Thumbs way up for The Sea of Monsters, The Titan’s Curse, The Battle of the Labyrinth, and The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan. Children’s fantasy.
Percy Jackson – dyslexic teenage son of Poseidon – and his friends Grover the satyr and Annabeth, the daughter of Athena, have to fight the rising Titans and save Western Civilization. These books are like coke, and I don’t mean cola.… >> Read more
Thumbs up for The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. Children’s fantasy.
My coworker read and enjoyed this, and he has high standards (higher than mine, in fact), so I felt that the odds were pretty good I’d enjoy it. In fact, it was quite a bit better than I’d expected. Despite the fact that he’s writing for preteens, Riordan doesn’t make the mistake of talking down to his audience.… >> Read more
Thumbs up for Mythology by Edith Hamilton. Mythology.
Loved loved loved this. Don’t know why I haven’t read it before. You should read it. What else is there to say?
CALLISTO She was the daughter of Lycaon, a king of Arcadia who had been changed into a wolf because of his wickedness. He had set human flesh on the table for Zeus when the god was his guest.
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