The Song of Achilles | book review

Patroclus is a nobody in Greece – an unextraordinary boy, a disappointing son to a King. After a tragic accident, Patroclus is exiled to the kingdom of Phthia, expected to train and become a member of Phthia’s army in exchange for food and shelter. There, he meets and catches the eye of Prince Achilles – son of the king and child of a goddess. Achilles is . . .

Pride and Premeditation

Lizzie Bennet wants desperately to work for her father’s law firm. Though she assists in proofreading and organizing, she wants instead to solve crimes and actually receive credit for her work, instead of the glory falling upon the dreadful Mr. Collins, who is set to inherit when her father steps down. Mr. Bennet strikes a deal with Lizzie: if she can prove to him that she can . . .