Books You Couldn't Finish

Descrição
For whatever reason, good, bad or indifferent, you couldn't finish it. Add your abandoned reads. Thumbs down the ones that should be given a second chance.
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31,123 membros
1,239 críticas
4.1
2 Members
merrystar, 2wonderY
Explicações
merrystar: I'm possibly too old, but I found the beginning of this unreadable.
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8,900 membros
132 críticas
3.8
2 Members
merrystar, fuzzi
Explicações
fuzzi: Despised the characters, why read about people with no redeeming qualities?
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2,577 membros
68 críticas
½ 3.5
2 Members
Bookmarque, ManWithAnAgenda
Explicações
Bookmarque: HIGHLY speculative. Repetitive. Repetitive. Repetitive.
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30,288 membros
1,486 críticas
½ 4.4
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ahef1963
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27,771 membros
385 críticas
½ 3.6
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ahef1963
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23,568 membros
983 críticas
4.2
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Minthe
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19,077 membros
1,132 críticas
½ 3.7
2 Members
barbharper, ahef1963,
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13,362 membros
756 críticas
4.2
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Minthe
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11,605 membros
453 críticas
3.8
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10,290 membros
226 críticas
½ 3.7
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8,663 membros
90 críticas
½ 3.5
12
7,809 membros
59 críticas
4
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merrystar
Explicações
merrystar: the only assigned book I have ever given up on.
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7,785 membros
91 críticas
3.9
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6,835 membros
191 críticas
3.8
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5,749 membros
184 críticas
½ 3.5
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5,694 membros
48 críticas
½ 3.6
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cej1027
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5,188 membros
99 críticas
3.9
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4,648 membros
192 críticas
3.8
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cej1027
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4,361 membros
72 críticas
½ 3.7
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4,340 membros
93 críticas
3.8
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4,219 membros
79 críticas
½ 3.7
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Minthe
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4,139 membros
191 críticas
4
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4,112 membros
68 críticas
3.8
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Minthe
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3,700 membros
73 críticas
3.8
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Cecrow
Explicações
Cecrow: Couldn't find the story or the point.
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3,692 membros
218 críticas
½ 3.6
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3,665 membros
55 críticas
3.8
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katie4098
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3,600 membros
78 críticas
3.8
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cej1027
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3,561 membros
94 críticas
3.9
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Bookmarque
Explicações
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3,521 membros
50 críticas
4
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3,395 membros
40 críticas
½ 3.4
Member
aulsmith
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3,337 membros
256 críticas
3.8
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3,200 membros
175 críticas
3.9
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Minthe
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3,172 membros
137 críticas
3.8
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3,034 membros
97 críticas
½ 3.6
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Repetitive. Boring.
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3,010 membros
41 críticas
3.1
Member
Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Scenes too long and choked with detail. Quirky for quirky's sake. Couldn't connect w/main character enough to wade through it all.
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2,992 membros
43 críticas
4.1
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merrystar
Explicações
merrystar: Enjoyed the first half, but then it bogged down.
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2,845 membros
47 críticas
½ 3.4
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2,678 membros
62 críticas
4.1
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Self-aggrandizing asshat. Bad science. Questionable reporting.
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2,672 membros
47 críticas
½ 3.3
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2,475 membros
38 críticas
½ 3.5
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starbox
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2,440 membros
50 críticas
3.8
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skid0612
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2,406 membros
79 críticas
½ 3.3
Member
Jullou
Explicações
Jullou: I love satire and absurdism, rarely don't finish books. But I just couldn't get through this one.
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2,360 membros
129 críticas
4
Member
Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: I've liked his other books but this one too brutal, nasty and gross
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2,329 membros
74 críticas
2.9
Member
SimoneA
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2,267 membros
56 críticas
½ 3.4
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Too stupid. Too manipulative. Dumb characters. Like every cheap horror movie ever.
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2,159 membros
25 críticas
3.9
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2,126 membros
62 críticas
4
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dara85
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2,091 membros
39 críticas
3.9
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2,048 membros
45 críticas
½ 3.7
Member
Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: boring. convoluted. stop it with the two name boy already. Death to the two name boy!
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2,008 membros
83 críticas
3.8
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1,901 membros
11 críticas
4.1
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1,773 membros
28 críticas
4
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: outdated, 80s vibe to Maris's victimhood, predictable and not well written
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1,772 membros
23 críticas
4
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cej1027
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1,740 membros
33 críticas
½ 3.6
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Minthe
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1,670 membros
35 críticas
½ 3.5
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gilroy
Explicações
gilroy: How can one sustain a story when you change points of view every two pages? Just horrible writing
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1,611 membros
31 críticas
3.8
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merrystar
Explicações
merrystar: I generally love re-told fairy tales, but I couldn't make it through this one.
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1,458 membros
149 críticas
3.9
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Just couldn't stand the brutality. Why do men do this?
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1,430 membros
63 críticas
3.8
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Adam is just too dumb for me to stick with this book.
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1,361 membros
22 críticas
3.9
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aulsmith
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1,237 membros
38 críticas
3.9
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Can't write her way out of a wet paper bag. Why do I keep trying?
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1,216 membros
15 críticas
3.2
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gilroy
Explicações
gilroy: This came out when the Extended Epic like Wheel of Time was popular. Wheel of Time was bad, this was worse.
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1,207 membros
70 críticas
½ 3.5
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: stupid woman, stupid premise - as if it would take a year for the accountant to tell her she had no money.
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1,088 membros
20 críticas
½ 3.4
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gilroy
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1,068 membros
63 críticas
4.2
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: zzzzzzz
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990 membros
39 críticas
½ 3.6
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hoddybook
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936 membros
44 críticas
4
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762 membros
45 críticas
3.8
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: In my best Colonel Kurtz voice - the writing, the writing.
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755 membros
14 críticas
3.9
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741 membros
18 críticas
½ 3.3
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Hateful for hatefulness's sake.
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729 membros
5 críticas
½ 3.6
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707 membros
15 críticas
½ 3.7
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694 membros
15 críticas
3.9
Member
Diane-bpcb
Explicações
Diane-bpcb: was this edited?
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653 membros
28 críticas
½ 3.3
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624 membros
48 críticas
½ 3.6
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: an onslaught of cruelty, sadism, viciousness and violence.
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616 membros
17 críticas
3.9
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596 membros
22 críticas
3.9
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Too bleak. Dwells on the worst people do to each other. All. The. Time.
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574 membros
13 críticas
½ 3.4
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543 membros
25 críticas
½ 3.7
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dara85
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512 membros
19 críticas
½ 3.5
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508 membros
22 críticas
½ 3.3
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Too stupid
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494 membros
15 críticas
3.8
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gilroy
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483 membros
58 críticas
4
Member
Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Can't stand the tone of this book. Too snide, too judgmental, too flip.
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447 membros
33 críticas
2.1
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444 membros
26 críticas
4
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443 membros
27 críticas
2.9
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Very info-dumpy. Narrator likes the sound of his own voice. Terrible dialog.
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410 membros
23 críticas
2.8
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405 membros
10 críticas
½ 3.6
Member
Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Too oblique.
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398 membros
23 críticas
½ 3.7
Member
Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: So terrible I couldn't finish and returned it to Audible. Protagonist is an idiot among idiots.
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370 membros
2 críticas
½ 3.5
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347 membros
32 críticas
3.1
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: These assholes deserve each other, but not my time.
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344 membros
67 críticas
½ 3.4
Member
Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Too stupid to finish.
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336 membros
16 críticas
3.2
Member
Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: oddly unfocused writing, didn't engage w/protagonist
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335 membros
20 críticas
½ 3.6
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332 membros
13 críticas
½ 3.7
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310 membros
4 críticas
½ 3.7
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Can't remember anything except that there was incorrect forensic detail.
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277 membros
3 críticas
½ 3.4
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267 membros
4 críticas
3.8
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arrwa
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241 membros
10 críticas
3.2
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Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: boring, self-involed, bossy asshole as a "protagonist"
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219 membros
26 críticas
½ 3.5
Member
Bookmarque
Explicações
Bookmarque: Desperate name dropping by the author. And it's a romance, which by itself isn't awful, but it's a stupid one.