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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
Line Bookaholic rated it
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 ...
Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it
4.0 The Sword of Summer
I have read a lot of Rick Riordan this year. I loved the Percy Jackson series, really liked the Heroes of Olympus series, thought the Kane Chronicles where alright, and was nervous about this series. From the first book though I think that was unnecessary. I really enjoyed these characters and being...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it
4.0 The best Riordan's given us since the first Percy series
Maybe you're thinking, Oh, Magnus, you didn't really die. Otherwise you couldn't be narrating this story. You just came close. Then you were miraculously rescued, blah, blah, blah. Nope. I actually died. One hundred percent: guts impaled, vital organs burned, head smacked into a frozen river from ...
The Book Cookies
The Book Cookies rated it
5.0
1. Summarized ThoughtsAs you can tell from the rating given and the status updates, I enjoyed this book very much. The story is compelling, exhilarating, and hilarious like all the novels Rick Riordan has written, but manages to display clear disparity in comparison to his previous series. Unsurpris...
Howdy YAL!
Howdy YAL! rated it
3.5 The Gods Approve (Sort Of)
Bookish Confession: I never read a Riordan book before. Or all the books by this author I should’ve read already. I don’t know why, I know they’re extremely popular, but they’ve sort of flown under the radar for me. I picked this one up though, mainly because I am interested in learning more ...
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