Bookish Guide to Aesthetics

I think the idea of “the aesthetic” has really taken over in the last few years. There’s so many quizzes on the web asking “are you more dark academia or cottagecore?” What does that mean, and how do I apply that in terms of books? In my observations, the main aesthetics are: Cottagecore, Light Academia,…… Continue reading Bookish Guide to Aesthetics

Bookish Playlist: Greek Mythology

This playlist is dedicated to the Greek myths and their retellings–from the Madeline Miller books to the Percy Jackson universe to the fire of Hades himself. The Cult of Dionysus by The Orion ExperienceGreek Tragedy by The Wombats, Oliver NelsonAchilles Come Down by Gangs of YouthAlrighty Aphrodite by Peach PitPompeii by BastillePomegranate Seeds by Julian…… Continue reading Bookish Playlist: Greek Mythology

Book Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Bloomsbury Publishing)

I finished The Song of Achilles today, and have barely been able to stop crying in the hours since. I knew what I was getting into when I started the book but nothing can prepare you for such a heartbreak. A mythology retelling, The Song of Achilles is from Patroclus’ perspective and tells of the…… Continue reading Book Review: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (Bloomsbury Publishing)