Superhero Series

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Aphrodite's Kiss

A DIKlassic review review originally published on May 6, 2001 Following on the heels of her The Cat's Fancy, her delightful single title contemporary debut romance, Aphrodite's Kiss has made Julie Kenner's books an autobuy for me. I found this book a total delight and absolutely unique. For those ...

C+
Aphrodite's Flame

Having just read about a teenaged superhero, I picked up Aphrodite's Flame ready to see some superhero adults kick a little villainous butt. Well, they do, but they also prove that having superpowers doesn't make a person secure and confident. This book is part of Julie Kenner's Aphrodite series, wh ...

C
Aphrodite's Secret

There's a word missing from the end of the title of Aphrodite's Secret. That word is child. In fact, the six-year-old boy at the center of this book is apparently such a secret that he's mentioned nowhere on the cover, despite the entire story revolving around him from the first page. While the ki ...

C
Aphrodite's Passion

Aphrodite's Passion is mildly entertaining, but not truly engaging. With a "superhero" hero and talking ferret it's often laugh-out-loud funny. But as soon as the plot turns inward and focuses on the hero and heroine's relationship, it falls flat. Super-hero Hale is a direct descendant ...

C
Aphrodite's Kiss

Move over, Buffy . . . Step aside, Xena . . . Zoë Smith's the new super gal in town! Ahhh, those marketing folks. They'll say just about anything to make a sale, won't they? Well, after reading about Zoë's adventures I don't think Buffy and Xena need to worry about retiring and settling ...