Mythology, Young Adult

The god Apollo, Adventures await for him, This book was quite great

The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan The Skinny: How do you punish an immortal? By making him human. After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disorientated, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to… Continue reading The god Apollo, Adventures await for him, This book was quite great

Fantasy, Young Adult

I’m your Venus…

Goddess by Josephine Angelini The Skinny: After accidentally unleashing the gods from their captivity on Olympus, Helen must find a way to re-imprison them without starting a devastating war. But the gods are angry, and their thirst for blood already has a body count. To make matters worse, the Oracle reveals that a diabolical Tyrant… Continue reading I’m your Venus…

Mythology, Young Adult

Classics Retold: Nobody’s Princess

Nobody's Princess by Ester Friesner The Skinny: She is beautiful, she is a princess, and Aphrodite is her favorite goddess, but something in Helen of Sparta just itches for more out of life. Not one to count on the gods—or her looks—to take care of her, Helen sets out to get what she wants with… Continue reading Classics Retold: Nobody’s Princess


Classics Retold – “The Iliad” Intro Post

First off... I am SOOOO excited about this! After participating in The Cheap Reader's Project: Fairy Tale, I knew I HAD to participate in her newest endeavor! This one, however, is so much bigger and it's hosted by several other of my favorite bloggers! Alison at The Cheap Reader will be hosting CHILDREN’S CLASSICS Alyssa… Continue reading Classics Retold – “The Iliad” Intro Post

Mythology, Young Adult

I come from a land down under

Underworld by Meg Cabot The Skinny: Underworld takes place immediately following Abandon (I think). Pierce wakes up in John's apartment and knows that she is now trapped in the Underworld. Accepting her fate and John's warnings that she's safest with him, she begins to become acclimated to her new life. But when her cell phone… Continue reading I come from a land down under

Mythology, Young Adult

Ever thine, ever mine, everneath

Everneath by Brodie Ashton The Skinny: Everyone thought Nikki ran away. Little did they know that she got sucked into the Everneath and had spent the last 6 months tied to an immortal. Now returned, Nikki has 6 months before the Everneath takes her again, this time permanently. Nikki's plan is to reconnect with her… Continue reading Ever thine, ever mine, everneath