5. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
I finally got around to reading Gone Girl last month (and loved it), but this book looks way darker. I don't think I could stomach a read dealing with self-mutilation.
4. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (or any of his books)
Someone gave me this book in high school and it has sat unread on a shelf ever since. Sorry, but Tolkien's writing has just never appealed to me. Can't say why.
3. The Shining by Stephen King
I've never read a Stephen King book, but I wouldn't rule out picking one up in the future. Just not this particular one. I've made it partway through the movie 2 or 3 times and always had to turn it off because it freaked me out. I think sharing a name with a character probably doesn't help.
2. Jane Steele by Lindsey Faye
Re-imagining my favorite classic literary character as a serial killer? Sacrilegious! The book gets surprisingly decent reviews, but there's no way I will ever be picking it up.
1. 50 Shades Darker by E.L. James
I think I have mentioned in a prior post my distaste for this series on every level, and so the number one slot on my list has to go to this book.
Check out the Top 5 Wednesday group over at Goodreads to see what other people have on their lists!