Author: Raye Wagner

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Apr 26
{Review+Giveaway} Demigods and Monsters by @RayeWagner

{Review+Giveaway} Demigods and Monsters by @RayeWagner

Demigods and Monsters is the second book in the young adult, Sphinx series by Raye Wagner. This is a series that must be read in order, so if you have not read Curse of the Sphinx yet, you need to check that out first. (you can find my review for Curse of the Sphinx HERE). Just like with the first book, in Demigods and Monsters,the mythology nerd in me was totally geeking out the whole time. I really, really love how much classic mythology is woven into the story. Raye Wagner clearly knows what she is talking about. Hope impressed me more in this book than she did in the first book. She is really coming into her own. I didn’t love her in the first book. I found her to be a little wimpy, and too much of a follower. She has proven me wrong. Now that we know a little bit about Apollo’s curse and who the players in the story are, Hope really can dive into the … Read more »

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Mar 02
{Review+Giveaway} Curse of the Sphinx by @RayeWagner

{Review+Giveaway} Curse of the Sphinx by @RayeWagner

Curse of the Sphinx  is the first book in the young adult, Sphinx series by Raye Wagner. What I liked the most about Curse of the Sphinx is that this is not a mythology lite book. This is full fledged mythology in all its’ glory. You get dropped right into the action, so you would best be served if you have some kind of background knowledge on the players and workings of the worlds in Greek Mythology. One of my minors in college was greek mythology, and another minor was world mythology, so I knew a lot about the set up of the worlds, and a lot of the gods. Raye Wagner not only includes the big hitters, like Hera Hades, Hermes, Thanos, etc, but she also includes some of the lesser known gods, like the god of sweet talk and flattery- Hedylogus. I loved that. The mythology nerd in me was totally geeking out the whole time I was reading Curse of the Sphinx. Curse of the Sphinx is… Read more »

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