By: Malcolm Gladwell Nonfiction 2000 Rating: 2.5/5 Blasphemous, I know. Only 2.5 stars? 50% as good as is possible? Yeah.
By: Anne Rivers Siddons Fiction 1991 Rating: 2.5/5 Y’all. I love the Outer Banks. But reading a book called Outer Banks while in the Outer Banks feels a little like wearing a spring break shirt in Daytona Beach in March.
By: Robert Ludlum The Matarese Dynasty Book 1 1979 Fiction Rating: 2.5/5 That’s what the version of The Matarese Circle that I read looks like. Sigh.
By: Debbie Macomber Rose Harbor Series Book #1 Fiction 2012 Rating: 2/5 I say Book #1, but The Inn at Rose Harbor has quite the lineage.
By: Pema Chodron Nonfiction 1994 Subject Matter: Spiritual life; Buddhism; China; Tibet; Doctrines Rating: 2.5/5 I’ll start by admitting that I have NO IDEA how Start Where You Are got on my “To Read” list. None. I am not… Continue Reading
By: Jonathan Lethem Fiction 2003 Subject Matter: Brooklyn; New York, NY; Male friendship; Race relations; Teenage boys Rating: 2.5/5 The Fortress of Solitude is exhausting.
By: Milton and Rose Friedman Nonfiction 1979 Subject Matter: Capitalism; Welfare state; Industry and state Rating: 2/5 Oh yeah. Look at that stud. Free to Choose is a “personal statement” from the late 1970s about economic policy.
By: Harper Lee (closely related to To Kill a Mockingbird) Fiction 2015 Rating: 2.5/5 Ay caramba. I am very, very far from sure that I understood Go Set a Watchman.
By: Don Piper with Cecil Murphey Nonfiction 2004 Subject Matter: Heaven; Christianity; Future life; Near-death experiences; Death Rating: 2.5/5 If you follow this blog, you’ll notice that I gave 90 Minutes in Heaven a 1-point higher rating than I… Continue Reading
By: Dr. Henry Cloud Nonfiction 1992 Subject Matter: Emotional maturity; Religious aspects; Christianity; Psychology; Christian life Rating: 2/5 Changes That Heal, in Dr. Cloud‘s own words, “is a book about relationship, and the barriers that must be broken down for us… Continue Reading