Bookmarked: You

Book Summary: “You” follows Russell on his foray into game design when he joins “Black Arts,” a development team started by a group of his old high school friends. His friends turned their school coding project into a grandiose and successful franchise of fantasy RPGs, while Russell drifted away during college in an attempt to distance himself from his “nerdy” past. However, after feeling lost … Continue reading Bookmarked: You

Confession of a Failed Vegan

Last Christmas, a friend of mine who knew I was on a journey to improve my health gifted me a copy of “How Not to Die.” The book is a widely renowned study into nutrition and – not to oversimplify the nature of the work – presents numerous studies and evidence that a vegan lifestyle can help to ward off disease. I fully embraced the … Continue reading Confession of a Failed Vegan

Backlogged: Fracture

There are so many games, both in this generation and last, that I haven’t gotten around to playing. Because I’m a sucker for sales, I’ve accrued a huge backlog of games and sometimes I like to dig back into the archives when I pick what’s next to play. Even though these games might be older, I still feel some of them are worth writing about. … Continue reading Backlogged: Fracture

6 Tips to Reach Your Yearly Reading Goals

This week, I finished the 32nd book that I’ve read so far this year. My overall goal is to read at least 40 books in 2018 and I’m not entirely sure I’m going to hit that landmark, but at least I’ll come close. I was talking to my Mom about my reading habits and she was astounded that I’ve managed to devour that many titles. … Continue reading 6 Tips to Reach Your Yearly Reading Goals

Bookmarked: The Devil in the White City

“The Devil in the White City” was described to me as a true-crime thriller, covering the horrific murders of a serial killer who used the World Fair of Chicago to lure his victims.  I decided this would be an interesting book to fulfill one of the checklist items of my 2018 “Read Harder” challenge.  It would be intriguing and creepy, but would be far enough … Continue reading Bookmarked: The Devil in the White City

Bookmarked: Reincarnation Blues

People say that you’re not supposed to judge a book by a cover. Well, don’t tell those people, but I chose to read “Reincarnation Blues” solely because it had a funky neon cover. I honestly didn’t know anything about the book except that the cover artwork was colorful and fun. Little did I know, this book’s heart was also colorful and fun. First, a little … Continue reading Bookmarked: Reincarnation Blues