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Tag: mythology

Fantasy, Historical Fiction

Ithaca

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. My reviews are my honest opinion and are not biased for the purpose of…

A Thousand Ships

The tale of the Trojan War has been told many times, the heros and gods taking the starring roles. But the women in the shadows had just as much impact of events, showed bravery beyond the battleground. It was a…

5 Star, Fantasy

Circe

If you love Greek mythology there’s no way you’ll be missing Madeline Miller’s Circe, which tells the story of the witch from The Odyssey. You may know her best for turning men into pigs, but this wonderful novel is much…

General Fiction, Literary

The Crane Wife

All stories begin before they start and never, ever finish. When an injured crane lands in George’s garden in the middle of the night, he is compelled to help the beautiful creature. A few days later, Kumiko walks into his…

Uncategorized

A is for… Afanc

I didn’t get very far last time I started an A-Z of mythology feature here on the blog. I was far too invested in finding and reading books to go with each post. This time round, I’m going to choose…

Fantasy, Young Adult

The Goddess Inheritance

The Goddess Inheritance is the final book in the Goddess Chronicles and therefore this review will contain spoilers for the previous books; The Goddess Test, The Goddess Hunt, Goddess Interrupted and The Goddess Legacy. Nine months have passed since Kate…

Young Adult

The Goddess Hunt

The Goddess Hunt is an ebook only novella set between The Goddess Test and Goddess Interrupted. If you haven’t read the first book in the series, this review may contain spoilers. Kate is off on her summer “holiday” with James,…