The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1)

  Rated: 3.5 solid stars Finished: 18th January 2018. Spoiler content: Slight, nothing major. I got to say I am pleasantly surprised I enjoyed this as much as I have. Norse mythology is not in my comfort zone but I'm excited! Events unfolded off at a snail's pace but eventually picked up speed, the kind of … Continue reading The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1)

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Book review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Rated it: 5 stars I reread this gem last year and the feels are still incredibly strong. Long story short this is a coming of age story of teenager Aristotle (told entirely in his point of view) during the 1980s set in El Paso, Texas, and spans two years. The summer was hot and humid, the … Continue reading Book review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

The Lightening Thief (Percy Jackson and The Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan

Rated it: 4.5 stars Goodreads blurb Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school... again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he's … Continue reading The Lightening Thief (Percy Jackson and The Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan