Reading Post ~ The Love Potion

The story "The Love Potion" is based on a traditional Ethiopian fable.  The main character is named Abel, the author describes Abel as a nervous, self-conscious young man who is madly in love with his childhood friend named Zala(Hiems, 2019). The plot of this story follows Abel on his journey to find a love potion…

Reading Blog ~ The Cat Bride

The story, “The Cat Bride” is a children’s fantasy story that is set in Olympus, the sky-kingdom of the gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. The plot of this story begins with Zeus attempting to persuade Aphrodite that he has the ability to make anyone or anything do what he wants them to. Aphrodite disagrees…

Summary of The Bee and Jupiter

The Bee and Jupiter A BEE from Mount Hymettus, the queen of the hive, ascended to Olympus to present Jupiter some honey fresh from her combs. Jupiter, delighted with the offering of honey, promised to give whatever she should ask. She therefore besought him, saying, "Give me, I pray thee, a sting, that if any…