Book Review | Chump Change by Dan Fante


Have I ever read a book that needs more trigger warnings? I surely can’t think of one. I read Chump Change by Dan Fante because I’m working on an alcoholism / sobriety related post for Book Riot and this came highly recommended as a good book about a drunk. I mean, yeah, it certainly followed a […]

Book Review | Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan


I don’t know where I first heard about Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal, but I do know that it had been on my to-read list for quite some time and I was really looking forward to it. Unfortunately, it failed to live up to my lofty expectations, and […]

Book Review | The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon’s Last Uncontacted Tribes by Scott Wallace


I received The Unconquered courtesy of the Goodreads First Reads program, and I will admit that I was immediately biased against it. The purpose of the expedition on which Scott Wallace tagged along is to locate ‘lost savages’. Supposedly not to contact them, but as early as the Prologue, Mr. Wallace admits his real desires: […]

Book Review | Come of Age: The Road to Spiritual Maturity by Angus Buchan


“We have a favorite saying at Shalom: Good people don’t go to heaven, believers go to heaven.” Before I get all nasty on Come of Age: The Road to Spiritual Maturity, which is likely the worst book I’ve ever read, let me make one thing clear: I am not the intended audience for this book. […]