This week’s Top Ten list is a Top Ten freebie! We’re allowed to create our own list or use an old topic. I thought I’d go for 10 Bookish Pet Peeves that I have, so here we go…
Questionable second hand books– I am not a big fan of second hand books. I like my books to be pristine. I do hate it though when I do get a second hand book and there’s awful stains or horrible smells. Yuck!
Breaking the spine of a book– When my Gran reads one of my books, she literally bends the spine right back. I hear it creak. Argh!
Series that have millions (exaggeration!) of books– I don’t have time to commit to long series. I prefer to read standalone books these days.
Too much detail– I like a bit of detail but I do like to use my imagination.
Whiny characters– My eyes tend to hurt from rolling them too much.
Mistakes in printed books/e-books– I completely understand when there are errors in an ARC, but when a book has gone through so much to be published, I find it frustrating when errors haven’t been picked up.
People that say the printed book is dead– No, no it’s not. I hope it never is. I’m not old-fashioned because I prefer a real book.
Controlling behaviour said to be romance– Ick. Just no. Controlling is controlling and it makes my skin crawl. It’s not romantic.
Cover changes mid series- Why? I want them all to match!
Student-teacher relationships– As a teacher myself this just sits uncomfortably with me.
Do we share any bookish pet peeves? Let me know! Also, feel free to link me to your Top Ten post so I can have a look at what you’ve done!