Top Ten Words that Will Stop Me From Picking Up a Book
Oh dear. This is a hard one for me.
Ten words that will stop me from picking up a book?
Me? Honestly? I read everything.
Well, almost everything.
There are a few things I do not read.
Here goes then...the top ten words that will stop me from picking up a book....
1. Romance. Especially Harlequin Romance.
2. Action-packed thriller. And action-packed spy novel.
Honestly, anything that is action-packed.
I like my stories as action-less as possible.
Does anybody get excited thinking about reading a textbook?
Authors of self-help books seem like know-it-alls.
5. Witch. Or zombie. Or vampire. Or any scary monster.
I am a big scared-y cat baby.
7. Math. And Science.
I apologize for this.
I've tried and tried to like these.
I just can't.
I just really don't care about the empty lives of these empty people.
It's hard to raise two sports-crazy sons without reading a sports book or two.
And there were a couple I really loved,
like The Last Shot and Bill Bradley's Values of the Game.
But, mostly, no sports.
If there is anything that will put me off a book, it's this word.
If it's a bestseller, I probably won't like it.
Hope I didn't step on any toes.
How about you? What words on a book cover will make you put that book back on the shelf?
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