now have to spend the rest of their lives as slaves for the Greeks are getting used to their new life.
My Weekly TBR pile
I will finish these three books in the next week or weeks, depending on how fast I read, and then I will let you know my thoughts once I'm done. Stay tuned!
Historical Fiction TBR list
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TROJAN WARS & SPANISH KINGS
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THE SILENCE OF THE GIRLS by Pat Barker
This book, The Silence of the Girls, is powerful as well but it’s almost too blunt in its realness. But that would also be unfair to say—that it’s too blunt—because nothing happened in this book that wouldn’t have happened in real life, and so if this book is too blunt, then real life itself is too blunt as well. In truth I just found it kind of horrible that all of these female characters suffered such a harsh fate.
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
YA Fantasy 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 … Continue reading GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW
YA Dark Fantasy When I picked up this book, I had no idea it was going to be a vampire book. If I had known that beforehand, I probably wouldn't have read it. I was obsessed with vampires for a bit but am pretty much fed up with them by now. It was good that … Continue reading THE BEAUTIFUL
STAY AT HOME
–Laying in Bed – A Book I Read in a Day: THE QUEEN’S PERIL by E.K. Johnston. –Snacking – A Book That is My Guilty Pleasure: The Gossip Girl series by Cecily Von Ziegesar. –Netflix – A Series I Want to Start: CURSED, an Arthurian retelling. –Deep Clean – A Book That Has Been on … Continue reading STAY AT HOME