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Aphrodite the Diva

(Goddess Girls #6)

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  2,692 ratings  ·  98 reviews
These classic myths from the Greek pantheon are given a modern twist that contemporary tweens can relate to, from dealing with bullies like Medusa to a first crush on an unlikely boy. Goddess Girls follows four goddesses-in-training – Athena, Persephone, Aphrodite, and Artemis – as they navigate the ins and outs of divine social life at Mount Olympus Academy, where the mos ...more
Paperback, 277 pages
Published August 9th 2011 by Aladdin
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Aug 06, 2011 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars

This was another funny, sweet, and romantic installment of one of my favorite series! In this book, Aphrodite finds out she may not be the only goddess of love when she meets Isis in Egypt. A friendly rivalry results where Aphrodite and Isis compete to be the first to find the perfect love match for Pygmalion.

I love that the girls aren't mean spirited in their competition, even though the mortals are spreading vicious rumors that they are literally fighting. There's a lot to learn about
Jan 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019
Epic. When Greek gods meets Egyptian gods ?? What happened? Nice to read such a beautiful narration.
Aug 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
The Goddess Girls book are perfect for young fans of Greek Mythology and readers of Percy Jackson. People will snap these books up! Myths are retold in funny, quirky ways as these books portray the young Greek gods and Goddesses at Mount Olympus Academy where they deal with regular kid problems. The Goddess Girls have friendship issues, boy trouble and even problems with schoolwork! Kids can definately relate.
In Aphrodite the Diva, Aphrodite is failing Hero-ology and starts a "Lonely Hearts Clu
Mundie Moms & Mundie Kids
Aug 18, 2011 rated it really liked it
I really adore this series. The Goddess Girls is a fun series that allows young readers a chance to get to know the young Greek Goddess and Gods, while sharing empowering messages with it's readers. In past books the messages have been about being true to yourself, loyalty, being strong, being a true friend and being proud of who you are. With each book, the characters deal with much of the same things or similar things their readers do. These young Gods and Goddess learn to deal with fitting in ...more
Dec 15, 2014 rated it really liked it
Another cute book in the series. I liked the portrayal of Aphrodite in this book much more than "Aphrodite the Beauty" - she seemed to have more depth of character and her actions served as a much better role model to the target audience this time around. I enjoyed seeing how the Egyptian mythology figures tie into the Greeks and I hope to see more crossovers in the future installments of this series. Also, I am glad to see Hera finally enter the big picture and look forward to how more comes fr ...more
Joan Holub
Dec 18, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Shelves: my-work
Goddess Girls series, ages 8-12, Aladdin paperbacks
#1 Athena the Brain
#2 Persephone the Phony
#3 Aphrodite the Beauty
#4 Artemis the Brave
#5 Athena the Wise (April 2011)
#6 Aphrodite the Diva (August 2011)
#7 Artemis the Loyal
#8 Medusa the Mean

Aphrodite the Diva: Isis claims she's the goddess of love? Ha! But to keep her title, Aphrodite has to find the perfect match for Pygmalion, the most annoying boy ever.
Jan 19, 2016 rated it liked it
These books continue to surprise me with how cute and enjoyable they are. Still a bit fluffy, but at least the characters are flushed out and have realistic concerns. And, for the most part, they avoid solving those troubles with "hilarious hijinx"-type scenarios and tend to find ways to be more real in order to meet goals for self improvement.
Apr 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
I loved the ending and some bits and pieces inbetween. Ahprodite is not one of my favorite goddesses in general, I do like that they used the fact that they showed pretty and smart are a beautiful combination.
jane atchison-nevel
Aphrodite deserves an a

I love this book. But I think Aphrodite should of got an a because just she made a tiny mistake doesn't me she deserves an d. I recommend this book
Jan 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A Greek goddess Aphrodite receives her letter scroll and discovers that she is failing Hero-Ology.After having a long talk with her Hero-ology teacher Mr. Cyclops she is told that the only way he will bring her grade up is if she does community service over spring break and cancel her plans with her friends.She agrees to do the community service by starting a lonely hearts club where she’s gonna help mortals and immortals fall in love.One day Aphrodite receives half of a letter from a immortal ...more
May 05, 2019 rated it it was ok
Eh, I'm a glutton for punishment and read another one (this one had Isis on the cover!). I was actually a bit more impressed by how they interpreted the myths in this one? It was awfully long though for the concept and had word extraneous details that didn't matter, like everyone being suspicious of Hathor (in case she turned into Sekhmet?).
Feb 10, 2018 rated it liked it
Read as bedtime story with Girl. A cute series, though I wish there was less focus on kids finding crushes, and more diversity in those crushes. Work in some stuff that's not so hetero-normative, please.
Kátia Cristina
Apr 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It only gets better! A page turner!!
Dec 18, 2018 rated it it was ok
I could not stop myself from rolling my eyes at almost every bit of dialogue. The characters are terribly one-dimensional. There are better stories for young kids that feature Greek immortals.
Jan 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It has soooo much love in it(as expected from the goddess of love!). Ares is so cute and kind in this book. It would be so nice if there was someone I knew like him.
Aug 15, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019-new
Jan 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Great book mixes the a little Egyptian mythology and a lot of Greek mythology
Jan 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy-fun, gg
Nice story with a fun ending!
Mar 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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3.5 stars

Like all the books in the Goddess Girls series, Aphrodite the Diva can be read as a standalone and it is not necessary to have read the previous books.

As much as I adore this series, Aphrodite seems to be the character I connect with the least. As in her first book Aphrodite the Beauty, it was clear to me that our personalities were not aligned. Consequently, the problems she faced were not problems I could empathize with as much as I could with, s
At First Sight: Aphrodite doesn't like when people think she's all beauty and no brains, and she knows her getting a D on hero-logy isn't going to help matters, particularly after that small incident known as the Trojan war, which she helped to start.

So - and even though she really wanted to take a holiday with her friends during Hero Week - Aphrodite convinces Mr. Cyclops, the herology teacher, to let her work on a special project to bring her grade up.

So she starts The Lonely Hearts Club, whe
At first I wasn't that impressed with this book, the new characters got on my nerves and I was already familiar with the Pygmalion storyline and how it ends and I thought it wouldn't be very interesting (I have been familiar with many of the previous storylines such as the Orion and Artemis one [in 'Artemis the Brave'] but was intrigued and curious to know how it would be interpreted in these books, which I wasn't really with this Pygmalion story), but it turned out pretty well.

For me it was TO
Mar 31, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Aphrodite is a Diva. Or so they thought. Aphrodite is down on herself as she discovered her low D in Hero-Ology. This is because she set a war (incident) between her hero Paris and the king over a young mortal named Helen. Now, she must do community service work to up her grade to a B. Due to this unfortunate event, Aphrodite creates a Lonely Hearts Club. Sadly, she only gets one applicant... A very annoying and unappreciative member too. However, she only receives half of the letter she is give ...more
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I am definitely going to read more of the Goddess Girls series. They are as fun as the covers are. I am so glad that I finally picked one up and read it. What I loved the most is that the story was very much one that you could understand without being knowledgeable about mythology. Much of it was explained and by the end you would be taught what was essential to the story. It even taught me knew mythology- I didn't know about Pygmalion or Meti
Aug 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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Me, well I personally don't get into people's love live's. But it sounds like somebody should tell Aphrodite that!
Back at Mount Olympus Academy, Aphrodite got a D for her hero-ology class because it started the Trojan war. She had a lot of ideas but finally came up with the best idea she could possibly think of. Since she was the one and only goddess of love, she would start a lonely hearts club for mortals. But apparent
Jun 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: first-reads
Won this book off of First Reads, I entered because my 10 year old daughter was looking for something new to read. She put a lot of books down (never to be picked back up) because she was bored with them. She loved this book! She has to read every night for school, and she was trying to read the book every chance she got. She read aloud to me some nights and I really like the book as well. It has some lessons to be learned in this book, and the reader will come away with either having learned so ...more
Jan 30, 2016 rated it really liked it
Children’s books like this can be so hit or miss, so I was happily surprised that this was a hit! I haven’t read the other books in the series (the first one wasn’t in at the library), but I correctly guessed that like most children’s series, this book would recap any information I would need and be fairly stand alone.

Guys this book was cute. At moments cliche? Yes. But the exact kind of book I would have loved when I was younger. It’s literally Greek mythology fanfiction, specifically high scho
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Apr 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Are you already familiar with the Goddess Girls series? Well, this is the first one for me, and now I want to read them ALL. This series takes classic Greek myths and spins them into hilarious, modern, middle grade tales. It is a great concept that is well done.

Being the Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty makes Aphrodite the perfect student to earn extra credit with a matchmaking project. Through the Lonely Hearts Club, Aphrodite hopes to fix mortals up with their romantic matches while raising he
{My Thoughts} – There are quite a few interesting things going on within the pages of this brilliantly new installment to the Goddess Girls Series.

This books main focus is on Aphrodite: The Goddess of Love. She ends up going through a rough spot, by getting a low grade in one of her classes. Her teacher for that class agrees to let her do an extra credit assignment but only if she does it on her Holiday break. She steps up to the challenge because she doesn’t like the grade she got, however, she
Aphrodite's got a D in Hero-ology. Why? Maybe because she started a war. Oops... Now Mr.Cyclops has given her 5 days to fix the fact that the mortals are angry at her. She decides to make a Lonely Hearts Club - for mortals who want to find love. When she gets half of a torn letter from a Lonely Heart she goes on a quest to find the mysterious Pyg. In the meantime what is going on at MOA and is the Trojan War really the reason why Zeus is so angry?

In this book we meet Pygmalion and Iris (the Egy
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“Even though she and Isis were in competition, sometimes it seemed that they were becoming friends. But as they neared MOA, her thoughts began to focus on other troubles. Up ahead, dark gray storm clouds hung low and thick over the entire school. Zeus was obviously still in a bad mood. A mood that was even worse than before, judging by those clouds! Had he heard what had happened with Pyg?” 0 likes
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