|The Girl with Glass Feet|
Today, I declared The Girl with Glass Feet a DNF (Did Not Finish).
I made it 43 pages.
I didn’t want to give this up for a few reasons. First, I want to make it to 100 books this year, and I need to get reading. I figured I’d already invested some time, so to give up would be a waste. Plus, I already had it checked out from the library, I should just finish it. Then I realized that I was actually just wasting reading time, since it was going to take me forever to finish a book I just didn’t care about.
So why didn’t I care about it? Well, it’s outside the type of books I normally read. It has magical or fantasy elements, which isn’t what I normally go for – not that I’m against those things. They just aren’t my go to books.
Second, it’s about a girl that needs saving. This always makes me pause. Them, when we meet said girl, she’s rather…boring. BUT! The guys all luuuuuuuurrrvvvvvvvvvveeeee her.
When I came to the third guy mooning over her, her kindly “uncle” who was also in love with her now-deceased mom, I had to stop. Especially when his introductory chapter ends with him visiting the dead mother’s grave and kissing her tombstone. Enough!
Back to the library it goes.
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