Books You Couldn't Finish

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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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32,488 leden
1,249 besprekingen
4.1
2 Members
merrystar, 2wonderY
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merrystar: I'm possibly too old, but I found the beginning of this unreadable.
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9,038 leden
132 besprekingen
3.8
2 Members
merrystar, fuzzi
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fuzzi: Despised the characters, why read about people with no redeeming qualities?
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2,707 leden
68 besprekingen
½ 3.5
2 Members
Bookmarque, ManWithAnAgenda
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Bookmarque: HIGHLY speculative. Repetitive. Repetitive. Repetitive.
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30,902 leden
1,489 besprekingen
½ 4.4
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ahef1963
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28,141 leden
386 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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ahef1963
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24,053 leden
991 besprekingen
4.2
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Minthe
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19,681 leden
1,132 besprekingen
½ 3.7
2 Members
barbharper, ahef1963,
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13,783 leden
771 besprekingen
4.2
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Minthe
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11,839 leden
453 besprekingen
3.8
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10,380 leden
223 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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8,916 leden
89 besprekingen
½ 3.5
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7,975 leden
59 besprekingen
4
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merrystar
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merrystar: the only assigned book I have ever given up on.
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7,922 leden
89 besprekingen
3.9
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6,988 leden
196 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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5,789 leden
47 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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cej1027
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5,788 leden
185 besprekingen
½ 3.5
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5,270 leden
101 besprekingen
3.9
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4,705 leden
193 besprekingen
3.8
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cej1027
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4,477 leden
195 besprekingen
4
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4,439 leden
94 besprekingen
3.8
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4,437 leden
72 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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4,274 leden
79 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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Minthe
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4,145 leden
68 besprekingen
3.8
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Minthe
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3,779 leden
75 besprekingen
3.8
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Cecrow
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Cecrow: Couldn't find the story or the point.
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3,733 leden
220 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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3,718 leden
54 besprekingen
3.8
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katie4098
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3,663 leden
81 besprekingen
3.8
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cej1027
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3,617 leden
95 besprekingen
3.9
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Bookmarque
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3,581 leden
50 besprekingen
4
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3,435 leden
39 besprekingen
½ 3.4
Member
aulsmith
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3,397 leden
259 besprekingen
3.8
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3,284 leden
174 besprekingen
3.9
Member
Minthe
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3,231 leden
140 besprekingen
3.8
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3,191 leden
98 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Repetitive. Boring.
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3,049 leden
41 besprekingen
3.1
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Bookmarque
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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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3,028 leden
43 besprekingen
4.1
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merrystar
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merrystar: Enjoyed the first half, but then it bogged down.
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2,872 leden
47 besprekingen
½ 3.4
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2,745 leden
64 besprekingen
4.1
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Self-aggrandizing asshat. Bad science. Questionable reporting.
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2,720 leden
47 besprekingen
½ 3.3
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2,541 leden
38 besprekingen
½ 3.5
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starbox
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2,475 leden
50 besprekingen
3.8
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skid0612
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2,430 leden
79 besprekingen
½ 3.3
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Jullou
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Jullou: I love satire and absurdism, rarely don't finish books. But I just couldn't get through this one.
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2,398 leden
129 besprekingen
4
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: I've liked his other books but this one too brutal, nasty and gross
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2,363 leden
74 besprekingen
2.9
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SimoneA
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2,331 leden
55 besprekingen
½ 3.4
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Too stupid. Too manipulative. Dumb characters. Like every cheap horror movie ever.
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2,205 leden
25 besprekingen
3.9
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2,184 leden
64 besprekingen
4
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dara85
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2,121 leden
40 besprekingen
3.9
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2,081 leden
45 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: boring. convoluted. stop it with the two name boy already. Death to the two name boy!
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2,037 leden
84 besprekingen
3.8
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1,918 leden
12 besprekingen
4.1
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1,816 leden
24 besprekingen
4.1
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cej1027
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1,802 leden
28 besprekingen
4
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: outdated, 80s vibe to Maris's victimhood, predictable and not well written
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1,770 leden
33 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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Minthe
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1,695 leden
35 besprekingen
½ 3.5
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gilroy
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gilroy: How can one sustain a story when you change points of view every two pages? Just horrible writing
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1,628 leden
31 besprekingen
3.8
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merrystar
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merrystar: I generally love re-told fairy tales, but I couldn't make it through this one.
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1,481 leden
150 besprekingen
3.9
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Just couldn't stand the brutality. Why do men do this?
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1,458 leden
63 besprekingen
3.8
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Adam is just too dumb for me to stick with this book.
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1,394 leden
21 besprekingen
4
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aulsmith
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1,276 leden
38 besprekingen
3.9
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Can't write her way out of a wet paper bag. Why do I keep trying?
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1,225 leden
15 besprekingen
3.2
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gilroy
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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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1,215 leden
70 besprekingen
½ 3.5
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Bookmarque
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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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1,099 leden
67 besprekingen
4.2
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: zzzzzzz
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1,098 leden
20 besprekingen
½ 3.4
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gilroy
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1,009 leden
39 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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hoddybook
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950 leden
43 besprekingen
3.9
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822 leden
46 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: In my best Colonel Kurtz voice - the writing, the writing.
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773 leden
14 besprekingen
3.9
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746 leden
5 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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744 leden
18 besprekingen
½ 3.3
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Hateful for hatefulness's sake.
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731 leden
16 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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705 leden
30 besprekingen
3.2
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701 leden
15 besprekingen
3.9
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Diane-bpcb
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Diane-bpcb: was this edited?
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650 leden
49 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: an onslaught of cruelty, sadism, viciousness and violence.
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630 leden
18 besprekingen
3.8
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606 leden
22 besprekingen
3.9
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Too bleak. Dwells on the worst people do to each other. All. The. Time.
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588 leden
13 besprekingen
½ 3.4
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550 leden
25 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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dara85
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524 leden
19 besprekingen
½ 3.5
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513 leden
22 besprekingen
½ 3.3
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Too stupid
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506 leden
60 besprekingen
4
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Can't stand the tone of this book. Too snide, too judgmental, too flip.
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504 leden
13 besprekingen
3.8
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gilroy
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458 leden
27 besprekingen
2.9
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Very info-dumpy. Narrator likes the sound of his own voice. Terrible dialog.
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457 leden
32 besprekingen
2.1
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454 leden
26 besprekingen
4
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422 leden
25 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: So terrible I couldn't finish and returned it to Audible. Protagonist is an idiot among idiots.
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416 leden
22 besprekingen
2.8
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410 leden
10 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Too oblique.
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372 leden
2 besprekingen
½ 3.5
91
366 leden
12 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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356 leden
34 besprekingen
3.1
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: These assholes deserve each other, but not my time.
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347 leden
67 besprekingen
½ 3.4
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Too stupid to finish.
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347 leden
17 besprekingen
3.2
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: oddly unfocused writing, didn't engage w/protagonist
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339 leden
21 besprekingen
½ 3.6
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313 leden
5 besprekingen
½ 3.7
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Can't remember anything except that there was incorrect forensic detail.
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282 leden
3 besprekingen
½ 3.4
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273 leden
4 besprekingen
3.8
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arrwa
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246 leden
10 besprekingen
3.1
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: boring, self-involed, bossy asshole as a "protagonist"
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227 leden
27 besprekingen
½ 3.5
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Bookmarque
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Bookmarque: Desperate name dropping by the author. And it's a romance, which by itself isn't awful, but it's a stupid one.