Books That You Don't Understand Being So Popular

Books you read and went why the heck is this so popular?
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20 books · 10 voters · list created January 13th, 2011 by Caitlin (votes) .
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message 1: by Vibeke (new)

Vibeke I understand very well why The Lord of the Rings and The Hunger games is popular, they are both really good books.


message 2: by Caitlin (new)

Caitlin Vibeke wrote: "I understand very well why The Lord of the Rings and The Hunger games is popular, they are both really good books."

I have to say (me personally, just an opinon) I hated The Lord of the Rings it was too long, went on about walking and landscape too much, and why did everyone have two or three names?

I do like The Hunger Games, not as much the third book though. And Twilight is okay.


message 3: by Vibeke (new)

Vibeke Caitlin wrote: "Vibeke wrote: "I understand very well why The Lord of the Rings and The Hunger games is popular, they are both really good books."

I have to say (me personally, just an opinon) I hated The Lord ..."


Lord of the Rings is a bit long, but I love it nonetheless. All the names have meanings and it tells something important about the character.

I hate Twilight, it has no plot, no character development and bad language.


message 4: by Caitlin (new)

Caitlin Vibeke wrote: "Caitlin wrote: "Vibeke wrote: "I understand very well why The Lord of the Rings and The Hunger games is popular, they are both really good books."

I have to say (me personally, just an opinion) I h..."


And that is why it's called an opinion. :)


message 5: by Venus (new)

Venus Smurf Caitlin wrote: "Vibeke wrote: "I understand very well why The Lord of the Rings and The Hunger games is popular, they are both really good books."

I have to say (me personally, just an opinon) I hated The Lord of..."


The first time I read LotR, I was bored to tears. The plot and characters are awesome (if occasionally repetitive, because it's not like we can't tell that Aragon is just Thorin 2.0), but Tokien spent too much time describing the world he'd created that their story loses a lot of momentum. I read it again years later, just to see if it'd been bad timing, and while I wasn't quite as bored, I still had to slog through it.

I'm a little temped to vote for The Notebook. Nicholas Sparks seemed great at first, but his stories are all so alike. And someone always dies or ends up crazy or with dementia, and I hate that. I don't usually mind if the ending isn't perfectly happy, but I always feel like he's just killing off characters for emotional impact, and I find that highly irritating and lacking in creativity.


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