A book that totally should’ve had a sequel
The Taming of the Tights by Louise Rennison. I thought the Tallulah Casey series was so much fun and it definitely needed another book or two to wrap everything up (including the love interests!).
A book or series that totally should’ve had a spin-off
Uprooted by Naomi Novik- I want to know more about the history of the Wood! And the Dragon.
Diana Peterfreund. More sci fi retellings with pretty dress covers please!
A character who totally should’ve ended up with someone else
Well I’m still hoping for Chaol and Dorian to realize how much they love each other IN EVERY WAY.
A book that totally should’ve ended differently
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer. 8 years later and I’m still bitter. Also First & Then by Emma Mills. The book talks about the lack of kissing in Jane Austen books and in the biggest irony has only a few pages of true shipping at the end! I loved the book but felt cheated. And I’m echoing Ellis on her Georgia and Dave the Laugh feelings too. 10 BOOKS AND ALL WE GET IS A FEW MEASLY PAGES OF THEM ACTUALLY TOGETHER TOGETHER. We deserved more snogging and less Masimo. And now we’ll never have our adult Georgia book. I’m sad.
A book series that totally should’ve had a movie franchise
Unconventional because it’s not technically a series but I would love all of Kate Morton’s books as lush, complicated, romantic, period movies/miniseries, sort of like how all of Nicholas Sparks’ movies are a “series”. They have common elements and a recognizable look/name.
A book or series that totally should’ve been a tv show
The Lynburn Legacy by Sarah Rees Brennan or The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater. Preferrably both, on Netflix. I NEED BOTH. Or The Boleyn Trilogy by Laura S. Andersen- everything Tudor is still very popular and this is a great twist on the traditional Tudor story (Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn have a son! Henry IX aka William.) I’m cheating so much with this question: The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron would be a really great miniseries too, maybe on Freeform or The CW. A mysterious estate, an eccentric uncle, slightly steampunk inventions, gothic feel, and romance. It would be lovely.
A book that totally should’ve had one point of view
Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl. And you know who’s POV was the only one we needed and wanted? NATASHA. AKA THE BLACK WIDOW.
A book or series that totally should have had a cover change
The Glass Casket by McCormick Templemam. It strikes me as oddly sexual, which I don’t like and doesn’t really fit the book.
A book or series that totally should’ve kept the original covers
Born Wicked by Jessica Shea- the original was so unique and really drew me to the story. I would have loved to see the sequels in the same style. Also The Lake House by Kate Morton- the first cover was lovely and matched her other books and then they redesigned it! So sad.
A series that totally should’ve stopped at book one
The Selection by Kiera Cass. Book crack at its most alluring. Make the first book longer and leave it at one book. Stretching it to FIVE (even with a change in protagonist) is toooo much.
What do you think of my choices? I’m tagging anyone who wants to participate!