"All of my friends are reading this bestselling book and I want to too!"
Here are some of the pressures I usually come across:
It's going to become a movie/tv show and the trailers/photos looks so good!Half the time I add a book to my TBR is when I hear it's going to become a movie. I mean, I don't want to be spoiled right? Plus, knowing Hollywood, they tend to screw things up, such as cutting off awesome characters. -_- Therefore, reading the book before the movie is probably wiser in my humble opinion.
You haven't read it? For shame!How many haven't read Divergent or Twilight or Harry Potter yet? Or maybe The Mortal Instruments, like me, in which I'm currently in the process of reading (you see, I was stalling for the last book so I can
I didn't like it and I now feel like a TOTAL oddball.
Think Atlas from Greek Mythology. Holding a sky up for eternity is quite the burden isn't it? So is finally having the time to read that book you're dying to read. You start the book but then about someways in, you realize you just don't like the book after all and wonder what's so special about said book anyways?Under the Never Sky and Delirium. Same for Beautiful Creatures, but I chose to give that series a second and third chance which is essentially an honor if I choose to bestow it upon dear author, plus it's only a one time ticket (yeah, I don't care if it's a coauthor and then solo. 1 ticket is 1 ticket). What's worse? You're the only one and you have to pull out the famous forever alone face.