Oops, I Don’t Care Anymore — Books I’m No Longer Interested In Reading {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!

Today’s all about the books I’m just no longer interested in reading. This was a tough one for me because I don’t like to say never. Who knows, I might change my mind and still want to read these later… But for now, I’m scratching them off my TBR.

Note: this is just a personal opinion. If any of these are your favorites, I’m sorry. You can always (kindly) let me know if you think I should keep them on my TBR though 🙂

The ‘I liked their prequels, but I have had enough and don’t care about the sequel/novella/spin-off’ ones

 After You by Jojo Moyes Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken The Heir by Keira Cass

After You by Jojo Moyes

I liked Me Before You, but do I really need more? I have After You on my shelf, but I’ve also had enough of this story.

Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken

I liked Passenger and was excited for the sequel… but as time went by I kind of forgot why?

THE Heir and The Crown by Keira Cass

The original trilogy was a fun bit of fluff. But I don’t care about more, especially given the bad reviews.

Untamed by A.G. Howard A Book of Spirits and Thieves by Morgan Rhodes Starfall by Melissa Landers

Untamed by A.G. HOward

Though I loved the Splintered trilogy and wanted more Morpheus, I guess time has just lessened my interest to zero.

A Book of Spirits and Thieves by Morgan Rhodes

Love the Falling Kingdoms series, but this spin-off series has for some reason never really held my interest.

Starfall by Melissa Landers

Starlight was okay. But it was enough. I don’t need more.

The ‘Ehhh I’ll just watch the tv show’ ones

dragonfly-in-amber-by-diana-gabaldon The 100 by Kass Morgan a-game-of-thrones-by-george-r-r-martin

The Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon

I read and liked Outlander and it took me about three weeks. And then I watched the first season and it was a really good adaptation. So I kind of don’t want to spend more weeks reading these books when I have the tv show.

THE 100 by Kass Morgan

I LOVE THE 100! But the original books never had really great reviews, so I’ll just stick to my tv show after all.

A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin

Please don’t judge me. I know it’s terrible for a fantasy lover not to even read these books. I have them all on my shelves and have wanted to start them for ages. But I also really love the tv-show and do I really want to read these now when I may need to wait ages still for the next book? Maybe in a few years, when the tv show has left my memory, I’ll get to these.

The ‘I’m still contemplating but REALLY IT CAN GO EITHER WAY’ ones

 The Love That Split The World by Emily HenryShadowsong by S. Jae-Jones

The Love That Split the World by Emily Henry

I have this on my shelf, but have lost interest. That’s really all.

Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones

I liked but didn’t LOVE Wintersong. Still doubting about the sequel… Anyone read it already? Let me know if you think I should still read it.

Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis

I got this book in a Fairyloot box but have always felt a bit ‘meh’ about the plot so I just don’t know…

DO WE HAVE ANY OF THESE IN COMMON? HAVE YOU READ ANY OF THE BOOKS ON MY LIST AND IF SO, are there any ones you are convinced I should still keep on my TBR?

36 thoughts on “Oops, I Don’t Care Anymore — Books I’m No Longer Interested In Reading {Top Ten Tuesday}

  1. Greg says:

    Starfall didn’t add much, frankly. I liked Starflight a LOT more. And The 100 – I love the show but have no real desire to read the books, since I’ve heard they’re pretty iffy. Given to the Sea is one I go back and forth on as to whether I want to read it…
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    • Lindsey Habets says:

      I did read some negative reviews about Starfall, all disappointed that Starflight was so much better, so I think it’s indeed not a book I’ll be trying. The 100 TV show is amazing so I’ll stick to that 🙂 And yes, Given To The Sea has some good reviews, but the plot doesn’t really interest me so… maybe someday.

  2. Chrissi Reads says:

    I liked The Love That Split The World but it definitely has mixed reviews. You’re definitely not missing much with After You. I think one book was enough but I’ll still try Still Me.

    • Lindsey Habets says:

      Haha yes, exactly! I did quite enjoy book one, so I think I could enjoy the rest of the series as well, but they take AGES to read and if I’m honest with myself I know I’ll just procrastinate reading them forever because of that 🙂

  3. verushka says:

    Your categories made me smile but also — so good! And, yes, Game of Thrones. No interest in the books — and only mildly curious about the show as in I just wanna see who gets the throne *shrugs*

  4. Kelly @ Kelly's Rambles says:

    I know exactly what you mean about ‘After You’. When I read ‘Me Before You’ I never even realised there would be a series, it didn’t feel necessary and so I don’t think I will ever read the second book (am I right in thinking there is now a third too?!)

    I’ve read all of the Game of Thrones books but my patience with G. R. R. Martin at waiting for the next one is at a very low point after the book being delayed for around 4 years! I think I’ll be sticking to the show too.

    Here’s my TTT.

    • Lindsey Habets says:

      Yes, I heard there was gonna be a third book in the Me Before You “series”, and as much as I liked Me Before You, I just really have no need for more…
      I heard about the massive wait for the next Game of Thrones book and I just decided not to read them yet. Maybe one day, when all books are out and the show has long since finished 🙂

    • Lindsey Habets says:

      Yes, I totally agree! I also just wanted to wrap up America’s story and now I have had enough. Ahh, maybe one day I’ll pick up Outlander again, but if I’m honest with myself, I know it won’t be anytime soon 🙂

  5. Angela says:

    So much yes to this! I have no desire to read After You; I don’t think a sequel and now a third book were needed. I really enjoyed The Selection series but also have no desire to read the books about the daughter.

    Outlander is funny – I’ve really enjoyed the books, but couldn’t get into the TV show!

  6. Poinsettia says:

    I have a really hard time saying never to a book on my tbr list too! I feel like I just need to be in the right mood and then I’ll read it. I like your list. I’ve watched Game of Thrones as well and I’d like to read the books someday but haven’t round the time yet. I’ve heard good things about Outlander, but haven’t read or watched it yet. Just another book to add to my list! Here is our Top Ten Tuesday.

  7. Rebeccah @ The Pixie Chronicles says:

    I haven’t read Shadowsong but I’ve read a couple reviews on it and they all say it’s just as good as the first? The series is only two books, so it might be worth a shot on finishing it up since there won’t be a million more books to get to 🙂

    I hear you on the later ‘Selection’ novels though. I just started the series and I like it so far, but I’ve heard such dull things about the later books I think I’ll just stick to the main arc and give the others a pass.
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  8. Sim @ Flipping Through the Pages says:

    I haven’t read any of these. But yes, I wanted to read Outlander and GoT series and Selection series at some point. I am not sure though when that time will come 😛 I am totally with you on watching the TV series instead for Outlander and GoT 😀 After all, the books are too long and I am kind of afraid of big series? 😛

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  9. Suzanne @ The Bookish Libra says:

    Outlander made my list this week too. I also agree about The 100 series. I don’t think I’ve ever read a good review about that series so I plan to just stick to the show since I know I love that. It needs to hurry up and come back too, lol.

  10. Antonela says:

    When it comes to books, saying “no, sorry, you’re out” it’s very hard for me too. Who knows? Maybe I want to read certain book in ten years, so I still keep it on my growing TBR list – yeah, even if I have 50 books I’m way more interested in. But sometimes this is necessary 🙂
    I have most of your picks on my TBR, except for Diana Gabaldon’s books, which used to be there, until I said “nah, not interested”. I don’t know, the TV show looks more appealing to me than the books – plus, I really like Sam Heughan ahaha
    I’m still keeping the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series on my TBR, but I hear you, Lindsey! The TV show is everything these days, I’m really into it, and with the final season so close… I don’t really care about the books 🙂 Not to mention the fact that we don’t even know when the author might finish the next one. Sorry for now, dear big books ahahaha

    • Lindsey Habets says:

      I totally understand! I definitely don’t like to say NEVER to any of these books either. Who knows when I could be in the mood for them? But at least, not right now 🙂
      Yes, I feel the same way about Outlander! And Sam Heughan is a great advantage to the tv show indeed 😉
      A Song of Ice and Fire is not for right now for me, but maybe when the tv show is over and all books are out… I’d reconsider giving them a try.

  11. Rissi @ Finding Wonderland says:

    I suppose if we forget about a follow up book, that’s kind of an indicator it might not be a book worth picking up. I’ll confess, I’m still excited about finishing the ‘Selection’ series… and depending on whether or not I “like” ME BEFORE YOU (or whether or not I like it well enough), I may pick up its sequel. Time will tell. 🙂
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