TTT: Series I have given up on :(

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week there is a new topic for bloggers to choose and list their top ten. This week’s theme is Top TEN Series I’ve Given Up On/Don’t Plan to Finish.

This is a great topic. It also makes me take a look at where I’m at. I hope to be real with myself! 🙂

1. The House of Night series by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast.

-I just can’t and won’t. I got far in the series but it really went down hill and I completely grew out of it. This was just over a decade ago for me.

Marked (House of Night, #1)


2. White Rabbit Chronicles by Gena Showalter

-I liked the first book and was planning on continuing but then I started to hear a lot of mixed reviews. I’m just not going to touch this one.

Alice in Zombieland (White Rabbit Chronicles, #1)

3. The Hybrid Chronicles by Kat Zhang

What's Left of Me (The Hybrid Chronicles, #1)


4.  Graceling Realm Series by Kristin Cashore

-I know that I’m going to be in a minority here but I really didn’t like the first two books in this series. I have the third book on e-book and I know that I’m just never going to do it. I didn’t really like the previous two, so I just can’t.

Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)

5. The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

-I read the first book and it was okay. Not enough greatness there to have me continuing the series.

The Thousandth Floor (The Thousandth Floor, #1)

6. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

-Okay, I enjoyed the first book but I’ve heard and read so many bad things about book two. I decided not to continue it since then. I mean there’s just so much to read. Now, here’s the thing. How was the series after book 2?? Did it get better? Is this a series that I need to re-think and just read it?? Please, let me know.

Red Queen (Red Queen, #1)

7. Millennium series by David Lagercrantz (not LARSSON)

-I have read the first 4 books and I LOVED the first 3. The first 3 books were written by Stieg Larsson, who has passed away. David Lagercrantz has decided to pick up the series, even though there was controversy. He did a crap job. It’s nowhere near the books I loved. There is no way I will be finishing this series.

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye (Millennium, #5)

8. Mara Dyer/ Noah Shaw Confessions by Michelle Hodkin

-I read the Mara Dyer series and the last book was an epic flop for me. I really disliked it, which was so sad. I had loved the series until that point. There’s just no way that I can pick up this companion series- Noah Shaw Confessions.

The Becoming of Noah Shaw (The Shaw Confessions, #1)

9. Maddox Brothers by Jamie McGuire

-I’ve read the first 3 books in this series and I just couldn’t do it anymore. I will never be finishing this series and seeing how all these brothers make out. I actually think that I won’t be reading anymore of Jamie McGuire books.

Beautiful Oblivion (The Maddox Brothers, #1)

10. The Giver by Lois Lowry

-I read the first two books. I liked the first a lot more than the second. I think that’s where I will stop with this series.

The Giver (The Giver, #1)


11. This one is just for fun.. maybe

– Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

-I just don’t know. There’s supposed to be two more books. He will never finish writing them. I honestly just don’t think he can. I don’t know that I will want to read them. I’m so annoyed with the false release dates. Plus, I didn’t even finish his last book. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried and I’ve only made it about half way through. I did this one as a joke because, of course I’m going to finish it. Now, that I’m being honest with myself. I just don’t know that I will.

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)


What series are you not finishing? Is it because you don’t want to or your preferences have changed? Are any of them on my list? It makes me sad because I have this “incomplete” feeling but sometimes you just have to let go. Some of these series have been on my list for years.



29 thoughts on “TTT: Series I have given up on :(

  1. Ooh Graceling and The Thousandth Floor is on my TBR, but I’ve just never gotten to it. Honestly I’ve forgotten everything about the Red Queen series and don’t know if i should continue.

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    • I think that I enjoyed The Thousandth Floor more than Graceling. I just could not get into those books!! Haha, if it’s that forgettable, maybe I shouldn’t continue the Red Queen! 🙂


  2. Okay so Red Queen is on my list too… I enjoyed book one and then book two was just okay and then book three was even worse then book two & I called it. I’ve heard mixed things about the last book but it’s like 800 pages long so I don’t think I have it in me… 😀

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    • Umm…800 pages for a final book when the rest of the series has been subpar?! No thanks! Good decision on not picking that one up!! I think I’m just going with my gut and leaving this series on my do not finish! :):)

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  3. I’ve only read the Song of Ice and Fire, although who knows when it will be finished… if he doesn’t hurry up, his estate is going to end up having a ghost writer finish it for him.

    I haven’t read the Red Queen yet, but I’m on the waiting list at the library for it. Hopefully I’ll like it better than you did.

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    • Yeah, I don’t know that it will ever get finished. I might just stick with the show ending and let it go. I’m just not sure that he can finish.

      I really liked Red Queen but I’ve only read the fist book. I’ve heard a lot of not so good things about the rest of the series. I hope you enjoy it though!


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