Top 5 Wednesday March 15: BOOKS I FELT BETRAYED BY

118368Top 5 Wednesday is created by Gingerreadslainey. Each week there is a new bookish topic, where everyone can join and create their top 5 list. You can find more information on the Top 5 Wednesday goodreads group. This week’s topic is:

Books I Felt

betrayed by

-Beware the Ides of March! What books (or characters) did you feel betrayed by, for whatever reason…big or small.

This Top 5 Wednesday is going to be a bit all over the place. Here are some different random book and book related things that I feel betrayed by.

1.Mr Poe from A Series of Unfortunate Events

If you have read A Series of Unfortunate Events, you know how terrible of a job this character does to protect the Baudelaire Children from County Olaf. It infuriates me and I feel betrayed that he cannot do his job.


2.Jane Austin’s writing

I have tried two times now to read her books, one time in English and one time in Norwegian. The last book I tried to read was Sense and Sensibility, and I DNF’ed it at 30%. I don’t know what I’m doing wrong, but I just can’t get through them. I really want to like her books since they are well loved classics, but I just don’t care about the stories or the characters in them.


3.Scott Lynch the author of The Lies of Locke Lamora

I feel betrayed by something that happens at the end of this book. I don’t want to spoil anything, so I’m not going to say what. Scott Lynch, you are a terrible person. Sorry, I didn’t mean it, or do I? Hmm ok, maybe a little bit, haha.

I just want to mention that this betrayal doesn’t make this a bad book. This book is still my Favorite, as you probably know by now If you have been following my blog for a while.


4.Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series

I have heard so many great things about this book series, and the premise sounds amazing. I was very disappointed when I read the first book. Even though I love parts of the book (mainly the world-building and the peculiars) and the pictures in the book, I felt betrayed because it wasn’t as great as I thought it would be.


5.Gemina

I loved Illuminae, the first book in the Illuminae Files.  It was one of my favorite reads of last year. When I read Gemina, I felt really disappointed and betrayed that I didn’t like it.

Illuminae REVIEW

Gemina REVIEW


6.Harry Potter and the Cursed Child PLAY

I feel betrayed by this because I will never be able to go to London and see this play live. I know a lot of people didn’t like this read, but I actually enjoyed it. I WANT TO GO AND SEE IT LIVE!!!

❤ -Rakel

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17 thoughts on “Top 5 Wednesday March 15: BOOKS I FELT BETRAYED BY

  1. I’ve read The Lies of Locke Lamora, I can’t put my finger on what you felt betrayed by but there’s a bell going ballistic in the back of my head.
    Mr Poe was always a source of frustration for me as well. He was just so oblivious and stupid!

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    1. Haha maybe for the best. No just kidding. I don’t want to spoil anything for anyone, but the really sad thing that happened at the end of the book. Yeah Mr Poe is almost as bad as Count Olaf.

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  2. Oh goodness, I completely agree with you about Mr. Poe. He was such a disastrous character who just couldn’t do his job. It made me soma when he didn’t believe the children or when he was simply being obtuse LOL. So frustrating, but I still love the books!

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  3. I really like that not only did you do books you felt betrayed by but also characters in books and even an author’s writing. I like your unique take on this. I did this and I only stuck with books. I have Gemina on my TBR list. I am anxious to read it now to see if I actually like it or not.

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    1. Thanks 🙂 I did a bit of everything. I thought it would be more fun to write. I just wrote down the first things I thought of, and it ended on 6 things. Yeah Gemina was a huge let down for me 😦 I really wanted to like it.

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  4. I have a vendetta against Jane Austen’s writing. LOVE the stories, but I will never read one of her books again. I’m only read Pride and Prejudice; the only reason I was able to finish that one is because it was for school!

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