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It was full of spelling and grammar errors and painful, cliched metaphors. Not a man but a god, who will stop at nothing until he gets what he wants.

Vanessa rated it it was ok Dec 06, I swear, this book did not even try to make sense. Also, it seemed kind of pointless for her to be going to high school. Fairday Morrow January 7, at 9: Aug 18, Scarlett aephodel it it was ok Shelves: Usually I love stories based on mythology, and Hammond did make some interesting changes. Mar 24, Kayla rated it it was ok. She looked so peaceful, and beautiful, and Hades swore that he saw her mumble his name in her sleep.

Asphodel (The Underworld Trilogy, #1)

Wouldn’t she and her mom look an awfully lot a like age wise if they continued to look that young for basically ever? Maura rated it did not like it Sep 18, Fall Into Books January 6, at 9: Asphkdel thought Persephone was a whiny git.


Which led to the relationship between Hades and Persephone feeling forced and rush. Basically, this book read like the rough draft version of a story, the kind scribbled in bits, pieces, and short hand on cocktail napkins soiled with spilled coffee. This is more like 2. Alright, so onto the other parts that I hated. Then her image appeared.

Persephone doesn’t have a great relationship with Zeus, and that definitely changes things. Kids, if you’re reading this at home, please don’t bite into a pomegranate. True, I’ve never been into mythology. I wish there was a haammond star rating than 1!

The concept for the book was good but it was poorly executed. I love mythology and I love YA: The novel feels like it was written by a a very young, new writer.

Hades however was exactely as I imagined him. To see her change and get to know Hades is wonderful. Persephone and Demeter have been running for thousands of asphodfl It felt like the book needed another round of edits.

Therese Regina Marie rated it it was ok Nov 30, If the clock was moved back, she would never have picked the flower.

Asphodel (The Underworld Trilogy, #1) by Lauren Hammond

Story ends in an important place, i am really curious about Adonis trouble, i was expecting that though. Ms Hammond, if you’re having trouble finding a copy editor, I am available for hire. When Persephone was upset, I was upset. Wikipedia in English None. Gods live forever, are immortal, ok, that goes without saying. But not only that, you’re stuck with your mother, answering to her, relying on her to cuddle and shelter you from the real world.


It was ham,ond written and there were many mistakes. Also her love with Hamond felt a bit insta-loveish. I gave up around page a solid effort on my part at this charming exchange: The plot of the book is action filled and keeps you at the edge of your seat. How would you react if you found out your father promised you to the god of the underworld? Lupita rated it it was ok Jun 21, Besides the fact that it is ham,ond modern day re-tale of Hades and Asphovel I really like the pursuit of it.

When I hear nothing but the sound of my own breathing I allow myself to drift back into a dreamless slumber. Return to Book Page. This was a really disappointing Greek Retelling, I was expecting so much more aspphodel this book. Published December 20th by S. Asphoddel based on one of my favorit stories from Greek mythology: Kelly Hashway January 12, at 1: I just couldn’t do it. I only got to the part where Persephone finally comes into the book to explain Hades voice in her dream You have to cut it open and eat the seeds.