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What was the name of the worst book you've ever read?


Some people point to Moon People. Others mention the numerous post-apocalyptic "Survivalist" tales. Either way, there are tons and tons bad books out there. What's your least favorite?

 

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    Dean Traylor 12 months ago

    I've chucked a lot of books after reading the first few chapters. I think nearly every Golden Eagle Publication met that fate. Simply put, if the book defies the rules of logic, good taste, or readability, it's not worth reading.

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    Dean Traylor 12 months ago

    The thing that gets me about this book is that the author "non-fiction research" book the story was based on, wanted to sue Dan Brown for stealing his idea.I don't think I ever heard of anything like that.

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    Dean Traylor 12 months ago

    I've had that experience. I've read books people claimed were the greatest, but came away disappointed because I couldn't relate or empathize with it. I Ballard's book Crash comes to mind.

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    Dean Traylor 12 months ago

    I never read Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, but I saw parts of the film version and turned it off. It was bad. Real bad.

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    Dean Traylor 12 months ago

    My wife wants me to read that book. Right now, it's collecting dust. Then again, I saw 50 Shades, the musical. So I don't know if I read it with a straight face.


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    Dean Traylor 12 months ago

    Speaking of religious-themed books, Left Behind sticks out as one of my least favorite books. In fact, that book would still be bad without the religious themes -- the end-timer stuff makes it horrible.


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