Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Eschew: No one actually says this word in real life.

Seven Deadly Words of Book Reviewing: Out of laziness, haste or a misguided effort to sound “literary,” reviewers use some words with startling predictability. (bumper sticker/jpeg from


Jennifer said...

Oh this is too funny... I may just have to link...

Julie said...

Don't miss the comments!

"The second I read 'poignant' or 'affecting' on the inside of any cover, I immediately put the book down and walk away. If those two words are the only description that any PR department can come up with, than the book is not worth my time."

— Posted by Ian