25 Most-Hated Books

Posted: June 17, 2015 in Uncategorized
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I found this list of 25 Most-Hated Books on Book Riot while looking at blogs and things the other day, and thought it was interesting!

Do I agree with the list? Let’s see!

  1. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (102 votes) – I liked it!
  2. Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (90) – Didn’t think it was THAT bad!
  3. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James (90) – Possibly agree, was pretty dire!
  4. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (53) – Not read it
  5. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville (41) – Not read it
  6. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (41) – Was confusing and frustrating at times, possibly agree
  7. Lord of the Flies by William Golding (35) – Not read it
  8. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown (33) – Not read it
  9. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (31) – Not read it
  10. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (30) – Not read it
  11. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (28) – Not read it
  12. Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (26) – I liked it!
  13. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens (26) – Takes ages to read but I don’t hate it!
  14. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (25) – Not read it
  15. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (24) – Liked it, my favourite Austen!
  16. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (23) – Liked it, but didn’t love it.
  17. Life of Pi by Yann Martel (21) – Not read it
  18. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (18) – Not read it
  19. The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen (17) – Not read it
  20. On the Road by Jack Kerouac (14) – Not read it
  21. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (14) – Not read it
  22. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (14) – Thought it was OK!
  23. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold (14) – Not read it
  24. The Pearl by John Steinbeck (14) – Not read it
  25. Ulysses by James Joyce (14) – Not read it

What do you think of this list?

  1. Jeyna Grace says:

    A lot of popular books here. Hmm, taste is subjective. I haven’t read most of them either, so I can’t say much.

  2. Geoff W says:

    I think it’s really a list of books people “love to hate.” There are a few on there I wasn’t impressed with but could appreciate.

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