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Rick Riordan
Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Kane Chronicles, and the Heroes of Olympus. He is also the author of the multi-award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series for adults.For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at... show more



Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the Kane Chronicles, and the Heroes of Olympus. He is also the author of the multi-award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series for adults.For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at public and private middle schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Texas. In 2002, Saint Mary's Hall honored him with the school's first Master Teacher Award.While teaching full time, Riordan began writing mystery novels for grownups. His Tres Navarre series went on to win the top three national awards in the mystery genre - the Edgar, the Anthony and the Shamus. Riordan turned to children's fiction when he started The Lightning Thief as a bedtime story for his oldest son.Today over 35 million copies of his Percy Jackson, Kane Chronicles, and Heroes of Olympus books are in print in the United States, and rights have been sold into more than 35 countries. Rick is also the author of The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones, another #1 New York Times bestseller. Rick Riordan now writes full-time. He lives in Boston with his wife and two sons.

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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 1 week ago
I think this one is better than the Demigod Files, but I'm still not that into these filler books. If you love Percy Jackson and the Heroes of Olympus it's worth checking them out if only because you get a little more of the characters you like. I skipped the last story completely though. I don't ...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 1 month ago
I thought the climax of the book would be... more climactic. I'm really struggling to remember anything about this book. Events from the last three keep getting mixed up in my head. That's not a great thing. Overall, the new characters were my favorite part of the series. I really admire Riordan's...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 1 month ago
Again, I lost my notes on The House of Hades. I vaguely remember comparing it to the Harry Potter series as I was reading this one.* While the book feels dangerous, I don't know that I ever believed any of the characters would die. I like that we hear the story from several characters, but sometim...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it 1 month ago
If I took any notes on the last three books of the Heroes of Olympus, I lost them along the way. This is probably an inflated review. I kept thinking, I'll know how I really feel about The Mark of Athena after I finish the series which probably means it was a typical middle book. It set up some stuf...
From the Queen's Kindle
From the Queen's Kindle rated it 1 month ago
These days, I spend most of my free time reading Doctor Who fanfiction on a nearly daily basis. However, there are still published authors that I am following - one of them being Rick Riordan, who churns out 2 books a year in an irritatingly reliable fashion. Like clockwork. How he does it, I have n...
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