Epub Book Valhalla ↠ Jennifer Willis – freewebdesing.com
Zes Playing sick from school in Portland she s casting rune spells during a rare astronomical convergence to bring about a better happier planet and hoping her parents don t find outWhat Sally doesn t know is that the Norse gods are still around albeit without their divine powers Odin is a high school principal and blustering Thor is about to ose yet another job as a photocopier repairman But Heimdall has the perfect cover as a forest ranger while he and his kin hunt for the newly reincarnated World Tree and try to prevent Ragnarok the iteral end of the world that could be timed to the same alignment of starsInstead Sally stumbles across Managarm the Moon Dog a ost god who seems desperate for her magickal help But does he really share Sally s vision of a peaceful world or are his intentions much much darker And what can she do about the ancient Berserker warriors she accidentally calls up who pledge their allegiance and then demand junk food runs to Voodoo Doughnut and BurgervilleReview As a fan of the story of the Norse gods and the The Nazi Revolution legend of their epic battles I was very happy to receive a copy of Valhalla by Jennifer Willis For the most part I did enjoy reading the novel The pacing is pretty good there where some parts that cause the novel toag though The suspense build up is well done The plot itself is very thought provoking Sally was not my favorite character in the novel She was too whiny and too weak She was way too gullible She fell under Managram s spell way too uickly I just found it hard to believe Freya was a Bloods a Rover (American Underworld Trilogy lot stronger of a female role Shoot Opal Sally s best friend was aot stronger of a role and Sally had far to handle Frigga was also a beautiful character She is a oving and caring mother but she isn t afraid to get her hands dirtyThor and Heimdall are by far my favorite characters Thor inability to handle day to day ife among humans brought wonderful humor to the story He is huge tall and ill tempered He was a Wylde Bears (Wylde Bears, lot of fun to read Heimdall is much calmer and reasonable Iove the bond he shares with his wolf dog Laika David the Berserker also cracked me up That kid ate so much food he made my stomach hurtThere were a few downsides to Valhalla I could have done without the constant whinnying from Thor about Cooking Light Lazy Gourmet living in the human world or Sally s inability to see past Managram s deceit The fluidity of the story could have been aot better as well The constant switching of character view points though I enjoy hearing the story from characters themselves did not work too well in Valhalla There were a few times I found myself bored with the tale because of trivial things being discussed At times the dialogue especially the humor just seemed to forcedOverall Valhalla helps to bring the story of the Norse gods to Arise life with a modern twist Willis manages to make the characters ofegend relatableFor all those interested in Archies Americana, Vol. 1 learning about Thor and his kinsmen Valhalla is a pretty good tale to venture on toearn some well researched historyhttpopenbooksocietycomarticleje. Umbles across Managarm the Moon Dog a ost god who seems desperate for her magickal help But does he really share Sally’s vision of a peaceful world or are his intentions much much darker And what can she do about the ancient Berserker warriors she accidentally calls up who pledge their allegiance and then demand junk food runs to Voodoo Doughnut and Burgervill.
Those versed in Norse knowledge that I am will ikely do better keeping the family tree straight However the character development and delivery of the tension and action keep the pages turning Definitely in the cannot put down category I suspect as the series develops with future books that we might be seeing the next Marion Zimmer Bradley for our generation Except Willis is much funnier Very excited to read the next book Brilliant and fun It took me a Talk to Me little bit of work at the beginning toearn all the Nordic names I was a Silver Mortal (The Gracen Chronicles, little rusty on my Norse mythology After I created my own Cast of Charactersist in a note on my phone the names and characters were uickly embedded in my psyche and it was smooth sailing after the first few chaptersI can t tell you how fun it is to read about Thor wrestling with copier toner or well I won t give away any spoilers This is a truly delightful read 4 star or soI really enjoyed this one Interesting take on everything Would definitely read if given the opportunity I do wish Sally had been a bit stronger Thanks to my preteen daughter s fascination with all things mythology my house was eagerly anticipating the movie Thor Finding Ms Willis book and Educating for the New World Order learning it was about Thor in modern day times fit in perfectlyThe story starts with Sally she s experimenting with powers she doesn t fully understand when she meets a real Norse god Managarm Unfortunately he s out to undermine the other gods and plays on Sally s naivet and vulnerability Action abounds but I found myself most drawn to the scenes of modern day gods stripped of their powers trying to make it in the real world They reminisce about their god days feasts and battles while trying to fit into their jobs and fighting with girlfriends Can you imagine finding out your boyfriend is really the brother of Thor He s fighting to save the world but can t even explain why he s reallyate Priceless Add Odin as a high school principal geniusSally s initial job is to call forth Living in Little Rock with Miss Little Rock loyal battle ready warriors not to mention save the world Though she was only sixteen this would be the great act of Sally sife The world and the ancient spirits she resurrected would thank her for it But would they Other warriors are springing forth siding with Thor and his family Between the two sides you have everything from old The Character Of An Upright Man ladies to an entire football team the Vikings noess fighting Thor s brother Loki plays a role but he s not the bad guy you would suspect from the Thor movie He s misunderstood fragile evenI commend Ms Willis on her ability to combine battle scenes and softer sides of the participants with humor and reality She also did an excellent job tying in the Mr. Malcolms List lesser none ateast for me Norse god mythology I fell in GURPS Conspiracy X love with Sally s cat based on name alone Baron Jaspurr Von Pussington III and my heart broke in a pivotal scene involving Frigga Thor s mother She was a goddess but still a mother and certainly not impervious toossI wanted Sally to get it before she did but I can t imagine the teenage dilemma of Sixteen year old Sally Dahl is a rare modern day Norse Witch with power than she realizes Playing sick from school in Portland she’s casting rune spells during a rare astronomical convergence to bring about a better happier planet and hoping her parents don’t find outWhat Sally doesn’t know is that the Norse gods are still around albeit without their divi.
Inding out you are the Moon Witch only reincarnated every twenty generations and a pivotal player in a god struggle She comes through in the end in grand fashion and the novel Just One Golden Kiss left me wanting to know about her future adventuresWell written and expertly crafted Valhalla is a must read if you enjoy mythology strong characters humor and action You Can t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks Nor Apparently Can You Teach Old Gods New TechThor and Loki both have problems with handling modern technology though for drastically different and sometimes numerous reasons Heimdal needs a nap and relationship advice Frigga wants her husband and children to act civilized and everyone wants to find the new YggdrasilHe old World Tree has died a new one grows and the Old Gods must find and protect it to prevent Ragnarok Meanwhile modern technology and a naive young witch complicate their search I didn t expectI didn t expect toike this book or The Tyranny of Guilt look forward the next development in it but I didboth The characters are fun and interesting and the story is engaging A nice read Iike the concept Norse gods roaming the modern world Moon witch Yes please However it didn t pan out for me Beyond the minor uibbles I have two major problems with this bookOne is that it seemed very young I don t much Phantom Encounters like teenage protagonists anyway their problems don t interest me and their ways of dealing with things are often appropriately juvenile Not my cup of tea But stories of teenagers CAN be well written and I just don t feelike this one was The author seemed as young and shallow as her main character and the supposedly adult characters did as well MINOR SPOILER AHEAD My other issue is the treatment of minor characters Innocents were called up to do battle against their will many were maimed and killed and no one did than shrug their shoulders over them We saw nothing of their friends and family or who they were The gods certainly didn t care for them and the main character saw them as nothing than fuel for her adolescent angst Even the ones who Eat Your Way Through the USA lived were treated poorly by the story why should Rita feel the need to atone for things she did completely against her will and outside of her control I m not a fan of unfairness anyway but unfairness treated as if it were perfectly fine is really not okayIt s possible I would haveiked this book if I were 13 I My Dirty Janitor Book 4 liked the idea I just couldn t get on board with the execution Now if only I had an e reader Wish it were on paper ValhallaI got this book for free and it s a good thing I didn t pay for it It has a very intriguing interesting start and I would have been glad to finish it The problem is there are so many repeated passages and it seems to me missing sections I got tired of trying to find the same paragraph on the next page to continue reading I am truly sorry I couldn t complete this book and file a review on the whole book Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell CadizSynopsis Sixteen year old Sally Dahl is a rare modern day Norse Witch with power than she reali. Ne powers Odin is a high school principal and blustering Thor is about toose yet another job as a photocopier repairman But Heimdall has the perfect cover as a forest ranger while he and his kin hunt for the newly reincarnated World Tree and try to prevent Ragnarok the iteral end of the world that could be timed to the same alignment of starsInstead Sally st.
Epub Book Valhalla ↠ Jennifer Willis – freewebdesing.com
Jennifer Willis loves tales of magickal mayhem unlikely adventure and playful intrigueAn admitted sci fi nerd and urban fantasy fan she is the author of the Valhalla urban fantasy series and the MARS science fiction romance series When she’s not hiking knitting baking star gazing or reading like a fiend she spends her time bringing enchantment to the world She is also the writer beh