So she was wrong about some things. So her carefully planned assault on Olympus left her team beaten and scattered and possibly dead. So they have to fight the Fates themselves, who, it turns out, are the source of the gods’ illness. And sure, Athena is stuck in the underwo ...more
Those of us who’ve been waiting for Ungodly with bated breath knew right from the start that this would not be a lighthearted conclusion. Greek gods come and do as they please and they tend to leave nothing but blood in their wake. So when you put those gods in the hands of someone like Kendare Blake, an author known for her talent in writing blood and gore, a bloody battle is pretty much what you’re going to get.
Our heroes, separated in battle, find themselves in three different places, fight ...more
I was super excited to find out how this trilogy ended and was hoping for some sort of reveal or big twist... Which didn't happen. There was too much dialogue and planning for something that was supposed to be an epic long battle at the end. I was sadly mistaken. I wanted something more from the plot. Maybe a twist or two that would help.
There was a lot of running around with false leads, trying to find out ...more
My quick and simple overall: fun and intriguing series.
Alright, something I need to rant about. Achilles is the bad guy? NOOOOOOO!!!! *screams* I acknowledge that Achilles is a proud, stubborn asshole, but goddamnit Song of Achilles really endeared me to him. I cannot stand that he is the antagonist. And he didn't even turn back to the good sid ...more
(1) I really don't like how Athena reacts to the crisis of (view spoiler)[her boyfriend Odysseus getting stabbed (hide spoiler)], I mean it's sad I know, but must you abandon your allies right after this thing happens!?
(2) I like how Cassandra develops through the story and I also like she isn't a character with a lily-white consciousness, (view spoiler)[I am sad that she accidentally killed Calypso (poor her) in rage, but at least she faces the consequences of her action and admits he ...more
I'm going to miss reading about these characters. Blake dos an awesome job with putting a modern day spin on the Greek gods and their problems.
This series is much better than her Three Dark Crowns. If you're trying to decide between the two, I would definitely recommend this ones we the other.
I always feel a bitter-sweet sensation in ending a beloved book series, and this time is no exception. I had grew fond of these characters, I knew that, but I hadn't figured out that it would have been so sad to let them go after this last act.
I am really satisfied with this last book. Each piece has fallen into the place that belonged to it till the beginning, and even though this result was possible only after so much despair and blood, it was worth it.
The p ...more
Although I liked this series as a whole, this last book lacked a bit of luster that its predecessors were filled with to the brim. I was hoping for a faster pace with a lot more action, especially after the mind blowing cliffhanger in book two! But what I got was a very very slow build to something that was just anticlimactic.
I still liked the story though and I was happy with the outcome of all the characters.
The connection between Thanatos and Cassandra was electric. Although Cassandra kep ...more
Ungodly is the third and final book in the Goddess War trilogy, and wew, what a finale! After the events of Mortal Gods, Cassandra and Calypso are on the road, on the hunt of more Gods in Cassandra's quest to kill all the Gods. They are presumed dead by the rest of the group, as is Athena, who was last seen jumping from Olympus with Odysseus's body after he was murdered. Will the group ever be reunited? Will Cassandra follow through with her plan to as ...more
Author: Kendare Blake
Publisher: TOR Teen
Number of Pages: 363
Date Published: September 22 2015
As ancient immortals are left reeling, a modern Athena and Hermes search the world for answers in the final Goddess War novel by the acclaimed author of Anna Dressed in Blood
For the Goddess of Wisdom, what Athena didn’t know could fill a book. That’s what Ares said.
So she was wrong about some things. So the assault on Olympus left ...more
The start of this book was chaos, as in everything was chaotic with all the characters separated and doing their own thing. It was crazy! Yet I was enjoying it! We have Cassandra on a mission with Calypso trying to find Hades, because basically, Cassandr ...more
cassandra was less bratty and annoying in Ungodly. THANK GOODNESS, probably since she wasn't around athena that much.
there were things that i found unnecessary which pertains to relationships and i wasn't a big fan of the little hints. (view spoiler)[ cassandra and thanatos being a thing... WHY? i found it so redundant.. i'm actually glad that they didn't get together. another thing, ariel was brought into the story to fasten the pace of henry and andie's attraction to each ot ...more
With the evil cliffhanger ending that we were left after Mortal Gods, the trepidation of what might happen in this one was real, so much that I read a sampler with the 10 first chapters because I NEEDED TO KNOW!
I will do my best to be as spoiler free for the whole series and this book in particular a ...more
One thing you should know about this series is most Greek myths have several different versions. The author here doesn't always take the most well known or popular version which can be a bit confusing. Also the gods don't act like you'd expect. Athena, goddess of wisdom, kinda an idiot ...more
Zeus just doesn't exist... ever.
And Atropos is just... dying.
And Thanatos just can't... die.
And Aidan is never given any justice and I STILL DON'T KNOW WHY ODY WAS SO STRONG AND FOR SOME REASON CASSANDRA'S PARENTS NEEDED TO FIND OUT ABOUT HER POWERS AND
This book was annoying because it didn't answer any questions that the series set up and also I am tired of white gods that serve no purpose other than to be plot fodder. Also where is Hercules?! Why wouldn't t ...more
I will give her this, though, she is great at gore.
After the disastrous failed attack on Mount Olympus, Athena and her allies are left scattered. The prophetess Cassandra and the nymph Calypso end up west, seeking out the god ...more
I have enjoyed this trilogy so much. Antigoddess and Mortal Gods and Ungodly. All three books were amazing. Such stunning writing. Such amazing and awful characters. I adored and hated ...more