Classics, Fiction, Mythology

Troy by Stephen Fry

The Greek Myths Reimagined #3 - follow up to Mythos & Heroes Back to a catch-up post from a 2021 read, Troy completes Stephen Fry's Greek Myths Reimagined trilogy! Synopsis From the publisher marketing:Full of tragic heroes, intoxicating love stories, and the unstoppable force of fate, there is no conflict more iconic than the Trojan… Continue reading Troy by Stephen Fry

Comic Monday, Fantasy, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Mythology, Romance

Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe

Lore Olympus #1 Admittedly, I had no idea what Lore Olympus was when our sales rep for the publisher sold it to me back in the spring. When he told me that the print run kept increasing and he suggested more copies, I said sure. Then we sold those 12 copies in one day when… Continue reading Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe

Fiction, Mythology

Heroes by Stephen Fry

The Greek Myths Reimagined - Follow up to Mythos I hadn't realized it was almost exactly a year ago I reviewed Mythos, as I had also listened to it as an advanced listening copy on Libro.fm! It's a great follow-up, this time following the Greek human and demi-god heroes versus the gods themselves. Synopsis From… Continue reading Heroes by Stephen Fry

Fiction, Mythology

Mythos by Stephen Fry

Mythos was included as one of Libro.fm's advanced listening copies for booksellers and as I was in the mood for something a little different for my evening listening (and I've always loved Stephen Fry), I figured it was a good one to try out! Synopsis From the Front Flap:Rediscover the thrills, grandeur, and unabashed fun… Continue reading Mythos by Stephen Fry

Fiction, Mythology

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

I have to admit, I'm a bit obsessed with the Norse. Since I first discovered the protagonist of my own novel, a Norse princess turned pirate back in December 2014, I've been trying to read anything I can get my hands on that might prove to be worthwhile for research. Add into it my love… Continue reading Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Fantasy, Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult

Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

DC Icons #1 When I first saw the trailer for Wonder Woman, I couldn't wait to see it. When I found out that Leigh Bardugo was writing a YA adaptation, I was even more excited about it! As as new-ish fan of Wonder Woman, I have been keen to get my hands on anything relating to my… Continue reading Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult

Freya by Matthew Laurence

Freya #1 I don't remember exactly how I wound up with the advance reading copy (ARC) of Freya, but it definitely had my name written all over it - from my obsession with Norse mythology, to a badass woman on the cover, I was definitely going to inhale this book. Synopsis Freya is myth. She is… Continue reading Freya by Matthew Laurence

Fantasy, Fiction, Middle Grades, Mythology

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson & the Olympians #1 Just after I finished listening to the audiobook of The Lightning Thief, a good 8 years after my friend Iram told me I just had to read it, I found out it is part of this upcoming school year's Reading Olympics lists! I now can recommend officially 1 out of 45… Continue reading The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan