I bought the book "Not Buying It" by Judith Levine recently and was pretty excited about reading it. This week I finally had some time and I must say I am a little disappointed.
I don't know what I was expecting, but I found it hard to really get into. It is about her year of not buying anything unneccessary, which she does pretty well at, but I just can't seem to connect with her through the book. I like to connect with characters in a book I am reading, especially if it an about me/something I did book and I don't get that with it.
I do think it is a great idea and she does very well at it. I think more people should re-evaluate their lives and consider buying less.
I didn't agree with some of her tactics such as letting friends pay for everything. Her friends knew the "only way" to spend time with her was to pay for her. I disagree. She could have sought a variety of ways to entertain for free instead of having them pay all the time.
I just found th ebook to not really flow well and I just couldn't get into it. If it is on your list of books to read I would reccommend getting it from the library (like I should have).