World War Z. He loved it. I am not a 15 year old boy.
Calm down! I loved The Hunger Games trilogy, and I know there are some really great Dystopian books out there, but it almost seems like every other book is this genre.
9. Time Travel
Too confusing sometimes!
10. New Adult
What is this? I get the Young Adult-what the hell is New Adult???
I know many of you out there disagree- these are just the things that will make me NOT grab a book-