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review 2017-04-11 08:00
Myths Of Mish
Myths of Mish (Fairytale Galaxy Chronicles Book 2) - Katie Hamstead

This second installment in the Fairytale Galaxy Chronicles features different characters from The Princess of Tyrone, which I was looking forward to. Meet Hansel and Gretel, ten years after the events in the well known fairytale.

Please let me introduce to you my theory: the real villain in this book is no-one less than: Hansel himself. He's an ass. Acts like an ass for the entire book and I'm supposed to cheer for him? No thank you.

As it might have become clear, I didn't like Hansel as the main character. The other characters only filled the background in my experience. The space travel and the other stories fitted better in this one, since it was not - as far as I could tell - a retelling, but Hansel ruined what could have been a nice story. It felt a bit like there were too many things the author tried to fit into the story, but otherwise I liked it better.

Thanks to the publisher for providing me with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review!

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review 2017-04-11 00:00
Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype
Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype - Clarissa Pinkola Estés I really liked this. It made me think about things differently. If you don't go into it with an open mind, it might seem nonsense so take the time to just let it sink in instead of putting up a wall to block the message. It's basically about being true to yourself.
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review 2017-04-10 11:00
The Gluten Lie: And Other Myths About What You Eat - Alan Levinovitz

A great look at diet fads.

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quote 2017-04-10 04:07
"Tell him language is a virus and that religion is an operating system and that prayers are just so much fucking spam." - Technology Boy, pg.71
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text SPOILER ALERT! 2017-04-08 17:38
the pieces are all there
American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition - Neil Gaiman

I knew about the pieces relating to Mr. Wednesday (and Low-Key Liesmith)...

 

But I'm pretty sure Mr. Wednesday just admitted to being involved with Laura's death

 

After apologizing for Laura's death/Shadow's loss:

"The man shook his head.  "If it could have been any other way," he said, and sighed." - pg. 29

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