I’d like to think that I’m a knowledgeable, sophisticated reader, who doesn’t choose what to read (or not read) next based on whim and caprice.
Of course I’d like to think so—but it wouldn’t be true. I’m plenty vulnerable to picking up books, or avoiding them, for the wrong reasons. Here are six examples of wonderful books I nearly didn’t read because I avoided them for stupid, shallow reasons. I’m sharing them today in hopes that YOU won’t make the same mistake.
Surely I’m not the only one who’s nearly missed out on a great book because of a strange title or lackluster title. I’d love to hear your examples in comments.
What books did YOU have to be talked into reading, that you ended up loving? I’d love to hear your examples in comments.