Thursday, November 19, 2009

Troy High by Shana Norris


Homer’s Iliad, the classic tale of love and revenge, is shrewdly retold for teens in Troy High.

Narrated by Cassie, a shy outsider who fears that an epic high school rivalry is about to go up in flames, the story follows the Trojans and Spartans as they declare war on the football field. After the beautiful Elena—who used to be the captain of the Spartan cheerleaders—transfers to Troy High and falls madly in love with Cassie’s brother Perry, the Spartans vow that the annual homecoming game will never be forgotten.

The Trojans and Spartans pull wicked pranks on each other as homecoming approaches. And the Spartans’ wildcard football star, Ackley, promises to take down the Trojans’ offensive line. But the stakes are raised when Cassie is forced to choose between the boy she loves (a Spartan) and loyalty to her family and school. Troy High will seduce readers with its incendiary cast of mythic proportions.

Here's the tour list for this tour. Let me know if any changes need to be made by November 21st.

1. Hope
2. Kristin
3. Mariah
4. Jordan
5. Melissa
6. Jill
7. Kate
8. Allison
9. Kath
10. Jessica
11. McKenzie
12. Sandy
13. Andrea
14. Samantha
15. Sarah
16. Lizzy
17. Stephanie
18. The Brain Lair
19. SarahChristine
20. Crystal
21. Haley
22. Holly


Hope. said...

I'm in. =)


Can't ship to Canada at this time. =(


Kristin Miller said...

Sounds interesting. I'd like to see the Iliad redone well.


No Canada shipping right now for me, sorry.

Mariah said...

I really enjoyed the Iliad so I think it would be great to read a retelling!

Cannot ship to Canada at this time/

~JoRdAn~ said...

Can't wait to read this one!

Cannot ship to Canada right now.

Melissa said...

I would to participate in this.


Can't ship to Canada right now.

Jill said...

I'd like to participate but cannot ship to Canada right now.

buckfamily (at) ptd (dot) net

Kate said...

Count me in! Sorry but can't ship to Canada at the moment.

Allison said...

This one sounds interesting; count me in. Willing to ship to Canada if necessary.


Kath said...

I'd love to be a part of the tour for this one, unable to ship to Canada right now.


Jessica said...

I've never read the Lliad but I've always been entrigued by this book.

I can't ship to Canada at this time =[

The Book Owl said...

Count me in. I love mythology.

I can't ship to Canada


pirate penguin said...

I love mythology too!

I'd be willing to ship to Canada.


purplg8r said...

I'm in :)

And I can ship to Canada



Samantha LeAnne said...

I'm in =)

Can ship to Canada


Sarahbear9789 said...

I am in!
Can't ship to Canada at this time.

Lizzy said...

add me, please!


stephanie said...

oohhh, i would like to join this tour :)


The Brain Lair (KB) said...

I'm in on this one. And I can ship to Canada.

Brainlair AT gmail DOT com

SarahChristine said...

please add me :)
and i can't ship to canada.


Crystal said...

Please include me. I can ship to Canada.


Haleyknitz said...

sign me up! I cannot ship to Canada.

haleymathiot at

Anonymous said...

I want in, if it's not too late!

Cannot ship to Canada at the moment.

writersblockreviews (@) gmail (.) com

teenreadersgather said...

add me if you can :)

No canada sorry.

kanishk said...

I cannot ship to Canada.

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