Posts Tagged: Mythology

Jun 12
Review: The Immortal Crown by Richelle Mead

Review: The Immortal Crown by Richelle Mead

The Gameboard of the Gods was my least favorite of Richelle Mead’s books.  I’ll admit that I didn’t always understand what was going on in Gameboard, and I didn’t understand the heavy emphasis on physical appearance.  I haven’t read any of her other adult books yet, but I loved all of the Vampire Academy and Bloodlines books.  But still, I have such faith in her work that even though the first book in this series didn’t really click with me,… Read more »


Mar 23
Review and Giveaway: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Review and Giveaway: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

There were several times during Cruel Beauty when I felt hopelessly confused.  I know very little about the tale of Beauty and the Beast, and also woven into this fairy-tale retelling was a good deal of Greek mythology and the supernatural.  But even when I was left scratching my head and trying to figure out what I’d missed, I was captivated by this story.  Hodge tried to cover a great deal of territory in Cruel Beauty, and she did it… Read more »