10 Books I’d Gladly Throw Into the Ocean

Top Ten Tuesday was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week's theme: Books I'd Gladly Throw Into the Ocean. I hate when I don't like a book. When I DNF, I don't write a review because I feel like I can't judge that book in its entirety since I didn't actually read the whole thing. When I do read the . . .

My Views on DNFing (and Why They’ve Changed)

When I was in high school, it was nearly impossible for me to dislike a book enough to stop reading it. I could read almost anything and semi-enjoy it; I didn't have high standards. In college, my expectations rose, which means so did the number of books I wanted to give up on. But while in college and even for a couple years after, I was . . .