Follow Friday

Follow My Book Blog Friday is hosted by Rachel at Parajunkee's View and Alison at Alison Can Read. The point is to follow as many book blog as you can and make new friends! As part of the adventure, she gives a weekly question.

Here's the questions for this week  (answer will contain adult language. If you're under 18, STOP reading):

Q: Have you had a character that disappointed you? One that you fell in love with and then “broke up” with later on in either the series or a stand-alone book? Tell us about him or her.

A:

I have to agree with Rachel on this one, Anita Blake is the biggest disappointment I have experienced with characters.  I fell in love with her shortly after the first three books were out.  I read her books as soon as I could get my hands on them, stayed up late into the night (or early morning) finishing every novel, etc.  The love of crazy coffee mugs, penguins, and a Christian girl who was still an animator was awesome!  And, on top of that, she was a kick-ass vampire hunter.  When she was one of the only licensed vampire hunters, I cheered!  Hamilton also had me falling in love with Richard.  *sigh*  Of course, we all know how that ended. Adding insult to injury, she is screwing up Edward!!!  Needless to say, after throwing Harlequin across the room and finally finishing it a two years later, I have finally given up on the dream and accepted reality: Anita is nothing but a vampire and were slut.  

Love, Sinn

10 comments:

  1. I had the same problem. I gave up on the series because it was starting to resemble porn: all sex, no plot.

    New GFC Follower. My FF. 

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  2. @Abria: Honestly, I thought a cheesy B porno would have better dialogue! I mean, seriously! When she goes into detail about liking to give a vampire head before they drink blood, Richard's obsession with the size of his penis in comparison to Micah, etc. I wanted to puke! Sorry to say, Hamilton has lost all the respect I once had for her. She couldn't write herself out of a paper bag.

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  3. Hopping through. No one seems to like Anita anymore. I'd still like to start the series though.
    My Hop

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  4. HAHA, I really don't know whether or not I should pick the books up. Maybe I'll just read some? Is there a book that is still good and does okay as a book to finish the series? Like.. it isn't really open-ended and has a good enough HEA? *sigh*

    Patricia // My Hop

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  5. Anita is very popular today. LOL. I still like her, though.

    I'm a new gfc follower. :)

    http://notjustnonsense.blogspot.com/2012/04/ff-feature-and-follow-20.html

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  6. @Patricia: I would say that Obsidian Butterfly was the last book I really enjoyed. So everything up to that book isn't too terrible . . . If memory services me ^_~

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  7. I completely agree...I HATED Harlequin with a passion...but Skin Trade did redeem her a tad...plus more Edward is always the way to go :)

    New GFC Follower
    Vikki @ V's Book Life

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  8. @Viki: Honestly, I'm too scared to give her another go. In addition, I am terrified that she will completely screw over Edward. *sigh* Choices, choices, choices

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  9. {new follower here}

    I have not read those books but I did want to tell you that I love your rating system. :)

    {http://www.justonemorechapter.net}

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  10. I have not read this series but I've seen a few others who said pretty much the same thing. Always good to know when choosing books.

    My follow friday

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