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Releasing Now: Do Not Disturb by A. R. Torre


Title: Do Not Disturb (Deanna Madden, #2)
Author: A. R. Torre (Alessandra Torre)
Genre: Erotic Suspense
Releasing: April 21st


Equal parts Dexter and 50 Shades, this is the eagerly awaited follow-up to the daring erotic thriller, The Girl in 6E, by A.R. 279 more words


Thoughts on Odysseus and Achilles

Achilles is a man of many passions. He is often descibed as quick, or “swift-footed.” For Achilles, the warrior, his life is short and grim. His unfettered rage is drawn out and drawn towards those who have offended him, especially those who have offended him most recently. 743 more words

New Books, New Books

Check out the new books – hundreds of new books – in our 6th grade class library. Mrs. Hall, Ms. Jaya and Mr. Martin recently purchased new books. 58 more words

Reading & Writing

Notes on The Odyssey Books I-IV: The Telemachia

In the Telemachia, the first four books of the Odyssey, we encounter a strange kinship between the speeches and actions of Telemachus and the warrior Achilles. 928 more words

Review Post: Instigation by Tessa Teevan

Instigation, Book 1 in The Clandestine Affairs Trilogy

Genre: Contemporary Romance/ Romantic Suspense—Full Length Novel

Author: Tessa Teevan

Release Day: April 20, 2015

Release Day Sale 99 cents! 2,129 more words


Nathaniel's Nutmeg. How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History

By Giles Milton

Quality Paperbacks Direct, London (1999)

What a story!

Full disclaimer: maybe because of the dyslexic nature of my brain, the profusion of names, places, events and time-lines, this wasn’t always an easy read, it proved in many cases quite challenging, so the task of keeping up with the complex events here presented made it possible that when I finished the book I felt immensely proud of myself. 603 more words


What is the Rage of Achilles?

The rage, or menin sometimes translated as “wrath”, of Achilles is the opening word of the Iliad and bears crucial significance with respect to the remaining content of the epic. 1,367 more words