Books That Need To Die Painfully

The books that we love to hate. And if we were given a choice, would be able to stab them on their hard-cover asses.
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241 books · 253 voters · list created September 29th, 2009 by Lily (votes) .
Tags: bad, death, humor, worst
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message 1: by Adam (new)

Adam this is an odd list...


message 2: by Lily (new)

Lily yes, but harry potter doesn't need to die painfully :(


message 3: by Irene Caroline B. (last edited May 30, 2010 08:06AM) (new)

Irene Caroline B. but twilight does.


message 4: by Morgan (new)

Morgan F I shall save you Harry! *shields*


message 5: by Kimathy (new)

Kimathy harry? no. twilight? yes


message 6: by Julie (new)

Julie S. Lots of Jodi Picoult here! lol on that one since I really disliked Nineteen Minutes.


Devan, Sarcasm Expert Who the HELL put Hunger Games up there?!
What are you out of your mind?


message 8: by Erica (new)

Erica Okane just another list that someone made who is in an idiot. Im sorry, but its hard to believe that some of the best selling books in the world are hated and should "die painfully" Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Jodi Picoult, Twilight, and a bunch of classics. Yeah, right. I personally am sick of hearing about twilight and vampires, but they are best sellers so putting them at the top of your list is dumb and pointless.


message 9: by Roshio (new)

Roshio To be fair, its not the creator of the list that decides what books go on top, its people's votes that decides that. And I can proudly say I voted the Twilight series too because I honestly think it needs to die painfully.


message 10: by bekah (new)

bekah I really disagree with the addition of Jodie Picoult books to this list. I have read all her books and, with only one exception, found them to be fascinating, well-written, and very real. To each her own, I suppose...


message 11: by Mina^_^ (new)

Mina^_^ Whoa hold on why would anyone put The Catcher In The Rye, Harry Potter series, Animal Farm, Looking For Alaska(great book btw), The Lovely Bones, or The Vampire Academy series up there they were alol pretty good....smh aye wateva floats your boat but i honestly dnt think they should be up there especially not the Harry Potter books nd Catcher in the Rye.....


message 12: by Laura (new)

Laura HOW ON EARTH IS THE BOOK THIEF ON THIS LIST?!?!

Markus Zusak has the best writing I've ever seen! I don't care if you don't like it, but you cannot possible say that the quality is bad, and if you do, well... you like Stephanie Meyer and Ellen Schrieber.


message 13: by Laura (new)

Laura Erica wrote: "just another list that someone made who is in an idiot. Im sorry, but its hard to believe that some of the best selling books in the world are hated and should "die painfully" Hunger Games, Harry P..."

You, ma'am, are the idiot. Just because they're classic and bestsellers doesn't mean they're good. You really want Twilight to not be on this list? That piece of crap that Stephanie Mayer passes off as literature? It's a disgrace to the fantasy genre. One of the most loathsome books of all times. It deserves to be on this list more than any other book except Ellen Schreiber's.


message 14: by Megan (new)

Megan   This. List. Is. Messed. Up.

Shiver? Eragon? Harry Potter?? Hunger Games?? Looking for Alaska?!?

Okay, I can see why some people would hate good books (Stuff they had to read in school, Lord of the Flies, Catcher in the Rye, Animal Farm), but really?

And why are not all works by Stephenie Meyer at the very top?


message 15: by Ni (new)

Ni There's alot of good books on this list...


message 16: by Laura (new)

Laura Guys, really. These are people's opinions. Can you not accept that someone has different tastes than you? I can see why someone would hate Shiver, Eragon, and The Hunger Games, and I love all those books. I wouldn't have a problem with someone hating my favorite book, as long as they had a reason.

And Fluttershy, what is "alot"? I've heard that word everywhere, but I can' figure out what it means.


message 17: by Kim (new)

Kim Laura wrote: "Guys, really. These are people's opinions. Can you not accept that someone has different tastes than you? I can see why someone would hate Shiver, Eragon, and The Hunger Games, and I love all those..."

And what Fluttershy means by 'alot' is that the books she/he likes are on the list just as my ALL TIME favorite books are on here! (Who can hate Nicholas Sparks is beyond me though...) I know this is someone's opinion but seriously...don't hate on someone elses comment if you don't know them. That just irks me. Sorry..but it's true. :) And this list is just someone's opinion of books......


message 18: by Laura (new)

Laura Kim wrote: "And what Fluttershy means by 'alot' is that the books she/he likes are on the list just as my ALL TIME favorite books are on here! (Who can hate Nicholas Sparks is beyond me though...) I know this is someone's opinion but seriously...don't hate on someone elses comment if you don't know them. That just irks me. Sorry..but it's true. :) And this list is just someone's opinion of books...... "

I'm still not sure what this word "alot" means. I've heard it all over the place, but it seems it's not in the dictionary.

And how am I "hating" on someone else's comment?


message 19: by Ash (new)

Ash Harry Potter? ...why?

Now the Twilight series? Yes. Yes times 102340849203482.


message 20: by Laura (new)

Laura Because people have different opinions?


message 21: by [deleted user] (new)

Seriously, people. All of this is purely subjective, because it just so happens that PEOPLE LIKE DIFFERENT TYPES OF BOOKS. Surprised you there, didn't I? People have these things called opinions.
So calm down and stop dissing.


message 22: by Beka (new)

Beka Laura, haven't I shown you the picture of an alot? It's this magical beast that everyone is always raging about. It's pretty epic, so why shouldn't it be popular?


message 23: by Laura (new)

Laura Oh, I'm so sorry! I completely forgot about it! Yes, Alot is pretty awesome.

For anyone else who's confused, here it Alot:

http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com...


message 24: by Ash (last edited Feb 01, 2013 03:17PM) (new)

Ash Laura wrote: "Because people have different opinions?"

very true. sorry :) i didn't really mean to come off in a rude way, but i'm genuinely curious as to why people think the harry potter series is terrible. that's all. i'm all for opinions, lol. i'm not questioning twilight because i would have put it on this list too. hence, my earlier post. :)


message 25: by Laura (new)

Laura Sorry, I didn't realize. So many people on here are just buttheads. (I agree about Twilight!)


message 26: by [deleted user] (new)

Personally, I think no book should die. As we say in my country, there are passengers for every train. Meaning, even what might be the most stupid book in your opninion will find a reader who likes it. That's the great thing about books (and people for that matter): diversity and the freedom to choose which type or genre you prefer and like.


message 27: by DREADNAUT003 (new)

DREADNAUT003 Seriously? Old Yeller? Harry Potter??


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