Waiting on Wednesday (33) - The Goddess Test by Aimée Carter

9:00 AM

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine spotlighting upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.

Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release Date: April 19, 2011

Summary:
It's always been just Kate and her mom--and now 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 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 succeeds, she'll become Henry's future bride, and a goddess.

If she fails...
I absolutely can't wait for The Goddess Test! A pretty cover and a plot description that sounds so awesome... yes, please! I'm sensing that this novel will be the first in a new rise of YA novels with spins on Greek myths... something I'm not complaining about at all! I'll definitely be looking forward to reading Aimée Carter's take on Hades and the Underworld with her debut novel.

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12 comments

  1. It sounds terrific! I wants it
    *makes grabby hands*
    Thanks for putting it on my radar!

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  2. I so wanna read this , I am a huge fan of Greek Mythology.

    This Week's WOW

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  3. This was my pick last week (or the week before) and I must say it sounds amazing! I love that cover and the premise of her mother dying which is something a bit new to the genre!

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  4. wow! sounds like a great book! thanks for sharing.

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  5. It's funny when you start seeing books with similar themes, in this case Greek mythology which sounds too cool!

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  6. I LOVE that cover!! great pick!

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  7. This was my WoW pick a couple weeks ago! Love the cover (how did you find that nice large image?) and the Greek 'E' in the font. Seems like Hades & the underworld is popular in 2011 - can't wait!

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  8. What a choice, yikes! I would love it if more mythology books started popping up :)

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  9. Great choice!! I haven't heard of this one! Thank you for sharing!

    My WoW

    Moonlight Gleam

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  10. This sounds very interesting. I might wait for the review before I decide to read it, but the cover is to die for!

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  11. Danya- A magician never reveals their secrets. LOL. Just kidding. Goodreads added a larger image than the old one which was pretty small. ^.~

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