So I was going around the internet, reading up on the latest things and periodically going back to doing research about marketing for my assignment ( 😉 ), and I stumbled across the Book Sacrifice tag created by Ariel Bissett. It seemed really interesting so I thought I’d give it a go 🙂
I never really thought about sacrificing books in life/death situations, but the scenarios Ariel came up with are really funny, so here goes!
1) An Over-Hyped book: Let’s start this off with a Zombie Apocalypse! Let’s say you’re in a book store, just browsing, when BAM! ZOMBIE ATTACK. An announcement comes over the PA System saying that the military has discovered that the zombies’ only weakness is over-hyped books. What book that everyone else says is amazing but you really hated do you start chucking at the zombies knowing that it will count as an over-hyped book and successfully wipe them out?!
I’m sorry TFIOS fans, but I had to. I really did not enjoy this book and it would be the first to go in a zombie apocalypse.
2) A Sequel: Let’s say you’ve just left the salon with a SMASHING new haircut and BOOM: Torrential downpour. What sequel are you willing to use as an umbrella to protect yourself?
Glass Sword would definitely be my umbrella in this downpour. I actually enjoyed Red Queen, but Glass Sword… nope.
3) A Classic: Let’s say you’re in a lecture and your English teacher is going on and on about how this classic changed the world, how it revolutionized literature and you get so sick of it that you chuck the classic right at his face because you know what? This classic is stupid and it’s worth detention just to show everyone how you feel! What Classic did you chuck?
I’m sorry!!! I don’t know why, but I really didn’t enjoy Jane Eyre very much. I couldn’t finish reading actually. I DNF’d after reading more than half the book. Maybe I’ll try to reread Jane Eyre again in the future, but I don’t know… There are waaay too many books I want to read.
4) Your least favorite book of life!: Let’s say that you’re hanging out at the library when BAM global warming explodes and the world outside becomes a frozen wasteland. You’re trapped and your only chance for survival is to burn a book. What is the book you first run to, your least favourite book of all life, what book do you not fully regret lighting?
While it’s not my favorite book, I actually liked Divergent. I didn’t like Insurgent, but I still plowed through. Allegiant, on the other hand, has to go. I really didn’t like it and I won’t regret burning it if it means I’d stay alive.
Okay, so that was fun! I felt no remorse at all at the thought of sacrificing these books to the elements. I hope I didn’t offend anyone with my choices, but it’s all just for fun 🙂
Have you done this tag? What books would you sacrifice in these situations? Let me know!