Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Hermes the Olympian” as Want to Read:
Hermes the Olympian
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Hermes the Olympian

3.31  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Long before words could be written, the stories of the brave Olympians were songs sung and poems told at special gatherings and on feast days. The best of these tales always seemed to include the deeds of our faithful messenger Hermes but somehow he never seemed to get the glory or the credit for it, even when he saved the day. This is a tale of toil, tragedy and temptatio ...more
Paperback, 424 pages
Published by Createspace (first published December 11th 2011)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Hermes the Olympian, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Hermes the Olympian

Community Reviews

(showing 1-46)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Sarah Briggs
Jun 05, 2013 Sarah Briggs rated it really liked it
(This review may contain spoilers).

I wavered a lot while reading this book. On the one hand, the storyline was interesting and took new and creative turns. On the other... there were an awful lot of errors in the book that kept throwing me out of the story.

I liked the take on the Olympians and the elements of science fiction in the story. This wasn't a book that could fit neatly into a genre - it seemed to touch on all of them. I did like the first person POV, but I kind of thought that Hermes'
...more
Cindy Borgne
Dec 25, 2011 Cindy Borgne rated it it was amazing
Even before his birth, Hermes can read minds and spirit travel to the astral plane. Here he is attacked by Hades, who tricks him into making a huge mistake that sets off a chain reaction which affects our chance for an afterlife.

Hermes' main quest is to make amends for that big mistake, but despite this daunting task, throughout the story he is sent on one mission after another by his father. Zeus uses the ever capable Hermes to tackle threats to his rule of Olympus, mainly from Hades and the G
...more
BookeWyrm
BookeWyrm rated it liked it
Jul 05, 2014
Jaseena AL
Jaseena AL rated it liked it
Jun 30, 2015
Rebecca
Rebecca rated it liked it
Jun 01, 2014
Dot
Dot rated it it was ok
Jun 05, 2014
Elizabeth Raabe
Elizabeth Raabe rated it it was amazing
May 07, 2014
Susanna
Susanna rated it liked it
May 21, 2014
Jerry Humphrey
Jerry Humphrey rated it it was ok
May 18, 2014
Jon
Jon rated it liked it
Oct 26, 2015
Lorrie Widener
Lorrie Widener rated it liked it
Mar 04, 2012
Spike
Spike rated it did not like it
May 15, 2016
neonta sparks
neonta sparks rated it really liked it
Dec 27, 2014
Viorel Dan
Viorel Dan rated it it was amazing
Aug 06, 2013
Michael Offutt
Michael Offutt rated it really liked it
Dec 23, 2011
Chrystalla
Chrystalla marked it as to-read
Dec 25, 2011
Sarah
Sarah added it
Jan 18, 2012
Em
Em added it
Feb 09, 2012
Carol
Carol added it
Feb 23, 2012
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
Feb 16, 2012
Kimberly
Kimberly marked it as to-read
Apr 01, 2012
Lee
Lee marked it as to-read
Apr 12, 2012
Cheryl
Cheryl marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2012
Brian Deegan
Brian Deegan marked it as to-read
May 02, 2012
Amber
Amber marked it as to-read
May 19, 2012
Becca
Becca marked it as to-read
Jun 01, 2012
Kelly
Kelly marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2012
Jeff Hargett
Jeff Hargett marked it as to-read
Aug 19, 2012
Jessica
Jessica marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2012
Kimi
Kimi added it
Jan 27, 2013
Juna Cabeguin
Juna Cabeguin marked it as to-read
Jan 14, 2013
Jessica
Jessica marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2013
Tema
Tema marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2013
Tabitha Diane
Tabitha Diane marked it as to-read
Mar 06, 2013
Jenn
Jenn marked it as to-read
Apr 15, 2013
Daniela
Daniela marked it as to-read
May 01, 2013
Steph
Steph marked it as to-read
May 06, 2013
Andrea
Andrea marked it as to-read
May 06, 2013
Christine
Christine marked it as to-read
May 30, 2013
Lauren Fenato
Lauren Fenato marked it as to-read
Jun 01, 2013
Phil
Phil marked it as to-read
Jun 08, 2013
Kira
Kira marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2013
Alyssa
Alyssa marked it as to-read
Jun 23, 2013
Anele1202
Anele1202 marked it as to-read
Jul 02, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book