Originally posted at http://wingedreviews.com/2013/08/blog-tour-no-more-goddesses-by-kim-baccellia/
In my YA fantasy, No More Goddesses, not only does the film icon Audrey Hepburn play an important part in my protagonist Jordan’s life but another individual from Egyptian mythology pops up: Hathor.
When writing this novel I thought it would be fun to have a goddess of romance to mess with Jordan and her friends. I wanted someone exotic and different then the usual Greek mythological characters. I decided to choose one from Egyptian mythology as my brother-in-law Eihab is an Egyptian national and my sister is studying to be an Egyptologist.
I thought Angelina Jolie would be perfect as Hathor. She’s gorgeous and seems like she’d have just the right wicked humor to fit the role.
I thought it would be fun to see what others might know about this goddesses. So here’s some trivia questions (answers further down the blog post):
1. What are the …
Teaser: Emotional packed tale of that infamous day where through it all, hope refuses to be silent. 3.Also really enjoyed WOLF BY WOLF:
My YA Books Central review: http://www.yabookscentral.com/yafiction/20616-wolf-by-wolf
Teaser: Engaging story set in an alternative universe where Hitler won and a girl that will do anything to bring down the man behind destroying her loved ones. Totally recommend for fans of alternative universes with paranormal twists. 4. I was so excited to get a galley of SILVER STARS!
5. Been writing everyday on my NaNowrimo project. If you're …
Today is when some celebrate/honor their loved ones that have passed. Some have altars that they'll place something that the loved one loved such as chocolate, a glass of wine, fried chicken, or some tamales. There will be a photo of the loved one too. I have a scene in my book EARRINGS OF IXTUMEA where Lupe finds one of these altars of her mother.
**One thing Dia de Los Muertos isn't is an extension of Halloween. Rather it's a day to celebrate and reflect on loved ones who have died.
Dia de los Muertos is a Mexican/Latin celebration though my husband said there are similar celebrations in Korea and other Asia countries.
Here's a fun link with some children's books that celebrate Dia de Los Muertos: