At the end of last year's move, I had 17 boxes (the regular moving kind) full of books.
It is strange to think that it's been twenty years, and that within that time so many people all over the world have been affected by Harry Potter.
This book was an ambitious project for Madeline Miller's first novel. It tells the story of Patroclus and Achilles, heroes of the Iliad, the ancient Homeric song/poem of the Trojan War.
A Starlight Woman, as I would define her, is a woman who basically has everything, or at least everything that our society values.
Binti is inextricably linked to her people via their traditions and beliefs, but she also desperately wants to learn, and this internal conflict sets the tone ...
Constant vigilance, it seems, is the only way to make a difference in the world's view of who is important, and who is not.
On an island where magic is contained by a forest of wizard-trees in a place called the Barrow, an eleven-year-old boy named Oscar lives in the basement of a magician's shop