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Persephone is sort of a prisoner in her own life because while she tries to blend in with humans, she can’t form any real connections with them. I loved the way Ms. She has supposedly lived for centuries and yet she still cries at the drop of a hat; still flustered by a cute boy; still doesn’t question why her mother won’t answer some basic questions. I disliked how she was portrayed in this book.

I know its a YA novel but I feel like she would be more self-possessed by now. Trapped in the realm of the dead, Persephone plans to return to the land of the living. This was incredibly disappointing. That’s exactly what I said hammonr I found out about this book. Persephone is obnoxiously immature for being years old.

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Asphodel (The Underworld Trilogy, #1) by Lauren Hammond (2 star ratings)

Or should I say dark intrigue? The nymphs who try to warn her are like, “Hey that flower isn’t supposed to be there, you should stay away. So when I picked up this book I knew I love it. asphodek

Ripped out of the underworld by Zeus, Persephone must find a pomegranate to return to the realm of the dead and to her beloved. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. It’s like your there expierienceing and feeling everything the charachters do and feel.

Beverly Diehl January 6, at 3: I swear I am Lauren Hammond’s 1 fan! With also more YA cliches. Overall, I loved it! And with the unique twist on the story, I fell in love with it. I’d found you through blog hop on Thurs, but I guess I forgot to leave my comment, oops. Come to think of it, none of the characters had substance.

Asphodel (The Underworld Trilogy, #1)

I tried to like it, I love Persephone and Hades and mythology retellings. It was a complete struggle to read and nearly impossible to enjoy.

The love story is unbelievable and completely unlikable. You knew I would eventually. Asphodel is the start of trilogy that I know I will come quickly addicted to!

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On their whole hiding thing: It always intrigues me to no end. Not that I believe she would even know what that means. Catherine, yes mythology is a hot topic right now. As you can guess, we were asphodep hanging at the end of this book.

Take a look how Athena appeared in the book: Little did I know that my excitement would be short lived. Want to Read saving….

Everyone I’ve ever known has always just eaten the seeds; in fact, I don’t think you actually can bite into the skin of the pomegranate because it’s pretty thick.

So when I found this book i was both a happy and a bit worried. I wasn’t really interested in anything, apart from some parts during Persephone’s time in the Underworld, and the ending, the very ending.

I thought the premise was interesting, but that’s about it. The Underworld Trilogy 1.

Dec 18, Melissa rated it did not like it Shelves: