Category: Mythology

Genesis 25-42 #2018BibleRBR

Reading the Bible as Literature Week Two: Genesis 25-42 This second week of reading Genesis continued to provide rich history and rich stories of characters that turn out to be more than they appear. Last week, I mentioned my annoyance with the Bible writers’… Continue Reading “Genesis 25-42 #2018BibleRBR”

Genesis 1-24 #2018BibleRBR

Reading the Bible as Literature Week One: Genesis 1-24 Genesis is one of the most interesting and rewarding books of the bible. There is a whole lot going on, and a lot that precedes/prefigures events that come later, both in the Old Testament and… Continue Reading “Genesis 1-24 #2018BibleRBR”

Thoughts: The House of Hades by Rick Riordan

House of Hades by Rick Riordan Final Verdict: 3.7 out of 4.0 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable The House of Hades is Book 4 in the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan.  This series follows the five-book Percy Jackson &… Continue Reading “Thoughts: The House of Hades by Rick Riordan”

Thoughts: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful Helene Wecker’s historical fantasy novel, The Golem and the Jinni, was a pleasant surprise for me.  It had been much-hyped, before and… Continue Reading “Thoughts: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker”

Thoughts: The Alchemyst by Michael Scott

The Alchemyst by Michael Scott Final Verdict: 2.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 4 The Alchemyst by Michael Scott is book one in “The Secrets of The Immortal Nicholas Flamel,” a YA fantasy series often likened to Harry Potter. Sophie and Josh Newman, teenagers and… Continue Reading “Thoughts: The Alchemyst by Michael Scott”

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