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Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

Aphrodite the Beauty (Goddess Girls, 3)

General summary for the series see under Athena the Brain.In this installment (the third book of the series and the first which focuses on Aphrodite) we follow the adventures of Aphrodite, the pretty and stylish goddessgirl of love and beauty. Aphrodite gives Athena a makeover to make her more appealing to boys and gets jealous at the too-good outcome. Aphrodite learns the meaning of true beauty (Hephaestus) and hollow beauty (Ares) and in the end, friendship is the most beautiful thing.(...)

literary

YEAR: 2010

COUNTRY: United States of America


Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

Goddess Girls (Series, Book 26): Persephone the Grateful

This story focuses on Persephone, the goddess girl of plants and nature. While traveling with her friend (and love interest) Hades to the underworld, Persephone meets the naiad Minthe, the caretaker of the river Cocytus. Minthe is a beautiful, green-haired nymph and Persephone thinks she shows too much interest in Hades. Minthe overhears Persephone complaining about the smells coming out of the river and is offended. She then exhibits open resentment to Persephone and complains to Hades that she(...)

literary

YEAR: 2020

COUNTRY: United States of America


Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

Hestia the Invisible (Goddess Girls, 18)

In this installment, we meet Hestia, the goddess girl of the hearth. Hestia is extremely shy and tries to avoid speaking in class, for example. She even added hoods to her chitons so she can hide her face, calling this “her invisibility strategy” (p. 23). Hestia is extremely private. At school, “keeping her hooded head down and avoiding eye contact with anyone, she managed to ward off conversation.” (p. 29). The humans on earth have a contest to find an “MOA st(...)

literary

YEAR: 2015

COUNTRY: United States of America


Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams

Pandora the Curious (Goddess Girls, 9)

General summary for the series see under Athena the Brain.In this installment, we follow Pandora, one of the few mortal pupils, and the girl with the greatest curiosity in the school “But what was wrong with being curious? Nothing, in her opinion!” (p. 4). Pandora takes an interest in the new Titan boy Epimetheus, and especially the box he carries with him. “Pandora had her eyes glued to that box. She just had to know what was in it!” (p. 10). Pandora gets a hold of the b(...)

literary

YEAR: 2012

COUNTRY: United States of America