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“A fun chocolately filled book which delighted me. Mythology retellings are one of the few things that I really like. I was happy to see that this was very original and a fun way to tell a story. The Isis myth is one that I don’t get to see much as most of the retellings these days are from the...”
“A fun chocolately filled book which delighted me. Mythology retellings are one of the few things that I really like. I was happy to see that this was very original and a fun way to tell a story. The Isis myth is one that I don’t get to see much as most of the retellings these days are from the Greek pantheon, not the Egyptian pantheon.
What I like is that Isadora seems like your typical teenager who is having parent issues and sometimes we don’t feel like we fit in. In Isadora’s case having a mother who is a goddess is suffocating for her. I mean Isis is one of these woman in mythology who is very powerful and successful in getting her own way. Isadora’s mother is someone who wants her daughter to be happy, but has a gift for making Isadora feel like she’s only around for her mother’s will. I think a lot of us feel like our parents don’t understand us or what we are going through. Isadora’s dreams warn of danger. Yet her mother decides to ship her off to her brother Sirius’s place.
Things get mighty interesting for Isadora when she decides to spend time in California with her brother Sirius. Sirius has been keeping his life a secret from the rest of his family. I felt that Sirius and his wife were just what Isadora needed. Isadora finds that going to a new place is good for her to grow as an individual. Isadora makes some friends. Having friends is one of the things that Isadora needs to grow. Tyler and Ry aka Orion really have fun and let Isadora into their circle. Isadora finds that she enjoys their company.
Plus the romance that happens between Orion and Isadora really was interesting as Isadora fears that being in love with someone will only lead to hurt and pain later on. Yet Orion tries to make her see that love is one of the greatest feelings a person can have. I think Orion sees things much differently as he feels very different towards being in love. As Isadora and Orion start to see each other they begin to have feelings. Feelings that are wonderful to experience for the first time. I thought that this relationship was really sweet and fun to read.
As the book progressed I felt like the last part of this story really had a lot of fun twists and gave us some really wonderful mother/daughter moments that were just really nice to see as Isadora and Isis always seem to be butting heads, but come together as a family. Family is important and a wonderful thing to have. Sometimes we need to almost lose it, to appreciate it.
I really enjoyed this book.”
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