The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Title: The Song of Achilles
Author: Madeline Miller
Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. By all rights their paths should never cross, but Achilles takes the shamed prince as his friend, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine their bond blossoms into something deeper – despite the displeasure of Achilles’ mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess. But then word comes that Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped. Torn between love and fear for his friend, Patroclus journeys with Achilles to Troy, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they hold dear.

Profoundly moving and breathtakingly original, this rendering of the epic Trojan War is a dazzling feat of the imagination, a devastating love story, and an almighty battle between gods and kings, peace and glory, immortal fame and the human heart.



Could I have loved this novel more? I don’t think so.

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Monthly Favorites from January 2019

I had one of the best reading months in January! Most of the books I chose to read this month, I was pretty positive would be 5 star reads, and for the most part, I was right.

It’s been a long time since I’ve had such a great reading month, I’m still kind of reveling in it LOL!

Here are my favorites from the past month.

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