Friday, March 8, 2013

Feature and Follow #38


Alison Can Read Feature & Follow
This is a weekly blog hop hosted by the wonderful Parajunkee and Alison Can Read. Today's question is:

Q: What is a book you didn't like that all your friends raved about or what book did you love that wasn't popular?

Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1) Illuminate (Gilded Wings, #1) Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
That's easy for me. I didn't enjoy Grave Mercy, Illuminate, and especially Throne of Glass , the way others did. I just couldn't get into either of the three. No offense to the authors because each were well written.

Pretty In Black (Pretty in Black, #1)
A series I love that doesn't seem to be really popular around the book community is Pretty in Black. I think the story is really interesting and Rae's a cool writer.

What about you?

29 comments:

  1. I haven't read any of those books! But I love the cover for Pretty in Black.
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    1. Me too :)

      Thanks for visiting as well!

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  2. I really liked Grave Mercy, but I haven't read the other two, and don't really want to.

    I hadn't heard of Pretty in Black, so I'm going to go look it up! :D

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  3. Thanks for visiting, I'm following back!
    I've always wanted to start with the novellas by Sarah J. Maas before digging into Throne of Glass. I have the first one on my e-reader and will try it out before I buy more.

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  4. I have not read any of these yet but I do have Pretty in Black, just need to find the time to fit it in. :)

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    1. Hope you enjoy it when you do get a chance :)

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  5. These books are all new to me!
    I will say this, the covers are stunning!

    Thanks for stopping by CBS, newest follower

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  6. I haven't read any of them, but I'll enter with caution when I do. :)

    My FF

    Brandy @ A Little of the Book Life
    New Follower! :)

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  7. I thought I was the only one! I really TRIED reading Throne of Glass, but it didn't work out for me. ;)

    New GFC follower!

    Here's my #FF!

    Agnieszka Nashi @ Nook Full of Books

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    1. Yea, the writing's good but the story just seemed boring at times and i expected more action :(

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  8. Oooh! Grave Mercy is actually on my To-Buy list and TBR!

    Followed back :)

    Goldie @ My Book Musings

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  9. Hadn't heard of Pretty in Black before. Looked it up and added it to my TBR!

    Do drop by my FF. New follower!

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    1. Glad you did. Thanks for stopping by and for following!

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  10. Hopping through. I loved Grave Mercy, but I've read quite a few reviews that absolutely hated it. So you're not alone.
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    1. Yea i see a lot of mixed reviews, but idk i just couldn't get into the story and i tried reading it three times.

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  11. Haven't read any of those books. Remember Grave Mercy being really big but it didn't really grab my interest to want to read it.

    Here's my Follow Friday

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  12. I have not read any of those. But I think the cover for Pretty in Black is attractive. Thanks for stopping by my FF.

    Kaykay @ The Creative Forum
    Happy Reading :)

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  13. THANK YOU! I thought I was the only one who didn't like Throne of Glass. And let me tell you, I was so pumped when it came out. I pre-ordered it and everything! It wasn't what I expected at all and I thought the story and protagonist were terrible!

    On the other hand I just finished and loved Grave Mercy lol.

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  15. Pretty In Black is new to me, but I did read Grave Mercy. I really liked it. I haven't read Illuminate or Throne of Glass. Not real sure about Throne of Glass either.


    Jenea @ Books Live Forever

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  16. I absolutely LOVED Grave Mercy!!! I have Throne of Glass on my TBR list! One that alot of people said they loved but I just didnt like at all was This Is Not A Test...I just couldnt get into it :(

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  17. I haven't heard of Pretty In Black, I'll have to look it up :)

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  18. New follower!!! I haven't read them but I will try to :D
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