My thoughts of “The Song of Achilles”

With a score of about 4 1/2 stars and over 15,000 reviews on Amazon, you would think that I would love the story. I didn’t like it. In “The Song of Achilles”, Madeline Miller retells a portion of the Iliad as seen through the eyes of Patroclus. My biggest problem with the story was the broken character of Patroclus. He is an extremely unlikable character who constantly whines about being unloved. At one point, he injures another kid and rather than calling for help or trying to help the injured child he runs away and lets the child bleed out. … Continue reading My thoughts of “The Song of Achilles”

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Review: God’s Road to Manson & Me

Publisher : Trilogy Christian Publishing (January 19, 2021) Language : English Paperback : 318 pages ISBN-10 : 1647730848 ISBN-13 : 978-1647730840 Product description: GOD’S ROAD to Manson and Me will allow you to experience my incredible journey in which I endured many trials, tests, and tribulations, finally arriving many years later at my appointed destiny, Corcoran State Prison. There I formed the most unlikely of friendships with infamous murderer Charles “Milles” Manson, and we remained friends until the time of his death. This story is about trusting in God no matter how bad your situation looks. GOD’S ROAD to Manson and Me is about redemption and forgiveness, for … Continue reading Review: God’s Road to Manson & Me

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Review Threshold by Sharon Day

Threshold is the third book of the A Seek Team Adventures by Sharon Day and should be available in April. While you don’t need to read the earlier books in the series A Ghost of a Chance and Tall, Dark, and Elusive, I’d strongly recommend starting with those books. Knowing the story from Ghost and Elusive will add a lot of depth to much of the dialogue in Threshold. In this adventure, the SEEK Team tackles portal phenomena. I love Day’s cozy, paranormal adventures. Where else can you find lines like, “If you were a pterodactyl, where would you hide?” I swear, there were occasions, while reading … Continue reading Review Threshold by Sharon Day

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