I have been sent this copy to review.
Title: Daughter of the Sun (Cult of the Cat #1)
Author: Zoe Kalo
Genre: Young Adult | Mythological Fantasy
My rating: 87%, 3.99/5
Source: Publisher as eBook
FOR THE SERIES:
According to ancient Egyptian prophecy, three feline goddesses—Bastet, Sekhmet, and Mafdet—would one day be reborn as triplets during a solar eclipse.
But someone—or something—separated them at birth. Because if ever they were reunited, they would unleash a blistering power that could destroy the world.
In an adventure where the past confronts the present, and blood, betrayal and secrets abound, the triplets face each other for the first time. And discover they’re the only force able to stop the evil god Apophis from enslaving humanity.
FOR THE BOOK:
Sixteen-year- old Trinity was born during a solar eclipse and left at the doorsteps of a convent along with a torn piece of papyrus covered with ancient symbols. Raised by nuns in the English countryside, she leads a quiet life until she’s whisked away to the Island of Cats and a grandmother she never knew.
But before they can get to know each other, her grandmother dies. All that Trinity has left is a mysterious eye-shaped ring. And a thousand grieving cats. As Trinity tries to solve the enigma of the torn papyrus, she discovers a world of bloody sacrifices and evil curses, and a prophecy that points to her and her new feline abilities.
Unwilling to believe that any of the Egyptian gods could still be alive, Trinity turns to eighteen-year- old Seth and is instantly pulled into a vortex of sensations that forces her to confront her true self—and a horrifying destiny.
Oh my God. This is definitely a “something”. This concept and the plot is soooo unique and weird and fascinating that I did not want to put this down. I literally breezed through this one. True story.
So this book is basically about an orphan who lives in a convent thingy and is suddenly claimed by her “grandmother”. She leaves the place and finds herself being thrown in the craziest of situations. This go south and there is action, fantasy, paranormal-ness, emotion, a clichéd romance and much more.
I liked this book because of the unique storyline. The author has set up the plot in such a way that you want to keep reading to know what happens. There are some cheesy, predictable stuff going on, but if you just get past that, you will for sure enjoy this book a lot. The characters were amazing and really interesting. I don’t have a favorite one. But I did found some of them irritating at times though.
If you didn’t know, I love all animals. I am not that crazy cat person, but I do think they are cute. This book was an overdose of kitty love. Seriously. All you cat lovers are going to love it. 😉
I am in the middle of so many books right now, I don’t even know when I am going to read the next one. Anyway, I think that is all for this review. Hope you liked it! 🙂
Byeee 🙂 🙂 🙂
About the author
A certified bookworm, Zoe Kalo has always been obsessed with books and reading. Reading led to writing—compulsively. No surprise that at 16, she wrote her first novel, which her classmates read and passed around secretly. The pleasure of writing and sharing her fantasy worlds has stayed with her, so now she wants to pass her stories to you with no secrecy—but with lots of mystery…
A daughter of adventurous expats, she’s had the good fortune of living on 3 continents, learning 4 languages, and experiencing a multicultural life. Currently, she’s working on a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature, which she balances between writing, taking care of her clowder of cats, and searching for the perfect bottle of pinot noir.