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Question of the Week: Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! What books did Santa stuff your stocking with this holiday season? Do a holiday book haul for us! If you don’t celebrate just show off your books that you got this week. Pictures!!!
Cool question as always. Happy holidays everyone. Santa brought me a trilogy I never would have gotten myself. I already wrote about this, but I'm not a fan of books that are too popular because I always end up not liking them. However, I do appreciate receiving the Divergent box set as a gift and I definitely will read them soon.
How about you?
Ooooh I am excited that you got these! I haven't read Allegiant yet but that's not far off. I hope you enjoy them (and if you don't, at least they'll look pretty on your bookshelf!)ReplyDelete
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I'm usually in the same mindset. I avoid overly hyped books like the plague. I broke down around November and bought them. I loved the first one, thought the second was pretty good, and have come to not wanting to finish the third. I don't mean to discourage the read! They are very entertaining and have a great concept - but certain things frustrate me and they happen to have been in the last book haha. I'll likely finish it soon though.ReplyDelete
Uh-oh lol yeah, well, at least I'm giving it a tryDelete
Box sets are such fun gifts, aren't they?ReplyDelete
I'll admit that I haven't read the series yet. Even I don't like reading books that are too popular, at least until the hype doesn't die down, because they never seem to live up to expectations.
Anyhoo, hope you enjoy the books, and happy holidays!
Hope so too..yeah, the hype never dies down huh :)Delete
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Ooh nice! I enjoyed this series myself but can understand wanting to avoid it due to the hype. Maybe someday. :)ReplyDelete
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I just never seem to end up liking books that are popular...not sure if its the hype that affected my expectations of the stories..oh well, hopefully it won't be the case for this series.Delete
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Lucky you! I'm reading the last one now:)ReplyDelete
Oh nice. Hope you enjoy it :)Delete
This tends to happen to me as well, not liking what the masses like. Hoping your enjoy this series.ReplyDelete
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I have a friend who is really into that series. I need to check it out.ReplyDelete
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Sometimes I seriously feel like I am one of those people as well that doesn't always love the super popular hyped up books. I'm not ina hurry to read this trilogy.ReplyDelete
Oh pretty, a box set of Divergent. I've not read the Allegiant yet, I'm just not ready to read it especially in this holiday season.ReplyDelete
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I LOVED Divergent, but haven't read Insurgent or Allegiant yet. I think because I have them ready to go, then I'm not in a rush to read them, if that makes any sense at all! Old follower. My FFF: http://roxysreviews.blogspot.ca/2013/12/happy-birthday-to-me-and-fff-181.htmlReplyDelete
I really really hope you enjoy reading this series, I did enjoy them alot!ReplyDelete
Ooh. I've never read the Divergent Series for the same reasons as you, but it does look like a nice book set.ReplyDelete
Ooh, nice! Hope you enjoy them - I loved the first two (haven't read the third yet)!ReplyDelete
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You're going to love them! :)ReplyDelete
awesome books! I'm now following thru from Parajunkie's FF, and now following you via GFC , Bloglovin & Twitter. You can find my blog at Kismet Book Reviews & ToursReplyDelete
Awesome books!!! Yeah not sure how I'm going to like the Divergent Series either so I only have book 1 thank you for stopping by!!!!ReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing the picture with us! I hope you'll enjoy the series :)ReplyDelete
I got Shadows and Haze by Paula Weston - I think I'll be reading them very soon. Enjoy a Happy Early New Year, Shane!