Muse Squad: The Cassandra Curse

Muse Squad: The Cassandra Curse

The first in a middle grade fantasy duology about a Cuban American girl who discovers that she’s one of the nine Muses of Greek mythology.

Callie Martinez-Silva didn’t mean to turn her best friend into a pop star. But when a simple pep talk leads to miraculous results, Callie learns she’s the newest muse of epic poetry, one of the nine Muses of Greek mythology tasked with protecting humanity’s fate in secret.

Whisked away to Muse Headquarters, she joins three recruits her age, who call themselves the Muse Squad. Together, the junior muses are tasked with using their magic to inspire and empower—not an easy feat when you’re eleven and still figuring out the goddess within.

When their first assignment turns out to be Callie’s exceptionally nerdy classmate, Maya Rivero, the squad comes to Miami to stay with Callie and her Cuban family. There, they discover that Maya doesn’t just need inspiration, she needs saving from vicious Sirens out to unleash a curse that will corrupt her destiny.

As chaos erupts, will the Muse Squad be able to master their newfound powers in time to thwart the Cassandra Curse . . . or will it undo them all?

Title:Muse Squad: The Cassandra Curse
ISBN:9780062947697
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  • Fadwa (Word Wonders)

    I received an early copy from the publisher through Edelweiss in exchange of an honest reviewCW: fatphobia, bullyingMy thoughts about this book are a mixed back of good and bad. I want to start with ...

  • Natalia Sylvester

    This book is as fun (and funny!) as it is heartfelt and heroic. I loved the way Acevedo explores the meaning of inspiration—what it means to be moved to do something, create something, feel somethin...

  • Bridget

    A quick, engaging read that would be a good fit for our 6th grade readers. The magic is fun, the stakes felt realistic with just enough suspense but not too scary, and the friendship between the chara...

  • Nini

    Muse Squad: The Cassandra Curse tells the story of Calliope Martinez-Silva who is not only grieving the death of her aunt but is also trying to figure out middle school. When returning from a concert ...

  • Pam

    A good first book to start this new series. Characters are introduced and the overall series plot line outlined.Cassie is still grieving her aunt's death and figuring out middle school. To escape from...

  • Ms. Yingling

    E ARC provided by Edelweiss PlusCallie Martinez-Silva lives in Miami, Florida with her mother and older twin brothers; her father left the family and now lives in New York with his new wife, whom Call...

  • Jessica (Spooky KidLit & We Who Walk Here, Walk Alone)

    Hello, friends! I’ve been in a bit of a reviewing slump lately, but I’m not sure why. It’s certainly not because of this book, which was a charming adventure, a terrific ownvoices Cuban-American...

  • Enne (they/he)

    3.5 starsIf this review is just “I love middle grade” over and over again, I apologize in advance. I was really looking forward to Muse Squad because I love the concept of mythology reimagined in ...

  • Starr

    I was given a digital copy of this title, free, in exchange for my honest opinion. This is the first in a middle grade duology. This is one ARC that I am glad I didn’t sit on. Callie and her best fr...

  • Olivia

    See my full review here: https://www.yabookscentral.com/kidsfi...MUSE SQUAD: THE CASSANDRA CURSE is a fun middle grade fantasy that brings Greek mythology into the present. Callie is a seemingly norma...