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 | 43 Comments