Book Review: The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

The sudden cold butt of the gun against her temple surprised her. She didn't even let out a cry before the man grabbed her arm, and the letters fell from her hands, onto the unblemished snow. In Austria in 1938 the Nazi party is gaining a foot-hold and Kristoff is forced to witness Jewish families … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

Instagram Giveaway: The Light We Lost + tea, candle and more

Hey blogosphere! I'm hosting a giveaway on my Instagram account @readvoraciously to share the must-read The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo (check out my review here). You will also win a bag of tea from Cozy Leaf, a rosemary lemon candle from Slow North and a packet of honey sticks from Bee Local. To enter see the rules in the caption … Continue reading Instagram Giveaway: The Light We Lost + tea, candle and more

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

Tiny Libraries, Big Design Impact- via The Atlantic

These tiny libraries got a huge make-over into pieces of art. Read voraciously.

Book Review: House of Names by Colm Tóibín

We are all hungry now. Food merely whets our appetite, it sharpens our teeth; meat makes us ravenous for more meat, as death is ravenous for more death. Murder makes us ravenous, fills the soul with satisfaction that is fierce and then luscious enough to create a taste for further satisfaction. Drawing from Greek mythology, House … Continue reading Book Review: House of Names by Colm Tóibín

Reading Nook Creation

I couldn't wait to share with you all the construction and finished product of my bedroom reading nook! Nothing is better than a cozy spot and a strong cup of tea or coffee.  Before After Shelfie Artwork This was truly a dream come true and it is by far my most favorite spot in the … Continue reading Reading Nook Creation

Book Review: The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

People seem to believe that despair is the same as anguish, but it is not. It’s true that despair is surrounded by anguish, but at its core, despair is silent, a blank page. Alexandra ventured across the world to teach English in Bulgaria- a place she dreamed about together with her brother. After his disappearance … Continue reading Book Review: The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova