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Startling Realization: I Might Not Like Dystopians?!

Wither (Chemical Garden) - Lauren DeStefano Warm Bodies: A Novel - Isaac Marion Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky #1) - Veronica Rossi Divergent - Veronica Roth The Hunger Games  - Suzanne  Collins Gone  - Michael  Grant The Maze Runner - James Dashner

"Not like" is actually pretty harsh, and not entirely accurate, but it's the closest I could get in the title (unless I wanted said title to be three sentences long, of course). I do enjoy dystopians, and I have read mostly good dystopians that were engrossing, well written, interesting, etc... But... well, to understand that but, read on.

Among the books I own, only about 5% are dystopians. Considering I own close to 220 books (at the moment, excluding books in Hebrew and mangas :>), you can understand that's quite an overwhelming ratio. Diving in deeper, I've read, from those 5%, maybe two or three books. The rest are still unread. 
Among those unread there are some insanely popular titles, such as Under the Never Sky, Divergent, Gone and more.

I know, right? what the hell's wrong with me?...

I bought those books, naturally, because I planned to read them. I still do, now more then ever, thanks to my persona "Cleaning my Shelves" challenge. They are all books people never stop gushing about, all exclaimed as some of the best literary works of the decade.

And yet, here they sit, unread and untouched, passed over in favor of fantasy and contemporary titles who came long after them to sit on my shelves. That was my first clue, that Dystopians might not be 100% my thing.

Another hint was... (press title for more)

Source: http://drugscalledbooks.blogspot.co.il/2013/09/startling-realization-i-might-not-like.html