Tag Archives: Mythology

Meeting Roxane Gay & Rick Riordan At The Iowa City Book Festival

October is one of my favorite times because the Iowa City Book Festival is held at the beginning of the month! I’d never even heard of it until I moved here last year, but now I’m all about it. I’ve been saying … Continue reading

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Father/Daughter Relationships In “The Aeneid” & “Batwoman: Elegy” | Camilla & Kate Kane

Hey, everyone! The following essay was written for my Superheroes Unleashed class last fall… I’m slowly but surely whittling down the list of this past year’s school projects that I wanted to share with you. This particular essay concerns itself … Continue reading

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Captain America & Achilles: Jaded War Heroes

Hello, everyone! I was sorting through old essays today and remembered that I meant to post some of the work I wrote during my Superheroes Unleashed course last fall. I’d completely forgotten about this particular essay until now, but I … Continue reading

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Twins & The Mythological Foundations Of “Star Wars” | #NationalSiblingsDay

I’ve been meaning to post either my college essays or excerpts from them anyway, and apparently today is National Siblings Day, sooo… it is as good a day as any to post the essay I wrote for my Wonder Woman … Continue reading

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Review: The Sword Of Summer

Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he’s tracked … Continue reading

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Rick Riordan’s Latest Book | So Much Fangirling About “The Sword Of Summer”

I AM EXCITED. Soooo many awesome books (Demon Road by Derek Landy), movies (Mockingjay Part Two, The Scorch Trials), and TV shows (Doctor Who, series nine) are coming out this fall… and Rick Riordan is publishing a new book then, … Continue reading

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Review: The House Of Hades

This review is not spoiler-free – sorry about that! But hey, it’s book four of a series and BIG THINGS happen in the story so I couldn’t do the book justice without talking about some of the spoilery bits. Hazel … Continue reading

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Review: The Mark Of Athena

This review is spoiler-free! Annabeth is terrified. Just when she’s about to be reunited with Percy – after six months of being apart, thanks to Hera – it looks like Camp Jupiter is preparing for war. As Annabeth and her … Continue reading

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Review: The Son Of Neptune

Seven half-bloods shall answer the call, To storm or fire the world must fall. An oath to keep with a final breath, And foes bear arms to the Doors of Death. Percy is confused. When he awoke from his long … Continue reading

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Review: The Lost Hero

Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently he has a girlfriend named Piper. His best friend is a kid named Leo, and they’re all students in … Continue reading

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