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|currently reading|

    • the penelopiad, margaret atwood xviii
    • pride and prejudice jane austen lxii
    • maurice e. m. forster ii


    • a song below water, bethany c. morrow

|historical? mystical? books that have the song of achilles vibes. that's it.|

    • the last of the wine, mary renault (peloponnesian war)
    • the king must die & the bull from the sea, mary renault (some mythical elements of the theseus folklore)
    • sirena & the great god pan, donna jo napoli (greek mythology)
        • check out more from the author, fairytale interpretations for example
    • pegasus trylogy, kate o'hearn
    • an ember in the ashes, sabaa tahir
    • the penelopiad, margaret atwood
    • inside the walls of troy, clemence mcclaren (trojan war from the perspective of women, primarily helen and cassandra)
    • lord of the silver bow, shield of thunder & fall of kings, by david gemmell
    • more from madeline miller, like a short story called galatea (greek mythology), and circe
    • weight: the myth of atlas and heracles, jeanette winterson
    • secret history, donna tartt
    • world's wife, carol ann duffy (poetry from the perspective of the wives of men, famous or infamous, like odysseus, icarus, midas...)
    • cruel beauty, rosamund hodge (beauty and the best yuck?? but greek mythology, just check it out)
    • house of names, colm tolbin (retelling a greek myth)
    • mythos: greek myths retold, stephen fry
    • piranesi, susanna clarke

|sort of a spooky undertone???|

    • her body and other parties, carmen maria machado (a feminist horror anthology)
    • unbearable lightness of being, milan kundera
    • bone gap, laura ruby
    • the goldfinch, donna tartt (my god if i don't read a donna tartt book soon i'm gonna scream every time i see her name)


    • the dutch house, ann patchett
    • bel canto, ann patchett
    • hunted by the sky, tanaz bhathena
    • sisters of sword and song, rebecca ross
    • a song below water, bethany c. morrow; au
    • mexican gothic, silvia moreno-garcia (for some other time, the warnings were pretty scary. someone said it's the slowest burn)
    • beach read, emily henry
jul 20 2020 ∞
sep 18 2020 +