Liar’s Poker

Despite not totally understanding what goes on in movies like The Big Short and The Wolf of Wall Street, I generally enjoy them, so when a coworker recommended Liar’s Poker I decided I probably should learn more about this stuff. This (mostly true) story follows author Michael Lewis from college to interviews to working at a famous … More Liar’s Poker

Thinking In Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts

As someone who has a great deal of trouble making any kind of decision, from the dumbest little sh!t like what to wear to work to the biggest sh!t like, oh, say, having kids, I had really high hopes for this book. I was seriously disappointed. Thinking In Bets is supposed to be all about how … More Thinking In Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts

The Singles Game

Needing a break between a few serious/nonfiction/very long books, I picked up what I thought would be a fun chick novel by Lauren Weisberger, but I just could not bring myself to care about anything going on in this story. Charlotte “Charlie” Silver is a young tennis star trying to make a name for herself … More The Singles Game

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Not only have I been slacking with this blog and reviewing movies/books/shows, I have also been slacking with actually reading books. I swear I don’t even know myself anymore. I know I’ve said this before, but I promised myself I would make a more serious effort to read books outside my comfort zone/books that actually … More Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

Fangirl

The more I read Serious Books or Books Outside My Comfort Zone, the more I crave my dear old friends the Silly Books. Such is the reason for my latest read, Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell. Cath and Wren are twins from Nebraska about to head off to college, and for the first time in their twinny … More Fangirl

Good At Games

I just read one book for work and am about to read another, so in the middle I had to take a little book vacation. And boy did I with yet another wrap-yourself-in-cotton-candy, super-feel-good, absolutely ridiculous and delicious Jill Mansell novel: Good At Games. Suzy Curtis is a young real estate agent in Bristol (not … More Good At Games