When the Review Tops the Book
Some time ago one of our readers sent me a link to a brilliantly written book review, interestingly enough about a shockingly bad book.
The person who wrote the review is called Charles Moore. Here is a quote from it:
That pretty much sums up my experience reading Aaron Rayburn’s novel, THE SHADOW GOD. I took one for the team, so the rest of you would NEVER have to be subjected to this beast. I beg you, don’t let my selflessness be for nothing. Heed my warning. This is the worst book ever written.
The back cover copy reads “Craig Johnson had two best friends, two caring parents, a hot girlfriend, and a nice truck–not bad for a twenty-year-old.” Already we’re in trouble. The author photo shows Rayburn in all his mid-20s virginal glory. Manson contacts, a black cap turned backwards with a red 666 monogrammed on it, he’s posing next to what looks like a rubber demon. His bio includes the line “He also says that he owes a great deal of gratitude to the Devil . . . for filling his mind with such horrific images.”
If this book is the most horrific thing the devil can come up, I think humanity is safe from the threat of hell.
So if you want laugh a bit, here is the permalink. All wannabe writers take notice of what might come after you publish your book!
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