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Any Books you read this year and DIDN'T love?

Hey Hey sunnies 🌞
I am sorry there has been no reviews this week. Decembers are just crazy! I have managed to read 15 pages this week. That is it! How sad is that? As soon as I am done with this post I have some house chores to do and then I am finally sitting down and reading for at least two good solid hours. Gosh I miss my books...

Anyway...it is the end of the year, a time when we reflect on all the great books we have read! I am still hoping to finish two more books this month so I can't do that post just yet. So I though... not many people share the books they didn't love... Why not do that instead? And since I know some of you loved some of the books I didn't too, I decided this would be a fun conversation topic (yes Hannah, I am thinking of you. Bring it on!)

Here are my "Middle of the Road" and "Did not like" lists for 2017. Drop me a message if you want to discuss any of them, there are reviews on my blog for all of them, or at the very list a little short comment on the monthly wrap ups!
 (I know most of you message me on Instagram, but feel free to do it here if you want).

BUT::: Before you read my lists, remember this:
There is a book for everyone! If you don't like reading it is because you have not found the right book yet! Taste is relative.
Love you sunnies 🌞

I wrote this list prior to reading Turtles all the way down, so just pretend it is there 😉

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