SpineOut : June 2012
issue 11 // JUNE - JULY 2012 even more books and the gods books & riding // more books & swimming // even more books and the gods // lots more books & other stuff // short stories // you write I write // read this! // creative inspiration // last bits The Greek gods are a fascinating bunch. You might know some of the girls already. Aphrodite, the goddess of love, or Athena, the goddess of wisdom, warfare, battle strategy, heroic endeavour, handicrafts and reason. She must have been busy! But the boys are just as fascinating. Poseidon, the god of the sea, rivers, floods, droughts, earthquakes, was the creator of horses; known as the ‘Earth Shaker’. One of our favourites is Hermes, the God of travel, messengers, trade, thievery, cunning wiles, language, writing, diplomacy, athletics, and animal husbandry! He has winged sandals which must have helped him manage all those jobs. He is the messenger of the gods, a psychopomp who leads the souls of the dead into Hades’ realm. Hover your mouse over tHe covers michelle rowen is a bestselling author who pens fantastical romance novels. she is watched over by a pair of friendly cats. Smart, uber-careful, ordinary Samantha – that’s me. But I just couldn’t pass up a surprise kiss from my number-one unattainable crush. A kiss that did something to me – something strange. Now I feel hungry all the time, but not for food. It’s like part of me is missing – and I don’t know if I can get it back. Then there’s Bishop. At first I thought he was just a street kid, but the secrets he’s keeping are as intense as his unearthly blue eyes. If he’s what I think he is, he may be the only one who can help me. But something terrifying is closing in ... 4 Reporter of the month ... Book reviews Your movi e trailer the new angels? are goddesses try The Goddess Test and Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter. tell us what you think.... just doit just doit Romance With Fangs greek gods read tHe first cHapter Stay tuned for next month when Ruma, age 15, from Parramatta NSW, features as our reporter of the month when they interview with S D Gentill. If you’d like to be our next reporter of the month shoot us an email and tell us why.