(DNF) Protogenesis, by Alysia Hemming | {ARC} Book Review #327

A huge Thank you to Black Rose Writing via Netgalley for allowing me to read Protogenesis in exchange for an honest review.

I marked this book as Did Not Finish at 29%.

37759357With her unusual violet hazel eyes hidden behind heavy glasses, American teenager Helene Crawford is the kind of stWith her unusual violet hazel eyes hidden behind heavy glasses, American teenager Helene Crawford is the kind of student that always has an answer; yet, she doesn’t seem to fit in anywhere.

One fateful day, life as she knows it comes to a grinding halt. There was a fire. Her mother is gone. But something is not right… The Greek Mafia may be involved. Vivid dreams of ancient deities consume her sleep. A maze of clues leads her to believe that her mother is still alive… She must go to Greece.

The answers to her perilous quest lie there, as Helene braves into the unknown of a new life, torn between two Greek guys and a new world that literally awaits her.

And who knows, maybe the Greek gods and goddesses are on her side… or maybe not.


Publication Date: March 29, 2018.

As you can see from the title, I Did Not Finish (DNF’d) Protogenesis. I had genuine high hopes for this novel. Protogenesis is a story based within Greek Mythology. In the past, I’ve loved stories that take place, or are inspired by Greek Mythology (henceforth known as GM). When I saw on Netgalley that Protogenesis was indeed another take on GM, I couldn’t help but get excited. I didn’t know what to expect! And with a cover like the one that Protogenesis has, I was looking truly forward to reading Protogenesis even more. Continue reading