Myth Weaver [NOOK Book]

Overview

Eighteen-year-old Jagger Burns lives so much in his head that his guardian wonders if she should commit him. In the real world, he's shy, he's an orphan and he's just failed his college exams. His imaginary world feels safer. When he enrolls in a mythology class, Greek and Norse myths fill Jagger's daydreams; they become so real that Zeus's thunderbolts leave phantom burns behind. These gods have ideas of their own; they're guiding Jagger back to reality.

Each myth he relives in...

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Overview

Eighteen-year-old Jagger Burns lives so much in his head that his guardian wonders if she should commit him. In the real world, he's shy, he's an orphan and he's just failed his college exams. His imaginary world feels safer. When he enrolls in a mythology class, Greek and Norse myths fill Jagger's daydreams; they become so real that Zeus's thunderbolts leave phantom burns behind. These gods have ideas of their own; they're guiding Jagger back to reality.

Each myth he relives in his imaginary world teaches Jagger more about living in the real world. With Loki and Prometheus to help him, he begins to re-enter life and gets a job on the student newspaper. But when his reporting uncovers a dangerous crime ring, he'll need everything the gods can teach him to survive. Otherwise, he'll either dream away the rest of his life in an institution, or wind up dead.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016404042
  • Publisher: David J Normoyle
  • Publication date: 4/17/2013
  • Sold by: Draft2Digital
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,140,692
  • File size: 578 KB

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  • Posted April 19, 2013

    By Momma on April 20, 2013 Myth Weaver Mythweaver was a fun esc

    By Momma on April 20, 2013
    Myth Weaver

    Mythweaver was a fun escape, but seemed to lack the ability to really hook me. Perhaps this writing style combined with the genre just was a little too much for me to be able to appreciate. The story did have a mixed-world scenario where some of the action takes place in a fantasy, yet Jagger, the main character was still trying to eke out a normal life.

    I really did enjoy the mythology of the story. Putting a spin on some tried and true myths really did work in this book. I was surprised at how easily Normoyle convinced me to suspend my belief that Jagger would be allowed to have the authority he was granted by Gods!

    The way the character regarded the everyday was a bit irritating, I felt that the overall story could have benefited from Jagger learning a little more about "real life" and how he was doing it wrong.

    Overall a fun read, if you like mythology I tend to think you will really enjoy this book.

    What does Momma Think?

    Momma gives Myth Weaver by Mr David J Normoyle 3 cookies!

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