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Mid-Year DNF Tag

So I'm not a massive DNFer but I was tagged by Rachel of RacheLeanne to take part in the Mid-Year DNF Tag.

I feel like I have changed by DNF game of late, hence why I have actually DNFed one book and I think that I should do it more now because if I don't like something then I shouldn't suffer through it so there. 


So let's get started to the tag...

Here are the rules...


  1. Introduce yourself with one random fact.
  2. List all the books you’ve DNFed this year, with a brief reason why.
  3. Tag five people to take part!
So I'm Amy and I am currently doing a Masters in History and I will be going into my second year in October as I am doing it part-time!

So here is the book I have DNFed...

Ship It by Britta Lundin 

Ship It

I was so excited to read this book, partly because the cover was really great and also because it had LGBTQ+ representation. To be fair I really loved this book at the beginning but seeking out reviews I saw that it was quite problematic and that there were problems with it. The characters are really dislikable and to be fair the book's plot basically follows on a stan (used in a negative way) and the whole fetishization of gay men by women which this book follows on. Once I noticed this, it was hard to get into the story so I DNFed. 

As for the people I tag, feel free to do it if you want to...

Have you DNFed any books this year? If so, what were they in? Leave them in the comments below. 

See you soon,

Amy

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