Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The Confirmation by Ralph Reed


The Confirmation by Ralph Reed is a realistic political thriller. Bob Long is the newly-elected president of the United States. Elected by a vote of Congress, his first days in office are filled with one problem after another ... a Supreme Court justice who suffers a stroke, abortion laws, and same-sex marriage.

I had high hopes for this book. Unfortunately, I did not enjoy this book as much as I had hoped. I had two major issues with this book. First, there were a TON of characters. One hundred pages in, the author was still introducing new characters. It was too much for me to keep up with. Second, much of the dialogue was centered around political issues and filled with language that is probably natural to those in political circles ... but not to me. It was cumbersome and difficult to follow along with. This was probably the wrong genre for me. So ... if you enjoy political dramas, you might want to give this book a try.

2 stars (out of 5)

I received a free copy of this book from B&H Books in exchange for my fair and honest review.

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