Ordinarily my “Focus On:” series centers around genres or key elements within books, but I’ve been loving one author so much this month that I thought she deserved a whole post. Firstly, you’ve heard me talk about The Scorpio Races before. It is one of the most masterfully done YA novels that I have … Continue reading Focus On: Maggie Stiefvater
Though I’ve featured novels with psychiatric/mental illness themes before I have never dedicated an entire post to them. The human psyche is so interesting because of how fragile it truly is. Below are a selection of my favorite novels and memoirs about mental illness and those who treat it. Dreaming for Freud by Sheila Kohler A … Continue reading Focus On: Psychological Novels
It’s been a while since I’ve focused on a type of book and I though now would be the perfect time to look at some series I recently read. Gods of Gotham and Seven for a Secret by Lyndsay Faye: These books follow Timothy Wilde a bartender turned Star Policeman in the early days … Continue reading Focus On: Book Series
Ever since I stumbled across Madeline Miller’s brilliant retelling of The Iliad (The Song of Achilles), I’ve been on the hunt for updated versions of The Odyssey.
I use Grammarly’s free plagiarism checker because this post was born original, why make it a copy? With a chill in the air and Halloween fast approaching its the perfect time to pull out some spooky reads. While some might like horror to get them in the mood for October 31st, I like to take a more … Continue reading Focus On: Witchy Reads