Darkness Becomes Her

Darkness Becomes Her

Book - 2011
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In post-apocalyptic New Orleans, now a sanctuary for supernatural beings, a hardened teenager on the run searches for the truth about her monstrous heritage and discovers a curse that could ignite the ancient war between gods and monsters.
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2011.
Edition: 1st Simon Pulse hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781442409248
144240924X
Branch Call Number: FIC/KEATON
Characteristics: 273 p. ; 22 cm.

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ABenoit
Mar 17, 2014

I liked it. Really enjoyed the twist on greek mythology

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dprodrig
Mar 11, 2014

The story started off really strongly. Unknown assailant, mysterious birth, unknown potential powers. The concept is really cool too, turning the hurricane into an opportunity to release the city and make it a paranormal safehouse of sorts. The plot falls apart a little bit with the introduction on the love interest, and when she faces off against the goddess. It's a decent story, worth reading.

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sportsbookspce
Jul 28, 2013

A very unique book. The goddess Athena is evil and the creatures you would think would be evil aren't. The characters were amazing. Each one had their own personality and they were all described excellently. I hope the next book is even better than this one.

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nimradar123
Jul 06, 2012

An amazing and suspenseful book. It'll keep you wanting more!! really good should read!!! #imagineteencontest

I actually enjoyed this book. There are some swearing, violence, and a bit of sexual content but other than those things, it was good. It was really unique in some ways, and I loved the original ideas that the author threw into. I was a bit disappointed however, when my favourite greek mythology goddess was evil, but I liked how Kelly Keaton described her. If I didn't like Athena, then the book would've made me hate her more. She portrayed and described the characters well, and she makes you hate or like them. I will be reading the next book for sure.

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13ites
Oct 16, 2011

This book was good... at the beginning. It just got really cheesy. It was sorta lame. I picked it up thinking it would be a good supernatural book but it was the complete opposite. A crummy love story Twilight BS. Don't bother with it.

Maroon_Bat_3 Oct 04, 2011

I loved how discriptive the author was. also how a girl was the stronger character. it had some romance and action at the same time.

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ElectricMayhem
May 21, 2011

I think the New Orleans setting was a good choice and the different characters made an interesting world that I'm sure we'll learn more about in sequels. It was great to have a strong heroine for a change.

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Riceyy
Apr 29, 2011

This book had so much potential and could have been amazing had it not been so rushed. I felt as though everything happened so suddenly, and the storyline was not developed enough. It was a very short book but it was intriguing enough.

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jayyyy Jul 18, 2012

Ari, the daughter of a delusional suicide driven mother, sets off on a quest to find out whatever she can about her mother. When she finds a letter written to her from her mother when she was still alive tells her to run away from New Orleans, she instead runs towards it. Determined to break the curse she found out has been brought on all the woman in her bloodline by Athena, Greek goddess, she seeks help from Sebastian and his paranormal grandmother who knew her mother before she 'lost her mind'.

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