Tag: mythology

The Star-Touched Queen Review: A Beautiful Setting Where I Had NFI What Was Going On

The Star-Touched Queen Review: A Beautiful Setting Where I Had NFI What Was Going On

A sumptuous, luxurious setting based around Indian folklore and the Hades/Persephone story, The Star-Touched Queen was both magical and enchanting. Similar to The Wrath and the Dawn, Maya is taken by the mysterious Amar into his own world, where she’s made a Queen. However, the mysteries stack up when he disappears each night, leading to Maya uncovering her […]

December 16, 2016 | 40 Comments
Magnus Chase and The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan Review: Hilarious Norse Mythology

Magnus Chase and The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan Review: Hilarious Norse Mythology

Magnus Chase is one of the funniest books I’ve ever read. So many scenes made me laugh out loud, from the fashionable dwarf Blitzen, to the TV addicted Thor, to the scary giant squirrel and the most hilarious talking sword in existence. I’ve only ever encountered one other talking sword before, but Jack is hilarious, with a […]

October 8, 2015 | 42 Comments
Daughter of Smoke and Bone Review by Laini Taylor: the greatest WTF experience ever

Daughter of Smoke and Bone Review by Laini Taylor: the greatest WTF experience ever

Daughter of Smoke and Bone caught me by surprise. The first half of the book starts out with rich, luscious descriptions where I savoured every single word. Karou, blue haired and mysterious is an intriguing character. Her world of demons, art class and Prague is fantastical and it’s impossible not to get enamored with it. […]

January 19, 2013 | 7 Comments
Blood Debt by Nancy Straight Review: Centaur mythology

Blood Debt by Nancy Straight Review: Centaur mythology

Blood Debt is an amazingly unique book about Camille, a girl born from a Centaur bloodline, who discovers that shes a revered Centauride (or female Centaur) within a hidden society filled with strange customs. I’ve never read a book about Centaurs and found the mythology within this quite fascinating. Centaurs live amongst humans and are […]

October 12, 2012 | 3 Comments