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Name a book or author that you truly wanted to love but left you disappointed. (And, of course, explain why.)

Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!


58 responses

  1. My answer is posted here

  2. i really love this question 🙂

    check out my answer!


  3. i love this question 🙂 check out my answer!



  4. Interesting topic this week. My response is HERE.

  5. Great one! Didn’t expect it to lead me down memory lane! Mine

  6. Trading Dreams at Midnight by Diane McKinney-Whetstone. I loved her previous work, but this was a chore to finish….it just didn’t come together for me in the end.

  7. It’s a two-fer for me today, a cool blogfest going on as well as my answer.


  8. You can find my answer (and lots of book reviews!) here!

  9. This is a great question. I have a feeling I’ll receive some grief over my response but here it is anyway:


  10. This question is very timely for me. Here’s my post.

  11. Luckily this hasn’t happened to me recently:

  12. Here is my post for a book that disappointed me.

  13. here is my link to the book that disappointed me!

  14. I just noticed this quote in my blog’s header. I thought it was a profound saying; but is it saying we’re not good readers? That we should be able to find something to our liking in every book we read?

    ‘Tis the good reader that makes the good book; a good head cannot read amiss: in every book he finds passages which seem confidences or asides hidden from all else and unmistakeably meant for his ear. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  15. My BTT Answer is up. I speak about two books that disappointed me this year because of how much praises people sing them.

  16. Here’s my answer.

    (Psst: My answer is Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.”)

  17. Almost forgot to say that mine was posted.

  18. I always have high hopes when I start reading a book.


  19. Happy Thursday, everyone! Here’s my post.

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