Category: Rick Riordan

Young Adult Potpourri

A Mixed-Bag During the academic term, I typically find myself reading a lot of young adult fiction. Young adult fiction, while often tackling very serious real-world issues, also tends to be highly readable for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is…

A Garden, A Maze, A Sematary*

In this second “potpour-reads” post, I share some quick thoughts on three recent reads, all of which were completed in May. The Secret Garden was a title on my Classics Club Challenge list. The Burning Maze is third in the Trials of Apollo series…

Thoughts: The House of Hades by Rick Riordan

House of Hades by Rick Riordan Final Verdict: 3.7 out of 4.0 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable The House of Hades is Book 4 in the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan.  This series follows the five-book Percy Jackson &…

Review: The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 51 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting and believable. Percy Jackson and the gang are back again.  Well, Percy is back again – but the gang is a new one. …

Review: The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan

The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 26 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Rick Riordan’s The Throne of Fire is an incredibly fantastic follow-up to Book 1 of his Egyptian mythology series, The Kane…

Review: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 56 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. In The Lost Hero, Rick Riordan brings us back to the world of his best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.  The…

Review: Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

Topic: Book Review Date: 06/03/2010 Summary: With The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Book 1), Rick Riordan takes his readers along on another fantastic journey through ancient myth; though, unlike his Greek mythology series, Percy Jackson & the Olympians, this series (The Kane Chronicles)…

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