I guess it's not to everyones taste.
In a much healthier review, issue 10.05 of ATPM gives Dancing Barefoot a "Very Nice" rating.
Reviewer Ellyn Ritterskamp wrote:
Wheaton has a nice, easy writing style. He understands that to write well we must write about things we know, and that we should write in our own voices. He’s done both. This is a very good first effort. I look forward to Just a Geek, coming out this summer.