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About Julia


Hi everyone! This is Julia of The Broke and the Bookish, formerly blogging on my own at The Competitive Bibliomaniac.

I read mostly historical romance, but can often be found reviewing paranormal romance, young adult books (mostly distopian/fantasy), fantasy/sci-fi, classics, and the occasional non-fiction book about languages.




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Currently reading

Wanton Christmas Wishes
Eliza Lloyd, Samantha Kane, Kate Pearce, Monica Burns, Madelynne Ellis, Jess Michaels
The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob Grimm, Matthew R. Price, Noel Daniel
Progress: 21 %
I Love it When You Talk Retro: Hoochie Coochie, Double Whammy, Drop a Dime, and the Forgotten Origins of American Speech
Ralph Keyes
Progress: 28/271 pages
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
Christopher Moore
Progress: 42/420 pages

Just Finished Reactions: Evertrue

Disaapointed

 

This book sucked the big one. I had such high hopes for a retelling of some Greek myths. But you know what, it wasn't even close to anything I know about the myths. She must have just used the names so it looked like they tied in.

 

And you know what? I knew that this was going to suck going in. I knew it. I am not really disappointed in this book, I am disappointed that I have never really read any good Greek Myth retelling books. I read a decent amount of the Dark-Hunters series before it started to get so achingly repetitive that I couldn't ignore it anymore. But I wouldn't consider that a retelling... just an expansion.

 

So does anyone had any recommendations for a good retelling of Greek or any other mythos? Persephone/Hades would be amazing but seriously I will take anything. Give me all your recs!