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Destined by Jessie Harrell


Title: Destined
Series: None
Author: Jessie Harrell
Theme: Greek Mythology, Romance
Rating: 5 Stars

Description

When Psyche receives a prophecy gone horribly wrong, she learns that even the most beautiful girl in Greece can have a hideous future. Her fate? Fall in love with the one creature even the gods fear.
As she feels herself slipping closer into the arms of the prophecy, Psyche must choose between the terrifyingly tender touch she feels almost powerless to resist and the one constant she's come to expect out of life: you cannot escape what is destined.

What I Thought

Amazing!! This is the first ever book I've read about Greek mythology! I've seen other books around like The Goddess Test, but I think Mythology in general never really interested me. My Kindle recommended this book to me because of all the other Indie Books i'd been buying at that time. I just bought it without even reading the synopsis...then i just started reading! After about 2 pages, I figured out the theme real quick, but i didn't shy away and I'm so glad i didn't!

This book was actually beyond amazing! It really blew me away especially considering my lack of passion for the subject matter. The story really struck a cord with my emotions! At times, i was sad, happy amused, dewildered, annoyed and even jealous! The characters that you are supposed to hate, I hated and the ones you are supposed to love, I loved them! The character's overall are were great and well developed. The one thing I really learned in this book is to never under estimate a scorn woman's wrath! HEHE... You should really read it!

Favorite Scene

Pysche's first moments exploring her new home!

Favorite Quote

"Good Heavens, Psyche! How'd a pigeon get in here?" - What can i say...it was funny! lol!


More about the Author: By day, I'm an appellate lawyer. By night, I'm a wife, mother of two, and author/lover of all things Greek mythology. I'm a native Floridian, frustrated world traveler, unrepentant dreamer, lover of acoustic music and not-so-closet geek. Destined, being released November 17, 2011, is my first novel. Stay tuned for Beneath the Surface, co-written with the amazing Nikki Katz. Read more about Jessie Harrell.

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2012

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March 22, 2012 at 9:08 AM

awww... I'm so glad you enjoyed the story!! Maybe you'll be the next lover of all things Greek mythology. :)

March 22, 2012 at 2:05 PM

Yay thanks for the comment! I definitely loved it! :) cant wait for for another book by you!

March 22, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Great review of a great book!

March 22, 2012 at 3:50 PM

Awesome review! Thanks for sharing this book. :)

March 22, 2012 at 5:09 PM

I'm glad you took a chance on Jessie's book. It's always nice to be pleasantly surprised.

March 22, 2012 at 6:27 PM

I really enjoyed Destined too! :) Great review.

March 22, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Love me some Greek Mythology. :) I adored the pigeon line too!

March 23, 2012 at 4:08 AM

:) Thanks for all the comments! Im glad you all enjoyed the book too! :D

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