• Circe by Madeline Miller

    This is a spoiler-free review of Circe by Madeline Miller, a standalone mythological retelling, which I gave 4/5 stars. Plot “I would say, some people are like constellations that only touch the earth for a season.” Circe the daughter of the Titan Helios, the god of the sun, was always considered a strange child. Seeking companionship which the gods and titans wouldn’t offer her, Circe turned to mortals, where she discovered her powers of witchcraft. With it, she can transform lives, turning mortals into gods, and gods into monsters. Zeus, threatened, has Helios banish her to a deserted isle where she hones her craft and crosses paths with some of…

  • Mid-Year Book Freakout Tag

    Since it’s around the middle of the year, I’ve decided to do the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag. This tag focuses on all the books you read in the first half of the year. So far this year, I have read 64 books surpassing my goal of 45. You can see more about my reading challenge here if you’re interested. Best Book You’ve Read So Far in 2020 This was the hardest question of this tag because I’ve read so many amazing books, but I decided to just pick three that I haven’t mentioned previously (Here is my last post on some recent reads where I mention two other favorites of…

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