Action · Adventure · Fantasy · Uncategorized

Storm of the Gods (Areios Brothers #1) by Amy Braun

An action-packed adventure that brings Greek mythology to modern times in a great way. It’s been thirty years since the Greek gods returned with their powers restored after the long battle against the mighty titans. With the ancient deities imprisoned in Tartarus, the gods now live in Néo Vasíleio, formerly known as California. Derek Aerios… Continue reading Storm of the Gods (Areios Brothers #1) by Amy Braun

Historical · LGBT · Romance

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

If you’re like me and never cry with books, I will tell you now there’s a first time for everything. Set in the Age of Heroes, The Song of Achilles re-tells the story of one of the most famous names of the time, Achilles, told in the eyes of Patroclus, Achilles’ best friend and lover.… Continue reading The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Adventure · Children · Fantasy · Middle-Grade

The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles #1) by Rick Riordan

Another brilliant series by the renowned author Rick Riordan, and this time with Egyptian mythology. The Kane siblings have two very different lives ever since their mother died. Carter, raised in the US, the oldest, travels the world with his father, being home-schooled and used to the fact he never stayed in one place long… Continue reading The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles #1) by Rick Riordan

Adventure · Fantasy · Middle-Grade

The Throne of Fire (The Kane Chronicles #2) by Rick Riordan

A great sequel to the memorable first novel The Red Pyramid. Ever since the gods of Ancient Egypt got released into the world, the lives of Sadie and Carter Kane has been turned upside down. Now responsible for the House of Life in Brooklyn, the siblings train others with pharaohs’ blood, trying to get ready… Continue reading The Throne of Fire (The Kane Chronicles #2) by Rick Riordan

Adventure · Fantasy · Middle-Grade · YA

The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo #1) by Rick Riordan

This a great change compared to the other collections Rick Riordan created. A hilarious breath of fresh air! Handsome sun god all-mighty Apollo is banished from Olympus after the great battle with Ghea. He is now in the body of a teenage boy with acne and not even the shadow of his 8-pack; and, because… Continue reading The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo #1) by Rick Riordan

Adventure · Fantasy · Mystery · YA

The Secret of the Sphinx by Samuel Bavli

Very enjoyable read even if a bit short in my opinion, maybe because I'm used to read relatively big books. The story tough is really good bringing together adventure, time-travelling, mystery and mythology. The story starts with a museum visit where a 14 year old boy named Jon hears the sphinx whisper to him. When… Continue reading The Secret of the Sphinx by Samuel Bavli