Before I succumbed to the madness of senior year of college, I read a ton of books. All the time. And then I reviewed most of them.
But there are still a few that I did not review. Why exactly is that? A variety of reasons. Sometimes it’s because the book is part of a series and I don’t have anything else to say once I reviewed the first book. Sometimes I feel like the book is too hyped up and popular that it won’t matter whether or not I share my thoughts; that or I just wouldn’t know where to start in a review. And then, sometimes it’s a matter of conflict of interest.
It turns out that out of all the books I’ve read over the past five years, not including the books I just haven’t gotten around to reviewing yet, I have chosen to not review only 16 books. Here they are, from most to least recent:
As you can see, the most recent reason for not reviewing a book has been conflict of interest—though I can’t say that I’m necessarily upset by this trend. It just means that these books are too related to my publishing internships that I feel that I shouldn’t write a review. Since my current internship is quite reading intensive and my boss represents a lot of YA writers, it will be interesting to see what others books I choose not to review in the months to come…