This Year’s DNFs

Sometimes you start a book, realize it’s not working for you, and decide to give up on it so you can spend that time reading something you’ll love more. It could be because you’re just not in the mood and might try it again later, it could not be what you expected and you didn’t like what you got, or it could simply be that it was what you expected only bad.

I DNFed all of these books for different reasons, some I may try again in the future, others I’m happy to never see again. There honestly may be more, but I don’t usually keep track of my DNFs, so these are the ones from this year as far as I can remember.

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu
A Song for Arbonne by Guy Gavriel Kay
The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels by India Holton
Unconquerable Sun by Kate Elliott
Master Assassins by Robert V.S. Redick
The Beauty of Darkness by Mary E. Pearson
My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix
Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo
The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie by Rachel Linden

Should I give any of these a second chance? Or did you DNF any of these too?