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Goddess Interrupted (Goddess Test #2)

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Kate Winters has won immortality. But if she wants a life with Henry in the Underworld, she'll have to fight for it.

Becoming immortal wasn't supposed to be the easy part. Though Kate is about to be crowned Queen of the Underworld, she's as isolated as ever. And despite her growing love for Henry, ruler of the Underworld, he's becoming ever more distant and secretive. Then,
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Paperback, 305 pages
Published March 27th 2012 by Harlequin Teen
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Kat Kennedy
I requested Goddess Interrupted as I'd seen potential, amidst the frustration, in The Goddess Test. I thought that, given time, hard work and thoughtful application to her prose, Carter might be a good author one day.

Unfortunately, that didn't quite happen here and part of me understands why. A lot of the reviews for The Goddess Test focus on:

GAH! The mythology! WHAT HAVE YOU DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

and

A VIRGIN!? A VIRGIN!? ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!


A VIRGIN. I
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Diane ϟ [ Lestrange ]
May 29, 2011 Diane ϟ [ Lestrange ] marked it as to-read
Shelves: arc-galley
not yet read the Goddess Test,
and I might not but heres the book cover anyway:


http://novelnovice.files.wordpress.co...

quiet alluring isn't it? lol
Soumi
Before reading I was about to congratulate Hades and Kate, our newly married couple, and about to welcome Kate to underworld
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After reading
There are many series came out in last few years on mythology, and most of them were adapted from Persephone Myth. Among them all I think,The Goddess Test was one of the best series, better than another adaption Abandon
Goddess Interrupted took place exactly after six months where The Goddess Test ended. The book started with Kate’s return to Henry, ready to acc
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Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
Gaaaahhhh! The first one was brilliant, now i'm dying for the next one!!!!!

mar 27
Lauren Suero
Seeing as I just finished the book, I'm going to need time and a bottle of vodka in order to process that ending. Epic cliffhanger to rival Holly Black's 'White Cat'.

Why yes, it did take me a while to process this book.. in a good way, of course. Mostly because I really wanted to save a review until I had the chance to read 'The Goddess Hunt' (the novella before this book).

I hold a soft spot in my heart for this series. It was one of the first books I publicly reviewed (The Goddess Test) and I l
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Nemo (the Moonlight Library)
See this review and more on The Moonlight Library!

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No, seriously. The hell? Was this fanfiction? Fanfiction of a novel which is a modern-day retelling of a Greek myth?

Where was Awesome!Kate? I looked through the ENTIRE book for her. Where was the mouthy, sassy, confident young woman of the first book and novella? Where was the verbal slapdowns? Where was her sure-footed consistency in knowing she was doing the right thing, even if the other gods didn’t believe she was? Where was my feisty girl?

In
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Jess
Jul 20, 2011 Jess marked it as to-read
Shelves: books-i-own, ya
The cover is gorgeous. The Goddess Test was wonderful, I want this so bad!!
~Tina~
Cronus has awoken. Calliope wants revenge. Henry is in danger and Kate Winters has to track one soul out of a billion down in the Underworld, a soul she fears she will never live up to, and ask for her help.
Persephone.

Wow! This was one hell of a sequel!!
While the first book, Goddess Test, was structured around the possible relationship between Henry and Kate, Goddess Interrupted takes things up a notch. An old evil awakens, a plot for revenge thickens and the seeds of doubt is weaved throughout
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Kelly
I read Aimée Carter’s The Goddess Test last year and was disappointed in it, but saw enough potential in Carter that I was curious about the sequel, Goddess Interrupted. As it turns out, it’s better than The Goddess Test in one major way, but has problems of its own. Overall, they come out about equal and I’m giving them the same star rating.

The biggest problem with The Goddess Test was its bowdlerization of the Greek gods. Carter had rendered the gods nearly unrecognizable by making them believ
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Taneika (Flipping Through The Pages...)
More of my reviews can be found at Flipping Through the Pages!

WARNING: DO NOT READ THIS IF YOU ARE FEELING A SENSE OF LOSS, ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT "WHO YOU ARE" OR IF YOU ARE SIMPLY EMOTIONALLY UNSTABLE. IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS, PUT OFF READING THIS AS IT MAY RESULT IN BOUTS OF CRYING THAT LAST FOR CHAPTERS ON END.

I enjoyed but didn't love The Goddess Test and judging by some reviews of this installment, those who loved the first installment, weren't huge fans of this o
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Michelle
Posted on Book Chelle.

I read Aimee Carter’s The Goddess Test last year in a few hours. Afterwards, I proceeded to read it a couple more times. Carter spoke to me through the Kate’s voice. I fell in love with the retelling and reinvention of who Henry represented, and all the emotions felt through Kate. Goddess Interrupted was a great follow-up. I laughed, I cried, and most importantly, I loved.

After a six-month vacation in Greece, Kate finally comes home to Henry. But instead of a great welcome
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Christina (Reading Thru The Night)
Oh why oh why do I do this to myself? I read and reviewed The Goddess Test last year and was ultimately meh about the whole experience. There were just so many things I couldn't buy into. Quite frankly, a whole town created for this ONE girl (yeah, yeah, yeah I get that she was the last girl to get tested for Queen of the Underworld but STILL!)? Not to mention all of the gods and goddess running around in these constructed roles. Nope, couldn't fall hopeless in love with it even though I wanted ...more
Giselle at Book Nerd Canada
The book was provided by the publisher Harlequin through NetGalley for an honest review with no compensation provided.

Kate is now married to Henry, as husband and wife, he fantasizes about their married life and that she’ll be happy forever. Little does she know that’s not the case. The book opens up with a ceremony to announce she is queen of the underworld. Until a surprise attack led by Cronus, King of the Titans and some of the Gods themselves get attacked. This is only the first plan out of
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Zoë (readbyzoe)
3.5/5
This book moved so slowly and I felt like nothing really happened even obviously though things did. The climax of the story seemed to be dead in the center of the book and it wasn't even that climactic. If anything, the last page was the most interesting of the entire book. I feel like this book was a step down from The Goddess Test because any love that I had for any of the characters just disappeared. I really didn't care what happened to them in the end and that saddens me. Kate was so a
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Anne
I may be rating this higher than I would have if I hadn't just read (and disliked) Underworld a week or so ago. Out of the two of these books, Goddess Interrupted is definitely better...in my opinion. Just thought I'd pass on that little nugget of information.

I've been desperately hoping that someone would come up with an awesome new take on the Hades/Persephone myth, which explains why I've been blowing through everything I can find that's even slightly related to their story. This series, unfo
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Lacey
First Thoughts:

From the front cover to the summary at the back I was already in love with this book. The cover itself is so gorgeous and beckons the reader to it and once I started this book (with much excitement) I never wanted to put it down. This book was so much more than I could have asked for; with all the conflicts and emotions this book about drained me by the end. And the end…well that’s not something I’m going to reveal but it was definitely a huge cliffhanger but so worth it!

I went in
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Debbie (at) I Heart YA Books
Goddess Interrupted was totally awesome. Well Done, Aimee Carter. WELL DONE! Aimee Carter turned her pen into a mighty sword and wrote a fantastic sequel novel for the Goddess Test series. Carter definitely stirred up my emotions. I wanted to crawl into this novel and knock the Hades out of Henry (I couldn't resist) I thought Aimee Carter had me steaming hot in the Goddess Test with Henry, but this time she had me boiling hot with him, and the cliffhanger ending is driving me crazy. Oh I wish I ...more
Donna {Book Passion for Life}
"If I were a better man, I would be able to show you the love and affection you deserve. As I am not, I can only offer you what I'm capable of giving. But I assure you, just because I do not show it, doesn't mean I do not feel it.”

Last year Aimee Carter left me astounded when I read her debut novel The Goddess Test and now Goddess Interrupted is here and she has done it yet again. Goddess Interrupted is a captivating, intriguing and magical read – one that I managed to devour in 24 hours and I’m
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Pam van Hylckama Vlieg
Miss @aimee_carter WHAT KIND OF ENDING WAS THAT!? Love this series. Full review closer to release date.
Circe
1.5/5

No sé porqué antes no me di cuenta de que Kate era tan insoportable.


A decir verdad... Tengo un pequeño problema con esta trilogía, una vez que inicio un libro no puedo parar de leerlo, me pasó con el primer libro y ahora con este igual.

El trama inicia cuando Kate vuelve con James de sus seis meses de viaje alejada de Henry, a decir verdad me gustó cómo pasaba todo rápido, todo fue directo al grano y no hubo relleno en el libro, además de que se explican más sobre los mitos -cosa que me gu
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Ezmirelda
Read full review on my blog P A R A F A N T A S Y

I'm not going to lie--for the majority of the time I was reading this book I was angry. Really angry. Not angry as in I didn't like it, but angry as in "How could [insert character] do that to [insert character]?" But if a book managed to make me feel so angry that I wanted to rip a character's head off then that's because I was involved in it enough to do so. Which means despite all the things that happened in Goddess Intterrupted and how predic
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Mundie Moms & Mundie Kids
Twists, drama, betrayal, a little bit of romance and a touch of the unknown are what fans of Aimee Carter's Goddess Test series can except to find in her sequel, Goddess Interrupted. I couldn't wait to jump back into this series. I wasn't sure what to to except with this sequel, as I had a lot of unanswered questions after reading the first book in this series, and I definitely received a few answers I wanted and then some. What Aimee did with her storyline completely took me by surprised. I was ...more
Elizabeth Drake
This review can also be found on Reading Between Classes

Cover Impressions: The cover is quite beautiful and matches well with the previous one in the series. I like the styling of the model in a simple dress and headband with natural wavy hair. Although a small part of me does wish it showed some reflection of the opulence of the Underworld palace.

The Gist: After winning both her immortality and a seat as the Queen of the Underworld, Kate Winters must now fight to win the heart of her King and
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Cyna
Confession time: there are parts of parts of this book that I liked. And no, that wasn't a typo, I really mean "parts of parts", because it's difficult to get behind any one aspect of this novel completely. But I felt like there was an attempt, at least, to acknowledge, and even address a few of the problematic issues, and that's more than can be said for most YAPR books. Furthermore, I was thoroughly impressed by the fact that characters in this book actually had arcs.

I know, how revolutionary,
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Jenny
Meh. I didn't like it much. Here's why:

Kate in this book is: insecure, codependent, maudlin, petulant, jealous, desperate, idiotic.

These things are fine with me - in small doses at low moments of inner struggle or whatever. We all have our times of self-doubt and insecurity and we all let it make us a little bit crazy once in a while. It could have provided some decent character depth to have a heroine who went through some heart-wrenching moments of self-doubt. But this "I'm not good enough" ra
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Melissa
Please please please be great because I loved your first one, but so many times the sequel falls short. Please please please be great.

So it was. I loved it...again a great book. Again the beginning wasn't great as I remember the beginning of the first lacking, but once this author gets going, she really hooks me in. Chic lit with all the emotions...jealous, anger, guilt, regret, joy, closeness, rejection and so many more. I was bawling toward the end. Main touched such true emotion. Great writin
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Marie
Ohemgee! How amazing was this book?
And that ending- what was that!?
It wasn't as predictable as I thought.
I feel sorry for James, and Ava I know she would never have done what calliope claims. She's even loyal and a good friend. A friend that any girl hopes to have.
Despite all I really shockingly Like Pespherone, I think she'll be a good big sis.
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Violante
Spoilers, muchos spoilers

Y acá tenemos a Kate en escena nuevamente, que de alguna extraña y mágica forma no ha muerto durante estos seis meses sin Henry. OH. MI. DIOS. La pobrecita está llena de emoción y alegría porque por fin va reencontrarse con su amor. Pero ¡oh no!, Henry no parece muy entusiasmado con ella. Ni siquiera la ha besado, ¿qué vamos hacer ahora? Lo que haría cualquier chica; llorar, hacer berrinches, arriesgar la vida de todo el mundo, hacer escenitas de celos...

Es tan gracioso
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Jenny
Rating: 3.5/5

A bit darker and fraught with more emotional intensity than its predecessor, Goddess Interrupted takes us beneath the surface both literally and figuratively as Kate descends to the Underworld after her absence over the summer and finds the progress she made with Henry before her departure lost behind his reinforced defensive shields. The tenuous thread of hope she mustered after he saved her life in the previous book quickly frays, the stark realization that she’s in a relationship
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Aimée Carter was born and raised in Michigan, where she currently resides. Her first novel for young adults, THE GODDESS TEST, will be published by Harlequin Teen on April 19th, 2011. The sequel, GODDESS INTERRUPTED, will follow in January 2012.

Find her on Twitter at @aimee_carter.
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