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Where did the printing of the series number on the spine go? HM??? SOMEONE TELLS ME !!!

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I hate it when I read a story, and the author writes “this is relevant later.” Aha no! If it has nothing to do with the story, it should be deleted. I think the author conveys the following: “I am the only intelligent person, and everyone else is idiots, to whom I have to tirelessly explain everything.”

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Typos, spelling mistakes, inaccurate changes in later scenes (he first ordered a hamburger, but later during the same meal he cuts his steak) using the wrong name. Where the hell are the editors?

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A series that revolves around The Chosen One, who is often a whiny and passionate jerk.

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In books, when the problems of the “villain” could be solved with the help of rational thinking, and the main characters are actually ** holes.

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when you read a really good book / series but gradually degrade in quality

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When the author is great at creating intrigue and eerie atmosphere, and then the climax comes, and it’s silly and disappointing. (Looking at you Stephen King!)

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changing the appearance, style, size, color, text direction, font size during the series

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When writing a series, authors often provide a short overview to link the new book to the previous one. It annoys me when an author does this, when one character monologues a backstory to a second character who already knows the backstory.

I also don’t like discontinuity. If the character has black hair and brown eyes, in the next chapter, he should not suddenly turn brown with green eyes.

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Like every book in existence is a New York Times bestseller, or written by a New York Times bestselling author … At this point, it looks like a Contribution Award for Writers.

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It dawns on me when I read a novel in which a character smokes three packs of cigarettes a day and never coughs in the entire book.

And then there are scenes in which three or four people have a serious discussion that lasts four or five pages, and everyone’s coffee stays hot to the last line.

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Giving a book to someone, it comes back to point-blank or is otherwise spoiled.

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This goes back to high school. With a book that you loved as a subject in English, and after the teacher and class have analyzed it to death, you can no longer even look.

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Female characters written by men. Especially when everything they do has to do with their boobs. Or when it’s an adventure / action movie, and the woman should be portrayed as insensitive, tough and misogynistic towards other women, because God forbid a girl with stereotypically feminine qualities is also strong and strong.

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When people forget the second comma. These are “books, cheese and stuff!” and not “books, cheese and stuff!”

At least that’s what I think about it.

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When a book switches between past and present, or between characters’ points of view, the only way to tell them apart is by changing the font or italicizing.

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Writers who assume that you are familiar with the real world and references to temporal culture. When the stories take place in the real world in which the author grew up, you need to dig up dictionaries, atlases and newspapers of the corresponding era in order to understand at least a little what they are talking about. Just two decades before the deadline is bad enough, but when you can’t get the story right without having a bachelor’s degree in social structure and political detail in the appropriate setting, the author PASSED. Almost every “classic” suffers from this, but we are forcibly fed content (Looking at you, Shakespeare, whoever you are, and at Dostoevsky. “And yet it can be overcome – most of Hemingway and such works as A Clockwork Orange ») Can be read and understood without requiring specialized background knowledge.

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I hate it when the authors write the hero as an absolute idiot, for example DBS Goku. In Z, Goku wasn’t that stupid, but the writers wrote him an idiot. You don’t need a character to be silly funny, also Majin Buu is a silly character. Like, when he separates from himself and then reunites, is he somehow smarter?

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The novels are written in the present tense. So annoying. The first thing I check when looking at books in a library or bookstore.

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Stories that are tediously stretched over several volumes for the author and publisher to have a “series”.

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When the author forgets where everything is. These are usually arms, hands, feet, background elements, whatever, etc. This happens a lot more often than it should, and I know everything is being edited, but you need to keep it consistent. I read a book in which they lost a damn figure between two paragraphs, because they sat on the far left sofa and silently laughed at such and such, and after two paragraphs they climbed out the window, and people greeted them like they just arrived and there was no mention of the person on the couch because it was the same person.

This is also a big problem in the hot books I found. You lose sight of what is where, and some things are simply impossible. I checked the Karma Sutra, which agreed with me.

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I’m almost scared to post this, but …

Jane Austen.

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Books that claim to be completely original but are heavily derivative and refuse to admit it. We are all inspired by our heroes and are a synergy of everything we read, so I have no problem getting someone to take an idea and run. However, don’t pretend you invented the wheel, and don’t expect me to be surprised when the story culminates in “IT ROTATES!” It is quite common in fiction for young people, which is also imposed on adults (Twilight, Harry Potter, etc.). The worst thing is when someone directly hints at the character, forces him to go through the same story arc and just changes the name.

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Incorrectness. It’s just that somewhere in the book they are directly wrong. I also hate writers who like to sound smart (or just smart …) and use too many words.

For instance:

The swift brown fox jumped over the log.

The swift mahogany vulpes vulpes (the scientific name of the fox, I had to look) rose into a mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, water, etc. an outgrowth of a dead large plant, enclosed in the bark.

I am in favor of describing things and using details, but there really is such a thing as “too many words.”

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why the fate of the world always depends on a hormonal 16-year-old who can fight, hack, and invent at a level equal to that of a 30-year-old bereaved of his life. oh, and they should always be social outcasts who will end up marrying their sweetheart and live happily ever after.

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My real pet peeve is that my cat changes her mind every time I open the door. Ah, but it’s not really annoying anymore. Now it is more of a ritual dance.

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I borrow most of my books from the Quotev website. This is where you write and publish books. I probably have a fair amount of books there. But I hate it when I find a book that I’m really interested in, but with terrible grammar! Post sentences, no paragraphs are separated, no spelling or punctuation! It is physically painful to read it.

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Anna of Green Gables is an amazing book, but the story is felt throughout. Whenever a book does this, and I already feel like it’s lacking, I will spank the book (yes, I know how weird I am and how it hurts paperbacks, but honestly, they deserve it)

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When books in a series have similar plots (death to Harry Potter), when the material is inconsistent, when it is written incorrectly, grammatically correct, and so on.

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When your favorite game like Pokemon gets very low because the battles are over and over

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People are late. Don’t waste my time if you are going to be late tell me, but never make me wait at a restaurant and you are 30 minutes late and don’t tell me!

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Female “characters” with zero personality who are just a love interest or a damsel in trouble.

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When a story starts out as a mystery, it suddenly takes on a lot of romance right in the middle of an investigation. Whole pages have been spent pondering whether feelings are mutual. Uh … I want to know who the killer is and how they did it, not if the main character gets an assistant.

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