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Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

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

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The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

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

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Thoughts While Reading | The Odyssey

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

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Aru Shah & the Song of Death by Roshani Chokshi

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

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Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer

Aphrodite Made Me Do It Author Trista Mateer Publisher Central Avenue Publishing | 2019 Pages 223 (Kindle) poetry Bestselling and award-winning author Trista Mateer takes an imaginative approach to self-care in this new poetry and prose collection, Aphrodite Made Me Do It. In this empowering retelling, she uses the mythology of the goddess to weave… Continue reading Aphrodite Made Me Do It by Trista Mateer