Book Review: Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang

...back in those days, we lived in a one-bedroom apartment so subpar that we woke up with flattened cockroaches in our bedsheets, sometimes three or four stuck on our elbows, and once I found fourteen of them pressed to my calves, and there was no beauty in shaking them off, though we strove for grace, … Continue reading Book Review: Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang

Book Review: The Guineveres by Sarah Domet

We were known as The Guineveres to the other girls at the Sisters of the Supreme Adoration because our parents all named us Guinevere at birth, a coincidence that bound us together from the moment we met. We arrived over the course of two years, one by one, delivered unto the cool foyer of the … Continue reading Book Review: The Guineveres by Sarah Domet

Giveaway: Books, tote, tea and more

Head over to my Instagram @readvoraciously to enter my giveaway to win a stack of books and a tote from G.P. Putnam Sons, a package of Reading Nook Blend tea from Plum Deluxe (review here), and a pair of socks from Socks and I (review here). There is a second place option for the tote, … Continue reading Giveaway: Books, tote, tea and more

Book Review: The Address by Fiona Davis

For some reason, this has me all stirred up. I guess because all this— the building, the tenants, the history inside these walls— it means something to me. I know it affects you the same way. Alternating between 1885 and 1985 in New York City and the narratives of two women, The Address tells the story … Continue reading Book Review: The Address by Fiona Davis

Book Review: Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber

Chuck Buhrman’s murder was a shocking, senseless crime, but at least justice has been served, right? Right? But what if Warren Cave didn’t do it? What if he’s spending his life in prison for a murder he did not commit? My name is Poppy Parnell, and this is Reconsidered: The Chuck Buhrman Murder. I’m going … Continue reading Book Review: Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber

Book Review: Out In The Open by Jesús Carrasco

From inside his hole in the ground, he heard the sound of voices calling his name, and as if they were crickets, he tried to pinpoint the precise location of each man within the bounds of the olive grove. The desolate howling of fire scorched scrub. He was lying on one side, knees drawn up … Continue reading Book Review: Out In The Open by Jesús Carrasco

Book Review: The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley

"We are...wanted to steal a plant whose exact location nobody knows, in territory now defended by quinine barons under the protection of the government, and inhabited by tribal Indians who also hate foreigners and have killed everyone who's got close in the last ten years." The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley opens with Merrick Tremayne … Continue reading Book Review: The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley