Sebastian and Rain won’t let me write an introduction. They insist on getting straight into talking about the books they read.
Rain: You talked so much last time, this time I should get to start.
Sebastian peels a grape and slips it into his mouth.
Rain: We read Divergent by Veronica Roth. Did you know that right now it has 44,555 reviews on Amazon? That’s so freaking many!
Sebastian: And I’m not really sure why. The whole book was rather silly and juvenile.
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To shake a reading funk, I’ve decided to read a string of mega-popular books. The Hate U Give was the first. This is not a review.
I’ve been in a reading funk recently, maybe because I’ve been running full tilt (metaphorically speaking) and I’m still falling over. The result is I’ve been having trouble getting emotionally engaged in books.
Is it me? Is it the books? Only the Great Cat knows.
To shake things up, I’ve decided to try something I rarely do: seek out and read mega-popular books. And by mega-popular I mean more than 10k reviews on Amazon, or books that “everyone” is talking about.
I feel bad because these authors probably don’t need my support and so many wonderful books are undiscovered, but I’m tired from doing the discovering myself.
I’ll return to undiscovered books shortly. Right now I need a break.
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