Review | March Thrifty Books | Monkeys by Susan Minot

Okay, nobody freak out, but I forgot to take a picture or even note the coffee sent to me in the March Thrifty Books box. However, I know it was there and I feel confident telling you it was good because I’ve received two bags of coffee in boxes this month and I liked them both. […]

Book Review | The Woman Who Walked Into Doors by Roddy Doyle

The Woman Who Walked Into Doors, hurt me. It really hurt me. The kind of hurt where I was lying in bed at night reading it and my partner walked in to kiss me hello after coming home from a 12-hour shift in a 1,000 degree kitchen and I just batted him away without looking away […]

The Good House by Ann Leary

Hildy Good, the protagonist in The Good House, is an fake recovery. Once she was in real recovery – when her children sent her off to rehab she took it seriously for a while. Then she decided she could have a glass of wine once in a while if she wanted. Who would it hurt? Then […]

Book Review | Chump Change by Dan Fante

Have I ever read a book that needs more trigger warnings? I surely can’t think of one. I read Chump Change by Dan Fante because I’m working on an alcoholism / sobriety related post for Book Riot and this came highly recommended as a good book about a drunk. I mean, yeah, it certainly followed a […]

Book Review | Dry by Augusten Burroughs

Holy shit, how am I going to review this? I guess the first thing you need to know is this: I am recovering alcoholic. Dry is the story of an active alcoholic who becomes a recovering alcoholic and then an active alcoholic and then a recovering alcoholic, etc. etc. It’s a memoir, these things are true, […]