The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller

When I picked up The Song of Achilles immediately after reading the exceptional Tin Man I was not expecting another five star read right away. Set in mythological Greece, the age of heroes and gods we hear the traditional myth of Achilles and the battle of Troy from the perspective of his best friend Patroclus, … Continue reading The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller

The Light We Lost – Jill Santopolo

Achingly beautiful, contemplative and heart-breaking. The Light We Lost was one of those books that I just clicked with in every way. Lucy and Gabe first meet on September 11. The September 11, while living in New York this day, this experience has a profound effect on both of them and helps set their future … Continue reading The Light We Lost – Jill Santopolo

The Heart’s Invisible Furies – John Boyne

Acclaimed author John Boyne's recently released novel, The Heart's Invisible Furies has received rave reviews across the bookish world. The Heart's Invisible Furies follows the story of Cyril Avery (although, he isn't a real Avery, not really) born out wedlock in a rural town in Ireland, Cyril is adopted by a wealthy but distant and … Continue reading The Heart’s Invisible Furies – John Boyne