Book Sacrfice Tag

I was tagged to do this ages ago – I suck. The orang-utan librarian had the best responses to these questions, go check hers out right now! Thanks so much for the tag – let’s begin!

An Over-Hyped Book:

Situation: You’re in a store when the zombie apocalypse hits. The military informs everyone that over-hyped books are the zombies only weakness. What book that everyone else says is amazing but you disliked do you start chucking at the zombies?

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I’m going to cheat and steal orang-utan librarian’s author by choosing Paper Towns.   Paper Towns was not a profound coming-of-age story or mystery; it was a novel featuring a teenage girl who wants attention, and a superficial, selfish boy giving her just that – my review. Chuck away.

A Sequel:

Situation: torrential downpour. What sequel are you willing to use as an umbrella to protect yourself?

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Praying for rain, hail, snow isn’t something I commonly do, however if it means utilizing this book as protection from the elements then I’m all for it! Emerald Green was like a FOIL of book one; it was a tragedy. Anti-climatic conclusion, horrible heroine that cried every page, and a seriously fucked up villain – fucked up because he’s awful (not in a good way).

A Classic:

Situation: You’re in English class and your professor raves about a Classic that “transcends time”. If given the opportunity to travel back in time, which Classic would you try to stop from ever publishing?

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Surprisingly I couldn’t think of many classic novels that were dissatisfying, but Sons And Lovers would definitely be my choice. D.H. Lawrence is a great writer but his narcissistic view of his own life wasn’t very beguiling. Dude, your life was boring! Review

A Least Favorite Book:

Situation: apparently global warming = suddenly frozen wasteland. Your only hope of survival for warmth is to burn a book. Which book will you not regret lighting?

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Fuck you 🙂

“Let an earthquake crumble it, let the fires rage, let it burn to fucking ash and then let the waters rise and submerge this whole rat-infested place.” – Monty Brogan, 25th Hour (MOVIE)

That pretty much sums it up. Review.

I tag:

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