Friday, September 30, 2011
But I love you anyway
Due to a few books I've been reading lately I started thinking about books that are sooo bad they're good. The writing isn't great, the plot's a little shaky, the characters either aren't your favorite or fall flat and yet...you inexplicably like it. Am I the only one who finds this to be true? I doubt it but I'd like that confirmation so I don't feel like I'm losing it, you know?
So, just in case you wondered what books specifically inspired me as of late I'll tell you.
Desire's of the Dead by Kimberly Derting
All three of The Mortal Instrument series by Cassandra Clare. Here, here and here.
The Power of Six by Pitacus Lore
Firelight by Sophie Jordan
Possession by Elaina Johnson
The Vampire Stalker by Allison Van Deipen
So, what is it about a book that really has nothing going for it that makes you love it anyway? For me I think it's the suspense and adventure, (The Mortal Instruments) but sometimes I think it's the desire to have an answer to a question answered that keeps me reading. (Desires of the Dead) What about you? What books have you loved despite not really liking?