The Nope Book Tag

I know I’ve been MIA in the blogging world for some time. I guess I just got caught up in real life. I decided to come back with a Tag, so here’s the Nope Book Tag, created by A Booktube Book.

1. NOPE. Ending: A book ending that made you go NOPE either in denial, rage, or simply because the ending was crappy.

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The ending was not crappy, but it left me in so much shock and denial. I honestly couldn’t believe it would end like THAT.

2. NOPE. Protagonist: A main character you dislike and drives you crazy.

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This book had a cool concept, but I couldn’t stand the protagonist. Violet was such an annoying tropey special snowflake who whined all the time and made stupid decisions. Ugh!

3. NOPE. Series: A series that turned out to be one huge pile of NOPE. after you’ve invested all of that time and energy on it, or a series you gave up on because it wasn’t worth it anymore.

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I read the first book and liked it. Then, I found myself struggling through the second book. As the end was nearing, I finally decided it wasn’t worth it, and gave up.

 NOPE. Popular pairing: A “ship” you don’t support

Does it have to be canon? If not, it would be Dramione. I hate that ship. Hermione deserves so much more than a racist, privileged spoiled brat. A canon ship I don’t support is (SPOILER ALERT FOR THE SELECTION SERIES. SKIP TO THE NEXT QUESTION IF YOU DON’T WANT A SPOILER)

Aspen and Lucy. This pairing did not feel organic to me at all, it just looked like an attempt to pair everyone up for a cheesy happily ever after.

5. NOPE. Plot twist: A plot twist you didn’t see coming or didn’t like.

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This book was full of plot twists I did not see coming!

6. NOPE. Protagonist action/decision: A character decision that made you shake your head NOPE.

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I loved this book, but I thought it was kind of stupid of Cath to write fanfiction for class. She could have at least changed the names and stuff.

7. NOPE. Genre: A genre you will never read.

Never say never, but I can’t see myself reading harlequin/ mills and boons type romance.

8. NOPE. Book format: Book formatting you hate and avoid buying until it comes out in a different edition

I don’t really have a formatting I hate, though I am not too keen on audiobooks.

9. NOPE. Trope: A trope that makes you go NOPE.

Insta-love. It is the actual worst.

10. NOPE. Recommendation: A book recommendation that is constantly hyped and pushed at you that you simply refuse to read.

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For the time being I am done with stories about nerdy, not so popular girls meeting awesome, cute guys. They just give me false hope.

11. NOPE. Cliche/pet peeve: A cliche or writing pet peeve that always makes you roll your eyes.

Info-dumping. It is annoying af.

12. NOPE. Love interest: The love interest that’s not worthy of being one. A character you don’t think should have been a viable love interest.

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This is an Indian contemporary book, and there was this character, Rafiq, who was the MC’s sister’s husband. I really didn’t like him. I felt he acted like a creep when he first met the MC’s sister, and they had absolutely no chemistry between them.

13. NOPE. Book: A book that shouldn’t have existed that made you say NOPE.

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Another Indian book. I really hated this one.

14. NOPE. Villain: A scary villain/antagonist you would hate to cross and would make you run in the opposite direction.

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Levana! She scary af.

15. NOPE. Death: A character death that still haunts you.

Remus and Tonks from Harry Potter, mostly because I felt they did not get their due. Fred’s death came as a big shocker. So did Dobby’s and Sirius’s and Dumbledore’s and everyone else’s. But Remus and Tonks went out as just two out of many war victims.

16. NOPE. Author: An author you had a bad experience reading for and have decided to quit

Probably Jane Austen (Don’t kill me for this). I did not enjoy Pride and Prejudice, and I DNF’ed Emma after the first chapter. I have not absolutely quit her, though. I might give her books another chance.











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