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THE LIGHTNING THIEF (PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS, BOOK #1) BY RICK RIORDAN: BOOK REVIEW

  Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book #1 By Rick Riordan ISBN# 9780141319131 Author’s Website:  http://www.rickriordan.com/home.aspx Brought to you by OBS reviewer Heidi Percy Jackson has always had a penchant for getting into trouble.  But when his ADHD can’t even explain away what he … Continue reading

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THE SEA OF MONSTERS (PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS, BOOK #2) BY RICK RIORDAN: BOOK REVIEW

  The Sea of Monsters Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book #2 By Rick Riordan ISBN # 9781606860380 Author’s website: http://www.rickriordan.com/home.aspx Brought to you by OBS reviewer Annabell Synopsis: After a summer spent trying to prevent a catastrophic war among the Greek gods, Percy Jackson is finding his seventh-grade school … Continue reading

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THE LIGHTNING THIEF (PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS, BOOK #1) BY RICK RIORDAN: BOOK REVIEW

The Lightning Thief Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book #1 By Rick Riordan ISBN # 9780786856299 Author’s website: http://www.rickriordan.com/home.aspx Brought to you by OBS reviewer Annabell Synopsis: Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school . . . again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, … Continue reading

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THE TITAN’S CURSE (PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS, BOOK #3) BY RICK RIORDAN : BOOK REVIEW

Rick Riordan The Titan’s Curse Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book #3 Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: When Percy Jackson receives an urgent distress call from his friend, Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows he’ll need his powerful demigod allies at his … Continue reading

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THE LAST OLYMPIAN (PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS, BOOK #5) BY RICK RIORDAN: BOOK REVIEW

Rick Riordan The Last Olympian Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book #5 Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: All year the Half-Bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of a victory are grim. Kronos’s army is stronger than ever, and … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE OF THE LABYRINTH (PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS, BOOK #4) BY RICK RIORDAN: BOOK REVIEW

Rick Riordan The Battle of the Labyrinth Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book #4 Review brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Synopsis: Percy Jackson isn’t expecting freshmen orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly … Continue reading

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MOVIE HOTLINKS FOR MARCH 7TH, PART 1: PERCY JACKSON SEQUEL, BLADE RUNNER, HARRY POTTER, SUPERMAN, DEVIL MAY CRY, AND CHRISTOPHER NOLAN TRIBUTE

Fox Diving Into Percy Jackson Sequel With Sea Of Monsters via Spin Off “Most of lead actors, led by star Logan Lerman, are expected to reprise their roles. (Lerman signed a three-picture deal, but has said he’d like to make the entire series.)…Shooting could begin as early as this summer.” … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS BOOK COVER CLUSTERS: GREEN

In honor of St. Patrick’s day on Wednesday, our cover cluster theme this month is green! Enjoy! American Gods by Neil Gaiman: Shadow gets out of prison early when his wife is killed in a car crash. At a loss, he takes up with a mysterious character called Wednesday, who … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 20

Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief Chapter Summaries By Rose Chapter 20  – I Battle My Jerk Relative The trio were picked up by the coast guard and dropped back on the pier. Ares appears, the one who set them all up (he had given the backpack to … 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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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 PRESENTS: MOVIE POSTERS FOR ‘PERCY JACKSON’S THE LIGHTNING THIEF’

Brought to you by OBS Staff member Krystal Here at Open Book Society we like to see things from every angle. Movie posters are what sells people’s opinions of a film and like a book cover it has to be appealing. Also like books, movie posters can look differently depending … Continue reading

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FAN ART MADNESS – PERCY JACKSON EDITION

A new month means all new fan art from a whole other theme. This month we bring you Percy Jackson & the Olympians. Rick Riordan’s fantasy books bring us to the whole new world of Greek myth and gods. If you’re an avid lover of all ancient mythology, you’ll love these … 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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OBS PRESENTS: MOVIE RELEASES FOR FEBRUARY 12TH

This week is epic week. We have two amazing films: Percy Jackson and Wolfman. What I’m going to see completely depends on what I’m in the mood for, Fantasy or Horror. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (Nationwide) Adventure, Fantasy (PG) (From comingsoon.net) It’s the 21st century, but … 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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MOVIE NEWS FOR JAN 15 PART 1: DAYBREAKERS, PERCY JACKSON, IRON MAN 2 & MORE

Source: latimesblog ‘DAYBREAKERS’ SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE SUBSIDERS   Patrick Kevin Day talked to Steven Boyle, the creature effects man behind “Daybreakers'” hordes of vampires, about the inspiration for the mutated Subsiders’ appearance.  An Australian billboard showing the physical deterioration of a pretty young woman over two years of drug abuse inspired “Daybreakers” … Continue reading

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FIRST TV SPOT FOR PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS

via filmofilia Chris Columbus’ new movie “Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightening Thief” hits theaters on February 12th, and 20th Century Fox has begun airing television spots for the film. Synopsis: It’s the 21st century, but the gods of Mount Olympus and assorted monsters have walked out of the … Continue reading

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SPEAK OUT: POLL OF THE WEEK “WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE BOOK TO MOVIE SERIES?”

This week’s Poll is centered around fiction novels and/or series, that has been made into a movie! There are so many these days, and not all are great, but we have listed some of the better novels/movies! Choose based on the book as well as the movie adaptation!   Wednesday October … Continue reading

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