Category Archives: Review

Second Foundation

Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov My rating: 5 of 5 stars There is a technique in hip-hop emceeing where one raps a “scheme.”A scheme is lyric writing with multiple meanings. Through a second read or listen of the lyrics you

Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get on with Life

Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get on with Life by Margalis Fjelstad My rating: 5 of 5 stars I actually picked up this book just because my psychologist told me I have caretaker

What Women Want When They Test Men

What Women Want When They Test Men: How to Decode Female Behavior, Pass a Woman’s Tests, and Attract Women Through Authenticity by Bruce Bryans My rating: 5 of 5 stars I admit it. I felt like a dumbass reading this

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams My rating: 5 of 5 stars Scott Adams has put together a fine tome here. Sadly, it’s not as funny

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I enjoyed this book immensely. In 2012, there was an article on the typically satirical

Foundation And Empire

Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have always been a casual sci-fi fan, but Isaac Asimov is the first author in a while that has made me want to dive down deep into

The Worry Cure: Seven Steps to Stop Worry from Stopping You

The Worry Cure: Seven Steps to Stop Worry from Stopping You by Robert L. Leahy My rating: 5 of 5 stars I generally try to grade books based on what the author was trying to do, whether they did it,

Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee—A Look Inside North Korea

Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee—A Look Inside North Korea by Jang Jin-sung My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this book from start to finish. I couldn’t put it down. However, I didn’t give it five stars because it

Foundation

Foundation by Isaac Asimov My rating: 5 of 5 stars I enjoyed this book immensely. Isaac Asimov comes from an old-school writers perspective in that he “omits needless words.” There’s very little character development to speak of, but tons of

Hillary’s America

Hillary’s America by Dinesh D’Souza My rating: 3 of 5 stars Let me first say that I am a huge fan of Dinesh D’souza. His Christian apologist works are some of the best I’ve ever read. Some of his political