Greek Mythology Recommendations

Mythology has held a very special place in my heart for most of my life since I was taught about the clever Odysseus and his epic adventure in primary school. My passion for it has evolved over the years as different mythical figures and tales have related to times and events in my own life.Continue reading “Greek Mythology Recommendations”

Where I Get My Books

Seeing as I set up an instagram account devoted to my ever growing home library, I’m sure you can imagine that I’m pretty bloody proud of my collection. I often get asked about where I get my books so I thought I would dedicate my first blog post in a while to exactly that. IContinue reading “Where I Get My Books”

The Poppy War Review

R.F KUANG When Rin aced the Keju—the Empire-wide test to find the most talented youth to learn at the Academies—it was a shock to everyone: to the test officials, who couldn’t believe a war orphan from Rooster Province could pass without cheating; to Rin’s guardians, who believed they’d finally be able to marry her offContinue reading “The Poppy War Review”

The Song of Achilles Review

MADELINE MILLER Greece in the age of Heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia. Here he is nobody, just another unwanted boy living in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles. Achilles, “best of all the Greeks,” is everything Patroclus is not—strong, beautiful, the childContinue reading “The Song of Achilles Review”

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Review

V.E SCHWAB France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever—and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a youngContinue reading “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue Review”