What is the best and worst ending to a book you have encountered? (And other random thoughts).
*Worst: "One Day" by David Nicholls. I wanted to chuck the book at a wall, set it on fire, rant and rave about it until the cows came home. I invested so much time and energy to have it end "That" way? I don't want to spoil it...but I would not see the movie when it came out.
Tied with "One Day" is "Elegance of the Hedgehog" by Muriel Barbery. It's a book that has been translated and I thought it was a lovely book, then the ending happened and I was sad and pissed. I was so invested in the main character, I wondered how in the world the writer could have written it, published it all without wanting to call it back and change the ending!
Best: Harry Potter series. Enough said.
Also, waiting to see how the Stephanie Plum series ends. I think I'm ready for it to; I've had enough of her waffling between the men and she has to choose. I think Evanovich could give this series a great ending...
"Outlander" is my favorite book but I did not read the last one and only skimmed the second to last one. It needs to end, I know Diana Gabaldon loves her characters but at some point it has to end! The main characters will have to die and readers will need to move on. I have NO idea on how she'll do this, and it'll be a day of mourning in my house when this happens...
*However, are these really the "worst" endings? If the author made me
that mad and pissed, one could say it was one of the best written
endings and he/she was a genius.