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You know you probably won't finish a book when...

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WaterBird Fri 07-Dec-18 19:18:09

It usually takes you several days to a week to finish a book you like, but it's been almost 3 weeks since starting the most recent one and your phone app tells you you've read barely a quarter of it.
I might just look up the ending...

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dontpointatme Fri 07-Dec-18 19:22:16

Life is too short to read a book you're not enjoying. Give up and find a new one grin

aconcertpianist Fri 07-Dec-18 20:01:18

I think reading a quarter of it means that you've given it a good enough chance. Put it down, pick up something else and try again after a couple of weeks or so and, if you still feel the same, it's not you...it's the book!

WaterBird Fri 07-Dec-18 22:55:26

Thank you all. I went to Goodreads to look at the ending, and it seems like there's a funny part so I'll give it one more chance.
The writing style is actually very good. It's the main characters who are annoying me!

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dontpointatme Sat 08-Dec-18 07:28:04

What is it, out of interest? Not that I want to avoid it or anything... grin

WaterBird Sat 08-Dec-18 07:51:34

@dontpointatme
It's We Were On a Break, by Lindsie Kelk.
This fairly young couple are having issues, but it's purely because they can't communicate, and it's not like any of them did anything bad...

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