I’m incredibly hesitant about reading brand new books. I get nervous about investing my time in titles that are so new there aren’t usually a ton of reader reviews (which I trust much more than newspaper reviews). Because of that, I’m going to throw out some titles here, on Book Riot, and see what YOU think of them. I’m going to ask you to convince me to read it (or not to read it), below in the comments. Those of you who have read it will get a chance to say what you think, those of you who are hesitant to read it will get to see what other readers think. Only rule: no spoilers please!
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
I love books like this from the male point of view. Rainbow Rowell’s Attachments comes to mind as one of this genre that I adore (kind of the 500 Days of Summer of literature). There is a part of me that thinks I would like this book VERY much… if I didn’t already think I could guess the ending from the book flap. Sheldon Cooper meets Penny, but they actually fall in love because it’s exactly what he needed even though it’s not what you would have ever expected for him? Except, I totally expect it with this book.
So, tell me, should I even try? Is there anything remotely plot twisting in this book or is it exactly what I’m expecting? Why are so many people loving it?
Why should I (and other readers) read this book?
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