Review

The Last Olympian

I am here because when all else fails, when all the other mighty gods have gone off to war, I am all that’s left. Home. Hearth. I am the last Olympian.The Goddess Hestia, to Percy Series finales are always delicate things. They can either go sensationally (Mockingjay), or they can go dreadfully (Allegiant). Judging from… Read More The Last Olympian

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Battle of the Labyrinth

You shall delve in the darkness of the endless maze, The dead, the traitor, and the lost one raise. You shall rise or fall by the ghost king’s hand, The Child of Athena’s final stand. Destroy with a hero’s final breath, And lose a love to worse than death. While some authors would find themselves… Read More Battle of the Labyrinth

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The Titan’s Curse

Five shall go west to the goddess in chains, One shall be lost in the land without rain, The bane of Olympus shows the trail, Campers and Hunters combined prevail, The Titan’s curse must one withstand, And one shall perish by a parent’s hand. WOW. Rick Riordan has really upped his game here. There is… Read More The Titan’s Curse

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"Beautiful Creatures"

Mortals. I envy you. You think you can change things. Stop the universe. Undo what was done long before you came along. You are such beautiful creatures. I am pretty ambivalent about Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl’s Beautiful Creatures. It is filled with instalove and a nonexistent plot, and it doesn’t add anything significant to… Read More "Beautiful Creatures"

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The Sea of Monsters

You shall sail the iron ship with warriors of bone, You shall find what you seek and make it your own, But despair for your life entombed within stone, And fail without friends, to fly home alone. I have to admit, out of the entire series, The Sea of Monsters is probably my least favorite.… Read More The Sea of Monsters

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The Lightning Thief

You shall go west, and face the god who has turned, You shall find what was stolen, and see it safely returned, You shall be betrayed by one who calls you a friend, And you shall fail to save what matters most, in the end. The Lightning Thief is the beginning to one of my… Read More The Lightning Thief