Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Her profile swam toward me out of the darkness. I took in her eyes, bright but not feverish, as her lips slowly parted. "I had a dream." Desperate to keep the vicious nightmares at bay, Yeong-hye renounces the consumption of meat. To her, eating meat represents the violence that plagues the world and she is … Continue reading Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Subscription Box Review: Inspired Book Club

Inspired Book Club is a monthly subscription box that specializes in one thing: inspiration. The box comes filled with items meant to lift your mood and calm your mind. Every month you will receive one book and 4-6 surprise items and if that isn't enough you can also use the code FREEGIFT to receive an … Continue reading Subscription Box Review: Inspired Book Club

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

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

Excerpt: The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro- via LennyLetter

Click here to read an excerpt from Julia Fierro's newest novel The Gypsy Moth Summer. Click here to see my review. Read voraciously

Book Review: The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro

For now, they are young and beautiful, pure muscle and unblemished skin. They are in love— a faith that makes them tease death. They swing out over the sea cliffs clutching a tire tied to a tree; drop two tabs of acid and swim to the end of the ferry landing and back; drag race … Continue reading Book Review: The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro