The Top 13 Books I Read in 2020

I couldn’t bring myself to do my usual ‘Top 20 Things I Learned in 2020’ post because even though 2020 was pretty much non-stop No Exit-style epiphanies, fuck this year. Seriously, I’m so mad, I can’t even be in the same room as 2020. But, books? Why should my annual book list pay the toll?Continue reading “The Top 13 Books I Read in 2020”

The Top 10 Books I Read in 2018

2018 was a busy year for me. I published The Haunter, wrote its sequel, Ghostapalooza, traveled a lot, tried a bunch of new stuff, and even went to Disneyland. I also read 61 books, down two from 2017 and nine from 2016. But, what my reading year lacked in quantity it made up for inContinue reading “The Top 10 Books I Read in 2018”

Current Obsessions Because Yay

A friend once described me as “apathetic.” I took this as a huge compliment because I’ve never had any chill at all. I’m a straight up spaz from way back. But you can’t be an apathetic spaz, right? If this guy thought I was apathetic, surely I was cool as hell and chill as fuck,Continue reading “Current Obsessions Because Yay”

The Top 15 Books I Read in 2015

One cool thing that happens as you get older is that you embrace your quirks, your manic tendencies. For example, I have to unpack everything the second I get home from a trip or I imagine I’ll, I dunno, explode or choke to death on mini-toiletries. I’m okay with this. I think it’s just swellContinue reading “The Top 15 Books I Read in 2015”

Summertime Rolls

I love summer. I do. Sorry, y’all. I love it despite the heat. I love it even though I can’t wear flannel and boots and knit hats. Well, actually, I wear boots anyway because I can’t stop. I’m wearing them now with a sundress. Damn, just who do I think I am? Clearly I thinkContinue reading “Summertime Rolls”

Books, Ginger Ale & SO Much Star Wars

I was sick this weekend. Some sort of mild stomach bug that was really more of an annoyance than anything.  Because I didn’t want to give it to anyone and I wanted to kick it fast, I stayed in all weekend, lounging on the couch like Jabba the Hut. Oh man, I just pictured Jabba theContinue reading “Books, Ginger Ale & SO Much Star Wars”