I think his tips are awful. Books make me happy humans make me heart hurt shirt that transports you, your imagination, your knowledge, your humor, your emotions. It doesn’t have to be amazingly profound, but it can be. These tips, they just kill the idea of you emotionally connecting with a book. Fine, if you’re not loving a book, don’t finish it, but sometimes, finishing it, will surprise you, like “girl with the dragon tattoo” I found that so hard to read for about half the book. But then it became brilliant. It was worth the suffering. I don’t like this, he’s killing the beauty of reading! All that Jay puts may not be practical as the real purpose of reading a book is learning something anew.