Hello, writers! *waves hello*
This post is all about you, so I won't waste any time speaking my mind today.
Does an unlikeable main character make you put the book down?
If so, what is it about said character that makes you break away? If you're the type of reader that doesn't lose interest because of the character, what is it about them that makes you stick around?
Here are some examples of books with unlikeable main characters that have received a lot of buzz.
In the adult genre:
In the YA genre:
Confession: I haven't read either of these books. However, I've read several reviews and comments from readers who struggle with the main characters' actions.
I'm pretty curious: whaddaya think? Love 'em or leave 'em?