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Also, pomegranates aren’t eaten like apples. In the end everything all falls apart. Which really a shame, because I loved the idea of it. Books by Lauren Hammond. And what he wants most, is her. The b uses words incorrectly and in the w Synopsis Hades is lonely and bored ruling the underworld.

She acts like such a child. Please check out my blog and follow back if you like it! Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. Previous to this, she had hated him for kidnapping her, but once she realized that he actually felt something for her beyond just seeing her as a prize, she immediately fell in love with him. I don’t really know what I think about this book. Lots of running, righting, and emotions flowing off the pages.

Is this really because I took her? Kelly Hashway January 7, at 9: Beverly Diehl January 6, at 3: I understand that typos happen and it does not detract from the story itself, but for me, it interrupted the flow of the story whenever I came across one.

Interesting take on the myth! 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. Her metaphors made me cringe the entire time and I read the entire book hoping that it will get better. Veronica Ika rated it it was ok Aug 27, I’m in my 20s and could never do this if I were 17 again let alone if I were Well, it was a great idea executed in a very poor way.


Feelin’ a little lonely even though he was next to her like 3 seconds ago? But Zeus has reduced every pomegranate tree in the world to ash. Brenda, good call on the passion.

I did have some problems with the writing. It’s such great stuff. Wow what a masochist am I?

Asphodel (The Underworld Trilogy, #1)

Nobody loves mythological re-tellings more than me: It was a complete struggle to read and nearly impossible to enjoy. It is a perennial dilemma- how to manage authority, and how to forge one’s own authority- no less than a perilous journey, which mythology articulates. This story not only requires suspension of disbelief fine, it’s a mythology story, that’s expected but also suspension of common sense and any thought processes whatsoever.

Asphodel was referring to a very beautiful flower that only grows in the Underworld. 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 laurenn.

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

But their dynamic isn’t what you’d expect. The compassion to his rage. However, having it take place in I don’t really know what I think about this book. It did nothing to draw me in, and the world wasn’t fully developed. But then, something unexpected happens.


I just started ‘Sunshine’. As you can guess, we were left hanging at the end of this book.

Good review and great post, Kelly. Just wanted to put that out there for anyone wanting to read this or has read this.

I’m just a tad superficial. She has two more novels in the works, as well as some film projects Aj rated it liked it Jan 30, You’re thousands of years old – figure it out! It seemed rushed, almost. But Zeus has reduced every pomegranate tree in the world to ash. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Apr 02, M. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It takes place in the 21st century! I only got to the part where Persephone finally asphdel into the book to explain Hades voice in her dream Instantly she can see her mom and where she is. His limbs were twisted and broken and blood oozed from every opening on the man’s face.

I am worried to read any other books by you.