Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Bionic Book Worm which explores a number of different topics to get you all thinking!
So I’ve had a little think – my poor brain! – and come up with a list of 5 books that have always intimidated me for a number of reasons! Hopefully you can put my mind at rest over some of them and I can finally stop being so scared!!
GAME OF THRONES by GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
I have the set! And it has been sitting in my wardrobe (hidden away) for a couple of years now!! I adore the TV show but the books just scare me, mainly due to their size! It would be a great time for me to pick them up with the new TV series so far away… should I?!
A LITTLE LIFE by HANYA YANAGIHARA
Another one of those ‘chunkster’ books that has been hidden away in my wardrobe! The reviews are pretty impressive but it does warn of a lot of emotion and often heartbreaking and I’m really not sure I can cope with it! Have you read it?!
City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
Another chunkster!! Over 700 pages!! I loved the early books in the Mortal Instruments series (this is book 6) but found myself not enjoying the last couple so not sure I can muster up the enthusiasm to put myself through all those pages in this one if I’m not going to like it – or care what happens lol!!
THE MINIATURIST by JESSIE BURTON
Loved The Muse by this author, and then got hold of a copy of this as heard so many wonderful things but never got round to picking it up. I then made the mistake of watching the BBC version on TV recently – and really didn’t enjoy it so that has put me off picking the book up once more!
EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING by NICOLA YOON
I’m always intimidated by books that have a big media ‘buzz’ about them and this one seemed to be everywhere for a while and it also seems to have very divided opinions! Some love it, others hate it! Have a feeling I could be in the hate camp… if I ever picked it up!!
Do you have books that intimidate you? Should I pick any of these up and get over my issues?!!