Top Ten Tuesday: The kind of books that I will not read...

July 23, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week is a new topic/discussion that focuses on the bookish side of things.


Top Ten Words/Topics That Make Me NOT Pick Up A Book

1. Horror
I hate horror anything. I will not read about it, nor will I watch it.

2. Erotica
I can read some romance, but when it gets pushed passed that into written porn, that is a no.   

3. Zombies
I really don't get the fascination with this. 

4. Cyborgs
I think it is a mental block from when I was younger and was forced to watch Star Trek.

5. Sharks
If there are going to be sharks as a pivotal part of the story, count me out! Although, I don't know if there are any out there, I've never looked. I hate them, even though I do watch Shark Week, or I hate them because I watch Shark Week.

6. Organization
I shy away from it. I believed in organized chaos.

7. Shopping
I love to shop, but I can't stand reading about it. I tried and failed miserably.

8. Chick-Lit
I will read romance, I will read a beach read, I will read a light book...but when chick-lit is mentioned, I can't read it.

9. Controlling/Bullying/ Domineering Characters 
There is a fine line between being protective and manipulative to get your way, and there are some authors that don't know that line.

10. Angst...just to have it
There are times when characters need to have that anger and it's understandable after loss or something tramatic, but just to have a character be that way to give a feel to the thanks.   
I thought this was going to be a tough one, but low and behold! I found quite a bit of things I won't read and my brain is still coming up with other ideas, but I will stop at ten.

What are your top ten no-nos? 


  1. Oh, I totally agree on all of those. Except maybe cyborgs because I haven't actually had much experience reading about them. My TTT didn't even make it to 10 when I wrote it. And now I can think of so many topics that I hate. Haha. Great list.

  2. I know, things just randomly start popping up reminding me of things I don't like sometimes.

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