Contemporary Literature · Magical Realism

Freshwater

I was originally drawn to this book by the cover, which is gorgeous, and then by the description. I am always fascinated to read about beliefs that are different and foreign to my own, specifically in how they look/play out in real life. In addition, this sounded like a really fascinating personal exploration, a book… Continue reading Freshwater

Fantasy · Retellings · Short Stories

Norse Mythology

Well this one is just a no brainer. Neil Gaiman. I mean, that’s enough said there. But then add Norse mythology to that (any kind of mythology, really)? Yes. All the yes. Plus, I listened to the audiobook, which (and I did not know this before I started listening) is read by Gaiman himself. The… Continue reading Norse Mythology