Hi bookish friends, how are you? Half of the week has gone by, and today’s another day to let ourselves get a bit crazy, and get back into the Bookish Extravaganza! For more info, head over to Beauty & the bookshelf’s blog.
Today’s all about BASHING THAT BOOK. Because sometimes, yes, you need to let it out. It happens that books annoy me, that some characters feel flat, and that just so much potential is wasted, I can NOT let my feelings out. So, here you go, LET IT ALL OUT.
I know you wanted me to fall in love with you. But you can’t command feelings now, can you? And I certainly can’t. I’m so sorry, but I have to say this: you clearly weren’t for me, AT ALL. Why, you’re asking? Let me tell you this point by point.
You know I’m a huge contemporary lover, and you thought you could get to me with only that argument. Well, sorry not sorry, you did not. Because I’m a huge CHARACTER lover, too. Characters are so, so important in a book. They need to feel real. I need to be able to relate to them, or, at least, to sympathize. And you tried your best, but that didn’t happen, because your main character was just an annoying brat. She was selfish, too messed-up, didn’t think and didn’t think of the consequences of her actions, from the beginning, TO THE END. I just couldn’t.
Since I’m talking about characters, I want to say that you missed out on something here. One of your character got me, but NOT ENOUGH. He was flat, two-dimensional, and even though being one of the main characters here, just felt like on the background. I wanted to know more, and you left me thinking. I do NOT like that, such good potential wasted here.
Most of it all, your plot lacked a realistic construction, and took stupid turns at every stupid decision of the stupid main character. That’s a lot of stupid, I know, but…
You could’ve been the love of my life. But you failed. Instead of falling in love, I’m just grateful I don’t have to stare at you all day in my shelves.
Point of the story: I love great, three-dimensional characters we can relate to, or at least try to understand, and I do not like plots thrown all over the place. BE CONSISTENT.
Without love, farewell,