The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter
It's always been just Kate and her mom—and her mother is dying. Her last wish? To move back to her childhood home. So Kate's going to start at a new school with no friends, no other family and the fear her mother won't live past the fall.
Then she meets Henry. Dark. Tortured. And mesmerizing. He claims to be Hades, god of the Underworld—and if she accepts his bargain, he'll keep her mother alive while Kate tries to pass seven tests.
Kate is sure he's crazy—until she sees him bring a girl back from the dead. Now saving her mother seems crazily possible. If she succeeds, she'll become Henry's future bride, and a goddess.
Being a fan of mythology, I had a lot of expectations for this book. Too bad they weren't met.
The beginning was very irritating, especially because of Kate (she was too much like Bella from Twilight, I guess), but I persevered.
When I finally got to the middle I was starting to get very excited to see how everything would turn out. I was even starting to sympathize with the annoying heroine! The hero, our sexy Henry, sounded better and better.... then BOOM. I got to the end of the book.
What the HECK? It sucked SO BAD I felt like throwing the book out the window (except it was in my Kindle, so I just delicately deleted it. :P ).
It had so much promise, was getting more and more believable, and then it was done. Just like THAT. Such a disappointment.
But I'm a good-hearted, stubborn reader, so I might even try reading the next book in the series, just to see what happens.