Thursday, June 24, 2010
Book Review: The Noticer
So I realize I'm a bit behind the times in reviewing The Noticer(especially since I received my copy from Thomas Nelson last year).
Still, better late than never, right?
The Noticer, by Andy Andrews, is about an elderly gentleman who appears on the scene at the opportune moment and disperses just-in-time wisdom to individuals in crisis.
Ok... can I just be honest here? This book was a nice read. Nice. That's how I would describe it.
It wasn't rivetting. It didn't reveal untold wisdom. It certainly didn't present many original ideas.
For most of the book, I felt as if I were reading a conglomeration of several recent catch-phrases and pop-sermon series that have appeared on the Christian scene in the past 10 years.
At one point, I even said out loud, "I swear I just read that in The 5 Love Languages."
All in all, it was nice. A nice read.
As for a recommendations? I would say...Take it to the beach. Chillax with it in the hammock. Leave it on the back of the toilet. But don't expect it to change your life.
Have you read it? What did you think?