Circe by Madeline Miller
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

Graphic Novel / Humor / Leah / Nonfiction

Pantheon: The True Story of the Egyptian Deities by Hamish Steele

Pantheon: The True Story of the Egyptian Deities is the hilarious and irreverent retelling of the Egyptian myth of Horus, son of Iris who vows to revenge his father’s murder. Steele has based his retelling on various versions of the Osiris myth and retold it in humorous, colorful detail. While this comic may appear crude … Continue reading