Filled with magic, thrilling adventure, and sweet romance, Elementals 3: The Head of Medusa is the latest installment in Michelle Madow’s exciting Elementals series. Follow Nicole and her fellow Elementals as they journey to the end of the world, unsure of who to trust, and facing choices that will put their lives and the entire world at risk. Will they all survive the mission? And if they don’t, will the ones who do be able to find the strength to continue?
Hello happy readers it's another Friday. After I post my review today I'm off to finish working on a cake for a baby shower…..I'm excited and it's Harry Potter themed so even better. Anywho today I am taking part in The Head ofMedusa (Elementals #3) blog tour. Now if you don't remember this is book three of the series and I reviewed The Prophecy of Shadows (review) and The Blood of Hydra (review) previously and was looking forward to continuing on. So here are my thoughts and feels on the latest in the series by Michelle Madow. There will be spoilers for the first two books.
So we left off our group had just completed their mission to gather the ingredients that would stop the monsters they kill from being able to come right back out of the portal. Along the way they made a few new friends and lost one, angered a god, and so much more. Now Nicole and her friends are trying to keep the monsters at bay while working on a plan to close the portal and keep the Titans from coming out to end the world while still enjoy her newfound relationship with Blake. Now they must focus on Typhon, one of the worst in history and only one thing can destroy him, Medusa. However getting Medusa's head is far from simple and will require many decisions, many of which are life changing.
This book is like the others for me in the same way that you can sit down and fly right through the book. Head of Medusa is no exception it was a quick read and it was so fast paced you didn't want to put it down. Madow has a way of making sure to keep the characters moving and hustling and the action up. That said this one also has much more for me in the romance department. It has been in there nudging it's head in for a while but it was more prevalent in this one. I enjoyed that and I didn't even notice until I finished it just felt so naturally where the story was going.
There are twists and turns with new quests and missions and even new monsters to face. We get to explore some different locations that keep it interesting from the South Pole to LA. Oh and with new monsters comes more mythology to enjoy, the one part of history I enjoyed! New and old characters are in this one and it's not only a fight against the monsters but with their own choices and I liked that play. They were changed after losing someone on the last mission, they couldn't take for granted that Nicole could simply bring them back so the stakes are amped up. Nicole is also struggling with not being able to save someone, her main part is to save and she couldn't. Overall another great addition to the story and OMG that ending I admit to suspecting some things from the start but yes I am so ready for the next book because….feels!
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