Top Ten Tuesday is an original weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish.
This Week’s Theme:
Books I’ve Put on Hiatus
Since the “official” topics haven’t started up yet and Jamie (of Broke and Bookish) is still on hiatus, I figure why not join in on the hiatus and feature books I’ve put on Hiatus for reasons of mainly a) reading obligations, or b) actuallynotsecretlyaDNFthatisveiledasahiatus
Books I’ve Put On Hiatus
The Star-Touched Queen (Roshani Chokshi)
I am of the belief that there are two camps to this duology: you either really love the world and the sweeping prose or you don’t. And I am of the nope camp. The thing is that I got to the end of Part 1 and was like “hmm?” and then other books came along and I maintained the “hmm?” In all seriousness, I was legit drowning in the lyrical and sugary prose that was confusing the shit out of me.
Hiatus. Maybe. DNF. Possibly.
Crooked Kingdom (Leigh Bardugo)
You: What the fuck are you doing, Joey?
Me: I know 😦
You: Read it!
I got to 150 pages theeeeen I had to read something else; then I proceeded to get spoiled on Twitter. Nothing is the same ever again.
Way of Kings (Brandon Sanderson)
I honestly need to give myself a few months to read this behemoth. I did start it but like I’ve mentioned previously, 1k+ page hardcover on commute is no bueno.
The Son (Jo Nesbo)
Have you gone click-happy at all the giveaways on Goodreads? Yes, I have too. I won a proof of this from Goodreads First Reads and though was excited for it…it legitimately slipped through the cracks of reading. Lalala.
The Scorpio Races (Maggie Stiefvater)
Going by the assumption that I gave The Raven Cycle a try and noped it, I thought to try the first few chapters of this. I read it. I dug it. I have not continued chapter two since.
Wallbanger (Alice Clayton)
Raise your hand if you’re someone who sets up readalongs and group reads and buddy reads and is also the same one who doesn’t get a chance to finish it meanwhile everyone is on the other side flailing et al.
Game (Barry Lyga)
I was hopeful in starting-and-finishing this series int he month of November 2016. I read the first book — and really enjoyed it too — but the rest just didn’t happen because reasons.
Schizo (Nic Sheff)
This was very “I am interested to continue this wtf-ery but I am also committed to my other reading comments // why did I read chapter one // better put this back onto the shelf // why did I suddenly buy this book on Book Outlet?
…such is life.
HIATUS OR DNF WHO COULD POSSIBLY KNOW?
Have you read any of the above? Did you enjoy it? Give me a sales pitch!