I absolutely loved this book! I really liked the historical aspect of it and how it stuck very closely to real events. This book was a beautifully written, realistic novel about a fascinating historical character! I felt like I was being dragged along the streets of Rome right with Selene! I loved how realistic her thoughts and feelings were especially regarding her mother and father. I feel like I was able to share in her thoughts because they were so well laid out. I also liked the religious/spiritual undertone/theme and how in the story Isis says she is all goddesses which touches on pluralism. I feel like this should be on everyone's reading list and would recommend it to almost anyone! I can not wait to read the sequel!