Quotable Quotes # 26: Circe

Madeline Miller's retelling of the story of Circe is lyrical and the voice she spun is very scintillating, hypnotizing even the readers who are least inclined to read Greek mythology. True enough, Miller did little to alter or put a different perspective into Circe's story but it did more than enough to fascinate me as … Continue reading Quotable Quotes # 26: Circe

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Quotable Quotes # 25: War and Peace

It is without a doubt that Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace is one of my all-time reads. To be honest, I was really daunted by this very lengthy book, which at over 1,300+ pages, can be intimidating to any reader. However, once I got the hang of it, what emerged before me is an amazing … Continue reading Quotable Quotes # 25: War and Peace

Quotable Quotes # 19: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Honestly, I am not much into young adult fiction for a number of reasons. However, there are still some young adult fiction books that deserve highlight and commendation. One such work is Benjamin Alire Sáenz' Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe which is truly a gem of a read. It has earned quite … Continue reading Quotable Quotes # 19: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Quotable Quotes # 15: The Secret Life of Bees

Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees is a wonderful coming-of-age story set in the Deep South. With its creative story-telling, it is poignant portrayal of a story that is within all of us. Kidd enamored readers with her interesting narrator and her astute observation of human behavior. Aside from being a powerhouse narrative, The Secret Life … Continue reading Quotable Quotes # 15: The Secret Life of Bees