Hello all! I'm back again with an other preview. I read 8 books in June which was so fabulous! I am setting a pretty steady pace to catch up with some books on my backlist and just may be able to fit in a "just-for-fun" book or two. Fingers-crossed. Here is a look at what … Continue reading Preview: July TBR and June Reviews
Hey all! Here is a quick look at my upcoming reads for June and my reviews for this month. If you haven't already, go follow me on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest @readvoraciously. I'm trying to keep those social media outlets more exciting with posts of different things at different times that may not make … Continue reading Preview: June TBR and May Reviews
Love does that. It makes you feel infinite and invincible, like the whole world is open to you, anything is achievable, and each day will be filled with wonder. Maybe it’s the act of opening yourself up, letting someone else in— or maybe it’s the act of caring so deeply about another person that it expands your heart.
“Welcome to the Game, apprentices.” Alex walks down the steps and on to the sand, smiling at us. “Be happy. You are the chosen few.” The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay is a young adult thriller about a boarding school tradition that quickly takes a perilous turn. Cate is a slightly above average student surrounded by … Continue reading Book Review: The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay
She turns back and reaches for his hand. "I'm not going to make you choose. I'd never do that to you. You were meant to make some other girl happy, some woman, and I'll just take off and soar into the sky, and no one will catch me." A Certain Age by Beatriz Williams is … Continue reading Book Review: A Certain Age by Beatriz Williams
I did not believe anything bad could happen, not really. Growing from girl to woman is a struggle that transcends time. Emma Cline explores the peaks and valleys of this transition in her insightful debut novel The Girls. I'd enacted some pattern, been defined, neatly, as a girl, providing a known value. There was something … Continue reading Book Review: The Girls by Emma Cline
A young woman with a broken bicycle. The man she might, so easily, have missed: cycling past, not stopping, carrying with him a whole life, a life that might never have been hers to share. The Versions of Us follows Eva and Jim through three potential lifetimes and examines how the choices we make ultimately … Continue reading Book Review: The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett