Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter

Description & cover image from Goodreads.com

It's always been just Kate and her mom--and her mother is dying. Her last wish? To move back to her childhood home. So Kate's going to start at a new school with no friends, no other family and the fear that her mother won't live past the fall.

Then she meets Henry. Dark. Tortured. And mesmerizing. He claims to be Hades, god of the Underworld--and if she accepts his bargain, he'll keep her mother alive while Kate tries to pass seven tests.

Kate is sure he's crazy--until she sees him bring a girl back from the dead. Now saving her mother seems crazily possible. If she suceeds, she'll become Henry's future bride and a goddess.

My Thoughts:

I know I'm really behind on discovering this series.  But you know, some of us go through reading cycles.  For me it seems I read several books with similar themes for a while and then I change it up.  I'm so glad to be currently into Goddesses right now.  
This book is another great novel rejuvenating Greek Mythology.  I like the originality of it as well.  Kate is pragmatic and easy to like.  I can't fathom what it would be like to watch your only parent die slowly in front of you.  She handles her situation with such maturity, and she shows such selflessness throughout the entire book.  I'm not sure how to feel about Henry.  I guess I just felt sad for him.  He's one of those broody guys that frustrates you but you like him non the less.  With out giving anything away; I hope he works through his issues.  The BEST part about this book is the ending.  I didn't know who to suspect as the main villain.  I love when you can't figure it out until just when the author wants you to.  I am starting the next book Goddess Interrupted right away!


  1. Love this series. I think you'll really enjoy Interrupted. Also check out the novellas.

  2. I also was a bit slow getting to this series, but loved it when I started! You can read my review here.

  3. New follower, good luck getting to your goal!

  4. Hi Jeannette,
    I saw your note on the Book Blogs page and am following you now! :)
    This series sounds great, I'll have to check it out - I guess I'm behind also!
    If your'e interested in following me, I'm at http://threecatsandagirl.blogspot.com.
    Cheers! Sarah

  5. Saw you over on Book Blogs and hopped over to become your 701st follower. Drop by and check out my blog at http://www.kittycrochettwo.blogspot.com when you get a chance. Have an awesome evening.

  6. I am following your blog as networked blog per Book Blogs
    follow me at http://colormeactive.blogspot.com
    Thanks! Rhonda

  7. I haven't read this series!

    Hi, I'm a new follower from Book Blogs. I also have a goal. Mine's >250 before August ends. It'd be lovely if you help me reach it by following back. :)
    P.S Love your template! :D
    Michelle from Michelle Shouts Random

  8. Hi Jeannette,

    I'm a new follower through Book Blogs. You'd already reached 700, but I figured you'd still want me to join! ;) You've got a very impressive site!
    My blog is www.laurabesley.blogspot.com
    - Laura

  9. Hi there. I enjoyed reading your book review. I am following you. Please follow my blog. :)

  10. I'm totally behind on this series as well...but I am very intrigued by the premise.

    Thank you for stopping by my blog! I am a new follower of yours. :)

  11. Love this series and I can't wait for book #3! I'm glad you liked it as well :)


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