"Oh my goodness! I can't wait to see [insert movie or show title.] I loved the book."
Did you love the book, Stephanie? Did you...really?
Nothing compares to the awkward back-and-forth that comes with discussing a book one member of the conversation is pretending to have read. That person will often confuse character names, make near-universal "observations" about theme, and regularly reference the film or TV show the book inspired. It's exhausting.
There's nothing wrong with someone wanting to appear well-read, I suppose. But if you're looking to gently better your loved one's honesty and literary prowess (without having a book report style confrontation), gift giving can be the perfect nudge towards the library. Read more...More about Entertainment, Tv, Movies, Books, and Gift Ideas
You can find the original article here