Mythology, Plants, and Girl Power!

I just finished listening to This Wicked Fate by Kalynn Bayron and it makes me want to re-read the first book of the duology, This Poison Heart. Both are fun and exciting reads!

After reading the first book, I was so excited about it that I started to recommend it to all my teens, especially those who are looking for something a little bit different.

Briseis has been hiding a secret power for her entire life: she has the ability to grow plants with a single touch and learns that she can control the plants around her to bend to her will. Her moms have tried to help her as much as they can, but it isn’t until she inherits an old dilapidated family home with a very unusual (and deadly) garden that she starts to put the pieces together. Briseis learns that her family line dates back to the ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses, but that revelation is only the beginning of her own hero trials. I love how Briseis learns to control her power and, at the same time, learns to embrace who she is and where she comes from. The second book delves more into the stories of Greek mythology, which I have always found interesting. I would call this a supernatural mystery/thriller with a dark sense of humor, perfect for snarky teens and adults alike!  Highly recommend!

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