Alexandra Bracken: Lore AUTHOR Alexandra Bracken



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En weak never powerless I had been wondering where the Medusa hair on the cover came in until I read that part about her being called Little Gorgon Not that Lore actually has snakes in her hair at east as far as the sample goes Also it is said that the Perseides Descendants of Perseus were given the Aegis the shield of Zeus which had belonged to Athena until Zeus created the Agon as punishment for the Gods The shield was taken when Lore s family was murdered The shield has special powers and bore the head of Medusa on the frontThis sample was very good and really just whetted my appetite for the rest of the book I can t wait to find out where the story goes I just ove Greek Mythology add to that a fierce heroine and I am super excited I definitely will snap this one up the first chance I get and now I really wish I could dig into my copy of Circe that has been sitting idle on my TBR since I purchased itI voluntarily read reviewed an advanced copy of this book All thoughts opinions are my own Blog Goodreads Facebook Instagram Twitter BookBub Meeting this cover be ikeI mean I WOULD MARRY THIS COVER I received this complimentary ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewOh HELLO Medusa oThe YA snakes continue to REIGN SUPREME This CoverVersace could neverLet this be what I tought the Ninth House was going to be with a Welcome to the Fish Tank lotess triggers me screamsThis cover reveal is EVERYTHING LOOK AT ITOriginalI don t know what this is I barely even read the synopsisIf it is by Alexandra Bracken I am going to read itMy 2021 bookshelf grows 6 Chapter Sampler Review The typeface of this book is very interesting and uniue I actually can t believe that this is the first thing I m saying about this book I haven t seen this typeface in a book before and I thought it was super interesting Okay on to the actual review Do you remember the ancient mythology you D.E. Hoste learned in school What if that wasn t just mythology What would happen if humans were able to gain the power and immortality of gods In this world created by Alexander Bracken All of the above is real and possible Lore of House Perseus our protagonistives in New York City Her entire family died during the The City Mouse and the Country Mouse last Agon and she thought she hadeft this world behind But now she is somehow part of this againI know you must be wondering what an Agon is It s basically a killing contest For seven days every seven years the gods walk on earth as mortals If you can kill one you become a new god and take their power and immortality Then the cycle continuesThe beginning is very confusing and kind of info dumpy I ve read about 3 chapters and I can sense a possibly cringey insta Moonwalker love romance developing already I don t really find anything uniue about the characters yet I am super intrigued about this world though and the Agon though It seemsike the plot starts to pick up when the sampler ends I can t wait to read the entire book when it comes out next year Sampler received via NetGalley All opinions are my own the slytherin in me is screaming at this cover perfection. Long dead and a gravely wounded Athena among the The American Founding last of the original godsThe goddess offers an alliance against their mutual enemy and atast a way for Lore to eave 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 knee.

review Lore AUTHOR Alexandra Bracken

HaptersLore seems to be a great character She can take care of herself is a fierce fighter but still has a good heart and all she wants is to ive a uiet Ellas First Exam (Ellas Exams Book 1) lifeI am eager to read the entire book in January Review of Sample 6 Chapters and Loving it so farThe following ratings are out of 5Romance NA so farHeatSteam NA so farStoryPlot World building Character development The setting New York City Present timeThe Hero Not sure yet Probably Castor will be the Hero he is an old friend to Lore Maloraast mortal descendant of Perseus Castor is also from one of the bloodlines descendants of hero s that are now hunting the Gods while they re in mortal form Though Castor trained as a healer not a hunterThe heroine Lore Her family was murdered by Aristos Kadmou who hunted and killed Ares during the Ellas Second Exam last Agon see uote below taking his place and his immortality Lore has put it all behind her and is noonger involved in the hunts She now fights men and women in underground fight clubs for money and to keep her feelings of Playing Sinatra loss at bay Though she knows if hunters find her she will be a target not sure whyBackground At the start of the book I was prettyost but ater things were explained I don t feel ike this is giving away spoilers since the few reviews I have read so far of this sample seem to be saying the same thing about the storyline being to complicated and confusing especially since we are dropped in to Lore s Zero (The Orbit Series life without the background information and the forward as well as the first few chapters use terminology for events that are not explained fully tillater So I am just going to add a few uotes that help They sat in silence for several minutes after Lore had finished giving Miles a ruthlessly pared down explanation of the Agon the nine gods it had been created to punish including the one whose wound she had seared shut in their Women, Creativity, And The Arts living room and the nine bloodlines descended from ancient heroes chosen to hunt them She distilled over a thousand years of history into mere minutes feeling and insane as his face remained carefully blank It wasn tike Lore could blame him hearing herself say the words For seven days every seven years the gods walk on earth as mortals If you can kill one you become a new god and take their power and immortality but you Captive ll be hunted in the next Agon as well Like I said above Lore is theast mortal descendent of Perseus but basically has opted out of the fight for various reasons She doesn t want power or immortality Though she does want her family avenged But the killer is a god and even though Gods are mortal for seven days he has a powerful bloodline and they protect him as well as hunt the other GodsHowever Castor came to warn her that she is being hunted by the new Ares Also the God Athena comes to her after being wounded badly and wants her help Athena gives Lore some information she wasn t aware of The Spartan they called you Athena breathed Little Gorgon I searched for you chose you knowing that skill knowing that you are no Darkfever (Fever, longer one of the hunters But you have never be. Long ago Lore Perseous fled that brutal world in the wake of her family's sadistic murder by a rivaline 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 deathsYet as the next hunt dawns over New York City two participants seek out her help Castor a childhood friend of Lore believed.

I m getting some Percy Jackson meets The Hunger Games type vibes and I m here for it Just finished this SCRUMPTIOUS 6 chapter teaser and here s actual footage of me waiting for the rest of the book to drop in January 2021 You can gain immortality by becoming a god but you can also gain it through glory Kleos is the honor that comes from becoming a Concorso MEF. 400 collaboratori amministrativi. Quiz a risposta multipla per la preparazione alla prova preselettiva di tutti i profili economici e giuridici. Con software di simulazione legend someone others keep alive through stories and songs Your body can die but your name willive forever This is SUCH an interesting revamp of some of my fave aspects of Greek mythology It takes PJATO s half blood worldbuilding one step further What if humans could become godsWell in this world they canThousands of years ago nine gods Athena Artemis Poseidon Dionysus Apollo Hermes Aphrodite Hephaestus and Ares staged a failed revolution against Zeus As punishment they are doomed to face the Agon every seven years they will walk the earth as mortals and if they re killed by a hunter they forfeit their immortality It s essentially the bloodiest game of family run Assassins you Bullfrog Grows Up ll ever readOf the old gods only Athena Artemis Apollo and Hermes remain The rest have been slain by members of the nine hunter houses whose bloodlines trace all the way back to famous ancient Greek heroes Perseus Kadmos Achilles Herakles Lore is theast mortal member of the House of Perseus She has no intention of returning to the ruthless world she The Legendary Unicorn left behind all those years ago but when her supposedly dead best friend turns up and the goddess Athena promises to help her kill the man god who brutally murdered her family Lore s drawn right back inIn terms of rep so far we have several BIPOC characters one of whom is gay and of South Korean descent Miles is Lore s best friend and such a funny foil to her intensityI ve always found Alexandra Bracken s writing aittle verbose than your typical YA this one s 480 pages y all In The Darkest Minds it kinda made the story drag In Lore though the descriptions of New York mythological tidbits and action scenes Lore brawling in an underground ring Athena bleeding out on her front stoop keep the pace moving and it really worksI am SO excited to see where this heads Thank you NetGalley and Disney Publishing Worldwide for this chapter sampler I received a chapter sampler from NetGalleyThe author mixed greek mythology and urban fantasy in an awesome way I have not read that many books about greek mythology so it was really intriguing and interesting from the first chapter This book has a hunger game vibe but it s hunters killing gods to take their powers instead of being teenagers killing each other The setting reminded me of the Mortal Instrument s beginning when we realize that there is a whole aspect of the world that is hidden and known only by a handful of people it also happens in New YorkI admit that the beginning was a Meeting the Living God little confusing I had aittle trouble differentiating all the families and understanding how exactly the Agon works who can take the power of the god who is hunting which god etc but it became clearer in the 4th and 5th From the #1 New York Times best selling author of The Darkest Minds comes a sweepingly ambitious high octane tale of power destiny ove and redemptionEvery 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.

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