Fantasy · Retellings

Wrath Goddess Sing

I first saw this book on IG when @booksnblazers posted a glowing review. I do love mythology and retellings and especially when they are queer, so I added it to my TBR right then. But I moved it right up to the top when I saw it was shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction. Wrath Goddess… Continue reading Wrath Goddess Sing

Fantasy · Graphic/Illustrated · Retellings · Romance

Lore Olympus: Volumes 1 & 2

This is a situation of having checked this book in one too many times to pass it up again. Flipping through, the colors and illustrations looked so fun, and as you know I’m into mythology of all kinds. And I’m apparently on a Hades and Persephone streak (having just read A Touch of Darkness), so… Continue reading Lore Olympus: Volumes 1 & 2

Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Retellings


I love a good retelling, so I'm here for the overall boom in feminist classic mythology retellings. The Witch's Heart and The Silence of the Girls are both great, and of course Circe is an all-time favorite of mine. So I was super excited to delve into this feminist retelling of a non-Western epic, the Ramayana. Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel “Before… Continue reading Kaikeyi

Contemporary Literature · Retellings · Romance

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors

One of my comfort genres is Jane Austen retellings (and movie rewatchings), especially Pride and Prejudice. I had seen mixed reviews for this one, so it wasn't at the very top of my TBR list, but I was recently feeling ready for a revisit to this story and decided to give it a try. Pride, Prejudice, and… Continue reading Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors