Thursday Things: What Book Do You Wish had a Different Ending?

Welcome to Thursday Things, where you might find a rant, a rave, a question, or just about anything else! Let’s scrounge around in the junk drawer of my brain and see what we can find!

Is there a book that you wish had a different ending? Maybe the whole thing was pretty great, but then the ending was a disappointment?

I think I’ve encountered a few of these, but the first one that comes to mind is The Magicians by Lev Grossman. It’s been quite a few years since I read it, and I don’t remember all the details at this point (not that I’d want to spoil it for you), but I remember feeling rather let down at the end. I know that it’s the beginning of a series, and maybe I’m missing something by not reading the rest, but I can’t say that I wanted to after the first.

What about you? Is there a book ending you’d change? Let me know in the comments!

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Ashley O’Melia is an independent author and freelancer from Southern Illinois.  She holds her Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing and English from Southern New Hampshire University.  Her books include The Wanderer’s Guide to Dragon Keepingand The Graveside DetectiveHer short stories have been published in The Penmen Review, Siren’s Call, and Subcutaneous.  Ashley’s freelance work has spanned numerous genres for clients around the world.  You can find her on Facebook and Amazon.

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2 responses to “Thursday Things: What Book Do You Wish had a Different Ending?

  1. Most good books to me have a bummer ending. I hate it that good books end at all. I often take a bit to get into a book, and once I’m in, I don’t want to put it down. Having to out it down because it ends too early is my main bummer with reading haha.

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