REVIEW: “Capital Gaines” by Chip Gaines

Attention, book blog universe! I have returned. A lot has changed since my last entry. My husband and I both have new jobs and have moved from a small town in Southeast Iowa to the bustling metropolis of Des Moines, our state's capital city. We're pretty much settled in our new home, and my thoughts … Continue reading REVIEW: “Capital Gaines” by Chip Gaines

Winter Bookish Bingo update

BINGO! As you can see, I've gotten two bingos since the last time I posted about WBB (which has been far too long ago!). Not YA: "Everything You Want Me to Be" by Mindy Mejia White Cover: "Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk" by Kathleen Rooney FREE SPACE Science Fiction: "Three Years with the Rat" by … Continue reading Winter Bookish Bingo update

Review: “Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication and Music”

"Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication and Music" by James Rhodes Bloomsbury USA, 304 pages (originally published in 2014 in the UK by Canongate Books) Expected publication date: Feb. 7, 2017 ISBN: 163286696X "My own personal 'Goldberg Variations' began as a 7lb baby screaming my lungs out, and my life so far has consisted of many … Continue reading Review: “Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication and Music”