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 | Man Up : Cracking the Code of Modern Manhood by Carlos Andres Gomez


1/5 stars Carlos Andres Gomez has clearly had some interesting experiences that could have been compiled into an informative and useful narrative and I’m pretty sure that’s what he was trying to do with Man Up. Unfortunately, it wasn’t successful for me. Mr. Gomez spends much of the book detailing the ways in which he […]

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. […]