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
Rupert believed in his sons, and his belief in them was the greatest thing he gave them. He simply couldn’t show them affection. It seemed inevitable to Eleanor that Rupert had managed his final illness to make physical touch impossible, as if he’d been traveling toward the point his whole life. His last coherent words … Continue reading Book Review: The Heirs by Susan Rieger
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
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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
I had many things I wanted to say. Some sleepless nights ago, I’d made a list of all the things I needed to apologize for, all the things I needed to tell her I forgave her for. But as I stood there with those mathematics in hand, the weight of the moment on me, I … Continue reading Book Review: What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons
I had the opportunity to review the monthly sock subscription box, Socks and I, this month. If you follow me on Instagram (@readvoraciously) then you saw my full unboxing. If not, here are a few photos of the wonderful socks I received and my thoughts. You can subscribe to receive a monthly sock delivery at www.socksandi.com. … Continue reading Subscription Box Review: Socks and I