Friday, November 2, 2012

Follow Friday



Question: What is a deal breaker for you in a book? Do you abhor love triangles? Or can't deal with bad editing?

Good question! I can't stand love triangles, it seems they are everywhere these days! I also can't stand when all the sub characters are in love with the main character, it is so annoying and unrealistic to have EVERYONE pine for the main character. It's even worse when she/he is bratty or arrogant. Also i do not like long descriptions of rock or mountain faces, you do not need a page and a half to describe how perfectly the sun glints off the snow-capped hills.

11 Comments:

  1. kirsty vizard said...
    Yeah I agree an awful main character that you just want to shake is the worst :-( . . .thanks for stopping by my blog x
    Trish said...
    haha i agree with the long descriptions of "rocks" or whatever is NOT interesting! I do like a good love triangle :)

    trish - my follow friday
    Julie said...
    Bad editing is definitely a deal breaker. I've run across books that everyone is raving about and yet I can't get past the first chapter because the editing is so bad. Also, I'm sick of virgins. If I have to read about another virgin (that's not young adult) I'm gonna scream. Ditto in the happy endings that wrap up all neat. A little reality goes a long way with me.

    New follow via GFC.

    Julie~ New Adult Addiction
    Ali @ Ginger-read said...
    Haha, I'll be sure to never recommend a book to you with rock or mountain faces overly described. Too funny ~ and yet I so agree! :)
    Micheline D said...
    Love-triangles are WAY too overdone, I agree...it's getting annoying. I also think it's unrealistic when EVERYONE is pining for the main character. Especially when she keeps insisting she's plain o.O Great answer, new follower via GFC! Here's my FFF

    Micheline @ Lunar Rainbows
    Book Sake said...
    Yeah, love triangles make it easy for conflict, but give me a good old straight-line of a love story any day!

    - Jessica @ Book Sake
    The Book Blondes said...
    I agree, love triangles are in almost every YA book now. Frustrating because some of them are so cringe-worthy.

    New follow.
    Alise - My FF Post
    Amanda P said...
    I dont mind a love triangle as long as it is done well.

    new follower

    -Amanda P
    Paranormal Romance
    Christine (Rainy Day Reads) said...
    I so agree about all of the sub characters being head over heels for the main character.. as if that happens in real life.

    New Follower via GFC. Would love for you to stop by my blog and check it out. :)

    Christine
    Rainy Day Reads
    www.rainydayreads.com
    Chi Kittie said...
    I agree. I can't stand when a character is bratty or full of themselves. Ugh!

    Thank you for stopping by my blog. :)

    - Beckie @ Bittersweet Enchantment
    Krystianna said...
    I really don't like page-long descriptions either. They make me bored and I usually will end up stop reading the book because of it.


    New follower via GFC. Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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