Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Out of all of the books I've read so far for 12 Days of Diversity, I think this may be my favorite. The Song of Achilles is a retelling of The Iliad, but also recounts events from before and after that story. It follows Achilles, born of a mortal raping a goddess, and his constant … Continue reading Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Review: Rules of Ever After by Killian B. Brewer

I loved this book. I read it as my small press book for 12 Days of Diversity Retellings Readathon. It's an LGBTQIA retelling of The Princess and the Pea, with flavors of other fairy tales thrown in. It was so GOOD! It follows several princes and princesses in a realm divided into five or so … Continue reading Review: Rules of Ever After by Killian B. Brewer

Review: Street Love by Walter Dean Myers

This is the second book I've finished for the #12DaysofDiversity retellings readathon. It's a free verse retelling of Romeo & Juliet, featuring Damien and Junice, a pair of black teens in Harlem. Their families don't have a feud, but they come from very different worlds. Damien's parents have pinned all their hopes on him going … Continue reading Review: Street Love by Walter Dean Myers

Review: Marian by Ella Lyons

This is my first review of the #12DaysofDiversity readathon, which started today. I'll be sending out (hopefully) a lot of reviews during the next 12 days, so be looking for a bunch of reviews of diverse retellings. More information about the readathon can be found here. This novella is a retelling, but it's also an … Continue reading Review: Marian by Ella Lyons