I used to be the blogger called YAL Book Briefs, but I grew bored of the handle and changed my name to Howdy YAL. I also respond to MJ. I like to read, write, eat truffles, and watch bad Lifetime movies.
I think Barnes has great ideas, but the execution is always a little lackluster. I can't help but feel the tone is almost patronizing. And the MC is dumb, dumb, dumb.