Just because it's popular doesn't mean it's good. We hand down the harsh truth.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'The Yellow Wallpaper'

Column by Peter Derk July 30, 2018
Did some well-meaning teacher drag you through this one? Me too.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'The Giving Tree' by Shel Silverstein

Column by BH Shepherd February 25, 2015
All the ways your favorite childhood bedtime story taught you to be a terrible person.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'Jane Eyre'

Column by Daniel Hope April 16, 2014
Let's just say what we've all been thinking: 'Jane Eyre' sucks.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: '1984'

Column by Rob Blair Young September 25, 2013
Some classics don't quite live up to their reputation, but this one fails on almost every level. I list the flaws then tell you the real reason I hate this book.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'On The Road'

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky January 2, 2013
Jack Kerouac's seminal 'On The Road' is considered one of the most important literary works of the 20th century. It is also considered to suck.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'Life of Pi'

Column by Cath Murphy November 21, 2012
Talking tigers, carnivorous islands, an infinitely repeating main character: am I the only one who found 'Life of Pi' just a little bit silly?

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'World War Z - An Oral History of the Zombie War'

Column by Meredith Borders October 26, 2012
Get ready to get angry: Meredith cannot abide your favorite zombie book.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'Naked Lunch'

Column by Dave Reuss September 24, 2012
Your revolution is over, Mr. Burroughs. The bums lost. The bums will always lose.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'The Big Sleep'

Column by Ed Sikov August 2, 2012
'The Big Sleep,' by Raymond Chandler, is an overrated piece of shit. Here's why.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: 'The Kite Runner'

Column by Cath Murphy July 23, 2012
'The Kite Runner' stayed on the bestseller list for four whole years, yet the reason everyone loved it is exactly why I think it sucked.