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MIDNIGHT SUN

I know Twilight got a-lot of flack from a collective of people for basically being considered “bad” literature and for having an anti-feminist main character. It is true that I would never consider Meyer’s writing to be “literary” in the sense that it uses beautiful and transcendent language, but neither do the rest of the … Continue reading MIDNIGHT SUN

THE CHILDREN OF ODIN

I read this book first about five years ago and fell absolutely in love with it. I have always been a big fan of mythology, and delved deep into Norse mythology specifically, in my early twenties. That’s when I became fascinated with the Vikings and their way of life. This was one of the books … Continue reading THE CHILDREN OF ODIN

GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW

This book, which is inspired by the Popol Vuh, was written by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, the same writer who penned Mexican Gothic (see my review here) which I loved. The story starts out very strong. I get sucked into the main character’s, Casiopeia’s, viewpoint immediately. I loved this character. She felt like a sort of downtrodden, … Continue reading GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW