Lighthearted, Grumpy Reviews Found in Books

Writing in or on books is bad, unless you’re studying for a class and have to. Some people write notes, underline words, and even circle words in the middle of a sentence (gasp!). Wordier Than Thou, a Florida-based performance bookstore, recently posted a series of grumpy reviews found in or on their books during the 90s and 2000s on their Facebook.

Here are some grump reviews courtesy of BookRiot! I hope they fill your day with some tight-lipped criticisms! 

1) A Passion for Mathematics by Clifford A. Pickover 

“This guy is obsessed with the non-existing God (gods). Take your god + shove him. – I don’t like the book’s organization/format at all. In fact, it is maddening. – The worst math book I’ve ever looked at.”

2) The Best Slow Cooker Cookbook Ever by Natalie Haughton 

“I think this author is rather a clod”

3) Great Recipes for Good Health by Inge N. Dobelis 

He crossed out “great” and wrote “passable.”

4) Can I Freeze It? by Susie Theodorou 

“A stupidly organized book. It also very poorly answers the question of its title.” 

5) On the Nature of Things Erotic by F. Gonzalez-Crussi

“187pp., he tries so hard + still says NOTHING.”

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