The Last Ten Books I Abandoned

Top Ten Tuesday was an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish, and is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Every week we will post our Top Ten of the selected theme.






This weeks theme is: The Last Ten Books I Abandoned

Most of these books have been abandoned not because I didn’t like them but because I didn’t have time to read them or I wasn’t in the mood to read that particular genre. It is my intention to pick them up again and they still have a place on my TBR

The Bone Ships
by R. J Barker

I started this fairly large fantasy novel (that I bought because I liked the cover) right before an exam period. I quickly realized that my timing was way off and that this book would have to be put aside. I was excited because at the time I was on a dragon book kick and this book apparently has them, not that I got that far.


Heir Of Fire
by Sarah J. Maas

I found the mini collector’s edition of this series at Chapters Indigo and they were so cute that I bought them all as soon as I could. I then ran out of steam about 5 pages into this book. I read all three of the previous books one right after another but was just overloaded. I can’t wait to get back into the series, though because I was enjoying it.


by Therese ONeill

This book was hysterical, debunking the myths perpetrated by Victorian romance novels. I intended to read a little bit each day but it fell by the wayside in favour of ironically romance novels.



the witch doesn’t burn in this one
by Amanda Lovelace

So this book, I purchased because I found the title compelling, not knowing that this is some intense poetry. What I read I found moving and relatable, but I had to take a break from all the emotional intensity and a little heartbreak.

Fix Her Up
by Tessa Bailey

Another book I picked up because of its cover. To be perfectly honest I’ve read bits and pieces of this book, in the incorrect order, just never when I’m in the right mood. It still remains on the nightstand/book cart because it’s super cute and one of my favourite tropes.




The Proposal
by Jasmine Guillory

I read her first book (The Wedding Date) and loved it. So when COVID-19 lockdown started I borrowed it from my public library’s app, but forgot about it. So unfortunately it was returned for me.




A Court of Thorns and Roses
by Sarah J. Maas

With two books on this list authored by Sarah J. Maas, it seems like I don’t like her. However this is merely a coincidence. This book was partially abandoned because I bought it as an Audiobook and partially because I had school work to do.




The Book Thieves
by Anders Rydell

So another Audiobook, this one borrowed from the library. it was really interesting but once again school got in the way.





The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
by Kate Summerscale

This Audiobook was abandoned because of the narrator. Sometimes for me the narrator makes all the difference of my enjoyment of an audiobook and this one just didn’t do it for me.




Good Omens
by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman

So I really wanted to read this book. I love Neil Gaiman and the synopsis sounded interesting. Unfortunately the format I chose (Audiobook), was not conducive to my enjoyment. The perspectives switched to often for me to keep track of just by listening. I can’t wait to read it another way.


So those are the Last Top Ten Books I Abandoned, what are yours? Let us know in the comments.

12. Waiting on Wednesday – Chase Me (Broke and Beautiful #1)

Waiting On Wednesday“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine , that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. Woo! 




Publication:  March 17th 2015 

Goodreads Synopsis:

College drop-out, Roxy Cumberland, moved to New York with dreams of becoming an actress, but her dwindling bank account is quickly putting the kibosh on that fantasy. To make some quick cash, she signs up to perform singing telegrams. Her first customer is a gorgeous, cocky Manhattan trust-funder if she ever laid eyes on one. And what could be more humiliating than singing an ode to his junk, courtesy of his last one night stand? Maybe the fact that she’s dressed in a giant, pink bunny costume…

After a night out to celebrate winning his last case, lawyer Louis McNally II isn’t prepared for the pounding in his head or the rabbit serenading him from the front door. But the sassy wit and sexy voice of the girl behind the mask intrigues him, and one look at her stunning face—followed by a mind-blowing kiss against his doorjamb—leaves Louis wanting more.

Roxy doesn’t need a spoiled rich boy who’s had everything in life handed to him on a Tiffany platter. But there’s more to Louis than his sexy surface and he’s determined to make Roxy see it…even if it means chasing her all over NYC.




I’ve yet to read anything by Tessa Bailey but singing telegram? I’m interested.

Happy Reading!

Tell me, what are you waiting on?