This or That? #93

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This week I want to know…….

Have you ever found a typo (or typos) in books?

I have. If it’s just one, maybe two, in the entire book then I’ll let it slide. If there are a lot then it really bothers me. I understand human error and all and even with technology, mistake happen. But there was one book that I read a few summers ago where I found at least 10 typos within the first 100 pages.

I would have thought that maybe it was an early draft or something but I really don’t think that it was.

What about you? Have you ever found typos in books? Let me know.


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11 Responses to This or That? #93

  1. Amber says:

    Ughhh yes. I hate typos in books. A misspelled word I can usually deal with. However, it drive me nuts when a word is a missing from a sentence cause I get super confused with that’s happening xD

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  2. I find them often, especially with indie books or ARCs. Grammatical issues bug me more than misspellings, because what I often find with the misspelled words is that they are homophone errors. Wave/waive. Sight/site. Story is key to me and will always trump structure unless it looks like a rough draft I’m reading. I don’t care how neat the story could have been, if you have clunky, error-laden sentences that do not flow, no dice.

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  3. Ariel Lynn says:

    Yes, yes, OMG YES! Like you said, one or two… eh, OK. I’m pretty sure I found some in the version of Shakespeare’s work I’m reading (yeah, yeah, still lol). I usually question the quality of the copy-editor more than anything when that happens.

    But, I stopped reading a series (it was a terrible series anyway; I read it for too long as it was lol) because it looked like the author & editor just gave up. There were dozens per chapter. *SMH*

    However, I find typos almost everywhere. You should’ve seen the look on my physical therapist’s face when I gave him a copy of a health care form covered in corrections. 😀

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