Mythology Category

YA Weekend: Mortal Gods by Kendare Blake

Mortal Gods by Kendare Blake Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Series: Book 2 of Goddess War Publisher: Tor Teen (October 14, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 3 of 5 stars I’m a mythology buff, so naturally I became drawn to Kendare Blake’s Goddess War series. The first book introduced us to the concept that the Old Gods of Greek […]

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Book Review: Poison Fruit by Jacqueline Carey

Poison Fruit by Jacqueline Carey Genre: Urban Fantasy Series: Book 3 of Agent of Hel Publisher: Roc (October 7, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars It was shortly after finishing the second book of Agent of Hel that I discovered the series was only going to be three books. While that was a little surprising, since […]

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Book Review: The Golden City by J. Kathleen Cheney

The Golden City by J. Kathleen Cheney Genre: Fantasy Series: Book 1 of The Golden City Publisher: Roc (November 5, 2013 ) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars The Golden City is a book that may take a bit of patience to get into, but it ends up being well worth the time once the story gets […]

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YA Weekend: Antigoddess by Kendare Blake

Antigoddess by Kendare Blake Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Series: Book 1 of The Goddess War Publisher: Tor Teen (September 10, 2013) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars   Antigoddess is the second book I have read by Kendare Blake, after the fun times I had with Anna Dressed in Blood […]

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Book Review: Warrior of the West by M.K. Hume

Warrior of the West by M.K. Hume Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Series: Book 2 of King Arthur Publisher: Atria Date of Publication: January 7, 2014 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars – “Hume takes her expertise on the legend and history of King Arthur and weaves in her own personal […]

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Book Review: Kinslayer by Jay Kristoff

Kinslayer by Jay Kristoff Genre: Young Adult Fantasy, Steampunk Series: Book 2 of The Lotus War Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books Date of Publication: September 17, 2013 Author Information:  Website | Twitter It’s going to be extremely difficult to talk about the sheer awesomeness of this book without giving spoilers, but darn it, I’m going to […]

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Book Review: Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff

Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff Genre: Young Adult Fantasy, SteampunkSeries: Book 1 of The Lotus War Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books Date of Publication: September 18, 2012 Author Information: Website | Twitter This was a refreshing read that stood out from all the steampunk I’ve been chomping through lately. I used to think this sub-genre and setting […]

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Book Review: Dragon’s Child by M.K. Hume

The King Arthur Trilogy Book One: Dragon’s Child by M.K. Hume Genre: Historical Fiction, Arthurian Fantasy  Series: Book 1 of King Arthur Publisher: Atria BooksDate of Publication: November 12, 2013 Author Information: Website | TwitterThank you to Atria Books for sending me an advanced copy of Dragon’s Child in exchange for an honest review! Originally […]

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Book Review: The Golem and The Jinni by Helene Wecker

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker I absolutely adored this. Magical realism at its finest! And even though it wasn’t exactly what I had expected, I can’t really say that I minded. Otherwise, as a character so deftly put it in this book, I would be like “a man who complains that someone stole […]

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Audiobook Review: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

American Gods byNeil Gaiman It has long been a shameful secret of mine that I’ve never read a Neil Gaiman novel. Sure, I’ve read his Sandman comics and a few of his short stories, but somehow, the opportunity to read a full-length novel of his has never come up, despite the fact that books like […]

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