Author Interview: Bianca Marais, author of Hum If You Don’t Know The Words

Hum If You Don't Know The Words published in early July and I had the honor of asking the author, Bianca Marais, some questions about the profound story she told through the experiences of two very different characters in South Africa in the 1970s. I hope you enjoy what she has to say about her … Continue reading Author Interview: Bianca Marais, author of Hum If You Don’t Know The Words

Book Review: Hum If You Don’t Know The Words by Bianca Marais

It had been an ordinary Sunday in every way. My parents fought and then made up and then fought again, switching from being adversaries to allies so seamlessly that you couldn’t put your finger on the moment when the lines were crossed and recrossed. Cat perfectly acted out her part of the quiet understudy twin, … Continue reading Book Review: Hum If You Don’t Know The Words by Bianca Marais

A Look Back at My Favorite Books of 2017 Part 1: January-June

Hello again blog family! I thought it was best to commemorate the half-way point of 2017 with a look back at some of my favorite reads this year. I am only focusing on books published and reviewed between January and June even though I have already read three amazing books that publish the beginning of … Continue reading A Look Back at My Favorite Books of 2017 Part 1: January-June

Preview: July TBR and June Reviews

Hello all! I'm back again with an other preview. I read 8 books in June which was so fabulous! I am setting a pretty steady pace to catch up with some books on my backlist and just may be able to fit in a "just-for-fun" book or two. Fingers-crossed. Here is a look at what … Continue reading Preview: July TBR and June Reviews

Book Review: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

He was a shattered young man, Lydia often thought, haunted but harmless— a dust bunny blowing through the corners of the store. She liked having him around. “Joey?” The third floor was dim and peaceful. Lydia stepped into a familiar warren of tall wooden shelves and followed their angles and branches into different alcoves and … Continue reading Book Review: Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

Choosing a domain name

Alright world I need some help! I'm considering switching to my own domain name  (still hosted by WordPress, of course) but I am having trouble deciding on a name. Readvoraciously.com is taken 😣 so below are the few I have come up with. Vote in the comments or submit your suggestion!  Devouringwords.com (from my sites … Continue reading Choosing a domain name

Book Review: Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

And then as Tommy drove he realized: Oh, it was the mother. It was the mother. She must have been the really dangerous one.  In the highly-anticipated companion to My Name Is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout expands upon the stories that littered Lucy's hospital bedside and prove that her mother's shallow speculations glossed over the real troubles … Continue reading Book Review: Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout