Wonderfully Productive Wednesday

12,297 Days Alive

6,587 Books to Read

10 Books Read and Reviewed So Far

5 Chairs and a Dining Room Table Procured

4 Shawls Planned Out

3 Roses Found

2 and a Half Hour Meeting

1 Hat Restarted

I finished another book today! One of the Craving For Cozies books I had planned to read as part of my 2019 Reading Challenge! And had a very, very long meeting at work. And with some outside assistance, we bought our kitchen table!

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Review: Bound, The Witches of Doyle Book 1

By: Kirsten Weiss

Available on: Amazon, Audible, and Barnes and Noble.


Blurb: Karin, Jayce, and Lenore are dealing with a lot right now. Jayce has a corpse in her coffee shop. Karin has the hots for a total stranger. And Lenore sees death on the wind. There’s a lot going on that is happening unseen, and magic is thick in the air for this starter to the Witches of Doyle series.

Trigger Warnings:

Animal Death, Blood, Death, Drug Use (Non-Consensual), Drug Use (Prescription), Food, Gun Violence, Murder, Violence, Violent Imagery, Witchcraft

Body Count: 3

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200th Post!

12,296 Days Alive

153 Days since Diagnosis of Bipolar 1

13 Major Life Events

I started this blog on Tuesday, 25th September 2018. It hasn’t been all that long. Well. Maybe it has? 153 days since my diagnosis. That is five months; that is twenty-two weeks as of today. It breaks down to 3670 some-odd hours, 220,350 minutes or so, or about 12,219,700 seconds. Again, give or take.

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Review: Bed, Breakfast, and Bones

Bed, Breakfast, and Bones: A Ravenwood Mystery

By: Carolyn L. Dean

Available on: Amazon, Audible, and Barnes and Noble.


Blurb: The start of the Ravenwood Cove Mystery series kicks off with Amanda inheriting a derelict bed and breakfast only to find a dead man in the back garden.

There’s a fight with the frigid mayor, a cop with a very nice behind, and a chicken that just won’t shut up. I’ll leave it to you to read the rest.

Trigger Warnings:

Blood, Bullying, Drug Use (Non-Consensual, Poison), Food, Gun Violence, Murder, Sexism, Toxic Masculinity, Violence, Violent Imagery

Body Count: 2

***Spoiler***: the cat and the chicken live.

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February Update for the 2019 Reading Challenge: Diversify Your Reading Challenge

Since I’m book addled, I’m updating on this particular challenge put on by MonganMoments.com’s, the Diversify Your Reading Challenge!

The Diversify Challenge has a category a month for a total of twelve books over the year:

  • Completed:
    • January: Memoir and Autobiography: Memoir of Jane Austen by James Edward Austen-Leigh
  • To Be Read, Still:
    • February: Romance: The Witch and the Warlock by Elisa Covey
    • March: Science and Technology: Alice in Virtuality by Norman Turrell
    • April: Graphic Novels & Comics: Twilight Lady by Blake J.K. Chen
    • May: History and Biography: History of the Donner Party by C.F. McGlashan
    • June: Middle Grade & Children’s: Seamus Tripp & The North Star Witch by John Garett and Richard Walsh
    • July: Humor: Hero in a Halfling by William Tyler Davis
    • August: Science Fiction: Claus: Legend of the Fat Man by Tony Bertauski
    • September: Nonfiction: The Universe Doesn’t Give a Flying Fuck About You by J. Truant
    • October: Young Adult: Initiate: The Unfinished Song by Tara Maya
    • November: Poetry: Fairy Tale Destruction: A Book of Dark Poetry by Erik Straker
    • December: Fantasy: The Final Formula by Becca Andre

As ever, I will be striving to review every book that I read. I’ll post to my Goodreads profile as to my progress and the reviews themselves.