By Read Voraciously

sharing in my love of books.

Book Review: Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett

“No one’s capacity was infinite.” Imagine Me Gone follows a family through the trenchs of mental illness. “Against the monster, I’ve always wanted meaning. Not for its own sake, because in the usual course of things, who needs the self-consciousness of it? Let meaning be immanent, noted in passing, if at all. But that won’t…

Book Review: Zero K by Don DeLillo

“Do we see ourselves living outside time, outside history?” Cerebral, pensive and deeply philosophical Zero K examines our struggle with time and mortality. We meet three characters- Ross, the father, Artis the second wife and Jeffery, the son. Ross and Artis have joined the Convergence-  a group of people attempted to break the chains of…

Book Review: Maestra by L.S. Hilton

“Desire and lack, I told myself, and the space between them, was what I had to negotiate. I sometimes saw my life as a web of tightropes to be walked, stretched between what I could give, or make believe I gave, and what I would possess.” Maestra follows Judith Rashleigh as she grows from an…

Subscription Box Review: Cozy Reader Box

Cozy Reader Club is a monthly subsription box which caters to readers who love to snuggle up on the couch or in a bubble bath with a good book, a sweet snack and a warm cup of something to drink. Busy moms, moms-to-be, and really anyone with a busy life- this is the box for…

Book Review: The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood

“They take up room. So much room. I was married to Howard for twenty-eight years and yet he made only a piddling dent in my memory. A little nick. But certain others, they move in and make themselves at home and start flapping their arms in the story you make of your life. They have…

Book Review: Glory Over Everything by Kathleen Grissom

“I know it doesn’t seem right, but I guess his fear of getting caught was bigger than anything else. I suppose I did the same thing last night. My fear just took over.”He sniffed loudly before he turned to me. “And what was you so afraid of?”he asked. Kathleen Grissom, author of The Kitchen House, returns…

Review: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Set and France and Germany during WWII All The Light We Cannot See explores what it means to do right even when it appears to be the wrong choice. We meet Marie-Laure a blind girl in France with a love for natural history and a honest interaction with the world around her. We meet Werner, a curious boy…