Sirenz Back in Fashion

Sirenz Back in Fashion

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by Charlotte Bennardo, Natalie Zaman
     
 

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It’s Hell on heels—again!

When Shar tries on a Tiffany’s diamond ring from Hades, the annoyingly hot Lord of the Underworld, it activates an obscure contractual clause that puts Shar and former-frenemy-turned-friend Meg in Hades’ service once more. Shar is whisked away to prepare a ball, while Meg is sent to help a

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It’s Hell on heels—again!

When Shar tries on a Tiffany’s diamond ring from Hades, the annoyingly hot Lord of the Underworld, it activates an obscure contractual clause that puts Shar and former-frenemy-turned-friend Meg in Hades’ service once more. Shar is whisked away to prepare a ball, while Meg is sent to help a spoiled rich girl. Just when it appears the girls will be doomed to serve Hades for eternity, two gorgeous demigods show up. But can the girls finally ditch Hades forever?

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Hades' two favorite Sirens have gone Greek again, whether they like it or not. And they don't. At least not the banished-to-the-Underworld and slowly-growing-scales parts. After a careless error renews their contract as Sirens for Hades, Shar (the tall blond with an affinity for accessories) and Meg (the short brunette more likely to clutch a book than a Birkin) are once again forced to deliver an unfortunate soul to the Underworld. There's a hitch, though: Shar, in heels and a bikini, is transported to Tartarus, while Meg must work alone on the mortal plane to toss said soul (her bizarre but likable new roommate) down under. Many a mythic figure is introduced along the way--Charon, Cerberus, Hermes, Eurydice--and grave problems are solved with comedic, contemporary flare. Though the two young women rely upon above-average intelligence to escape their predicament, their focus often shifts from saving their own skins to flirting with a hunky demigod or finding a date for the Spring Fling. As with the first book (Sirenz, 2011), the double narrative device reveals the perspective of each Siren as she tries to fulfill contractual obligations. But a saturation of highbrow vocabulary detracts from the authenticity of their voices ("Oh, little purloining Paulina was sooooo lucky I wasn't there"). This frothy romp through mythology sways between tawdry teen romance and glossy chick-lit. (Fantasy. 12 & up)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738733944
Publisher:
Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date:
06/08/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
1 MB

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Co-authors Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman are best friends and the authors of Sirenz (Flux, 2011). Both writers, their respective works have appeared in a variety of national magazines and periodicals. The authors reside in Bridgewater, N.J.

Co-authors Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman are best friends and the authors of Sirenz (Flux, 2011). Both writers, their respective works have appeared in a variety of national magazines and periodicals. The authors reside in Bridgewater, N.J.

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