Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Top Ten Books I have Lied About


Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted over at The Broke and the Bookish.  Each week, we get a theme to list our top tens. 

This week's Top Ten is: Top Ten Books I have Lied About

Well, I simply move on to another book, if I am unable to read a book. Never thought of lying about that. It's a pity that I couldn't even lie about Ulysses by James Joyce, which I couldn't go beyond 4 pages. Or Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. Saying that I read them can do wonders for my prestige but do I need that?

That's about it!

17 comments:

Lisa said...

I'm not really into lying about books either. Most of the time I'm not afraid to admit liking/disliking/not reading a book.

booknympho said...

I'm the same. In my post you can see that I don't really lie about books, sometimes it's just not worth mentioning that I didn't read or like them though.

smellincoffee said...

James Joyce is one of those authors I keep meaning to read...

Lauren B said...

I also don't see the need to lie about reading a book. If I do lie about a book its to spare someone's feelings.

readingromances said...

Yeah, I don't know if I go to though those...
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Jenn said...

Has anyone ever gotten through Ulysses?

Loni said...

I own a copy of Ulysses, but I haven't read it. I don't lie about book either.

kaye said...

sadly . . . I plowed through Mrs. Dalloway. I don't find any reason to lie about books either.

DJL said...

Way to keep it honest. :) I don't really fib anymore nowadays because like you if I'm not enjoying a book, I just stop reading it. And if it's a "prestigious book" why lie about it? It's nice just to be honest about what you've read/not read/liked/disliked. Happy reading!

Pam (@iwriteinbooks) said...

Hmmm, yeah, I don't think I've ever lied about a book but I know I've been probably too honest about books. Woops!

Christina said...

Yeah, I had to think SO hard to come up with my list of only six. It's good to be honest. :)

LBC said...

Ulysses is on my list. I really liked Mrs. Dalloway when I finally made it through.

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Jenni Elyse said...

I wish I could move onto another book, but I'm so OCD. I've only not finished two books before and that was for content reasons. I need to be more like you! Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier.

Willa said...

Great post - and also a really great blog you have :-) I am a new follower and will def stop by often!

Lu said...

Thanks for popping by my list :)

Veens said...

Hi Gautami :)
Neither do I lie about books I have not read :)

I hope all is well with you :)

stacybuckeye said...

I don't really understand why people lie about reading books.