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Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer - Rick Riordan
Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer
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Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he’s tracked down by an uncle he barely knows—a man his mother claimed was... show more
Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers.

One day, he’s tracked down by an uncle he barely knows—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. Uncle Randolph tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god.

The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years.

When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision.

Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die ...
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B00O8AD3RK
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 505
Edition language: English
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Line Bookaholic
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4.0 #24 - Magnus Chase and The Sword Of Summer by Rick Riordan
This is the first book in the Magnus Chase and The Gods of Asgard series which is Rick Riordan's series about Norse mythology. Rick Riordan’s books are always such pleasant reads: they have great characters, a lot of humor and some great but crazy storylines about Gods and stuff. This series is ...
agoshime
agoshime rated it
0.0 Magnus Chase Book One Review
Magnus is a homeless orphan who never knew his Father and lost his mother two years prior.His sixteenth birthday has come up and his Uncle Randolph tells him that he is a child of a Norse God.On that same day he is confronted by a fire giant named Surt who wants to claim a sword known as "Sumarbrand...
Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it
3.0 He's not Bono!
The Scandinavian in me wanted to love this book. The avid reading in me just couldn't love this book, which is a little sad because I adore Percy Jackson and his friends. Character names and places are different but the story really isn't. Magnus is just a Percy Jackson/Jason Grace hybrid. Blitzen i...
Cheri's Book Blog
Cheri's Book Blog rated it
3.0
Was a fun book to listen to with my son. The narrator wasn't great but we still enjoyed the story and will probably continue with the series. I didn't enjoy these characters nearly as much as I've enjoyed the Percy Jackson or Kane Chronicles folks but maybe they'll grow on us.
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4.5 Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer
Title: Magnus Chase and the Sword of SummerAuthor: Rick RiordanPublisher: Hyperion DisneyMy Format: KindleSource: I own it Report CardCharacters B Plot BSetting/s B+ I wanted to like this book. I really did. And I did like this book. The problem with Magnus is that he reminded me too much of Pe...
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