Release date (PB*):May 14th, 2009
Source: Won from Tera
When Phoebe Castro’s mother tells her that she’s getting married, “happy” isn’t really the first emotion she’s feeling. But still, Phoebe and her mother leave behind their lives and move to the island of Serfopoula, to live with Damien, her mother’s new leading man.
But when Phoebe arrives, she might have more to worry about than the random guy her mother’s marrying (not to mention an evil stepsister) or even whether or not she’ll get a running scholarship to a college back in the United States. Why? Because everyone on the island (except Phoebe and her mom) are descendents from the Gods, and have special powers.
Add a hot god-like guy to the mix, and you just might be looking at a disaster.
Review: With a quirky, fun narrator, Oh. My. Gods. is a novel that's bound to make you laugh, gasp, and want to jump to the sequel.
Phoebe is kind of silly, and a fantastic narrator with a great sense of humor. She's one of those girls I'd love to be friends with, just because of her hilarious personality. The other characters and fresh and fun as well, if only a bit cliched. Stella, Phoebe's evil stepsis, was a fun character to hate.
The plot is easy enough to follow, and depending on how you think, you might see the end coming long before Phoebe does. Yet, Oh. My. Gods. is fun to the point where I wish I could jump into the pages and stay awhile.
Highlights: The story is fun and cute, very reminiscent of Meg Cabot's writing. I loved every second of this book, especially the relationships (friendships, romance, family), and the powers. This novel is the perfect book to read anytime you want to laugh and have a good time.
Lowlights: Hmm....hard to really pinpoint anything. Maybe some predictable moments, a few cliche's here and there...but honestly, I was enjoying it too much to remember anything specific.