Thursday, September 13, 2012

Feature & Follow [23]


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Q:  What hyped up book do you think was not worth all the talk?

A:  I am a pessimistic person, so I don't believe too much hype about books.  There are a couple that come to mind that were on everyone's TBR list that kind of fell flat for me.  Here are a few much loved and much hyped books that just didn't resonate with me.

What are some books that were hyped up that fell flat for you??  Let us know - we'd love to hear from you!


Shelley Romano said...

I guess I'm kind of glad I didn't read Of Poseidon now. Thanks for the heads up! I agree with you on the last two as well.

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Liesel K Hill said...

Haven't read any of those, but I'll take your word for it! :D Old Follower! My FFs are at Musings on Fantasia and LKHill. Happy Friday! :D

Sabina said...

I haven't read any of them, but have heard mixed reviews of Of Poseidon.

Old follower. =)

Cimmaron @ Talksupe said...

You know One Grave at a Time wasn't my favorite in the NH series but I still liked it. Haven't read the other two books.

One of the books I chose for this week's questions was Once Burned. I LIKED the book but I just didn't get the same 5 star feel that mostly everyone got.

Carmen Jenner said...

Hiya! I loved Of Poseidon, but wasn't a big fan of the night huntress series. I haven't read any Kim Harrison, but I hear good things!
Stopping by with My FF!
Happy Friday!

Jennifer TheBookNympho said...

As much as I love Frost the last two books in the Cat and Bones series has not been the best.

Antonietta Scrofani said...

Yes! I completely agree with you on One Grave at a Time! I love Frost but this book wasn't one of her better ones. New follower. Please follow me back at Nette's Bookshelf Reviews

Aditi Gupta said...

I enjoyed One Grave at a Time - but haven't followed it up with the rest in the series!
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Braine TS said...

Didn't like that Kim Harrison series either.

Pixie Lynn Whitfield said...

Yes, Of Poseidon is on my TBR list. In fact, it's sitting on my shelf waiting to be read. Haha. I admit to being one of the readers "hyped" up over it. I've heard some mixed reviews though...and I have had some bad experiences with mermaids. So I'm nervous. :/

I may be one of the last people left on the planet that hasn't read Frost OR Harrison yet. They're also on my TBR list. Haha.

Thanks for sharing though! Have a great weekend! I've been visiting the blog for a while now, but just now clicked the follow button (whoops, I thought I had!). :)


Amanda P said...

Aw man I love Jeaniene Frost! I totally get her sense of humor. =)

The Kim Harrison books are on my TBR but haven't gotten there yet.

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Sydney said...

I haven't read Of Poseidon but one of my friends said it was really bad and disappointing. New Follower.

Sydney @ Starry Storm

Leah Woods said...

Frost was the same for me. I read one and haven't brought myself back to the second yet. It just didn't hook me!
New follower!
Here's my FF :)

The Readdicts said...

I loved Night Huntress series but don't know about the others.
new follower :)

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Book Blogger Mom said...

I haven't read those books.

I'm a new GFC follower.

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Nina said...

I have hear of Poseidon before and it also ended up on my tbr list. But, now I'm not so sure. Maybe I'll give it a day...when it's in paperback..and very cheap. ;)

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samaine18 said...

I was actually about to buy Poseidon. Thank goodness I didn't pick it up, haha
New follower! :)

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Sharonda SexxyBlogger said...

I think I have One Grave At A Time on my NOOK...hmmmm. Haven't heard of Poseidon

Nikki Archer said...

hey great blog.. new follower please follow back htpp://

Heather said...

New follower here!

I'd love to know why these books didn't resonate with you... maybe share links to your reviews... or give a little bit more detail on the why?

I've quite a few friends who love these books, so it would be interesting to hear why you did not!!

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Carin said...

I havent read the other two but I loved Kim Harrison's a perfect blood

Tribute Books Mama said...

Just hopping by,enjoy! your week-end.

Jennifer said...

I liked One Grave at a Time, but it wasn't as good as the other NH books. I haven't read any Hollows books yet so I can't talk about that one. Old follower.

aparajita said...

I haven't read any of it yet but i'm planning to read Of Poseidon we'll see how it goes

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quinnsbooknook said...

Oh my gosh, I didn't like Of Poseidon at all! I didn't like the alternate POVs, and I thought it was so odd reading that Emma was supposed to be for the guy's (I can't remember his name) brother. As if she had no say. It just wasn't for me. Definitely a disappointment, because I thought I would love it.

Jessi (Geo) said...

I haven't read the other two, but YAY someone else who didn't like Of Poseidon!! I couldn't even bring myself to finish it, and all I see is review after review raving about how 'amazing' it is. Ugh!

Here's my answer :)

Melliane said...

I agree for one grave at a time but I still need to read the others. So we'll see. thanks for sharing!

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Carmel @ Rabid Reads said...

I definitely agree about One Grave at a Time. I haven't read the other two but have been thinking about starting Harrison's series so it's kinda discouraging to hear that this one disappointed you...

Iona MacNeil said...

Oh my I haven't heard of any of these!LOL
I'm new to FF and to your blog, glad I popped by the art work on your site is fantastic.

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