“What’s the worst ‘best’ book you’ve ever read — the one everyone says is so great, but you can’t figure out why?”
There are two books that stick out for me:
Out Stealing Horses was almost universally raved about, not only by people on Amazon, but also many of my most trusted blogging friends. I was really looking forward to reading it, but was very disappointed. There were a few good scenes in the book, but for the majority of it I was really bored.
I also seem to get irritated by all Mitch Albom books. They are overly sentimental, and just seem like one long lecture on appreciating your mother, (in the case of For One More Day) or various other members of your family/friends (all his other books). Everyone else seems to love them, but they are just far too fluffy and obvious for me.
I recommend you read these book though, as I think I am just about the only person on the planet who has these opinions!