The Best Books of 2019

Despite reading less books than years past, I would qualify 2019 as my best reading year. It was certainly better than 2018, when I only managed to read about 70 books. I read more books in 2019 by simply reading for quality over quantity. How? Well, good books are easier to finish. And so, I’ve [...]

Reacting to the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards Winners

Everybody knows that the annual Goodreads Choice Awards is nothing more than a popularity contest. But that doesn’t stop us from arguing over it every year. It’s human nature, baby! So I thought it would be fun to react to this year’s winners and share which books I think should’ve won instead. In the spirit [...]

May 2019 Wrap-Up

May was a better reading month than I realized. I’d thought I didn’t read much, but I actually managed to read seven books. I’m happy for me. But how was the quality? Well, it was so-so. I read two amazing books, but most of the rest were just okay. One was really bad (and if [...]

The America the Gays Want: “Red, White, & Royal Blue” by Casey McQuiston Review

Official Summary First Son Alex Claremont-Diaz is the closest thing to a prince this side of the Atlantic. With his intrepid sister and the Veep’s genius granddaughter, they’re the White House Trio, a beautiful millennial marketing strategy for his mother, President Ellen Claremont. International socialite duties do have downsides—namely, when photos of a confrontation with [...]