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WILL ‘TWILIGHT’ AND ‘TRUE BLOOD’ REPLACE RELIGION IN TEENS?

Supernatural Shows Replacing Religion? Brought to you by OBS staff member Heidi Young people have become increasingly irreligious in countries such as Denmark, yet they still ponder the big questions: Is there a heaven? What happens to us when we die? Will we turn into vampires? Well, perhaps not that … Continue reading

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TOP 10 YOUNG ADULT BOOK SERIES

Our Top 10 List today is Katie’s Top 10 Young Adult Book Series. Enjoy! Top 10 Young Adult novels 1. The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins 2. The Twilight Saga Series by Stephenie Meyer 3. -The Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling 4. The Immortals Series by Alyson Noel … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JULY 26TH: DYSTOPIAN LOVE STORY, PERCY JACKSON GRAPHIC NOVEL, AND MORE

Schlubby Hero Gets Vixen in Shteyngart’s Dystopian Love Story By Craig Seligman at Bloomberg A down-at-heels U.S. badly in hock to China; a trigger-happy “bipartisan” administration that herds its low-net-worth individuals (LNWIs) out of affluent city centers and, on occasion, shoots them; a culture of subliterate, sexually shameless young people … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 4TH: THE RED PYRAMID, GEORGE R.R. MARTIN, AND THE DRESDEN FILES

Book review: ‘The Red Pyramid’ by Rick Riordan By Susan Carpenter at the Los Angeles Times In “The Red Pyramid,” the first book in “The Kane Chronicles,” Rick Riordan’s new series for middle readers, a child has godlike powers but doesn’t know it until strange things begin to unfold. A … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR APRIL 12TH: INVASION, HE-MAN, SPIDERMAN, MUSKETEERS, AND THE 3D FAD

Emile Hirsch Joins Alien Invasion Flick ‘The Darkest Hour’ by Jordan Raup at The Film Stage Into The Wild star Emile Hirsch will star in The Darkest Hour, a new sci-fi action flick directed by Chris Gorak (Right At Your Door) for Summit and New Regency. Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON- BOOK CLUB: CHAPTER 22

Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief Chapter Summaries By Rose Chapter 22 – The Prophecy Comes True Percy, Annabeth and Grover we treated to a warm welcome back at Half-Blood Hill and there was a big feast in their honor, for they were now heroes. After week after … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB -CHAPTER 21

Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief Chapter Summaries By Rose Chapter 21 – I Settle My Tab The news of the Santa Monica Pier incident and Percy’s kidnapping was covered up nicely by the media and Percy was no longer perceived as an international criminal. Annabeth, Percy and … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON : BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 19

Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief Chapter Summaries By Rose Chapter 19 – We Found Out the Truth, Sort of They arrive at the Field of Asphodel with millions of the undead roaming in the darkness. They walk deeper into Asphodel when Grover’s sneakers sprout wings and lift … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON- BOOK CLUB: CHAPTER 16

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 16: We Take a Zebra to Vegas Written by Katlyn Summary Percy, Annabeth, and Grover met Ares in the diner parking lot. Percy confronted him about the trick he played on them and Ares was very satisfied with … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 15

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 15: A God Buys Us Cheeseburgers Written by Katlyn Summary Seven days before the solstice Percy, Annabeth, and Grover arrived in Denver. Annabeth suggested they try to contact Chiron. They arrived at a car-wash, and Grover took hold … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON: BOOK CLUB – CHAPTER 14

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 14: I Become a Known Fugitive Written by Katlyn Summary Percy was falling fast into the water below. The impact he made was painless, not as he expected. He also realized, that he wasn’t wet. Although he felt … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: FAN ART MADNESS – PERCY JACKSON EDITION 2

We’re ending this month full of love with one more edition based on Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Again we’re bringing you only drawings based on what the fans of the books imagined the characters would be. I hope some of you have already seen the movie and gives OBS … Continue reading

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OBS TOP 5/10: PERCY JACKSON EDITION

Top 5 Funny Moments in Percy Jackson – Krystal 1. When Percy points out that even Lord Ares runs from Cupid statues. 2. When Grover used Medusa as a baseball. 3. When Percy teaches Clarisse that bathroom toilets are not a place for Percy’s head. 4. When even Dionysus can’t … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR FEB. 15TH: PERCY JACKSON, AVATAR PREQUEL, AND CAPTAIN AMERICA

10 Things Parents Should Know About The Lightning Thief By Doug Cornelius at Wired Over the past few weeks I have been reading the Percy Jackson books to my son. We started with The Lightning Thief, the first book in the series. He quickly became a fan. (Okay, I like … Continue reading

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CHARACTE PROFILES: PERCY JACKSON DEMIGODS

Today we bring you the demi-gods that inhabit the Percy Jackson & the Olympians universe. What is a demigod you ask? It’s a child of a god and a human. Want to know more about them, read on. Brought to you by OBS staff member Katlyn & Chris. Perseus ‘Percy’ … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR FEB. 5TH: PERCY JACKSON, SPIDERMAN?, DUNE, AND AVATAR

via IESB.net: New Images from PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS! Check out Uma Thurman’s Medusa and Her Snakes! Chris Columbus (“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” “Home Alone”) directed the epic fantasy-adventure starring a trio of rising young stars — Logan Lerman (“3:10 … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR JAN. 11TH: NEW VAMPIRES, BOOK ADAPTATIONS, AND HOLLYWOODS LACK OF NEW IDEAS

By Erin McCarthy at Popular Mechanics: How to Stop a Daybreakers-Style Vampire Epidemic In Daybreakers, a bat bites a man and infects him with a disease that turns him into a bloodsucker. Within 10 years, only 5 percent of the human population is left. The remaining 95 percent of the … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS JAN 7TH: PERCY JACKSON, LEGION, WOLFMAN, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, AND MORE

New Percy Jackson Character Art Online Six new posters from Columbus’ latest We know it’s snowing outside (for most of you, anyway; for Empire, all the snow was washed away from Oxford Street by the time we got in, upsetting our plans to arrive three hours’ late, armed with snow … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR 11/19 STAR TREK 2, PERCY JACKSON, DAYBREAKERS & THE SECRETS OF THE IMMORTAL NICHOLAS FLAMEL

We’ve got big spoilers for Star Trek 2! (12?) Director J.J. Abrams confirmed to us that the follow-up to his hit Star Trek won’t hit theaters until 2012, speaking last night at a party at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles to celebrate today’s DVD/Blu-ray release. But that could change. … Continue reading

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ERICA CERRA DRAWN TO PERCY JACKSON MOVIE BY HARRY POTTER

from reelz channel Chris Columbus, who’s directing the movie adaptation of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, has tried to brush aside the obvious comparisons to the Harry Potter series. The parallels to this tale of a modern-day boy who discovers that he’s the son of the Greek god Poseidon … Continue reading

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