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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Follow Friday #25

Follow Friday! Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read
It's a great way to meet new blogger friends!

This week's featured blogs are Lauren Gets Literal and Fic Book Reviews.
Lalaine's Ficbookreviews

Q: What is your biggest pet peeve when it comes to books? Maybe you don’t like love triangles or thin plots? Tell us about it!

A: My biggest pet peeve is making books into a series when the story is not elaborate enough to deserve one. I am tired of being unable to read a book and finish a story. It appears that lately I have to wait a year for the next installment in the series of all most every book to see how it ends. There are many series that I really enjoy and wish they would never end. Then there are a those that I just simply do not understand why I need to wait three books to have the ending that was obvious in book one. 

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What is your biggest book pet peeve? 
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  1. Hopping through. I don't like the having to wait a year thing. I like it best when they come out every six months.
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  2. Hi! Happy follow Friday. I'm a new follower.


  3. Yup. Just think the House of Night series. I'd had enough. Anyway, happy weekends!


  4. Oh my goodness this is such a good point. I'm all for a good series, but I hate the waiting and lack of resolution. I love a good standalone. I wish I got to read more, but I swear I can't pick up a book without being plagued by sequels!

  5. Great answer. I don't like that either. Especially when the plot isn't in depth enough to require more than one book! New follower!

    Here is my FF :)

  6. I'm getting a bit sick of series myself. I hate getting to the end of a book and having it NOT END. Sigh.

    New follower - love your site layout!

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  7. Jessica@a GREAT readDecember 2, 2011 at 7:14 AM

    I get that sometimes as well. Although there are some series that I still love reading despite being long. Like the Hollows and the Women of the Otherworld. But there are others I am kinda tired of but keep reading because I know they are almost done, like the Southern Vampires series.

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  8. Hey Erika, I agree, it's incredibly disappointing to purchase three books, and wait the year between each one and get what you already figured was going to happen and totally should have sooner...Blah!
    Happy FF ;)

    Tristan @ Reads With Wreckless Abandon

  9. You're so right, I agree.


  10. Turning a plotline that could have been resolved in a single book into an entire series is definitely a bad move on the author's part. Instead of having one really kickass book you get 3+ mediocre ones. Great answer!

    I'm a new follower. :)

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  11. Oh my gosh, this would definitely apply to the HoN series and the Evermore (The Immortal) series by Alyson Noel. lol. I happen to agree with this to a degree. :)

    Happy Friday Hopping!

    Suz @ A Soul Unsung
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  12. Lalaine ( Ficbookreviews )December 2, 2011 at 6:23 PM

    Aaah I so agree with you and soulunsung! Great answer!

    thanks for following me, followed you back! Have a great weekend, x


  13. Completely agree with you (and soulunsung about HoN and The Immortals!)! The series that did that to me recently is Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick. I wasn't a huge fan of the first one, but I figured, it was only a trilogy and the third one is supposed to be fantastic! I just finished the second one (which I barely made it through) to find out that she is adding a fourth book to the series!! Ahh, why?!

    New Follower!:)

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  14. Aaaaah! I agree! I feel like 2/3 of YA trilogies could've been finished in 2 books. Or even one!

  15. Trilogies and series are just so "in" right now, it makes me crazy! Thanks for stopping by, I'm a new follower :)

  16. Sandra @ Waiting For WentworthDecember 3, 2011 at 2:22 PM

    Most books are series lately. I agree with you - some books have enough story to keep going. But some books have mostly 'filler' just to stretch into 3 or 4 books. After reading a book I expect for the plot to have moved on and the characters to be in a different place in their lives.

    New Follower!
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