Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs

Book: Sweet Venom
Author: Tera Lynn Childs
Genre: YA
Other Series by this Author: Oh. My. Gods., Forgive My Fins, Darkly Fae, Hero Agenda, City Chicks, Creative Hearts

Three teenage descendants of Medusa, the once-beautiful Gorgon maligned in myth, must reunite and embrace their fates.
Grace just moved to San Francisco and is excited to start over at a new school. The change is full of fresh possibilities, but it’s also a tiny bit scary. It gets scarier when a minotaur walks in the door. And even more shocking when a girl who looks just like her shows up to fight the monster.
Gretchen is tired of monsters pulling her out into the wee hours, but what can she do? Sending the minotaur back to his bleak home is just another notch on her combat belt. She never expected to run into this girl who could be her double, though.
Greer has her life pretty well put together, thank you very much. But that all tilts sideways when two girls who look eerily like her appear on her doorstep and claim they’re triplets, supernatural descendants of some hideous creature from Greek myth, destined to spend their lives hunting monsters. . . .

My Thoughts: 

I’m a complete sucker for anything Greek-mythology based.  I go crazy for books about the Greek gods and the myths surrounding them and will read just about anything in the genre I can get my hands on. Years ago I read Tera Lynn Child’s Oh. My. Gods. books and loved them, so when I saw she had a series about the descendants of Medusa, I knew I had to read it.  I liked this book, but I didn’t love it.  It was a SUPER quick, easy, fun read. I will probably read the rest in the series, but I’m not in a rush.  
What I DID love about this book was the twist on the Medusa myth.  In this universe, Medusa and her sisters were actually monster hunters and Athena changed the narrative to the story we currently know because of her jealousy. 

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