Tuesday, June 21

TMST: No-Nos That Make Me Toss The Book

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6/21 What are book no-nos that make you figuratively want to toss a book across the room?

Oooo man. 

I would have to say super nonconsensual smexy scenes and then one character being all okay with it after like a day. NO!!! *tosses book* 

OR when one person is SUPER abusive and just flat out mean and terrible and the other character is all "That's okay. I lurve him/her/it". >_> And I don't mean tropes with enemies becoming friends or lovers. What I mean is a character literally abusing and hurting the person they so-called love and the abusee is all okay with it and makes excuses. Can't deal with that. *tosses book*

OR when a character is SO shitty and does shitty things and has shitty excuses. There was one book where a character decided to just walk away from his responsibilities as a father. "Oh, he's better off. I work way too much." WHAT? It's not like you are a druggie or whatever....but a workaholic? So just because you are TOO busy to spend time with the kid you are just gonna walk??? Literally, nope. *tosses book*

Those are just just the top three I could think of right away. 


Jen Twimom said...

OMG... I am glad I'm not reading the same books you did! Those are all awful!

Carole Rae said...

Literally will stop reading and be done when those happen.

Blodeuedd said...

Yes f no to those!!

Carole Rae said...

For real!