But in a solitary life, there are rare moments when another soul dips near yours, as stars once a year brush the earth. Such a constellation was he to me. Circe is the daughter of Helios, the sun god, and Perse, a beautiful naiad. Yet from the moment of her birth, she is an outsider… Continue reading Book Review: Circe – Madeline Miller *****
Today I wanted to do a TAG post. This is the End of the Year BookTAG, created by Ariel Bissett. Let's go! Questions: Are there any books you started this year that you need to finish? Ready Player One. I read the first chapter and then gave it to my husband to read (because I… Continue reading End of the Year Book TAG
I think it will be a while before I will find another book that's as beautifully written as this one. There's so much feeling in the writing. I loved it and I'm sure you'd love it too.
Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper -… Continue reading The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller *****