Here I am again, with another Top 5 Wednesday post because you know, it’s Wednesday?
Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme created by Lainey (Gingerreadslainey on Youtube) on Goodreads, now hosted by Sam from ThoughtsOnTomes. Every Wednesday, book lovers will share their list of Top 5 books/characters/, etc. depending on the topic of the week through their book blogs, Instagram, Tumblr, etc. This week’s topic is ‘Books You Felt Betrayed By’: Beware the Ides of March! What books (or characters) did you feel betrayed by, for whatever reason…big or small.
If you love any of the books on my list, don’t be offended because I don’t like them. Everyone has different opinions, right? I’m only going to include books I’ve read recently (in the last couple of years or so) because tbh, I don’t remember most of the books I’ve read before then. Okays, so here we go!
The first book, Red Queen, was great and I liked it, but I didn’t enjoy Glass Sword. The main character really annoyed me and because of that, the story became a chore to get through. I’ve heard that King’s Cage is much better, but I’m not in a rush to read it and even if I do, I’ll probably borrow the book from the library.
Ice Like Fire
Okay, I think we’re starting to see a pattern here. It’s always the sequels, isn’t it? Because I really liked Snow Like Ashes and I was so excited to read Ice Like Fire, but when I did I was so disappointed! I felt so betrayed 😦 The third book was definitely better, but I still didn’t like it as much as the first.
Three Dark Crowns
My main problem with Three Dark Crowns is how SLOW it is. It was one of those really hyped books and I just couldn’t resist because it sounded so interesting and also the cover is really pretty, but I ended up very disappointed.
You can read my review of Three Dark Crowns here.
The Fault in Our Stars
Okay, maybe I’m not the biggest fan of contemporary novels, but I don’t mind reading this genre once in a while. I know so many people love this book and it made them cry and it’s amazing and all that stuff, but I just didn’t get it. I didn’t really like the characters and to be honest, the two main characters are so similar that at times I couldn’t tell who was talking. Also, I didn’t cry.
Fairy Tales that are not Disney
Don’t get me wrong, I love these fairy tales! But sometimes, they’re so dark and so different than the adorable Disney musicals that they make me so scared. And you must never forget that I am a scaredy cat. It is known.
So that’s my list for this week’s Top 5 Wednesday! Are there any books that you felt betrayed by? Tell me in the comments! 🙂