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Pandora Gets Angry (Mythic Misadventures #5)

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Pandora and her friends are off to Persia to track the fifth evil: Rage. They have camels to help them cross the desert, but mysterious sandstorms and frightening strangers keep them from moving quickly. Luckily, help arrives in the form of a cute Persian boy who helps Pandy and her friends search for Persia's secret Garden of the Jin. In the garden, where genies hide thei ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens (first published 2011)
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Another terrific Pandora book. What makes this series so great is that it's just plain entertaining for kids, while at the same time making grown-ups happy that kids are reading such smart books. Underneath the banter and lighthearted adventure is a serious story about responsibility, love and bravery. But all of the dark edges are appropriate for tweens and teens and give the books the depth that make them more than just another silly (but fun) story. When you add in the history, mythology and ...more
Apr 07, 2011 Melodee rated it liked it
Recommends it for: anyone wanting an easy introduction to mythology
Recommended to Melodee by: library
This series has really grown on me. I was luke-warm to begin with, but over the series have really enjoyed the stories and am even a little disappointed that I have to wait now for the last couple of books to be written. They are a great way to introduce Mythology to people. I personally enjoy the accuracy and writting of Rick Riordan more, but for those who are not quite up to that level, this is a great spring-board. The main characters are teenagers, and as such, their, like, vocabulary, like ...more
Ana Perkins
Feb 01, 2014 Ana Perkins rated it it was amazing
This has to be my favorite in this amazing series even if you for some reason hate all the other Pandora books you need to at least read this one! I am a high school student and I had been reading the series and I almost stopped not because I thought it was a bad series which I do not because I thought maybe I should be spending my time reading more older books which thankfully I did not listen. Their are references to many classic tales that have nothing to do with Greek mythology and if you lo ...more
Feb 06, 2011 Joni rated it it was amazing
Fifth in the series and just as good as the prior four novels. Love that, as Pandora travels to different parts of the world, we learn about folklore in those countries. New characters and old merge together to make for exciting story! Even though this is a YA book, adults enjoy it too! Just released this month and I already cannot wait for the next in the series!!
Angela Liao
Jun 26, 2013 Angela Liao rated it really liked it
Shelves: 10th-grade
Pandora Gets Angry is a great book. The series usually focus on Greek gods, but this time it also include Persian religion. The setting of this wonderful book takes place in Persia and this time Pandora and her friends: Iole and Homer, need to capture the fifth evil: rage. The reason why Pandora’s other best friend, Alcie, isn’t with her is due to her being killed by Hera. Now Alcie is located in the underworld.
During the process of reading this book, I read about many different themes. One of
Apr 27, 2014 Samantha rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Greek Mythology fans, Pandora fans
Every time I start one of these, I feel so cheesy. But then I get used to it and I really do enjoy it. There are really funny parts. I loved the new characters in this book, especially Douban. I thought this book was very disturbing at times. It wasn't things I couldn't handle, it was just really surprising coming from a children's book. I'm just surprised that the characters are emotionally or mentally scarred for life.
Jan 24, 2016 Jessica rated it really liked it
Very well done. I really enjoyed the Persian dieties, the genies, and the interesting magics that were part of the "Rage" story. I also really hope that Pandora gets to see Dougan again in the future.
Aug 29, 2014 TheJennFind rated it really liked it






Katie Herring
Jul 15, 2015 Katie Herring rated it really liked it
Alright-- this got a little disturbing.

You know exactly what parts I'm talking about if you've read it!

Loved the Genie aspect-- which there was more variety-- but like with the Egyptians, it's not really about them, now is it?
May 31, 2016 Kathrynmercy rated it it was amazing
This book was so good that I finished it in one day
I luv
Oct 11, 2014 I luv rated it it was amazing
April Duclos
Feb 08, 2016 April Duclos rated it liked it
Not my favorite of the series so far but I did love the part with the Jinn's Garden. Pandora and her friends track "Rage" into Persia and meet up with old friends and new friends.

*Spoiler* Alcie also makes an appearance in the underworld and makes a wonderful come back!
Cayleigh Sorella
Apr 08, 2016 Cayleigh Sorella rated it it was amazing
Shelves: one-line
This books had me laughing and writhing in fear because of the mention of snakes, but other than that, it's amazing! Recommended to everyone, no matter if you like Greek mythology or not, this storyline and these characters are perfectly flawed and so human.
May 18, 2011 Allison rated it it was amazing
Shelves: adventure, mythology
I loved the part about the jinn and how Alcie came back and learned to control her fate, literally. I don't understand what happened to the cherry thing in the back of her back though... Loved the plot and characters, a great book in a line of great books!
Apr 03, 2011 Lydia marked it as to-read
Honestly, I'm a little surprised I'm still reading this series when my mom has already provided me with better stuff to read--but I just wanna find out what happens, and then I can rest in peace. =P
Spooky Mulder
Apr 28, 2011 Spooky Mulder rated it really liked it
It was the same overall plot, catching the evils, but the details and little scenes were very easy to picture and pretty clever. It was an easy book to get into and a quick and enjoyable read.
May 25, 2011 Kayla rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pandora
Enjoyed reading this book. I wish they would come out faster. It's been so long since the last book I forgot what was going on.... I started reading this book and was thinking, "Where's Alice?". lol
Mar 14, 2011 Brett rated it liked it
Shelves: juvenile-fantasy
Pandora & friends continue to travel about, collecting the evils she accidentally let out of her father's box. This book takes place mainly in Baghdad.
Michelle Grogan
Mar 04, 2011 Michelle Grogan rated it it was amazing
Amazing! So much to say, I am going to have to come back and finish my review. But I am loving watching these three girls grow and mature on their journey!!
Dec 23, 2011 Nandanie rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this! I guess two years of waiting does pay off! I highly resommend this book to greek myth lovers!!! Can't wait for the sixth! =)
Oct 20, 2013 Nehap rated it it was amazing
I love this book!! It is so fun, whenever I read the Pandora series, I always hope for more, and it is so cool... But my imagination just builds!
Aug 13, 2013 Anna rated it really liked it
I finally got this book and got to read it. Lovely. It was really good, I like how she portrays the Gods and Goddesses.
Sep 03, 2015 Sanju rated it really liked it
this book is awesome! I'm so happy that Alcie was still alive! But, it was kinda obvious. please do not spoil! thanx
lola Franco
Jan 28, 2014 lola Franco rated it really liked it
Shelves: tween
i still like the series, and she's keeping it interesting. still have 3 more vices to go....
Oct 24, 2013 PoojhaP rated it it was amazing
The book Pandora Gets Angry is by FAR the best book of the series!
Apr 07, 2011 Mary rated it liked it
Cute quick read. I like the zany dialogue.
Jul 14, 2013 Liliana is currently reading it
Why can't read it it does not say read now.?
Terri Pray
Aug 04, 2012 Terri Pray rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adult
Fast read and a decent addition to the series.
Jul 06, 2013 Tia rated it really liked it
See pandora 1 review.
Sep 24, 2011 Kelly rated it it was amazing
This book was great!
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Carolyn Hennesy, a Los Angeles native, has been in over 100 theatrical productions spanning the LA., regional and international theatre scenes. Having trained at American Conservatory Theatre and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London as well as earning a dramatic scholarship to the California State University at Northridge, she has played such distinguished houses as the Mark Taper Forum, Ariz ...more
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