Fourteen-year-old Princess Xenodice tries to prevent the death of her half-brother, the Minotaur, at the hands of the Athenian prince, Theseus, who is aided by Icarus, Daedalus, and her sister Ariadne. Reprint.
Pros: Compelling narrative, wonderful adaptation of the myth of the Minotaur. Cons: None at all. The Bottom Line: Wonderful narrative retelling of a classic myth. Great introduction for a young adult; enjoyable for any reader. This is another random book that I picked up off the "pile" next to the bed. I'm a bookseller and this one caught my interest enough to keep it rather than donate it. Again, I flipped through to decide … more