This month’s theme! Well, mostly anyway. 😛 I’ve read a couple of books based on mythology. Sadly, a lot of them are based on Greek mythology. I don’t really know a lot that’s based on other mythology. I found one that’s based on Irish myth (The Carrier of the Mark) and one based on Egyptian myth (The Chaos of Stars). Other than that, all Greek. I find these kinds of reads fascinating because most often than not, it’s like a little education on these mythologies. I studied in a very conservative Christian school and these things were never really taught and looked down upon so I’m usually clueless about them. The closest I got was the Disney movie, Hercules, which I soon found out was very inaccurate.
What are the mythology-based fictional books that you know? Do you know books that are based on mythologies other than Greek ones? What are your favorites?
I won’t be having a giveaway for this one because I’m currently broke. XD
It’s the love month! Yes, I’m cliche and working with the month’s theme. Whatever. I love love. It brings all kinds of emotions. It comes in different forms. It’s just wonderful. I’m a hopeless romantic. I’m not with anyone at the moment though so I’ll most likely spend February 14 with book boyfriends. Maybe some of you will too. At least we can have as many as we want. 😛
What to expect from me this month? Well, if it isn’t obvious enough, a lot of romance books. So you’ll see mostly contemporary romances. There will be a couple of fantasy, paranormal, etc. etc., but mostly just contemporary. Romantic comedies are my guilty pleasure after all. I don’t really have a solid plan on what books to read and review this month so we’ll just see how it goes. I must confess though that I overbooked this month and signed up for a LOT of tours, promo posts, blog hops, etc. so I might be posting a lot for the next couple of days.
P.S. Feel free to join my monthly motifs and link me up if you do. I don’t really know if people are interested, but I’m putting it out there. xoxo
Kindle ebooks of THE AVERY SHAW EXPERIMENT and V IS FOR VIRGIN by Kelly Oram
I just love Kelly Oram’s young adult contemporary romances. This giveaway is only until Feb. 15 though!
It’s a new year. It can mean a lot of things to different people, but to me, it feels like a new start. A lot of things to look forward to and plan for. A lot of things to want or expect. It’s important to look back and look ahead. But I think what’s important also is to live now. And I think that’s something we learn from books, people, life, etc. So I’m pretty excited about what 2014 may bring. I don’t really have definite plans, except to get back in a university to start studying again. Apart from that, I’ll take it day by day.
This month, I will be featuring a couple of books where the characters set out on their own journeys. These books are mostly talking about literal journeys, unlike the ones we normally take in life. But it shows a lot of things about life while highlighting a lot of different places. I’ve already read most of them, and they all want me to just get out and go see the world. But not today. Hopefully in the future. So without further ado:
Books to Read/Review:
(Link to Goodreads)
- What the Heart Wants by Staci Hart
- The Moth in the Mirror by A.G. Howard
- The Coveted by Laura Thalassa
- Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
- Golden by Jessi Kirby
- In Honor by Jessi Kirby
- An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
- Paper Towns by John Green
- Second Hearts by G.J. Walker-Smith
- Kissing My Old Life Au Revoir by Eliza Watson
Blog Tours (they also fit in well with this month’s theme amazingly)
(Link to Goodreads)
- Merch Girl by Rebecca Lewis
- Chasing Forever Down by Nikki Godwin
- I Dream of Zombies by Charlotte Gerber
Kindle ebook of Chasing Forever Down by Nikki Godwin
This is a beautiful book I really love, and this giveaway is my means of supporting the author as well~
Duos December: Filling my December with a couple of duologies~ Continue reading
One Only October: Filling my October with a couple of standalone books~ Continue reading