Ninth House Author Leigh Bardugo Publisher Flatiron Books | 2019 Pages 458 fantasy | contemporary Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and… Continue reading Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
The Silence of the Girls Author Pat Barker Publisher Doubleday Books | 2018 Pages 291 mythology The ancient city of Troy has withstood a decade under siege of the powerful Greek army, which continues to wage bloody war over a stolen woman—Helen. In the Greek camp, another woman—Briseis—watches and waits for the war's outcome. She… Continue reading The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
The Odyssey Author Homer Pages 296 classics | poetry | mythology Homer's The Odyssey, the classic account of the Greek hero Odysseus and his ten-year journey home, following the glories and horrors of the Trojan War as recounted in The Iliad. In this prose retelling of Homer's epic poem, we follow Odysseus and his shipmates… Continue reading Thoughts While Reading | The Odyssey
Hello! I finished my re-read of Heroes of Olympus over the weekend and I looooved it! I love those kids so much. I think I prefer the original PJO series a little better overall, but all of the new demigod characters are really great. I spent most of my re-read alternating between crying over these… Continue reading Heroes of Olympus Wrap-Up!
August really flew by. It was another busy month for me (it's been a busy year for me, honestly). I'm reaching the end of the third show of the season at work, and will soon be shifting into the last one before I head to another theatre to finish out the rest of the year.… Continue reading August Wrap Up!
Aru Shah & the Song of Death Author Roshani Chokshi Publisher Rick Riordan Presents | 2019 Pages 400 fantasy Aru is only just getting the hang of this whole Pandava thing when the Otherworld goes into full panic mode. The god of love's bow and arrow have gone missing, and the thief isn't playing Cupid.… Continue reading Aru Shah & the Song of Death by Roshani Chokshi
Taylor Swift's new (and best) album, Lover, released last week and I have NOT stopped listening ever since. It's my new favorite album of hers and my sister and I have gone back and forth on our song rankings all week long. Fingers crossed there will be a tour because I will definitely be buying… Continue reading Lover Book Tag!
These reviews are spoiler-freeeee! 🙂 Some minis! A couple from my library- SHOUT OUT LIBRARIES!! (Also the Overdrive/Kindle apps, who would I be without u) Field Notes on Love Author Jennifer E. Smith Having just been dumped by his girlfriend, British-born Hugo is still determined to take his last-hurrah-before-college train trip across the United States.… Continue reading Mini Reviews
Below Author Alexandria Warwick Publisher Wolf Publishing | 2020 Pages 320 fantasy In the heart of the frigid North, there lives a demon known as the Face Stealer. Eyes, nose, mouth—nothing and no one is safe. Once he returns to his lair, or wherever it is he dwells, no one ever sees those faces again.… Continue reading Below by Alexandria Warwick
FIRST THINGS FIRST: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PERCY!!! Wa-hoooooo! It's finally time for my Heroes of Olympus re-read! When I finished re-reading Percy Jackson back in April, I knew I wasn't ready to leave this world behind just yet, so I planned to re-read HoH and the time has come!! I just finished The Lost Hero and… Continue reading Heroes of Olympus Re-read + Tag!