What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?

Missing the Point:


book 0

Washington Square Press / BuzzFeed

I read a lot of online book reviews, both professionally written and reader composed. I have come across some real howlers, but these graphics take the cake. Hope you enjoy these hilariously bad book synopses crafted by Daniel Kibbelsmith and Isaac Fitzgerald of Buzzfeed Books.

They describe them as being “Like SparkNotes, but wrong.” Here are a few of my faves, but you can see the the entire brilliant set on Buzzfeed.

book 01

Penguin Random House / BuzzFeed


Dell / BuzzFeed

Dell / BuzzFeed

book 7

Grand Central Publishing / BuzzFeed

book 2

Penguin Random House / BuzzFeed

Penguin Random House / BuzzFeed

Penguin Random House / BuzzFeed

book 3

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers / BuzzFeed

book 4

Perigee Books / BuzzFeed

book 5

Scholastic / BuzzFeed

book 6

Penguin Random House / BuzzFeed


Author: Donna from MyOBT

I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

13 thoughts on “Missing the Point:

  1. I think ayn rand readers might agree with the two-word summary used for her summary.

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  2. Ha Ha! Love them! I particularly enjoyed the ‘Lord of The Flies’ synopsis!

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  3. ‘Like SparkNotes but wrong.’ How perfect is that?! The Scarlet Letter is my favorite. I don’t know how you find all this stuff, but I love it!

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  4. I’m glad you were entertained! I’ll never tell where I find them (because I generally can’t remember)

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  5. so good to have a Sunday night chuckle…

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  6. These are too funny, I can’t decide my favorite!

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  7. Hilarious! Thank you for helping me start my day on a high note. Never read the twilight books but that one made me laugh aloud.

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  8. P.S. I think of mice and men was my favourite too. 😉

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