Aphrodite Made Me Do It

Aphrodite Made Me Do It Review

Bestselling and award-winning author Trista Mateer takes an imaginative approach to self-care in this new poetry and prose collection, Aphrodite Made Me Do It. In this empowering retelling, she uses the mythology of the goddess to weave a common thre...

Title:Aphrodite Made Me Do It
Edition Language:English

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    Aphrodite Made Me Do It Reviews

  •  Teodora

    There are periods in my life when all I need is for poetry books like this to exist. It is an authentic dialogue between the poet and Goddess Aphrodite on various themes like love and hate. Thank you ...

  • Whitney Atkinson

    This book felt like peering into someone's art journal it was so gorgeous. I loved the themes in it and I thought it was the perfect mix of melancholy yet helpful. I hope this book is the next milk & ...

  • Ahmed  Ejaz

    You rise like a phoenixfrom the ashes of things that no longer serve you I’m planning on reading modern poetry. I love this genre but don’t understand the classics. I think maybe I lack...

  • Dannii Elle

    "After a little time, men did what they always do. They didn’t try to understand, they tried to explain. They made me earthly. They branded me woman. Then they saw things in me that didn’t mesh we...

  • Emily B

    I felt this was lacking something, probably cohesion.. It does read like a scrapbook which I sort of like but it just didn’t hit the mark for me....

  • destiny ??? [howling libraries]

    To sing of loveis almost alwaysto sing of war. This is easily one of the best poetry collections — maybe the best — I have ever read. I am older than the poetsand I am older than the pens.I ...

  • Kai

    "My grief for her was like a circle. I always came around to missing her."Aphrodite Made Me Do It is a feminist poetry collection about love, loss, insecurity, pain, and empowerment. It's also a retel...

  • Boston

    TW for rape, abuse, sexual assault, death, eating disorders, gore, blood, queerphobiaI don’t know what I expected when I started this collection. I don’t even quite know how to review it. Never ha...

  • Kristy K

    I don't know why I keep doing this to myself. I want to give young, new poets a chance and I am always looking for new talent, but every time I try them out, I end up disappointed. I think it's great ...

  • Lindsay (pawsomereads)

    Beautiful poetry and even more beautiful art!I loved the illustrations and pictures included in this book which I really think helped to highlight the lovely prose. I loved the perspective of these po...