5. True Love, Jennifer Lopez
Lopez says she’s the ”true love” of the title—she’s finally learned to respect herself. This is the definition of air sandwich!
4. Cosby: His Life and Times, Mark Whitaker
These 544 pages on the fallen star skate past the sexual-assault allegations leveled against him.
3. The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, Joël Dicker
This trope-filled European megahit—about a hotshot American novelist, his mentor, and a long-ago murder—fell flat in its U.S. debut.
2. The Triple Package, Amy Chua & Jed Rubenfeld
Remember the Tiger Mom? She and her husband penned this racial-superiority screed.
1. Delicious!, Ruth Reichl
Reichl—a fabulous food writer and memoirist—made a regrettable foray into fiction.