• About Me

    I Turned 40 and I Bought a House

    I turned 40 on June 9. That very same day, I bought a house. I was originally supposed to close on May 29, but a lot of people are trying to take…

  • Books

    Books Read in June 2020

    I’m proud to report that I only finished four books in June (two were audiobooks), which brings my 2020 total to 63. This has to be my lowest monthly total in years.…

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    Books Read in May 2020

    I read 12 books in May (eight were audiobooks), which brings my 2020 total to 59. These are the books I started reading in May but decided not to finish: The Season:…

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    Books Read in April 2020

    I read 13 books in April (eight were audiobooks), which brings my 2020 total to 47. I rank my books with these categories: Highly Recommended, Recommended, Okay, and Not Recommended. Recommended 1)…

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    Books Read in March 2020

    I read 10 books in March (five were audiobooks), which brings my 2020 total to 34. These are the books I started reading in March but decided not to finish: Elsewhere: A…

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    Books Read in February 2020

    I read 10 books in February (five were audiobooks), which brings my 2020 total to 24. These are the books I started reading in February but decided not to finish: I’m Telling…

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    Books Read in January 2020

    I read 14 books in January (five were audiobooks). I think I set a personal record for the number of books I started but decided not to finish this month: Me, Elton…

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    Books Read in December 2019

    I read nine books in December (five were audiobooks), which brings my 2019 total to 156. This is my highest annual book total since I started keeping track in 2003. I used…

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    Books Read in November 2019

    I read 11 books in November (three were audiobooks), which brings my 2019 total to 147. I rank my books with these categories: Highly Recommended, Recommended, Okay, and Not Recommended. Recommended 1)…

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    Books Read in October 2019

    I read 18 books in October (six were audiobooks), which brings my 2019 total to 136. I rank my books with these categories: Highly Recommended, Recommended, Okay, and Not Recommended. Recommended 1)…