Today's Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. The prompt:Top Ten Things That Will Make Me Instantly NOT Want to Read A Book. I'll read almost anything but there are things that bore or annoy the heck out of me and I skim for them in reviews or when eyeing a book for the tbr pile so I can save myself some aggravation. Listed are a few of the books that taught me what I DON'T like to read ;)
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Today's Top Ten Tuesday is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish. The prompt:Top Ten Nine Things On Our Reading Wishlist. These are the things I most want when I'm book browsing but I rarely find them. Please keep in mind, I'm a little strange.
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Books Set in Hell
Because it just fascinates me!
Dog & Cat Characters (not just props!)
Give them a POV. They have lots to say! Some of it much more important than the words coming from most humans!
I am so sick of billionaires and successful people. I want to read about some struggle! Give me more every day characters like Hap & Leonard and make them funny while you're at it. Not everyone grows up to be rich and famous! Monsterporn (that's well written)
Yes, I know I ask for the impossible but I want it. I will pay good money for it! Somebody PLEASE write it or I may have to break down and do it myself! …
A collection that does NOT disappoint?! I know, I can hardly believe it either!
Garden of Fiends by Mark Matthews, Kealan Patrick Burke, John FD Taff, Jessica McHugh, Jack Ketchum, Max Booth III , Glen R. Krisch, Johann Thorssonby Horror Fiction Collection, Released: April 2017 Amazon ♦ Goodreads
The intoxication from a pint of vodka, the electric buzz from snorting cocaine, the warm embrace from shooting heroin--drinking and drugging provide the height of human experience. It's the promise of heaven on earth, but the hell that follows is a constant hunger, a cold emptiness. The craving to get high is an intense yearning not unlike that of any other blood-thirsty monster.
The best way to tell the truths of addiction is through a story, and dark truths such as these need a piece of horror to do them justice.
The stories inside feature the insidious nature of addiction told with compassion yet searing honesty. Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of accidental deaths, and some of …