The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (which, incidentally, J. K. Rowling loved) is a re-imagining of the Trojan war from the point of view of Patroclus, whose minor appearance in the Iliad has the greatest consequences. (If you don’t know what I’m talking about stop reading when I say, “Spoiler!”) Overall impression: I’d rate thisContinue reading “The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller”

The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap by Paulette Mahurin

I received this book in exchange for an honest review from the author. Gus looked over at the stacks of books. “That’s why I read so much. A book isn’t going to hurt me. A book isn’t going to form some opinion about me that could wreck my life. I learn about so many newContinue reading “The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap by Paulette Mahurin”