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{Aphrodite the Diva: Joan Holub & Suzanne Williams}Aphrodite the Diva by Joan Holub, Suzanne Williams
Series: Goddess Girls
Published by Aladdin on August 9, 2011
Genres: Childrens, Greek Mythology, Middle School
Pages: 220
Format: Paperback
Source: Read for Review
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{Synopsis} – These classic myths from the Greek pantheon are given a modern twist that contemporary tweens can relate to, from dealing with bullies like Medusa to a first crush on an unlikely boy. Goddess Girls follows four goddesses-in-training – Athena, Persephone, Aphrodite, and Artemis – as they navigate the ins and outs of divine social life at Mount Olympus Academy, where the most priviledged gods and goddesses of the Greek pantheon hone their mythical skills. In book 6, an exchange student from Egypt, Isis, is encroaching on Aphrodite's match-making turf. Will she also edge Aphrodite out of her group of friends?

{My thoughts} – There are quite a few interesting things going on within the pages of this brilliantly new installment to the Goddess Girls Series.

This books main focus is on Aphrodite: The Goddess of Love. She ends up going through a rough spot, by getting a low grade in one of her classes. Her teacher for that class agrees to let her do an extra credit assignment but only if she does it on her Holiday break. She steps up to the challenge because she doesn’t like the grade she got, however, she didn’t think the extra credit would prove to be so difficult either.

Zues and Athena also have a role in this book. They have some personal issues going on that the need to work out. Athena seeks out Aphrodite’s help when she finally comes to terms with what she is going through.

I really enjoyed this book as it has some nice lessons in it. It helps you to see that you can find friendships in the most unexpected of places. It helps you to see that when you put in the effort good things can happen. It helps you to see that helping your friends and being there for them when they need you is a really good thing and that it can be very rewarding. It also helps you to see that you can find like in the most unexpected of places.

Final Conclusion: 5 Star Rating.