Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller My rating: 4 of 5 stars In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe has neither the look nor the voice of divinity, and is scorned and rejected by her kin. Increasingly isolated, she turns to mortals for companionship, … Continue reading Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Shouting from the Shelftops #13

Shouting from the Shelftops is a bimonthly(-ish) feature to gush over book news that come to my attention, to celebrate good news amidst whatever the year is delivering to you. The basic mood for these posts is just Enthusiastic Screaming™. SO much exciting news this week, folks! Remember Sandhya Menon's Of Curses and Kisses? It … Continue reading Shouting from the Shelftops #13

Musical Shuffle Book Tag

I found this tag, created by Becca @ BeccaLeighanne, on Books and Dachshunds and I knew I wanted to try it! Basically you put your music on shuffle, select the first 5-10 songs and tell anything bookish that it reminds you of! (explanations not necessary) Song links are in the titles (if you want to … Continue reading Musical Shuffle Book Tag

Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller My rating: 4 of 5 stars Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the kingdom of Phthia to be raised in the shadow of King Peleus and his golden son, Achilles. “The best of all the Greeks”—strong, beautiful, and the … Continue reading Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller