seven seeds of summer by Chantal Gadoury

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Description:

Summer has to decide to follow her heart or follow the same footsteps of the mysterious woman in her past life. Seven Seeds of Summer is a young adult novel retelling the famous Greek Mythology romance of Hades and Persephone. What if you were the missing piece in one of the most famous Greek Mythology Romances? Seven Seeds of Summer follows the story of a girl named Summer, a college art student who has grown up obsessed with Greek Mythology. She has spent most of her life completely in love with the darkest of all Gods: Hades. Summer returns home from her first semester to Point Judith, Rhode Island to find a mysterious figure on their family beach. The stranger comes to her with questions regarding a familiar myth: Persephone and Hades. The man tells her a version of the story Summer never knew and how she might just be the missing piece of the greatest mystery of Persephone and Hades. A trip to Greece leads to tragic twists, leaving Summer in the arms of the strange figure whom she had met in Point Judith. The strange man who claimed to be Hades himself. He takes her on a whirlwind through the busy streets of Athens, down to the lowest point of Greece where his lair awaits: The Underworld. Determined to find the truth about herself and her piece in the myth, Summer journeys with Hades in hopes of unlocking the secrets that await her in the Underworld. In the end, Summer must decide to follow her heart or follow the same footsteps of the mysterious woman in her past life, and in his

My Review:

I received this book from the publisher in exchange for a honest review

Seven Seeds of Summer was an excellent book, it had a great plot,suspense, and a great love story. What was great about it was that we had time to get to know Summer and see the relationship bloom from her and her mysterious man. When tragedy strikes in Greece we feel for Summer, I really felt bad for her and wanted things to be ok for her. Pretty much once we get to Greece the action and suspense kicks in, the mystery of Hades and Persephone that was set up was great, I thought it was going to go one way but it when another that when you go back to the beginning of the book makes sense. The one thing that was a minor complaint was that when we get to the climax of the book it feels too rushed, it was almost like we should have saved that part of the book for a sequel, Ms. Gadoury wrote a wonderful story, that when I got the book I started reading it and finished it the same day, it was that good. I look forward to more from Ms. Gadoury.

5 out of 5 stars

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