Review of The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2) by Rick Riordan

The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #2)  by Rick Riordan

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Review: I had a lot of fun reading this second book of the Percy Jackson series, it was so much better then the movie. But I already knew that going into the book, because the book is always better then the movie.

Anyway… I just loved how much Percy and the gang ( even the people I don’t like) have grown up over the last year. I also thought this book was very creative with the creature and the details to them. As if you were there to see them for your self!

One of the best relationships in the book that really stuck out to me, and showed a greater depth to Percy was how he was with Tyson. Even though Percy was not the nicest when thinking of or talking about Tyson, he still cared for him as he should. And a lot of kids act and re-act to what Tyson was to him, in the real world too. So I thought that was a great element that Riordan shed some light on in this book. I am very much looking forward to reading more of the series soon!

280 pages. Paperback.

4 out of 5 stars.

Young Adult. Fiction. Mythology. Fantasy. Greek Mythology.

Published by Disney Hyperion Books.

Summary: Percy Jackson’s seventh-grade year has been surprisingly quiet. Not a single monster has set foot on his New York prep-school campus. But when an innocent game of dodgeball among Percy and his classmates turns into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, things get . . . well, ugly. And the unexpected arrival of Percy’s friend Annabeth brings more bad news: the magical borders that protect Camp Half-Blood have been poisoned by a mysterious enemy, and unless a cure is found, the only safe haven for demigods will be destroyed.

In this fresh, funny, and hugely anticipated follow up to The Lightning Thief, Percy and his friends must journey into the Sea of Monsters to save their beloved camp. But first, Percy will discover a stunning new secret about his family—one that makes him question whether being claimed as Poseidon’s son is an honor or simply a cruel joke. 

-Summary from GoodReads.com

 

 

Review of The Power (Titan #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

The Power (Titan #2)  by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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Review: I am so happy that I was finally able to have the time to just read this book all the way through! I love Seth and Josie more then anything and have been waiting all read to read more able them.

Seth and Josie’s character development along with their development in their relationship together was through the roof! I just wanted to scream and jump around because they made me happy! But the times that Seth was being a dick, I knew it was going to happen but I was still not ready. So Seth had me very angry and upset with him, while at the same time loving the crap out of him too. And the beautiful intense moments that they shared brought actual tears to my eyes!!!!

And this plot, dang it! It keeps getting more in-depth with new challenges for the characters to face alone and together are getting so good. I was just screaming my head off at the end of this book because we will have to wait another year to find out what the heck happens next! And I really need my Seth and Josie moments people!

5 out of 5 stars.

344 pages. Paperback.

New Adult. Romance. Mature Themes. Mature Content. Fantasy. Mythology. Paranormal.

Published by Spencer Hill Press.

Summary: With any great change, there is always strife, and the Covenant University has become the frontline between pure-bloods who want the Breed Order reinstated and the half-bloods who want the right to control their own destinies.

Fate has other plans.

The violence is escalating and war between the races seems inevitable, and it couldn’t come at a worse time. Hyperion may be out of commission, but Josie and Seth know they have only earned a reprieve.  Seth must get Josie fully prepared, which means controlling her newfound abilities, and they need to find the other demigods before the Titans do.

But the gods are sensing a greater threat. 

Only one thing is more dangerous than a bunch of starved Titans, and that’s an out-of-control Apollyon. The aether in Josie is drawing Seth in deeper, and when lust mixes with love and gives way to power, he knows being close to her is not only dangerous to her, but to everyone around them, but letting her go requires a level of selflessness that just isn’t Seth’s style.

The paths taken in the past are becoming the roads of the future.

Just as chaos breaks out, familiar faces from the past return, complicating the already strained bond between Josie and Seth, and when the danger from the Titans erupts with devastating consequences, the dark allure of power calls to Seth again, but this time Josie might not be able to pull him back.

 And when the struggle between power and love becomes the deadliest battleground, there may be no salvation.

-Summary from GoodReads.com

Review of Infamous: Chronicles of Nick (Chronicles of Nick #3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Infamous: Chronicles of Nick (Chronicles of Nick #3)  by Sherrilyn Kenyon15793134

Review: I felt that this volume in the Nick saga was just an informational book. Not that it was not a good book, because it was.

But the overall plot of the series just got deeper and more in depth then the previous two books led us to believe.

The humor in this book was still great though, Nick is one of the top characters in the Dark Hunter series and proves it in his own series.

Its also nice to see the same characters I have already read about, ( because it was their book) in this series and see their old view points on things. Such as Ash’s view on love and so on….

4 out of 5 stars.

480 pages. Paperback.

Young Adult. Fantasy. Paranormal. Romance. Mythology.

Published by St. Martin’s Griffin.

Summary: The world has fallen in love with Nick Gautier and the Dark-Hunters.

Now Nick’s saga continues in the next eagerly anticipated volume…

Go to school. Get good grades. Stay out of trouble. That’s the mandate for most kids. But Nick Gautier isn’t the average teenager. He’s a boy with a destiny not even he fully understands. And his first mandate is to stay alive while everyone, even his own father, tries to kill him.

He’s learned to annihilate zombies and raise the dead, divination and clairvoyance, so why is learning to drive and keep a girlfriend so dang hard? But that isn’t the primary skill he has to master. Survival is.

And in order to survive, his next lesson makes all the others pale in comparison. He is on the brink of becoming either the greatest hero mankind has ever known.

Or he’ll be the one who ends the world. With enemies new and old gathering forces, he will have to call on every part of himself to fight or he’ll lose everyone he cares about.

Even himself.

-Summary from GoodReads.com

Review of The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1) by Rick Riordan

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1)  by Rick Riordan

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Review: I know that it’s bad that I ve never read this series before or till now, as everyone is telling me with horrified looks on their faces. But I finally got my hands on the first book and really liked it and can’t wait to read more of the series.

I have no real excuse as to why it has taken me so long to get this series, but I will say I have not heard much talk about it till the past couple of years.

I had a great time reading The Lightning Thief, and going on the cool adventures with Percy and his friends. I can’t wait to throw this book at my younger sister to read because well, its that good and fun.

4 out of 5 stars.

377 pages. Paperback.

Young Adult. Fantasy. Geek Mythology. Fiction.

Published by Hyperion Books.

Summary: Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse—Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy’s mom finds out, she knows it’s time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he’ll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon a mystery unfolds and together with his friends—one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena—Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods.

-Summary from GoodReads.com