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Mythological Mondays (4)

Mythological Mondays is a weekly meme hosted by It is used to highlight all things myth related.

I thought rather long and hard about something myth related to post on this week. I didn't want to repost a review or highlight an already over played book. So, I went to my bookshelf, pulled out a book, and started reading covers to see which ones had mythology undertones. This is what I found:


This book will hit the shelves in August (2011), but it's already receiving a lot of attention in the blogosphere. Rightfully so. Doesn't the cover look amazing? LOVE all that red hair. Not sure what this book is about? Check out the synopsis:

Wondering where the mythology element is? Me too! Ok, I THINK those three girls mentioned that choose who will face the consequences for their actions... I think they are supposed to be something like the Fates. Call me crazy, but I think that's where things are headed with this one. Luckily, I have an ARC sitting on my shelf so I can actually read and find out before August!
Okay, kiddos. That's all I got for this week. If you read this one before me, let me know if my assumptions were accurate!

It’s winter break in Ascension, Maine. The snow is falling and everything looks pristine and peaceful. But not all is as it seems...

Between cozy traditions and parties with her friends, Emily loves the holidays. And this year’s even better--the guy she’s been into for months is finally noticing her. But Em knows if she starts things with him, there’s no turning back. Because his girlfriend is Em’s best friend.

On the other side of town, Chase is having problems of his own. The stress of his home life is starting to take its toll, and his social life is unraveling. But that’s nothing compared to what’s really haunting him. Chase has done something cruel...something the perfect guy he pretends to be would never do. And it’s only a matter of time before he’s exposed.

In Ascension, mistakes can be deadly. And three girls—three beautiful, mysterious girls—are here to choose who will pay.

Em and Chase have been chosen.


  1. You know, when I heard about this one, I thought those three girls were the Fates, too! First thing that popped into my head. I ran and added it to Goodreads that day. Will watch out for more info from you on it (esp. on whether or not it's any good).

    I've done that before, too! Eyed up my bookshelf looking for something to meme. Go us! :)


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