Saturday, June 6, 2015

The Gatekeeper's Trilogy Ebook Review + $40 Gift Card #Giveaway 6/13 US

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ABOUT THE TRILOGY:

A young adult fantasy about the ancient gods in modern times.

A teen becomes entangled with the gods of Mount Olympus when one of them, Thanatos, the god of death, wants his chance at love. He makes a deal with his father, Hades, to go to the upperworld to win Therese’s heart, but not all the gods are happy.

Part paranormal romance and part adventure story, this trilogy follows Therese’s adventures as she struggles to overcome the challenges the gods dish her in her quest to become like them.
Follow Therese’s adventures as she strives to become a goddess in the ancient Greek pantheon.

This digital box set is currently $5.98, but will be on sale for 99 cents from June 7 - June 13. Available where all ebooks are sold. 

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ABOUT BOOK ONE:

The Gatekeeper’s Sons: Book One
Fifteen-year-old Therese watches her parents die. While in a coma, she meets the twin sons of Hades—Hypnos, the god of sleep, and Thanatos, the god of death. She thinks she’s manipulating a dream, not kissing the god of death and totally rocking his world.Than makes a deal with Hades and goes as a mortal to the Upperworld to try and win Therese’s heart, but not all the gods are happy. Some give her gifts. Others try to kill her.The deal requires Therese to avenge the death of her parents. With the help of Than’s fierce and exotic sisters, the Furies, she finds herself in an arena face to face with the murderer, and only one will survive.
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ABOUT BOOK TWO:

The Gatekeeper’s Challenge: Book Two
Ten agonizing months have .gone by since Therese faced off against her parents’ murderer at Mount Olympus, and she suspects Thanatos’s absence is meant to send her a message: go on with your life. She tries to return Pete’s affections even though her heart aches for the god of death, but when Than shows up to take her hamster’s soul, she becomes infuriated when he says he’s “been busy.” In cahoots with her new friend, who’s gotten in with the Demon Druggies at school, Therese takes a drug that simulates a near-death experience, planning to tell Than off so she can have closure and move on, but things go very, very wrong. Eventually she learns Than has been busy searching for a way to make her a god, and he’s found it, but it requires her to complete a set of impossible challenges designed by Hades, who hopes to see her fail.
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ABOUT BOOK THREE:

The Gatekeeper’s Daughter: Book Three
In The Gatekeeper’s Sons, Therese and Thanatos, the god of death, met and fell in love. In The Gatekeeper’s Challenge, they did everything they could to be together, even break an oath on the River Styx. But the Olympians don’t tolerate oath-breakers. In this third book in the saga, The Gatekeeper’s Daughter, Therese may have finally succeeded in becoming a goddess, but if she wants to remain one, she’ll not only have to discover her unique purpose, but also make some allies among the gods. Artemis sends her on a seemingly impossible quest across the world, while Than searches for a way to appease Ares. To make matters worse, her baby sister’s life depends on the outcome of her quest.

MY REVIEW:

When I was in high school, there was a quarter (most elementary and high schools in the Philippines have 4 quarters in a school year) where we learned about Greek Mythology in English class and I was so fascinated with it. I was so eager and interested in learning about the different gods and goddesses. When I read the synopsis of The Gate Keeper's Trilogy, I was immediately drawn to the story and was excited to read it Why? Because this book combined my love for paranormal/supernatural romance books and my interest in Greek Mythology.

The moment I started reading the book, I was hooked. I followed the journey of Therese as she lost her parents, met Than and Hip, fell in love and her journey and trials as she try to become a goddess to be with her true love, Than.

All throughout the trilogy, I looked forward to turn each page of the book because I couldn't wait to know what will happen next. There were lots of obstacles and challenges for both Therese and Than and I love how they handled and solved each challenge. The Greek gods and goddesses were described accurately and although some of them are petty and childish, I like how some gave their full support for Therese and Than.

The Gatekeeper's Trilogy is a great read for fans of Greek Mythology and paranormal or supernatural novels. This is one of the books which I couldn't put down once I started reading it.

Learn more about The Gatekeeper's Trilogy HERE.

Now, Eva Pohler is hosting a giveaway for a chance to win a paperback set of The Gatekeeper's Trilogy and a $40 Gift Card (Winner's Choice)! Honestly, I'd be already happy to win the paperback set because I prefer a paperback copy over an e-book. Anyway, to enter the giveaway, just leave me a comment to what you liked about The Gatekeeper's Trilogy book and click the link below. It'll take you to the giveaway page. Giveaway will start June 7 and will end June 14! Good Luck!

DISCLAIMER: 1 Winner will receive a paperback set of The Gatekeeper's Trilogy and a $40 Gift Card (Winner's Choice). Giveaway will start June 7, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST and will end June 13, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST. This will be open to US residents only. The prize cannot be shipped to a P.O. box address. Winners will be notified through email by the sponsor. I am not responsible for prize fulfillment. I have received a product/s mentioned above to in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are honest and my own and are not influenced in any way. No other form of compensation was received. I do not share or sell information and all information shared with me will solely be used for prize shipment. I am disclosing this in accordance with FTC 16 CFR Part 255.

10 comments:

  1. I wasn't sure about the book after the synopsis, but your review makes it sound like I should give it a chance. P.S. Petty and childish Greek gods sure sounds accurate to me! I remember thinking that they weren't much more than spoiled, powerful children when I read Greek mythology as a kid! *grin*

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  2. I would love to read these, sound very interesting.

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  3. Sounds like a really interesting read, loved your review!

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  4. Sounds like a fun read, thanks for the review.

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  5. I know my wife would love to read these books. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net

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  6. I have always been intrigued reading these kind of stories. Mythological beings living their day to day lives, sometimes in place of our own. It's very nice and great sounding books!

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  7. I always love mythology in school and this sounds like a similar premise to the story. I would love to read these books. I too prefer actual books to the e-books offered nowadays. Sounds great!

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