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message 1: by Dlmrose (new)

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What were your least favorite books of the Summer 2012 Challenge?

Jayme(the ghost reader) (JaymeILtheghostreader) | 2658 comments Running With Scissors
Ten Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet

message 11: by Bea (new)

Bea | 2865 comments No 1 star books this season for me.

The only 2 star book was I and Thou, mostly because it was so hard to read. However, I think the concepts presented by Buber will stay with me for a long time.

message 12: by Wendy UK (new)

 Wendy  UK (WendyUK) | 756 comments My least favourite book was the one I read for my own task!


I gave it 2 stars

message 13: by Kathryn CA (new)

Kathryn CA (kathrynlouwCA) | 976 comments For the most part, I read really good books this challenge (which is like a real turn of events from what normally happens). The two I could not stand were Fallen and Two-Way Street. In both cases, I found pretty much nothing redeemable abut the leading lady and I couldn't understand why the men were chasing them so badly. I also found them boring. Both had the potential to be great, but fell really short.

message 14: by Angie (new)

Angie (pinkindle) | 554 comments No 1 Star books this time, but I had two 2 Stars:

Moon Called (Mercedes Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs The Storyteller by Antonia Michaelis

Jayme(the ghost reader) (JaymeILtheghostreader) | 2658 comments You didn't like Moon Called? I read it and loved it. Why didn't you like it?

message 16: by Angie (new)

Angie (pinkindle) | 554 comments I felt like there too many "info dumps" which distracted me from the plot, but at the same time I felt like I didn't learn anything about Mercy herself. I still plan to give at least the next book a chance though.

message 17: by Deedee (new)

Deedee | 1680 comments 1 *
Every Day Is Mother's Day
Hilary Mantel's first novel. I liked her later stuff. I think this one was supposed to be funny, but I didn't find it so.

The House I Loved
I didn't like the heroine and at the end I wound up thinking (mild spoiler) (view spoiler).

message 18: by Jayme VA (new)

Jayme VA | 789 comments Summer Reading is one of the worst books I've ever read. Ever. And as I kept reading it just kept getting worse and worse.

message 19: by Chris (new)

Chris (ChrisMD) | 663 comments My least favorite book of the challenge was definitely The Yard.

I was also somewhat disappointed in two eagerly awaited sequels:
Shadow of Night

They weren't horrible. I'll definitely read the next ones. But they just weren't as good as I hoped they'd be.

message 20: by Lorna (new)

Lorna | 247 comments 1 Star:

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Jayme(the ghost reader) (JaymeILtheghostreader) | 2658 comments I agree. Gone Girl was awful.

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