Neon Gods by Katee Robert is one of those books that you miss when it's over. It was delicious and decadent and also really sweet. I feel a bit like I'm describing a cake here, but it really is warm and comforting and everything you want. It's also sexy as all get out.This is a Hades and Persephone retelling with all kinds of spice, and it does a fabulous job of getting the feel of the myth while also feeling totally original.
Persephone is strong and knows what she wants. Hades plays a villain and enjoys some parts of it (you will, too), but isn't really the bad guy. I could not stop reading. I got through this one in one day because I had to, only to immediately regret that it was done.— From Anna's Staff Picks
He was supposed to be a myth.
But from the moment I crossed the River Styx and fell under his dark spell...he was, quite simply, mine.
*A scorchingly hot modern retelling of Hades and Persephone that's as sinful as it is sweet.*
Society darling Persephone Dimitriou plans to flee the ultra-modern city of Olympus and start over far from the backstabbing politics of the Thirteen Houses. But all that's ripped away when her mother ambushes her with an engagement to Zeus, the dangerous power behind their glittering city's dark facade.
With no options left, Persephone flees to the forbidden undercity and makes a devil's bargain with a man she once believed a myth...a man who awakens her to a world she never knew existed.
Hades has spent his life in the shadows, and he has no intention of stepping into the light. But when he finds that Persephone can offer a little slice of the revenge he's spent years craving, it's all the excuse he needs to help her--for a price. Yet every breathless night spent tangled together has given Hades a taste for Persephone, and he'll go to war with Olympus itself to keep her close...