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The Golem and the Jinni

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker was originally released in April of 2013, and it’s one of those books that a lot of book lovers have read and enjoyed. And for someone like me, who loves books about mythology and legends, it’s one that’s been sitting on my to-read shelf for a very, …

        

25 Books Based on Mythology, Myths and Legends

Retellings of mythology and reimaginings of myths and legends are one of my favorite types of books. The same primal themes and storylines that inspired people to pass them down from generation and generation are probably what attract people to them now. I would say that Crice is probably my favorite book out of this …

                    

Circe

Circe, by Madeline Miller, came out early last year, and I’ve been keen to find time for it, so it seemed like a good book to kick off the spring season. It’s a re-telling the story of Circe, a character originated circa 8th century B.C. by Homer. In Homer’s in The Odyssey, Odysseus encounters her …