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AHH! Jimmy! Never Make That Face Again! Nightmares!

Posted 03.12.2014 | Comedy

Jimmy Fallon unveiled his latest "Do Not Read List" on Tuesday, and it was a particularly good one. From "karate" lessons that look more like everyday...

Who Thought This Was A Good Idea?

Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy

Now that summer has come to its observed close, the kids are back in school and you have to start pretending like you care at work again, it's time to...

This May Not Help You Lose Weight

Posted 06.04.2013 | Comedy

We were all a hair's breadth away from having summer ruined by choosing the wrong beach book. Fortunately, Jimmy Fallon returned to air just in time t...

What NOT To Read This Thanksgiving

Posted 11.20.2012 | Comedy

As you plan to spend Thanksgiving with your family, you're probably picking out a book or two to take for the trip home or for the post-turkey/pre-Try...

When Bad Books Happen to Good People

Allison Hill | Posted 10.28.2012 | Books
Allison Hill

I admit that for many years I subscribed to the policy that a book, any book, was always better than no book. In recent years though, I have come to believe that it is the dirty little secret of the bookselling world that some books just suck.

9 Books That Make You Undateable

Posted 07.19.2012 | Books

There's a lot of red tape to cut through before completely committing to a relationship: There's the ex talk, the meeting of the parents, and if you'r...

Is This The Worst Book Ever?

| Posted 02.02.2012 | Books

By Gabe Habash for PWxyz: “Moon People has reshaped my literary perceptions." – Goodreads reviewer Neil What I’m going to do before te...

Which Classic Books Does Everyone Hate?

| Posted 12.15.2011 | Books

By Gabe Habash for PWxyz At the hashtag #worstbookever, you’ll learn some things. Huck Finn isn’t well-liked. The works of Homer and Shakespear...

Worst.Book.Ever.

| Posted 12.09.2011 | Books

By Gabe Habash for Publishers Weekly: Before you get all riled up about how we’ve previously called two other books ("How to Avoid Huge Ships" an...

The Guardian: Worst Books Of 2010

guardian.co.uk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Rejoice! 'Tis the season to be merry! Garland the tree with sprigs of holly! The angels are singing! Father Christmas is coming! Take a break from the...

The Best Bad Books You've Never Read

Telegraph | Robin Ince | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Finding a good book is all too easy these days. But tracking down the 'exquisite drivel' that should never have been published? Now that's a challenge...

'The Great Gatsby' On American Book Review's List Of 40 Worst Books

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The American Book Review has taken stock of literature and come up with its Top 40 Bad Books. The list targets some big, popular favorites -- F. Scott...

The Worst Books Of The Decade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Guardian, sick of all the "best of" lists, decided to figure out what the worst books of the decade have been. Asking for reader suggestions, Guar...