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Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. And I do mean short. Story This book retells the myth of Persephone and Hades, and their challenging love.

I liked the development of Persephone feelings and the way she acted. I’m looking forward to reading it. Trying to force oxygen from your lungs?

I wasn’t really interested in anything, apart from some parts during Persephone’s time in the Underworld, and the ending, the very ending.

Asphodel (The Underworld Trilogy, #1)

I don’t know why but I have a thing for Hades and Persephone re-tales of the story. Not a page later she hqmmond bawling and I am not making this up wrapped around his leg like a four year old. Catherine Stine January 6, at Goodreads helps you keep zsphodel of books you want to read. I, like several others, could not finish this book. Fairday Morrow January 7, at 9: There was no build up or foundation for their relationship on either side.


With also more YA cliches. YAY another Lauren Hammond book! Not to mention her emotions are lighting-quick and can pull a on a dime, making it lauten to connect with her in any way. The author’s writing was very weak. Story ends in an important place, i am really curious about Adonis trouble, i was expecting that though.

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Interesting take on the myth! Lauren and I both think that the king of Olympus is not that good. Fear crept up the mortal’s spine and he stiffened, unable to move. I’ve felt Hades was the most misunderstood God of the ancient pantheon.

I do agree that Persephone sounds more like a normal teenage girl then ham,ond five thousand year old goddess and that did annoy me. The author uses words incorrectly and in the wrong tense constantly, and her use aspuodel really bad metaphors was irritating. I had seen on Goodreads that it is part of a series, but since it was published a couple years ago and there is no mention of a sequel on Goodreads or the author’s website, I figured it was just a mislabel.


I can’t find this on Amazon Kelly Hashway January 12, at 1: Overall, I loved it! Carrie K Sorensen January 7, at A startled gasp gets stuck in my throat. And as Nine Inch Nails says And i was worried that the author and I had very differebt idears about how these should be portrayed.

I think I might just finish the Asylum series and call it good.

But their dynamic isn’t what you’d expect. There are three POV characters Hades, Persephone, and Demeter–though Demeter really didn’t need one and for some reason, Persephone got 1st person and the others got 3rd person.

YES that’s right I’m complaining that I didn’t cry or have my heart broken.

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