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Estelle: My Ex from Hell by Tellulah Darling

My Ex from Hell by Tellulah Darling ( web | tweet ) Book 1 in the Blooming Goodess series. Publication Date: April 1, 2013 Publisher: Te Da Media Pages: 272 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: greek mythology, boarding school, secrets Format read: ARC from NetGalley via Publisher (Thanks!) Summary: Sophie is just your normal teenager […]

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April 16, 2013 - 3:50 pm

Alexa Y. - Hercules has always been one of my favorite Disney films. I love Greek mythology because of it (most likely, anyway) and I enjoy the soundtrack of that film a LOT. (I’m still obsessed with Go the Distance). I even used to play the game on PS1!

Anyway. I read this book last weekend. It was pretty cute, even if I did think that the balance of contemporary and mythology could have been done better and a few things felt too rushed. My review’s coming up at some point, so there will be more detail on that there. I did like it enough to be entertained though 🙂

April 16, 2013 - 2:27 am

Maggie @ Young Adult Anonymous - Who put the glad in gladiator?? Love this review, Estelle.

April 14, 2013 - 6:11 am

VeganYANerds - And now I want to watch Hercules!

I really like the sound of Sophie and while I too don’t read too many non-contemps, I think this might be a book I’d like!

April 13, 2013 - 11:25 am

Estelle - I am way tempted to dig out my DVD and watch this. Zero to Heroooo.

April 13, 2013 - 11:25 am

Estelle - I’m going to have to check that out! I haven’t heard of it + there are never enough quirky characters to go around. 😉 Have a good weekend Kelly!

April 13, 2013 - 11:09 am

Kelly - I really enjoyed Sam Cruz’s Infallible Guide to Getting Girls, so I was pretty excited to see a new series from the same author. The things you liked about this – the quirky protagonist and great chemistry – are things I loved about SCIGtGG so hopefully I enjoy this one too!

April 13, 2013 - 10:39 am

Bookworm1858 - You’re not the only one-I love Hercules! It’s actually one of my favorite movies of all-time and my most favorite Disney film. I quote it all the time.