By Brodi Ashton
In Brodi Ashton's breathtaking sequel to Everneath--about which New York Times bestselling writer best friend Condie stated, "Ashton's gorgeous storytelling and strong-on-her-own-terms major personality set this one aside. Wonderful!"--Nikki needs to shuttle in the course of the underworld to be reunited with the affection of her life.
Ever for the reason that Nikki Beckett watched as her boyfriend, Jack, sacrificed himself to avoid wasting her, taking her position at midnight Tunnels of the Everneath for eternity, she's been dwelling a borrowed lifestyles. determined for solutions, Nikki turns to Cole, the immortal undesirable boy who desires to make her his queen--and the only individual least prone to support. yet his middle has been touched by means of every little thing approximately Nikki, and he has the same opinion to assist within the in simple terms manner he can: through taking her to the Everneath himself. Nikki and Cole descend into the Everneath, simply to find that their trip may be more challenging than they'd anticipated--and extra lethal. yet Nikki vows to prevent at not anything to avoid wasting Jack--even if it potential making an enormous sacrifice of her own.
Inspired through the Persephone fantasy, the beautiful first publication during this sequence, Everneath, earned a VOYA excellent Ten of 2011 and a Whitney Award!
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The latter, in art monuments, is represented as a breastplate coveredwith dragon's scales,and surrounded with serpents, in the midst of which is the dreadful head of Medusa, which has the effect of turning every one that looks on it into stone. As goddessof peace, Athene is equally lavish in blessing. Everything necessaryeither to the physical or intellectual welfare of mankind was believed to proceed from her, and to be subject to her influence. Accordingly, useful inventions of all kinds are ascribed to her.
Among existing statues,the most celebratedis the so-calledDiana of Versailles, which came from the Villa of Hadrian, at Tibur (Fig. 14). It is now a chief ornamentof the Louvre collection, and is a worthy companionto the BelvedereApollo, although it doesnot quite equalthis in beauty. In this statuethe goddessdoesnot appear as a huntress, but rather as the protectress of wild animals. She is conceivedas havingjust cometo the rescueof a limited deer, and is in the act of turning with angry mien on the pursuers.
Another festival of less importance, called the Lesser Panathensea,was celebratedevery year at Athens in honour of the goddess. At Rome the chief festival of Minerva, the Quinquatrus Majores,washeld on the 19th of March, andwas,in later times, extendedto five days. It wasespeciallyobservedby all engaged in intellectual pursuits, and by artists and artisans. As Minerva wasalsopatronessof schools,the schoolboysalso took part in the celebration, and enjoyed,a welcome holiday. The virgin goddesswas at all times a favourite subject with ancient art.