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The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

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 One fatal prophecy seven brave demigods a quest to find – and close – the doors of death. Annabeth felt as if someone had draped a cold washcloth across her neck. She heard that whispering laughter again, as if the presence had followed her from the ship. She looked up at the Argo II. Its massive bronze hull glittered in the sunlight. Part of her wanted to kidnap Percy right now, get on board and get out of here while they still could. She couldn’t shake the feeling that something was about to go terribly wrong. She couldn’t risk losing Percy again.

Favourite book so far. This was wonderful. We get to see into the characters past more and find out how some previous threads are interwoven. The journey in this book is fantastic and really well paced. Again a few characters from the previous series and some new ones. The new characters are always interesting and I feel like we are delving deeper into this amazing world Rick Riordan has created. The ending has me dying to read the next book!

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The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

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This crazy messed up world of gods and monsters is Percy Jackson’s reality, which pretty much sucks for him.

Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die.

But they’re the least of his problems. Because Percy finds himself at a camp for half-bloods, which doesn’t ring any bells for him. There’s just one name he remembers from his past. Annabeth.

Only one thing is certain – Percy’s questing days aren’t over. He and fellow demigods Frank and Hazel must face the most important quest of all: the Prophecy of Seven.If they fail, it’s not just their camp at risk. Percy’s old life, the gods, and the entire world might be destroyed . . .

Percy is back! Excellent instalment in this series. Again we are introduced to new characters who I really liked, Hazel is very interesting. I love the back story of all the characters Rick Riordan creates. Characters feel fully fleshed out and every detail feels like it will be relevant in the future.

Again loads of action written really well, really interesting story intertwining with the previous instalment. I feel like this is a recurring theme, but I cannot wait to read the next one!

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The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

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OLD ENEMIES AWAKEN AS CAMP HALF-BLOOD’S NEW ARRIVALS PREPARE FOR WAR

When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods – despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising archery with flaming arrows and explosives. But rumours of a terrible curse – and a missing hero – are flying around camp. It seems Jason, Piper and Leo are the chosen ones to embark on a terrifying new quest, which they must complete by the winter solstice. In just four days time. Can the trio succeed on this deadly mission – and what must they sacrifice in order to survive?

Like a lot of others, I was apprehensive about this series because the Percy Jackson series is one of my favourites. I need not have worded. This is a fantastic start to the series! The new characters are great and the reappearance of a few old favourites is great. The action scenes are wonderful, as usual Rick Riordan’s writing is fluid and intriguing.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and cannot wait to continue with the series!