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The prompt for today is this: What book didn’t live up to the hype?
This is a rather interesting topic or question to raise.
I am going to pull out some books from those that I read last year.
This is a much talked about book and series as far as I know. Due to this, I decided to join everyone in reading this book/series. Though the concept of the book was intriguing, I did not quite get into the book as much as I expected. I found some of the plot lines to be predictable (similar to many fantasy fiction stories out there). The readers are introduced to many characters, a lot of whom are predictable if you have read any other dystopian fantasy fiction series. There is a prince, his family, someone out to get them, the rebels and so on.
However, this doesn’t mean that I completely disliked the book. I have however stopped with Book 1 for the moment.
The book’s blurb promised something funny and upbeat, however, I found the book to be different than that. Though quite realistic, the book failed to pull me in and it took me quite some time to actually finish reading it.
Do share your thoughts or post links with me! I would love to know your points of view!