Thursday, March 26, 2009

BTT: The Best of the Worst

Suggested by Janet:
The opposite of last week’s question: “What’s the best ‘worst’ book you’ve ever read — the one you like despite some negative reviews or features?”

This is a tough question! After thinking about it for a bit, I decided that the first book that I really liked, but not many people did (probably due to the Is-It-A-Memoir controversy) would be A Million Little Pieces by James Frey. I thought that it was great, raw and gritty and sometimes really tough to read because of the grotesque descriptions. But, in the end, I really enjoyed it. This could be because I read it like fiction and not like it was a true story. You have to think that even when something is a memoir, details could easily become glorified and stories exaggerated.

The other book that came to mind is Twilight, well the whole series really. While these books are insanely popular in main-stream culture, they are not so well liked by the "literary" community. While I will definitely admit that Stephenie Meyer's writing is NOT good, the characters are really great and the story lines are exciting and action packed. And also cheesy, but I can use some good CHEESE every once in a while!

So are there any books out there they everyone and their mother said are HORRIBLE, but you liked???


  1. Twilight is on my list too, but there ARE lots of people that liked that one obviously. But here in the blogger world, it seems there are a lot that don't.

  2. I love an entertaining book -- Twilight definitely fits the bill.

  3. I love a good cheesy book :D It was my choice too

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