Top 10 Tuesday: Books I’ll Never Read

Hi, there! Good night 😀 It’s Tuesday, so it’s Top 10 Tuesday day! This meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and my theme today is Books I’ll Never Read – you know, because I’m a rebel lol


Until some months ago, I’d say “never say never” to any kind of book. Nowadays, with such a tight read and review schedule, I decided to put my feet on the floor. Life is too short for me to read books that people think that are awesome. I have to read a book because I think it is awesome! And the books in this list are not my cup of tea, so I don’t see myself reading any of them, sorry!

  1. Paper Towns, by John Green

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Sorry, John Green so far is not for me. The end.

  1. Bared to You, by Sylvia Day (or any book by Sylvia Day actually)

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This author and series were recommended to me by a very good friend on Instagram, but honestly? Nothing about it appeals my tastes: contemporary, heterosexual erotic, romance and first person narrative. I can see myself just jumping out my window, so I gave up on trying 😦 I’m so sorry!

  1. Memoirs of a Geisha, by Arthur Golden

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Lots of people keep talking about how wonderful this book is, but again: not my cup of tea.

  1. The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho (or any book by Paulo Coelho, ever)

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I don’t care that I should support Brazilian Literature. I simply can’t stand Paulo Coelho on a personal level. Therefore, I can’t respect him enough to read his works. I do not wish to disrespect anyone, but I can’t with him.

  1. Life of Pi, by Yann Martel

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Nope, not something I’d pick up. Ever. I didn’t even batted my eyelashes to the movie, haha. Okay, maybe this isn’t a big thing coming from me, oops! (to understand what I’m talking about, please read this post).

  1. Millennium Trilogy, by Stieg Larsson

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Again, I’m sorry, but this series sounds no big deal for me.

  1. Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert

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How this book got so known again? I’m confused. (I’m happy for the author to be recognized and all, but seriously?)

  1. If I Stay, by Gayle Forman

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I have a low tolerance for drama, I cry too easily and feel heavy and depressed all day long after reading/watching it, haha! So, yeah, not reading this one.

  1. Me Before You, by Jojo Moyes

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Again, I can’t deal with drama, oops!

  1. Digital Fortress, by Dan Brown

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I like my mysteries with other kinds of elements 🙂

That’s it, thanks for reading! Which books don’t appeal to you?


4 thoughts on “Top 10 Tuesday: Books I’ll Never Read

  1. I agree with most of these. A couple I had to read for class back in high school, and they turned out to be ok, but not great. I’m not a huge John Green fan, so I probably won’t pick up his books. Same with just overhyped books in general. I feel like the hype ruins the book for me.

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    • Sometimes, I feel just the same about hyped books! Especially in genres like contemporary and dystopian… But yeah, it’s nothing personal, right? Those books are just not a part of our tastes lol


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