Book View: The Goddess Test

Book View: The Goddess TestThe Goddess Test by Aimee Carter
Series: Goddess Test #1
Published by Harlequin Teen on April 19th 2011
Pages: 293

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 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.

Short and Sweet: 
The Goddess Test is hands down the best Greek mythology re-imaging I have ever read. Beautifully crafted. Spellbinding in both its creativity and simplicity. I absolutely devoured this book. Kate was exactly what I love in my heroines. Plenty of personality. Not afraid to speak her mind. And her counterpart, Henry, yum. Simply adored him and all of his brooding. A complex hero who any girl (well, almost) would fight to spend eternity with.
Final Verdict: 
I absolutely devoured The Goddess Test. With its complex characters, modern re-imaging, and twists that will take your breath away, The Goddess Test has now set the bar extremely high. Carter is a force to be reckoned with, and I cannot wait to see what she has up her sleeve next.
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3 responses to “Book View: The Goddess Test

  1. I might give this a shot, I had on my TBR but then removed it because of some partially negative reviews but I’ve also read a few positive reviews so I have no idea if I will like this.

  2. Christina Kit.

    I too LOVE reworkings of Greek mythology! And since this one works without being overly complicated it’s awesome!! I LOVE the cover!

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