Author: Voracious Bookworms

The Life We Bury

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens Joe Talbert is a college student tasked with a writing assignment for his English class – interview an elderly person and write a brief biography.  Joe finds Carl Iverson in a nearby nursing home, a Vietnam veteran convicted of rape and murder and dying of cancer.  As Carl…

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls The Glass Castle is the true story of Jeanette Walls and the events that shaped her, beginning with her childhood and following her into early adulthood.  When she was a child, her family was always on the move, usually running from some sort of trouble.  They skipped from town…

A Thousand Nights

A Thousand Nights by E. K. Johnston The cruel ruler Lo-Melkhiin has already taken three hundred girls to wife and killed them all, one by one.  Now he is coming to her village, and she knows who he will take – her beautiful sister.  She vows she will not let that happen.  And so she…

Spycatcher

Spycatcher by Matthew Dunn Matthew Dunn creates a breathtaking spy story in his book Spycatcher.  Will Cochrane is the CIA and MI6’s deadliest asset and has never been outsmarted.  Now, however, that may all be about to change.  Will’s authorities task him with tracking down and neutralizing one of the most wanted terrorist masterminds.  Will…