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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
Vague spoilers for all Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus/Trials of Apollo that I've read so far. tl;dr: the books are long but nothing is happening in them (or maybe I'm just not interested in the action? That's very possible). It took me so long to read this book. As I was reading I thought, "Wo...
christina's book corner
christina's book corner rated it 3 months ago
October 4 - 19 Summary - When Percy Jackson receives an urgent distress call from his friend Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows he'll need his powerful demigod allies at his side; his trusty bronze sword, Riptide; and . . . a ride from his mom. The demigods reace to the rescue to f...
Tired of Spamlikes
Tired of Spamlikes rated it 7 months ago
It's not everyday you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human. But when you're the son of a Greek god, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing, a goddess is in chains and only five half-blood heroes can join the quest to defeat the doomsday monster. Oh, and guess what? The Ora...
Abandoned by Booklikes
Abandoned by Booklikes rated it 8 months ago
OMG so awesome! I do think there was a noticeable drag to parts of this book, but thought that Rick Riordan has done such a great job of moving Greek gods and goddesses we know into a modern setting with the threat of the Titans re-emerging to cause havoc. I love Percy. He wants to fit in at school ...
Midu Reads
Midu Reads rated it 2 years ago
So, the series came to an end. I was sorry to say goodbye to the idiots — by which I mean Percy and Grover because Annabeth is too smart. But I am also glad that it ended on the right note. The source of all the trouble on Earth and the reason why the Titans had been able to tap into the demi-gods’ ...
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