a potential sequel for Hercules

Go The Distance: A Twisted Tale – Jen Calonita

Retellings, Hercules, Megara, gods, goddesses, young adult, fiction.

Rating 15/10

Megara and Hercules go to Mount Olympus together after he defeats the Titans and rescues her from the River of Souls. As he has a family reunion she doubts that she would be welcomed up here. Zeus tells Hercules he can’t go back to earth and he has to stay up on Mount Olympus. However, Hera makes an offer to Megara that if she can retrieve Athena’s double flute that she would give more and further instructions to help her become a God. Megara, wanting to be with Hercules, agrees. She goes and manages to retrieve the flute and Phil plus Pegasus helped her along the way. Now she has to make a choice of going to save her ex-boyfriend’s wife from the Underworld or never be able to be at Hercules’ side. Her heart and guts guide her to the right choice she must make and the trials she must face to gain Godhood. 

The moment that this book was announced and was available for preorder I had to get it. I love Hercules and Meg from the Disney movie. They were so adorably cute and in this one they are still adorable and cute. I loved this book because there was an intriguing plot and purpose for Megara that she also learned about herself along the way. As well as what truly happened about her ex-boyfriend and how Hades deceived and lied to Megara. The bad person there was Hades for being a manipulative God. Every time I read any parts that had Phil talking, I read it with Danny DeVito’s voice which was ironically funny. I hope if they should come out with a sequel to Hercules, Disney should use this book because it’s an excellent idea. The writing is phenomenal and feels really immersive as well. I HIGHLY recommend going and getting this book to read.


this was tolerable and interesting LOL

Conceal, Don’t Feel – Jen Calonita

Frozen, twisted tales, young adult, fiction.

Rating 7/10

Elsa is an only child of Arendelle, and Anna is adopted. Elsa overhears her parents talk about magic and curses. Anna’s parents want to tell her the truth. Later, Elsa becomes queen due to her parents never surviving the trip back. The entire kingdom is in mourning whereas Elsa becomes curious about the A initial in the storage area. Elsa finds out she has a sibling through fragmented memories and the kingdom has a curse. Elsa is determined to find her sister and break the curse.

I am not a fan of anything affiliated with the fandom of Frozen nor the movie. However this book was an exception because it had no singing obviously. This novel had great writing and the author was excellent at keeping with the lore. Calonita made it twisty and that twisty made it interesting. If one is a Frozen fan might enjoy this book more than I had enjoyed. The writing was so excellent and well thought into. This book could’ve been a bit longer but then I wouldn’t be able to cope because as I mentioned before. I wasn’t a fan of this princess nor the surrounding that is this particular princess fandom. True Frozen fans would love this novel more. Just saying with respect.