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The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan reviewed at SFSignal.com 0

The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan reviewed at SFSignal.com

My review of Rick Riordan’s The Mark of Athena is up at the Hugo-award winning SFSignal.com. An excerpt: REVIEW SUMMARY: The third book in Rick Riordan’s Heroes of Olympus series joins Percy Jackson (son of Poseidon),...

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan (The Heroes of Olympus #1) 2

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan (The Heroes of Olympus #1)

How do you continue a series that has ended, without making it droll, repetitive, unimaginative? (See the twelfth SF Signal podcast for a discussion on series that have gone on too long). You simply...

The Lightning Thief – Movie vs. Book 27

The Lightning Thief – Movie vs. Book

The movie The Lightning Thief, has excellent special effects (Hades in the fire and looking like an old rock musician is well done) and tells the story of Percy Jackson, half human, half Olympian...

The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson #5) 20

The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson #5)

The Last Olympian is a well written ending to an excellent series, with the promise of more to come. The prophesized battle between the Olympic Gods and the Titans starts in the first chapter,...

The Demigod Files: Percy Jackson & The Olympians by Rick Riordan 3

The Demigod Files: Percy Jackson & The Olympians by Rick Riordan

While waiting for Riordan’s next Percy Jackson novel The Last Olympian, readers can get their Percy fix with this collection of short stories and interviews. While short (133 pages excluding pictures, puzzles and a...

bookrev: The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson #4) by Rick Riordan 0

bookrev: The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson #4) by Rick Riordan

Of the three main young adult series I have read (Twilight and Potter being the other two), Riordan’s is faster paced, funnier and brings out more history/mythology than the other two. Very enjoyable and...

bookrev: The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson #3) by Rick Riordan 0

bookrev: The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson #3) by Rick Riordan

In this third book in the series, Thalia, daughter of Zeus, brought back to health by the Golden Fleece (her essence was put into a tree after she saved Luke and Annabeth, two other...

bookrev: The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson #2) by Rick Riordan 4

bookrev: The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson #2) by Rick Riordan

In this second of the series, Percy Jackson (son of Poseidon and a mortal mother) continues to learn what it means to be a half-blood, and finds that the Titans, whom the Greek Gods...

bookrev: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan 3

bookrev: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Book one in the Percy Jackson series Writing for both the adult and young adult (YA) successfully is difficult, though many authors are trying to cross that gap these days. Stephenie Meyer of the...

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