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Underworld

Cabot, Meg (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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John Hayden, a death deity, takes seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera back to the Underworld against her will to keep her safe from the Furies, but her family is still at risk and she, herself, may never escape his captivity.
Authors: Cabot, Meg
Title: Underworld
Publisher: New York : Point, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 322 p. ;,22 cm.
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Summary: John Hayden, a death deity, takes seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera back to the Underworld against her will to keep her safe from the Furies, but her family is still at risk and she, herself, may never escape his captivity.
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ISBN: 0545284112
9780545284110
Statement of Responsibility: Meg Cabot
Subject Headings: Florida Fiction. Families Florida Fiction. Future life Fiction. Erinyes (Greek mythology) Fiction. Mythology, Greek Fiction. Gods Fiction. Paranormal fiction Florida Fiction. Families Florida Fiction. Future life Fiction. Erinyes (Greek mythology) Fiction. Mythology, Greek Fiction. Gods Fiction. Paranormal fiction
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction-2012.
Topical Term: Families
Future life
Erinyes (Greek mythology)
Mythology, Greek
Gods
Paranormal fiction
Families
Future life
Erinyes (Greek mythology)
Mythology, Greek
Gods
Paranormal fiction
LCCN: 2012003370
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Jul 10, 2014
  • kamne rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A book that left readers wanting more. Probably the best book in the trilogy but I should wait for Awaken to come out before I can compare.

Mar 27, 2014
  • Violet_Cat_646 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

good book.

Oct 30, 2013
  • Bookwrm_9 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

i couldn't put this book down! Another good book from Meg cabot.

Aug 14, 2013
  • crazyandbeautiful rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of my favourite books ever!! Meg Cabot is an amzing author!!

Jul 18, 2013
  • astronautgauri rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

The only thing Abandoned in this book was Meg Cabot's feminist viewpoints. Pierce has become reckless and idiotic, and John has simply lied and lied to keep Pierce to himself. I highly doubt they are in true love. Kudos to Meanderthal below with an accurate review.

Jul 10, 2013
  • JCLChristiH rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

One of the nominations for the 2013 Teen's Top Ten. Voting will take place Aug. 15 – Sept. 15 via YALSA’s brand new Teens’ Top Ten site for teens at www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens, and the winners will be announced during Teen Read Week in October.

Jun 29, 2013
  • 22950006867246 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Loved the new characters! It was funny and romantic. I can't wait for the next one to come out!

Jan 31, 2013
  • tocch101 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Overall, not a bad retelling of a classical myth. There could be more happening for the length of the book, but I am enjoying the modern twist on the classic tale.

I absoluteley loved this book! finished it in less then 2 days. I can't wait to read awaken!!!!!

love this book i finished it two days and im a really slow reader, i just couldn't put it down 145 pages one night the rest the next.

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Oct 30, 2013
  • Bookwrm_9 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Feb 26, 2013
  • Riami8 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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May 31, 2012
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Jul 31, 2013
  • 22950006867246 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Underworld is an enticing book; involving Greek mythology, romance and adventure. Pierce Oliviera must adjust to living in the underworld with her love John; while trying to save her loved ones from being kill by other forces then the furies.

Jun 16, 2012
  • NobleSlug rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

It was quick thinking and a stroke of luck that let Pierce Oliviera escape the Underworld after her untimely demise. She definitely never expected to be back there again, but that's exactly where she found herself two years later and with her original captor, John Hayden, in "Underworld", sequel to "Abandon".

This time it's for her protection from the dead souls known as Furies, who seem bent on destroying her. However, is it really Pierce they're after, or the Underworld's ruler? What will these Furies do if they can't get to Pierce herself? And if she's safe from the Furies with John, what other dangers might be lurking in the shadows?

"Escape from the realm of the dead is impossible when someone there wants you back. Seventeen-year-old Pierce Oliviera isn’t dead. Not this time. But she is being held against her will in the dim, twilit world between heaven and hell, where the spirits of the deceased wait before embarking upon their final journey. Her captor, John Hayden, claims it’s for her own safety. Because not all the departed are dear. Some are so unhappy with where they ended up after leaving the Underworld, they’ve come back as Furies, intent on vengeance…on the one who sent them there and on the one whom he loves. But while Pierce might be safe from the Furies in the Underworld, far worse dangers could be lurking for her there…and they might have more to do with its ruler than with his enemies. And unless Pierce is careful, this time there’ll be no escape." -Taken from Goodreads

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Jul 10, 2013
  • JCLChristiH rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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