Athena The Bibliophileus


I have a dangerous attraction to blood splattered men holding guns


Today’s World Book day! Go, read something, people!in german:


Today’s World Book day! Go, read something, people!

in german:

book·lov·er [book-luhv-er]: a person who enjoys reading books


Print books, ebooks, audiobooks, library books, old books, new books, secondhand books, flipback books, and so on. The format does not, and should not, matter. 


how do you say ‘please talk to me more i crave your company’ to someone without sounding like a creep

I give up!

I don’t like giving up on books, if I decide to read something then I am going to force myself to read I, I will suffer through it just so I can tell people what I actually think about it. I am trying to be (primarily) a book blog and so I feel I should read a book and give my followers a good review on it….

But Eclipse was just to painful. Ever time I picked up the book and read a couple of sentences I felt like screaming! I am not interesting in the plot (or lack there of), I am not interested in the characters and I am defiantly not interested in their problem (mainly because the main problem seems to be a love triangle. There are killer vampires after you, and you are worried about your stalker boyfriend and your creepy friend, damn it Bella, PRIORITIES!!!!)

So, I give up! I started this blog and said I would review the Twilight series, but after I year, I can’t do it. I am sorry. May some day I will try again, but I really feel that will not happen. I probably won’t get rid of the series because my Mom bought them for me, so I feel I should keep them, but I don’t see me reading them anytime soon. I have a bookshelf of books I actually want to read, so I am going to focus on those and forget Twilight.

But, stranger things have happened. So it may happen.

Again, Sorry!



do you ever just realise you’re almost an adult and you have no money 

I’m already an adult and I have no money.

Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes: A No-Bullshit Guide to World Mythology by Cory O’Brien Book Review

Sorry this is a little late.

All our lives, we’ve been fed watered-down, PC versions of the classic myths. In reality, mythology is more screwed up than a schizophrenic shaman doing hits of unidentified. Wait, it all makes sense now. In Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes, Cory O’Brien, creator of Myths RETOLD!, sets the stories straight. These are rude, crude, totally sacred texts told the way they were meant to be told: loudly, and with lots of four-letter words.

This book was awesome.

All my favourite myths, including all the fighting, blood and sex. All written with a sense of humour (because really, some of these myths are too funny to believe). The fact that all these myths were written in a more modern way, with modern ideas, which really add to the myths and make them funnier because it really show how silly some of these myths are.

However, I do have some issues with this book. The way that it is written is a little weird. It is not written in story form, but rather in a poem form similar to “The Odyssey”. While this works for “The Odyssey”, the modern aspects of the myths kind of throws off the style and makes it hard to read. There are some points were I had to re-read sections, because I found it hard to understand the story and I felt like I was missing important parts.

The other problem I have with this books is although it is funny for someone who already knows many of these myths  and stories, I think it would be difficult for someone reading them for the first time. I don’t know many of the Aztec myths, so in that section of the book I had to go online and read the original so I could understand the modern version.

Even with these problem, I really enjoyed this book. It was a fun read and it really made me laugh.

4/5 stars

I hate packing, it’s stressing me out :(


Can we, like, stop with the Dean Winchester hate? Please?

Like… are we really just gonna ignore all the good he’s done? For some of the fandom (including myself - this post is from a Sam girl’s perspective alright) Sammy is a saint, or pretty goddamn close to one. He is brilliant. Kind and clever…


Well, it could be.

Hi followers and fellow Shakespeare nerds.

There are lots of posts flooding my dashboard about celebrating Shakespeare’s birthday today, April 23rd. Having just finished my thesis on Shakespeare, I can assure tumblr that today is NOT SHAKESPEARE’S…