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ARTEMIS: WILD GODDESS OF THE HUNT (OLYMPIANS, BOOK #9) BY GEORGE O’CONNOR – BOOK REVIEW

Artemis:  Wild Goddess of the Hunt The Olympians, Book #9 By George O’Connor ISBN 978-1-62762-552=2   Brought to you by OBS Reviewer Scott Review: After Apollo: The Brilliant One, it comes as no surprise that George O’Connor would move to Apollo’s sister Artemis: The Goddess of the Hunt; it is … Continue reading

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THE LIGHTNING THIEF (PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS, BOOK #1) BY RICK RIORDAN: BOOK REVIEW

  Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book #1 By Rick Riordan ISBN# 9780141319131 Author’s Website:  http://www.rickriordan.com/home.aspx Brought to you by OBS reviewer Heidi Percy Jackson has always had a penchant for getting into trouble.  But when his ADHD can’t even explain away what he … Continue reading

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ABANDON (ABANDON, BOOK #1) BY MEG CABOT: BOOK REVIEW

  Abandon Abandon Trilogy, Book #1 By Meg Cabot ISBN# 9780545284103 Author’s Website: http://www.megcabot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Synopsis: New from #1 New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot, a dark, fantastical story about this world . . . and the underworld. Though she tries returning to … Continue reading

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POSEIDON: EARTH SHAKER (OLYMPIANS, BOOK #5) BY GEORGE O’CONNOR: GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW

    Poseidon: Earth Shaker Olympians, Book #5 By George O’Connor ISBN# 978-1596437388 Author’s Website: http://geooco.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar “The sea boils fiercely. The trembling waves obey me. They gallop and thunder like stallions upon the shore of grandmother Earth. I am Poseidon, earth shaker, ruler … Continue reading

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HERA: THE GODDESS AND HER GLORY (OLYMPIANS, BOOK #3) BY GEORGE O’CONNOR: GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW

    Hera: The Goddess and her Glory Olympians # 3 By George O’Connor ISBN# 9781596434332 Author’s Website: http://geooco.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar “In all the cosmos, there is only one being that Zeus, the king of the gods is afraid of… his queen, Hera” The comic … Continue reading

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THE STRANGE MAID (THE UNITED STATE OF ASGARD, BOOK #2) BY TESSA GRATTON: BOOK REVIEW

    The Strange Maid United State of Asgard, Book #2 By Tessa Gratton ISBN # 9780307977519 Author’s Website: h Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar Summary: Fans of Neil Gaiman, Holly Black, and Maggie Stiefvater will embrace the richly drawn, Norse-influenced alternate world of the United States of … Continue reading

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APHRODITE: GODDESS OF LOVE (OLYMPIANS, BOOK #6) BY GEORGE O’CONNOR: GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW

Aphrodite: Goddess of Love Olympians, Book #6 By George O’Connor ISBN# 9781596437395 Author’s Website: http://geooco.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar Summary: Behold the wondrous beauty of Aphrodite, goddess of love and embodiment of the intangible Eros. A creature born of pure force and destined for power and fame, … Continue reading

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HADES: LORD OF THE DEAD (OLYMPIANS, BOOK #4) BY GEORGE O’CONNOR: GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW

Hades: Lord of the Dead Olympians, Book #4 By George O’Connor ISBN # 978-1596434349 Author’s Website: http://geooco.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar “This is what happens when you die.” You open your eyes and Hermes’ psychopompos is there to guide you to what is to come next. He … Continue reading

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ATHENA: GREY-EYED GODDESS (OLYMPIANS, BOOK #2) BY GEORGE O’CONNOR: GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW

Athena: Grey-Eyed Goddess Olympians, Book #2 By George O’Connor ISBN# 9781596434325 Author’s Website: http://geooco.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar “All of us are born naked, helpless, and defenseless. Not so Pallas Athena.” After the events in Zeus: King of Gods, Zeus kept his promise to Metis (Goddess of Good … Continue reading

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ZEUS: KING OF THE GODS (OLYMPIANS, BOOK #1) BY GEORGE O’CONNOR: GRAPHIC NOVEL REVIEW

Zeus: King of the Gods Olympians, Book #1 By George O’Connor ISBN# 978-1596434318 Author’s Website:  http://geooco.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Omar The comic of Zeus: King of Gods, is the first in a series of eleven volumes. The story starts with the beginning of everything, Kaos. Then, there … Continue reading

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WAR OF THE GODS BY H.L. WAMPLER; BOOK REVIEW

War of the Gods By H.L. Wampler          Author’s Website:   http://hlwampler.wordpress.com/   Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Synopsis from Goodreads/Amazon: She was born a goddess but raised as a mortal. 20-year old Cara Grey is as far from normal and she doesn’t know it yet. … Continue reading

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HELLHOUND BY KAYLIE AUSTEN: BOOK REVIEW

Hellhound By Kaylie Austen ISBN: 9781939865304 Author’s Website:  http://kaylieausten.blogspot.com/ Brought to you by guest reviewer Marie-Reine *Beware of possible spoilers*  Selene is a powerful descendant of the Greek gods. Along with her kind, she lives in a protected and cloaked mansion, watched over and protected by shape-shifting sentinels and a … Continue reading

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FATES (FATES, BOOK #1) BY LANIE BROSS: BOOK REVIEW

Fates Fates, Book #1 By Lanie Bross ISBN# 9780385742825 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Synopsis: What if your destiny was to kill the one you love? One moment. One foolish desire. One mistake. And Corinthe lost everything. She fell from her tranquil life in Pyralis Terra and found … Continue reading

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MIST (MIDGARD, BOOK #1) BY SUSAN KRINARD: BOOK REVIEW

Mist Midgard, Book #1 By Susan Krinard ISBN# 9780765332080 Author’s Website:  http://susankrinard.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Vanessa *Beware of Spoilers* Synopsis:  Mist lives a normal life. She has a normal job, a normal boyfriend, and a normal apartment in San Francisco. She never thinks about her past if she … Continue reading

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DARK DESCENDANT (NIKKI GLASS, BOOK #1) BY JENNA BLACK: BOOK REVIEW

Dark Descendant Nikki Glass, Book #1 By Jenna Black ISBN# 9781451606799 Author’s Website:  http://www.jennablack.com/ *Beware of possible Spoilers* Brought to you by OBS reviewer Verushka Jenna Black’s title, Dark Descendant grabbed my attention because of the unique nature of the characters – they are, literally, descendants of the Gods, be the … Continue reading

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DARKNESS BECOMES HER (GODS & MONSTERS, BOOK #1) BY KELLY KEATON: BOOK REVIEW

    Darkness Becomes Her Gods & Monsters, Book #1 By Kelly Keaton ISBN# 9781442409248 Author’s Website:  http://kellykeaton.net/ Review brought to you by OBS staff member Heidi Ari grew up in foster homes all her life, never knowing much about her real parents.  She just graduated high school a semester early and with … Continue reading

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SATYRS & FAUNS: MYTHICAL CREATURES THROUGHOUT HISTORY

  Brought to you by OBS staff reviewer Heidi Saytrs and fauns area a couple of similar mythical creatures that are half human and half goat like creatures; being human from head to waist and then transitioning into goat form the waist down.  And they have goat horns atop their … Continue reading

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ASCENSION (DARK BREED, BOOK #1) BY SABLE GRACE: BOOK REVIEW

    Ascension Dark Breed, Book #1 By Sable Grace ISBN#  9780061964404 Author’s Website:  http://www.sablegrace.com Brought to you by OBS reviewer Heidi Beware of Spoilers! Ascension is the first full-length book by the conglomeration of Heather Waters and Laura Barone who make up Sable Grace.  It’s the start of the Dark … Continue reading

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FANTASY LOVER (DARK-HUNTER, BOOK 0) BY SHERRILYN KENYON: BOOK REVIEW

Sherrilyn Kenyon Fantasy Lover Dark-Hunter, Book 0 Review by OBS staff member Heidi Fantasy Lover is the prequel  to the Dark Hunter series by Sherrilyn Kenyon. The story begins two thousand years ago when Julian of Macedon is cursed to be a love slave.  He is forced to live within … Continue reading

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STARCROSSED (STARCROSSED #1) BY JOSEPHINE ANGELINI: BOOK REVIEW

Josephine Angelini Starcrossed Starcrossed, Book #1 Review brought to you by guest reviewer Jennifer Jensen Starcrossed held such promise for me when I first heard about it, months before it was scheduled for release. Josephine Angelini’s debut YA paranormal romance has all the elements I lust after in a YA … Continue reading

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THE DARKEST KISS (LORDS OF THE UNDERWORLD BOOK #2) BY GENA SHOWALTER BOOK REVIEW

The Darkest Kiss Lords of the Underworld, book #2 Gena Showalter   Review brought to you by OBS staff member Deanne   Summary: She has tempted many men… but never found her equal. Until now. Though she has lived for centuries, Anya, goddess of anarchy, has never known pleasure. Until … Continue reading

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BOOK HOT LINKS FOR JAN. 31ST: CHERIE PRIEST GIVEAWAY, IRISH FANTASY, VAMPIRE EARTH, MARGARET ATWOOD, AND MUCH MORE

Interview & Giveaway: Cherie Priest- Bloodshot via Del Ray “…Steampunk is not her only interest…so it’s not [surprising] that her new book, Bloodshot, takes her into new and fun urban fantasy areas.” Like vampires. Blend of Celtic Myth and Irish History Makes Stina Leicht’s Dark Fantasy Debut Simply Extraordinary via … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR DECEMBER 9TH: YA TRENDS, VAMPIRE ACADEMY VS TWILIGHT, CONTEST, SCIENCE IN SCI FI, AND MUCH MORE

Scholastic Experts Issue List of ‘Ten Trends in Children’s Books from 2010’ via PR News Wire Scholastic, the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, today released a list of 10 Trends in Children’s Books from 2010. The list was compiled by editors from Scholastic, including children’s literature experts from … Continue reading

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TV NEWS FOR AUGUST 3RD: WALKING DEAD, VAMPIRE DIARIES, AND BEAST LEGENDS

The Walking Dead: zombies shuffle centre stage by Owen Van Spall at The Guardian Vampires, you may have noticed, have been having something of a television moment – what with Being Human, True Blood and The Vampire Diaries it’s been a fangtastic couple of years for viewers who like their … Continue reading

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TV NEWS FOR MARCH 23RD FRINGE CRASH COURSE & TRUE BLOOD SEASON 3 CLIP

Sneak Peek Of True Blood! SOURCE A Crash Course in ‘Fringe’ A network faces a challenge when it interrupts a TV show’s weekly schedule. How can it remind fans what happened months earlier and at the same time invite new viewers to start watching? For the paranormal drama “Fringe,” which … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: MOVIE POSTERS FOR ‘PERCY JACKSON’S THE LIGHTNING THIEF’

Brought to you by OBS Staff member Krystal Here at Open Book Society we like to see things from every angle. Movie posters are what sells people’s opinions of a film and like a book cover it has to be appealing. Also like books, movie posters can look differently depending … Continue reading

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OBS SPEAKS OUT: REIMAGINING ANCIENT RELIGIONS: EGYPT

Thanks to Percy Jackson and the Olympians, I’ve started thinking about how many other books and movies use mythology and ancient religions as jumping off points for their stories. Since Greek mythology isn’t my strong suit, I’ve decided just to cover my favorites. I tried to avoid spoilers, but there … Continue reading

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OBS TOP 5/10: GREEK MYTH EDITION

Top 10 Greek Gods – Krystal 1. Kronos – Leader and the youngest of the first generation of Titans, divine descendants of Gaia, the earth, and Uranus, the sky. (The Titan’s may have lost to gods, but they were there first.) 2. Zeus – The king of the gods, the … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR NOV 3RD: MYTHOLOGY AND FANTASY

from the San Antonio Business Journal: Disney sets release date for San Antonio Author’s latest book The Kane Chronicles, Book One: The Red Pyramid is a new fantasy book that brings ancient Egyptian mythology to life in a modern-day setting. Disney-Hyperion has scheduled a release date for the book on … Continue reading

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