When you’re reading a book how much does the quality of the prose determine your enjoyment of the book? If the story is compelling do you mind if the prose is so-so? Or do both the story and the prose have to be of a certain level for you to call the book good? What if it’s the opposite. The prose is excellent, but the story not so much.
Also, how does hype play into your response to a book? For example, if you heard a book was a wonderful love story and in your reading you find the love story not to your liking does that ruin the book for you? If you had started the book expecting something different would you have liked it better?
These are the questions going through my head as I reflect on the last book I just read. If you saw the post from last week where I was debating finishing a book, well I finished it and will write about my opinion. But before I do, I’m analyzing my thoughts to determine if I’m being to harsh on the book. Would love your input!