Average is passing and this one is getting mostly "above average". I'll have to check the Amazon scoring.
When I read it, I did enjoy the read but had elements that didn't enthuse me. Now I'm finding my opinion improves with time. When TNG fans have asked me for a single book to get them into trek lit, I've been recommending IFM.
If only there was a facebook-style "like" button for posts like that...