Author: Rick Riordan

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Review: Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

Review: Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan

August 22, 2013 Review 22 ★★★★

BATTLE OF THE LABYRINTH is the fourth book in the Percy Jackson series. This one introduced a lot of new characters, motives, and locations and I found it very entertaining. The Titan lord Kronos is rising, creating an army of others to go up against the Olympians and get revenge. His first target is Camp Half Blood, and the only […]

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Review: The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan

Review: The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan

July 21, 2013 Review 20 ★★★★½

When Percy Jackson receives an urgent distress call from his friend Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows he’ll need his powerful demigod allies at his side; his trusty bronze sword, Riptide; and . . . a ride from his mom.

The demigods race to the rescue to find that Grover has made an important discovery: two new powerful half-bloods, whose parentage is unknown. But that’s not all that awaits them. The Titan lord, Kronos, has set up a devious trap, and the young heroes have just fallen prey. Read more »

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Review: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

Review: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan

July 4, 2013 Review 28 ★★★★

Percy Jackson’s seventh-grade year has been surprisingly quiet. Not a single monster has set foot on his New York prep-school campus. But when an innocent game of dodgeball among Percy and his classmates turns into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, things get . . . well, ugly. And the unexpected arrival of Percy’s friend Annabeth brings more bad news: the magical borders that protect Camp Half-Blood have been poisoned by a mysterious enemy, and unless a cure is found, the only safe haven for demigods will be destroyed. Read more »

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Review: The Lightning Thief

Review: The Lightning Thief

June 22, 2013 Review 21 ★★★★½

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school… again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse, he’s angered a few of them. Zeus’ master lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Read more »

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