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Biggest Disappointments

Description: What books were so much worse than you expected them to be?

Members: 162 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4 5Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
13,355 members, 464 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Explanations:

Cecrow (5): So much potential, so little happens. But the sequels are better.

4
30,266 members, 864 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
6
18,002 members, 693 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)
7
13,225 members, 753 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
8
6,222 members, 215 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
9
5,027 members, 373 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)
11
7,530 members, 66 reviews
3.37 stars (3.37 stars)
12
7,131 members, 159 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)
13
6,024 members, 441 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)
14
3,020 members, 188 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)
15
1,234 members, 85 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)
16
9,787 members, 97 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
17
9,273 members, 137 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Explanations:

Cecrow (6): Probably deserves another chance, but was too dense for me to penetrate.

18
5,214 members, 101 reviews
3.17 stars (3.17 stars)
19
5,108 members, 280 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (7): Expected more ethical frisson.

20
4,388 members, 471 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: _Zoe_, elainemberman, norabelle414, generalkala

Thumbs down: keeneam

Score: 3

21
3,860 members, 197 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
22
3,739 members, 331 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: foggidawn, elainemberman, inge87

Score: 3

23
3,616 members, 101 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: SylviaC, mmignano11, generalkala

Score: 3

24
3,384 members, 51 reviews
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)
25
3,376 members, 181 reviews
3.06 stars (3.06 stars)

Lists: bohemima, Simone2, cindyst2000, gypsysmom

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Score: 3

26
1,957 members, 35 reviews
2.71 stars (2.71 stars)
27
289 members, 12 reviews
3.02 stars (3.02 stars)

Lists: calm, Edward, Bluewolf0411

Score: 3

29
31,885 members, 974 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: mspixieears, martensgirl, generalkala

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Score: 2

30
30,264 members, 1,554 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
31
23,099 members, 414 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: jeffza, gypsysmom, ahef1963

Thumbs down: DisassemblyOfReason

Score: 2

32
22,583 members, 311 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom, CGlanovsky, jasmaynard

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Score: 2

33
14,689 members, 446 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: sundancer, edparks, ahef1963

Thumbs down: gypsysmom

Score: 2

34
13,832 members, 215 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom, elainemberman, edparks

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Score: 2

35
11,015 members, 190 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom, edparks

Score: 2

36
10,911 members, 243 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: chgstrom, generalkala, pammab

Thumbs down: guyalice

Score: 2

37
9,023 members, 369 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Lexxi, ahef1963

Score: 2

38
8,692 members, 149 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom, CGlanovsky

Score: 2

39
8,476 members, 367 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: Luisali, chgstrom, ahef1963, edparks

Thumbs down: gypsysmom, aulsmith

Score: 2

40
7,519 members, 185 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: pewterbreath, gilroy, ahef1963

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 2

41
7,311 members, 122 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (16): Heinlein really did need to edit this.

42
7,081 members, 388 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: inge87, Peace2

Score: 2

43
6,937 members, 125 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411, ahef1963

Score: 2

44
6,880 members, 50 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: lachapakhan, tottman

Score: 2

45
6,733 members, 580 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: generalkala, keristars, foggidawn

Thumbs down: sundancer

Score: 2

46
6,367 members, 99 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: cej1027, gypsysmom

Score: 2

47
6,287 members, 165 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: elainemberman, mmignano11

Score: 2

48
5,339 members, 435 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: elainemberman, briarhills

Score: 2

49
4,374 members, 37 reviews
3.35 stars (3.35 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963

Score: 2

50
4,068 members, 295 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: edparks, gypsysmom

Score: 2

51
3,940 members, 109 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: teeth, briarhills

Score: 2

52
3,440 members, 165 reviews
2.79 stars (2.79 stars)

Lists: elainemberman, edparks

Score: 2

53
2,718 members, 185 reviews
3.33 stars (3.33 stars)

Lists: SugarCreekRanch, sjmccreary, Bluewolf0411

Thumbs down: keristars

Score: 2

54
2,624 members, 87 reviews
3.1 stars (3.1 stars)

Lists: CGlanovsky, ahef1963

Score: 2

55
2,387 members, 177 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: tottman, pammab, souloftherose, aulsmith

Thumbs down: gypsysmom, merrystar

Score: 2

Explanations:

merrystar (0): This one was better than I expected

aulsmith (10): Needed serious editing. There's a great book with about half of this and half of All Clear.

57
2,104 members, 123 reviews
3.03 stars (3.03 stars)

Lists: martensgirl, sjmccreary, michigantrumpet

Thumbs down: nancyewhite

Score: 2

58
2,087 members, 70 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: sjmccreary, edparks

Score: 2

59
1,539 members, 33 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: Simone2, teeth

Score: 2

60
1,498 members, 27 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: SylviaC, ahef1963

Score: 2

61
1,131 members, 9 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: Dilara86, Moomin_Mama

Score: 2

62
887 members, 16 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: mspixieears, Eowyn1, souloftherose

Thumbs down: Cecrow

Score: 2

Explanations:

Cecrow (0): The first two trilogies I really liked, but I'd agree the last set didn't add anything.

63
727 members, 33 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

Lists: SqueakyChu, gypsysmom

Score: 2

64
688 members, 52 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: loremistress, briarhills

Score: 2

65
663 members, 18 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ncgraham, aulsmith, ahef1963

Thumbs down: gennyt

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (18): Too episodic and I didn't think the Morgaine stuff helped.

66
565 members, 40 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)
67
469 members, 35 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: lahochstetler, Bluewolf0411

Score: 2

68
349 members, 4 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: jasmaynard, Moomin_Mama

Score: 2

69
52 members, 4 reviews
2.94 stars (2.94 stars)

Lists: ncgraham, Bluewolf0411

Score: 2

71
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: foggidawn, amysisson, _Zoe_

Thumbs down: katie4098

Score: 2

72
24,896 members, 567 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (17): I thought it dragged. It was obvious where the plot was going and I didn't find the jokes worth the time to get there.

73
15,538 members, 249 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy, ahef1963

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 1

74
14,565 members, 281 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: edparks, ahef1963

Thumbs down: gypsysmom

Score: 1

75
11,445 members, 166 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: Peace2, ahef1963

Thumbs down: gypsysmom

Score: 1

76
11,117 members, 194 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: edparks

Score: 1

77
10,964 members, 939 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: teeth, elainemberman

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Score: 1

79
8,472 members, 222 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: cindyst2000

Score: 1

80
8,241 members, 304 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: teeth, edparks

Thumbs down: gypsysmom

Score: 1

81
6,173 members, 415 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: teeth, AnneGerring, edparks

Thumbs down: souloftherose, MmeRose

Score: 1

82
5,930 members, 171 reviews
3.11 stars (3.11 stars)

Lists: cindyst2000

Score: 1

83
5,827 members, 254 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: susiesharp, briarhills, foggidawn

Thumbs down: keeneam, Samantha_kathy

Score: 1

84
5,821 members, 134 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: CGlanovsky

Score: 1

85
5,802 members, 177 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: WhatUsername, elainemberman

Thumbs down: Simone2

Score: 1

86
5,785 members, 274 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: edparks

Score: 1

87
5,719 members, 130 reviews
3.41 stars (3.41 stars)

Lists: elainemberman, mmignano11

Thumbs down: Simone2

Score: 1

88
5,595 members, 250 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)
89
5,554 members, 243 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: Moomin_Mama

Score: 1

90
4,987 members, 95 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: lahochstetler

Score: 1

91
4,863 members, 71 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Lists: Cecrow, briarhills

Thumbs down: gypsysmom

Score: 1

Explanations:

Cecrow (9): Repetition, little forward momentum, Ayla's Mary Sue complex ... good comfort read, though.

92
4,665 members, 50 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: Simone2

Score: 1

93
4,619 members, 78 reviews
3.24 stars (3.24 stars)

Lists: edparks

Score: 1

94
4,590 members, 361 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: amysisson, hipdeep

Thumbs down: reconditereader

Score: 1

95
4,467 members, 129 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: edparks

Score: 1

96
3,836 members, 250 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: edparks

Score: 1

97
3,813 members, 172 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ahef1963

Score: 1

98
3,559 members, 208 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: edparks

Score: 1

99
3,514 members, 60 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: edparks

Score: 1

100
3,336 members, 93 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: edparks

Score: 1

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About this list

Started by: _Zoe_ (January 2012)

Type: Unnumbered

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