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APOLLO: THE BRILLIANT ONE (OLYMPIANS #8) BY GEORGE O’CONNOR: BOOK REVIEW

    Apollo: The Brilliant One The Olympians Book 8 By George O’Connor ISBN 978-1-62672-015-2 Brought to you by OBS Reviewer Scott For lovers of Greek mythology, Apollo: The Brilliant One is not going to offer anything new to your folklore except, perhaps, for a change of view. Tracing the … Continue reading

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DARKNESS BECOMES HER (GODS & MONSTERS, BOOK #1) BY KELLY KEATON: BOOK REVIEW

Kelly Keaton Darkness Becomes Her Gods & Monsters, Book #1 Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: Ari can’t help feeling lost and alone. With teal eyes and freakish silver hair that can’t be changed or destroyed, Ari has always stood out. And after growing up in … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR DECEMBER 9TH: YA TRENDS, VAMPIRE ACADEMY VS TWILIGHT, CONTEST, SCIENCE IN SCI FI, AND MUCH MORE

Scholastic Experts Issue List of ‘Ten Trends in Children’s Books from 2010’ via PR News Wire Scholastic, the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, today released a list of 10 Trends in Children’s Books from 2010. The list was compiled by editors from Scholastic, including children’s literature experts from … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 12

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 12: We Get Advice From a Poodle Written by Chris Edited by Krystal Percy, Grover and Annabeth find themselves camping in the woods that night, miserable after the Medusa event. Percy decides to take the first shift while … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 11

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 11: We Visit the Gnome Emporium Written by Chris Edited by Krystal Percy contemplates the benefit of knowing that some divine force is messing with you as he and the others walk away from the bus attacked by … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 9 & 10

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 9: I Am Offered a Quest Written by Chris Edited by Krystal Now that Percy has been determined he’s been moved to the Poseidon cabin and he’s utterly miserable. Just as he was beginning to feel like he … Continue reading

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CHARACTER PROFILES: PERCY JACKSON IMMORTALS

Today we bring you the gods that inhabit the Percy Jackson & the Olympians universe. Now when I say gods I mean the polytheistic belief that the Greek’s believe in. Here are some of the immortals that appear in Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief. Brought to you by OBS … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS SPEAKS OUT: PERCY JACKSON – EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN

OBS Speaks Out contributor Blondie has written a piece on how the stories of Percy Jackson have revived stories of myth and legend. Percy Jackson:  Everything old is new again. When I was in middle school, I loved reading Greek myths.  The gods who acted more like teenagers, the heroes … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 7 & 8

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 7: My Dinner Goes Up in Smoke Written by Chris Edited by Krystal After the bathroom incident, Annabeth continued to show Percy the camp, taking him to the metal shop, arts & crafts room, and the climbing wall. … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 6

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 6: I Become Supreme Lord of the Bathroom Written by Krystal After getting used to Chiron being a horse, Percy explored Camp Half Blood with whispers and pointing in his direction. As they passed the volleyball court, Percy … Continue reading

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OBS SPEAKS OUT: REIMAGINING ANCIENT RELIGIONS: EGYPT

Thanks to Percy Jackson and the Olympians, I’ve started thinking about how many other books and movies use mythology and ancient religions as jumping off points for their stories. Since Greek mythology isn’t my strong suit, I’ve decided just to cover my favorites. I tried to avoid spoilers, but there … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 4

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 4: My Mother Teaches Me Bullfighting Written by Krystal Sally Jackson tore through the night, rain and wind lashing the Camaro. Percy still couldn’t believe that Grover’s legs were not human and, more interestingly, his mother seemed to … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 3

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 3: Grover Unexpectedly Loses His Pants Written by Krystal As soon as the bus arrived at the station Percy ditched Grover, despite agreeing to let him walk him home, and headed home alone. Before you meet Percy’s mother … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 2

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 2: Three Old Ladies Knit the Socks of Death Written by Krystal Percy was used to unusual things happening to him, but the prolonged period of Mrs. Dodds nonexistence was beginning to wear on him. He almost began … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 1

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 1: I Accidentally Vaporized My Pre-Algebra Teacher Written by Krystal Percy never wanted to be a half-blood and if you think you might be one take his advice and quit reading now. Believe whatever lies your parents told … Continue reading

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