Author: Rick Riordan

The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

I don’t know a single person who doesn’t love Magnus Chase, and usually more than they love Percy Jackson.  All of Rick Riordan’s series are greatly acclaimed, but Magnus, in particular, gets a lot of love in my circles.  Having loved Percy Jackson and known how much my friends enjoyed The Sword of Summer, I was ready to love it too. And you know, it was fine?  Entertaining enough, and the story moved along okay, but I really don’t think it is Riordan’s best work?  I know a fair amount of Norse mythology and as usual, Rick Riordan has done his […]

Posted September 23, 2019 in Reviews // 2 Comments //
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief is AWESOME. This is a delightful book and I am SO GLAD I READ IT.  I’ve also vaguely infuriated because, seriously, where was this when I was a kid?  HOW DARE IT BE PUBLISHED WHEN I WAS A JUNIOR IN HIGH SCHOOL. … … To be honest, I would have read it then if it had come across my path, but unfortunately I didn’t hear about it until college and by then I was trying to be cool and read mature books.  LOLOL.  Who care about fancy mature books when there are excellent adventures to embark upon! Characters […]

Posted August 5, 2017 in Reviews // 7 Comments //