The Sword of Summer
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's never met-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's never met-a man his mother claimed was dangerous. His uncle 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 . . .
Publish date: 2015-10-06
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
Series: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Summer (#1)
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...
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...
I've never read any of Rick Riordan's books, but this was such a fun book. I loved how hilarious it was. I laughed many times. I also loved how it features a people of color and a character with a hearing disability. I was scared this book would be too childish because it is middle grade, but it...
Everything Rick Riordan writes that I have read as of yet has left me desperately, ridiculously depressed that there is not more. This book is no exception. Like all of his books, it is easy to suck it straight down in one fell swoop, then raise your head and realize in complete surprise that it w...