Circe by Madeline Miller My rating: 3 of 5 stars I am a sucker for anything to do with mythology, any mythology. So, when my youngest sent me this book for Mother's Day, I was very happy. In this novel, Miller takes on the tale of Circe, daughter of the Titan sun god, Helios, and … Continue reading Friday Review: Circe by Madeline Miller
More adaptation than true evolution, this is still interesting. City mice have changed their digestive systems to better survive: Mice In NY So, if you don't get new clothes for Christmas and leave some as an offering, the Yule Cat will come and eat you. Iceland has some weird Christmas folklore: Yule Cat While we're … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: NYC Mice Genetically Adapting To City Life, Iceland’s Yule Cat, and Mythical Beasts
Finally! I really enjoyed writing this story, and I hope you enjoy reading it. I think the cover came out really well, and fits the story nicely. This is the second in my Yo-Yo Files series (yes, there are yo-yos. The toys, not the idiots!) This is what the series is about: Johnny is a … Continue reading Tuesday Tidings: It’s Release Day for Snake’s Alive!
I will start this off by saying I am a huge Neil Gaiman fan, and I absolutely loved reading American Gods. I was thrilled when it was optioned for development into a television series. After seeing the first two aired episodes, I am cautiously optimistic. I have to say that, having read the book, I do … Continue reading Friday Review (TV): American God
The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars Is there a distinction between comic books and graphic novels? Some say yes, some say no. Some say that graphic novels are more complete, that the stories are finished in one or two issues, where comic books can stretch … Continue reading Friday Review: The Sandman Volume 6: Fables and Reflections by Neil Gaiman
In 2014, I read and reviewed the first of Garner's Alderly stories. You can find that review here: "The Weirdstone of Brisingamen". The Moon of Gomrath by Alan Garner My rating: 3 of 5 stars "The Moon of Gomrath" brings us back to Alderly and Susan and Colin, who are still with Bess and Gowther … Continue reading Friday Review: The Moon of Gomrath by Alan Garner
Pandora Gets Jealous by Carolyn Hennesy 4 of 5 stars Thirteen year old Pandora Atheneus Andromaeche Helena of the House of Prometheus is determined to have the best prop for her school project, and to show the Mean Girls that she and her friends are not misfits. So, she borrows the infamous box given to … Continue reading Friday Review: Pandora Gets Jealous (The Mythic Adventures) by Carolyn Henesey
Muse Unexpected by V.C. Birlidis My rating: 3 of 5 stars Sixteen-year-old Sophie has her world turned upside down when her father is killed in an accident, and her estranged grandmother shows up to transport Sophie and her mother back to their native Greece. Sophie learns that she is a Muse, the descendant of the … Continue reading Friday Review: Muse Unexpected by V.C. Birlidis