Award Winning / Fantasy / Fiction / Historical Fiction / Leah / Literary Fiction / mythology / Women's Fiction

Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller tells the story of a minor god, Circe. She is the daughter of Helios, god of the sun and one of the most powerful of the Titans. However, Circe is not born powerful like her father, or attractive like her mother, and she does not care for the drama and flirtations … Continue reading

Award Winning / Fiction / Henry / mythology

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

“Norse Mythology” is Neil Gaiman’s interpretation of the traditional Norse myths.  This is my first experience reading a book by Neil Gaiman, and he does not disappoint!  Fans of the recent Marvel movies will revel in this “behind the scenes” look at the true stories of the gods and goddesses of Asgard, the relationship between … Continue reading

Award Winning / John / Young Adult

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon finally thinks he’s found true love, or at least true like. Unfortunately, he’s met this someone, who goes by the name Blue, online. Simon is gay but not out to anyone, not even his family and friends, but he inadvertently ends up revealing his orientation to fellow high school student Martin. Martin reads one … Continue reading

Award Winning / Domestic Fiction / Fiction / Karen / Psychological / Suspense/Thriller / Women's Fiction

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Truly Madly Guilty, Moriarty’s newest, has probably the least shock value as her others. I do not mean there is no shock value, just not as much as usual. It all starts with a barbeque. A simple, summer pleasure that happens all over the world every day. Friends get together, someone cooks, someone brings drinks, … Continue reading