Top Five Wednesdays started on Goodreads back in 2013. At the beginning of every month Sam from ThoughtsOnTomes posts a topic for each Wednesday and bloggers, vloggers and overall book fans are encouraged to respond with their top five.
This week is top five bookish things you’re a Grinch about. We’re keeping it light, so less serious, more of just petty bookish things you hate. Let me know your top five in the comments!
1. The love triangle
I know we’re all over this one, but it still keeps popping up over and over again. It’s just disappointing because really the triangle part never seems to make sense because one of the guys (or girls, but a lot less common) is usually the good choice everyone is rooting for and the other is eh. And honestly one of the love interests always ends up underdeveloped because who has time for a character that’s obviously not who she’s gonna end up with.
The only time this has worked for me, and maybe this is less triangle-y and more post-breakup, is in series where x couple is introduced in book one, but then have issues and “break-up” and the character ends up being with someone who was in the first book but wasn’t shown as a love interest—aka the Shatter Me and ACOTAR series. Continue reading