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Love it or Hate it? Stranger in a Strange Land by Heinlein

Have you ever noticed how some books seem to drive a wedge between people? You check the reviews and find almost no middle-of-the-road ratings. Instead people either seem to love it or hate it. Well, welcome to the Love it or Hate it post category! Each month, we’ll pick one book to review and two contributors will battle it out to convince you to pick it up or throw it out. Last month we discussed The Twilight Saga. The votes were closer than I thought. 42% loved it and 35% hated it. Everyone else fell into the “haven’t read it but I’ll pass” category. Many thanks to our Love it reviewer, Nicole R! I (Jen) was the Hate it reviewer.

This month’s selection is on Boxall’s 1001 List of Books to Read before you Die and is considered to be one of the most influential science fiction books ever written. It is also considered to be a highly controversial book for many reasons. So the question is… do you Love it or Hate it? Continue reading to find see our two reviews. Make sure to vote in our poll at the bottom of the post even if you haven’t read it. Read more