Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Sirenz (Sirenz, #1)” as Want to Read:
Sirenz (Sirenz, #1)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Sirenz (Sirenz #1)

3.5  ·  Rating Details ·  403 Ratings  ·  90 Reviews
Bickering frenemies Meg and Shar are doing some serious damage at a midnight sample sale when the fashionistas find themselves arguing over a pair of shoes-with fatal consequences. One innocent bystander later, the girls are suddenly at the mercy of Hades, Lord of the Underworld himself. To make them atone for what they've done, Hades forces the teens to become special-ass ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published June 8th 2011 by Flux
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 Sirenz, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Sirenz

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Dec 08, 2010 Katie rated it really liked it
Shelves: mythology, paranormal
I legitimately loved this book. I had no idea it would be so funny or cute. It's a perfect mixture of chicklit and fantasy, with lots of sarcasm and naughty deities thrown in for good measure - The Devil Wears Prada meets Homer.

Shar and Meg are frenemies of the best kind - the kind that actually like each other underneath all the irritation. Their interraction had to be my favorite part of the book. I loved watching them snap at each other and eventually support one another as they go through t
Dec 01, 2011 Heather rated it really liked it
Well after almost six months of sitting on my shelf, I finally got around to reading this novel. It wasn't one I couldn't put down, not a thriller where I had to find out what happened, but it was entertaining. I love pretty much anything that has to do with Greek mythology, funny, realistic, tragic or farce. I'm up for it! So you give me two shopping girls and Hades and I'm really going to want to read it!

First, the characters. Shar is the pink loving, fashionista who all the boys look at and w
Brooke Johnson
Oct 31, 2011 Brooke Johnson rated it really liked it
Sirenz is a fun story about Shar and Meg, two completely different girls brought together as roommates for school. In an attempt to form a friendship, pink-loving Shar offers to take Meg shopping at an after-Christmas sample sale, insisting she find something that’s not black, but she doesn’t expect a pair of Vivienne Westwood red patent leather heels. One thing leads to another, and the fighting girls accidentally push a boy into the path of a speeding subway train. Cue Hades.

This novel brings
Dec 06, 2010 AtenRa rated it really liked it

Sirenz was such a fun book! One you could easily read in one sitting and enjoy the hell out of.

After a deal with a very attractive Hades, Meg and Shar gain the abilities of the Sirens, greek mythological creatures who are said to lure sailors with their enchanting music to shipwreck. Meg has the ability to enchant someone with her voice and make them do anything she pleases and Shar with her stare. They have to use these powers to enchant an eccentric fashion mogul and lead him to a portal
Kristi-The Book Faery
Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman, Best friends in real life got together and wrote a hilarious story about two roommates that couldn't be more different than cats and dogs---and they fight just like them, too! There are few books I've read that have had me laughing out loud like Sirenz did but in turn, the story has a dark side that kept me turning pages to see just what would happen to this unlikely pair next!

While Meg and Shar are fighting over a pair of Red Shoes, the unthinkable happens
May 12, 2011 Sara rated it it was amazing
Sirenz by Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman stars Meg and Shar, roommates who couldn't be anymore different. The two put up with each other but are not friends. They meet up over Christmas vacation to go shopping and have a horrible fight over a pair of shoes that ends up with one of them accidentally pushing a boy in front of a subway. A man then shows up and claims to be Hades. He offers the two a chance to get out of trouble if they will work for him as sirens and lure a man to the underwo ...more
Jan 01, 2012 Haley rated it really liked it

Char and Meg are roommates, and have been since the fall. Now it’s winter break and Char wants to go to a sale, so she drags Meg along. Char a fashion and pink obsessed girl. Meg is Goth. They end up fighting over a pair of red shoes at a subway station, accidentally pushing a guy into front of the train, and killing him. Hades appears and makes a deal with them. He will fix this if they become his new Sirens. He convinces them, but they really should have read the fine print. Now they have to l
Jun 14, 2012 Sabrina rated it it was amazing
What can say except Oh my Gods! Sexy crazy Gods and Goddess and two high school girls caught up in their games. I loved this book.

Meg and Shar are room mates at an advanced high school and they are total opposites. On Christmas break they deicide to go shopping and try to find common ground to build a friendship on. While shopping they end up getting into a fight over some red high heels and killing a guy. In comes Hades to fix this like it never happened by making them Sirens. They have to get
Paranormal Reads
Jun 14, 2012 Paranormal Reads rated it it was amazing
Sirenz by Charlotte Bennardo & Natalie Zaman

What can say except Oh my Gods! Sexy crazy Gods and Goddess and two high school girls caught up in their games. I loved this book.

Meg and Shar are room mates at an advanced high school and they are total opposites. On Christmas break they decide to go shopping and try to find common ground to build a friendship on. While shopping they end up getting into a fight over some red high heels and killing a guy. In comes Hades to fix this like it never h
Feb 17, 2011 Kai rated it really liked it
Original review posted at Amaterasu Reads

Meg and Shar are frenemies. The bickering, I'm prettier than you type. Why not when they're like the opposite ends of the teenage spectrum? Shar is the perky, cheerleader looking type, blonde and likes all the sparkly things in the world, while Meg likes everything black, a style that clashes with Shar. When Shar asked Meg to go shopping, they thought everything will be okay, until they found a guy who they both like, and a pair of shoes they'd kill for
Book Twirps
Nov 23, 2011 Book Twirps rated it really liked it
Shar & Meg couldn't be more different. Shar is all about designer brands while Meg is more vintage. Shar is pretty and hip while Meg is more Goth. The two of them are roommates and bicker frequently, but Shar is bound and determined to at least exist on peaceful terms with Meg. They're stuck together for the duration of their time at school, and Shar isn't about to let a little bickering get between her and her dream school.

Over Christmas break, Shar invites Meg to attend a blowout sale at m
Mary (BookHounds)

This story about two private high school roommates, who are not really friends or enemies, Meg and Shar and is loosely based on the Greek mythology of Hades. When the girls do get together at a shoe sale, the worst happens when they fight over a pair of shoes and somehow shove a guy onto the subway tracks. As the Lord of the Underworld, Hades forces the girls into service as Sirens to bring a soul whose time is up to answer for their misdeed. The girls are given powers to help
Mary Ann Gacayan
“Be careful of your wishes and who you tell”, this quotation would be the main idea of the story of Sirenz.

Frenemies Meg and Shar are fighting over a pair of shoes when they find it in a midnight sample sale. But what they don’t expect is to get in a serious, dangerous consequence with an innocent bystander. After a second they were on the hands of Hades-the God of the underworld. To make them atone from what they done, Hades gave them a new part-time job on becoming a Sirens, luring to the Un
Aug 04, 2012 Girls*heart*Books rated it it was amazing
Shelves: blog-tours
When I was contacted about being a part of this blog tour, I have to say I was so very excited. I'd read the synopsis for the first book and it sounded like something I would love. I'm very interested in mythology and I love a book that can make me laugh. I am pleased to report that I adored both of these books.

The story is told from the points of view of the two main characters, Meg and Shar. These girls are convinced they could not be more different from one another and on the surface, that c
Jul 07, 2012 Erika rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2012
Title: Sirenz (Sirenz #1)
Author: Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman
Publisher: Flux
Number of Pages: 280
Date of Release: June 8th, 2011
Source: Author for Blog tour!
Summary From Goodreads:

Hades, the god of the underworld, forces bickering frenemies Meg and Shar to become special-assignment Sirens. Finding the delicate balance between their old and new responsibilities turns out to be harder than they expected, especially when an entire pantheon of Greek deities decides to get involved.

Rachel Marks
Jun 25, 2012 Rachel Marks rated it really liked it
Sirenz by Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman is a great quick read that every fashonista should own. It is a YA paranormal comedy that left me laughing out loud and wanting to go shopping. If you are looking for a great book to read while you lounging at the pool or the beach this summer, then this book is certainly it.

In Sirenz, Meg and Shar are not the best of friends. By a cruel twist of fate Meg and Shar find out that the Olympian Gods truly do exist and are now forced to work together as
Aug 13, 2011 Ashley rated it really liked it
When I first started Sirenz, it seemed like it would be an air-headed fluff novel all about shopping and clothes and the typical 'I hate my roommate!" plot line. I wasn't very into it, which disappointed me because I had read some really great things about Sirenz.

All that changed when a hot guy got sliced clean in half by the subway.

Now you're probably thinking--what the heck? Let me explain. This was the point in the novel when the big bad and totally sexy Hades, god of the Underworld, show
Reading Vacation
May 25, 2011 Reading Vacation rated it it was amazing
It’s all about the shoes. Or at least that is what Shar and Meg thought when they were fighting over a pair of red stilettos. Their fight leads to a terrible accident and a guy who claims to be Hades makes them a deal. They must act as sirens to lure a man to the underworld in less than two weeks. If they fail, the girls will serve Hades in the underworld for all of eternity. I burst out laughing when I read what their underworld job would be. I’m smiling just thinking about it now.

I love these
Ana Lucía
Jun 15, 2011 Ana Lucía rated it really liked it
Sirenz is a light story about two roommates with two different personalities. While they are shopping Meg and Shar end up facing a serious problem, and that is when they meet Hades, god of the Underworld.
Even when they thought their task would be easy to accomplish, while the story unfolds they realize there are going to be lot of obstacles and complications.

I had a little trouble getting into it at first, with the point of view changing every chapter from Meg to Shar and told from the first pe
Jun 02, 2012 ILoveBooks rated it really liked it
Shar and Meg are two very unlikely friends. Meg is very much a Goth while Shar is more sweetness and life. They fight all of the time, but try to get along for the most part. They are having a particularly bad fight when they push a guy in right in front of a subway train. Understandably, this doesn't go well and the girls find themselves in front of Hades. Hades is actually rather mild, but he does have one request. He will make them sirens and they must guide a man to the Underworld, a man Had ...more
Authors: Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman
Narrated: by Amanda C. Miller
Length: 5hrs and 31 mins
Published: 2011
I received this book from Audible via Audiobook Jukebox.

Sirenz is a cute tale of two girls that started of as frenemies and over time they become true friends. Meg and Shar are completely opposite. Meg is a Goth girl and Shar is a queen of fashion. The two are dorm mates and because of some crazy circumstances the two enter into an employment contract with the lord of the underworld
Aug 04, 2011 Darla rated it it was amazing
Sirenz is a pretty cute and funny book. Meg and Shar were completely different characters with next to nothing in common, but only one goal on their minds - finish the job Hades gave them in exchange for not going to prison while fighting over a pair of shoes.

Shar is a fashionista wearing too much pink, who is obsessed with shoes, and is used to getting her way with just a look. While Shar's looks get her everything, she has trouble holding a conversation.

Enter, Meg the anti-Shar. Meg loves
Mickey Reed
Jun 02, 2012 Mickey Reed rated it liked it
Shelves: author-review, 2012
I received this book from the authors. Here's my honest review:

This is a light, cute read. Meg and Shar are entertaining in their opposites attract friendship. And when they get into some trouble together, it gets even more amusing. In order to get out of said trouble, they have to make a deal with Hades. That's never good, right? Right. They encounter lots of craziness trying to pull off the deal they made. They have lots of rules to follow, or they suffer the consequences.

The humor in this bo
Tofu Fairy
Apr 05, 2012 Tofu Fairy rated it it was amazing
this was a really fun ride of a book...I actually was surprised I liked it as well as I did! it is a teen book...about two 17 year sex but plenty of steamy scenes to keep you interested...very unique storyline and it was written by two people together which I think is really cool. if you like supernatural stuffs you will most likely enjoy this book. its a friendship book not a romance novel. I read it in three days. highly recommend! my ONLY complaint is that the end came suddenly and ...more
Jan 18, 2012 Peggy rated it really liked it
great romp from Gucci to Tartarus and all kinds of places in between. Authors Bennardo and Zaman have had a rolicking good time and so will you as Meg and Shar, roommates at an exclusive school in NYC share an adventure that includes Hera, Demeter, Persephone, and Hades. Should appeal to readers who have moved on from the Clique series but who may or may not have read Percy Jackson. This is a good bridge book.
Jan 02, 2011 Tanya rated it it was amazing
Sirenz by Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman was a funny and light-hearted take on a couple different Greek myths.I enjoyed the back and forth banter between Meg and Shar as well as all of the mishaps and obstacles that were thrown their way.For anyone who is a fan of Greek mythology and Young Adult novels Sirenz is a must read.
Sort of a cross between the Devil Wears Prada and Percy Jackson. Fashionistas combined with Greek mythology. It's a ton of fun - love the smart-@ss humor! My book is filled with Post-it arrows pointing to my favorite quotes.
Jul 06, 2011 John rated it it was amazing
SO CUTE. I'm struggling. 4.5, I believe, but possibly a 5.0. I'm unsure. This book was wonderful, though. Great characters, amusing situations, fashion, and the Greek gods getting all flustered and batshit crazy. Definitely a book to pick up if you want something light and different.
Oct 12, 2011 Chelsea rated it really liked it
cute. im excited for the next one
Melissa Simmons
May 24, 2012 Melissa Simmons rated it it was amazing
This book was simply fantastic from start to finish! Funny, witty and well told! Diving right in to book 2! Full review to follow!
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Popular
  • OyMG
  • The Cupid War: All Love Is Warfare
  • Dark of the Moon
  • The Lipstick Laws
  • Rival
  • My Very UnFairy Tale Life (My Very UnFairy Tale Life, #1)
  • Sass & Serendipity
  • Here Lies Bridget
  • Witch Eyes (Witch Eyes, #1)
  • Tighter
  • Flyaway
  • The Year We Were Famous
  • Solid (Solid, #1)
  • Luminous
  • Angel Kiss
  • Don't Expect Magic (Magic, #1)
  • Frost (Stork, #2)
Until Hollywood calls, Charlotte lives in NJ with her husband, three children, two needy cats and sometimes a deranged squirrel. Evolution Revolution: Simple Machines is her first solo novel. She is also the co-author of Blonde Ops (St. Martin’s/Dunne) and the Sirenz series (Sirenz, Sirenz Back In Fashion, Flux), and one of 13 authors in the anthology, Beware the Little White Rabbit (Leap). She’s ...more
More about Charlotte Bennardo...

Other Books in the Series

Sirenz (3 books)
  • Back in Fashion (Sirenz, #2)
  • Untitled (Sirenz #3)

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »