Persephone Books

22 Jan 19
amusing2write's Blog

Fortune Cookie-ism “Your cheerful outlook is one of your assets.” “A light heart carries you through all the hard times.” -Research the Persephone mythos 6 months below Fall and Winter, 6 months above Spring and Summer -Feelings for her husband? -Decent to underworld coincide with Fall Equinox? -Accession to the World coincide with Spring Equinox? […]

22 Jan 19
Clean Energy Campaign

(Source: John D. Sutter, CNN) 1. “Six Degrees,” by Mark Lynas Chapter by chapter, Lynas explores what the world would look like if it warms 1 degree, 2 degrees, 3, degrees Celsius, etc. He’s great at distilling the science and maintaining a sense of optimism amid some very gloomy predictions about the future. Suggested by […]

21 Jan 19
Lacking Thought

Too much time has passed for me to try to now write how I felt about this book. At the time, I had a lot of strong feelings, and they were all conflicting. This is going to be a rather short summary. I honestly don’t know if I’m going to read the next trilogy. (Spoilers) […]

21 Jan 19
lavender books

3 Stars „The Winter Sisters“ manages to be an enjoyable and entertaining read although it is completely predictable and full of unlikable characters.   Sylvie returns to her hometown to care for her mother who is ill with cancer. They lost contact after the murder of her older sister Persephone sixteen years ago. Her mother […]

21 Jan 19
McGowanBlog

Mollie Panter-Downes wrote a weekly letter from London for the New Yorker during the course of World War II.  On April 29, 1945, with the end in sight, she writes of the Budget report just released: “The figures on net incomes, prewar and war, which were given in the Budget provides much food for brooding […]

21 Jan 19
whypilgrim

“The force that drives the water through the rocks, Drives my red blood” Last week I took a phone call from the PA of a Gulf Sheikh. “His Highness is wondering, will he see you in Davos?” The PA was referring to the annual ‘pilgrimage’ of political and commercial leaders who cram into the otherwise […]

21 Jan 19
Finding Quiet Farm

Though the solstice has passed and days are theoretically growing longer, we have settled into deepest winter here. Famed organic farmer Eliot Coleman calls this the “Persephone period,” when winter days are less than ten hours in length. Late sunrises, early sunsets and a chilly winter sun barely peeking through the gloom create perfect days […]

21 Jan 19
EXPOSEDNews TV

In later myths (mainly in Ovid) Medusa was the only Gorgon to possess snake locks, because they were a punishment from Athena. Accordingly, Ovid relates that the once beautiful mortal was punished by Athena with a hideous appearance and loathsome snakes for hair for having been raped in Athena’s temple by Poseidon. In Greek mythology, Medusa (/mɪˈdjuːzə, -sə/; Μέδουσα “guardian, protectress”)[1] was a monster, a Gorgon, […]

21 Jan 19
storyobsessedblog

“Blue Lily, Lily Blue” is the third installment in “The Raven Cycle” by Maggie Steifvater. A story that follows psychics, a girl who isn’t psychic and three boys. One of the boys, Blue knows that if she kisses he will die. Enter Gansey, Adam, and Ronan. The boys are part of the Aligonby boys (Raven […]

20 Jan 19
Bleeding Cool News And Rumors

We want to know if you’re feeling the X-books more now than you were before the Uncanny relaunch. Plus: all this week’s X-Men comcis recapped!

20 Jan 19
Bride of the Book God 2

So here we are, within spitting distance of the end of the first month of the year. An unpleasant image perhaps, but one that is sticking with me for now as I get excited about my birthday – more about that no doubt in my next Salon post. But what about the books!? Books read […]

20 Jan 19
Jennifer Macaire

  From Wise Words blog: A sassy author interview, prizes, a fab book… what more do you want! .@jennifermacaire .@rararesources #historical #timetravel #funbooks https://louisewise.blogspot.com/2019/01/a-sassy-author-interview-prizes-fab.html Jennifer Macaire is a brave author who has agreed to be interviewed in a style that many authors shy away from—derogatory. The sassier the answers to WWBB’s rude questioning method the […]

20 Jan 19
Compulsive Reader's Book Blog

Genre: Suspense Rating: 4/5 Megan Collins totally rocked it for her debut novel. Suspense is probably the hardest to write, because of how unique the ideas have to be in order to engage the reader. There’s a reason that it is one of the most popular genres to read, and Megan Collins is on her […]

20 Jan 19
EXPOSEDNews TV

El King of the Gods Gilded statuette of El from Megiddo Other names El ElyonEl ShaddaiEl OlamAdon IlimToru ElAbu Bani EliBatniu BinwatiAbu AdamiQaniyunu OlamHatikukaAbu ShamimaEl Gibbor Symbol Bull Region Canaan and Levant Personal information Consort Asherah/AthiratAnathOther wives Children YamMotAnatAshtarShaharShalimShapashBaal (Ugarit religions)Athtart?Hadad?Dagon?Other children Equivalents Greek equivalent Cronus Israelite equivalent Yahweh Part of the myth series on Religions of theancient Near East AnatoliaArabiaCanaanEgyptIranMesopotamiaSyria (Ebla·Hurrian) […]