Saturday, February 27, 2021

Week 8 Review: Lore

From Goodreads:
From the #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Darkest Minds comes a sweepingly ambitious, high-octane tale of power, destiny, love and redemption.

Every seven years, the Agon begins. As punishment for a past rebellion, nine Greek gods are forced to walk the earth as mortals, hunted by the descendants of ancient bloodlines, all eager to kill a god and seize their divine power and immortality.

Long ago, Lore Perseous fled that brutal world in the wake of her family's sadistic murder by a rival line, turning her back on the hunt's promises of eternal glory. For years she's pushed away any thought of revenge against the man--now a god--responsible for their deaths.

Yet as the next hunt dawns over New York City, two participants seek out her help: Castor, a childhood friend of Lore believed long dead, and a gravely wounded Athena, among the last of the original gods.

The goddess offers an alliance against their mutual enemy and, at last, a way for Lore to leave the Agon behind forever. But Lore's decision to bind her fate to Athena's and rejoin the hunt will come at a deadly cost--and still may not be enough to stop the rise of a new god with the power to bring humanity to its knees.

My Review:


Author: Alexandra Bracken
Read: February 23rd, 2021
Source: NetGalley
Reason Why: Love her writing and it sounded really good, and it's a 2021 Retelling Reading Challenge 2021 Book, SAC 2021 Book and a WoW Book!
Publisher: Disney Hyperion 
Published: January 5th 2020
5/5 Hearts
5/5 Books
5/5 Stars

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