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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 REVIEWS: PERCY JACKSON AND THE LIGHTNING THIEF

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Rating: PG Brought to you by OBS staff member Annabell Cadiz Zeus’s lightning bolt is stolen and he believes there’s only one person who could have taken it: Poseidon’s son, Percy Jackson. Zeus gives Poseidon’s fourteen days to return the lightning bolt or he … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR OCT 19: RICK RIORDAN, FANTASY BOOK LIST, NEIL GAIMAN & MORE

Source: wired THE GEEKDAD INTERVIEW WITH RICK RIORDAN Rick Riordan is a very busy man. Last week saw the release of The Lost Hero, the first book in his new series, The Heroes of Olympus, and he’s currently on a 12 city tour to promote the book and meet his readers. Then … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JUNE 28: NEW RICK RIORDAN BOOK, JUSTIN CRONIN AND MORE!

END O’ THE WEEK KID LIT ROUND UP Source: omnivocarious.com A follow-up to Percy Jackson. Cynopsis Kids had news this week on the new “Heroes of Olympus” series set for this fall: “A follow-up to Percy Jackson and the Olympians, the series takes readers back to Camp Half-Blood and features … Continue reading

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RICK RIORDAN’S ‘PYRAMID’ NEWS

‘PYRAMID’: IT’S ANOTHER TOWERING RIORDAN TALE OF MYTHOLOGY Source: USAtoday.com Thanks to Rick Riordan’s best-selling series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, my 9-year-old son can tell you all about Poseidon, Zeus, Ares and other Greek gods. He and millions of other kids who raced through the five-book series are in … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 6TH: LITTLE WOMEN MASHUPS, RICK RIORDAN AND MUCH MORE

TWO NEW LITTLE WOMEN MONSTER MASHUP BOOKS Source: examiner.com Not one, but two, variations on the monster mashup book featuring Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” characters were released nationally this week. Prepare yourselves as the Alcott characters try to give the Jane Austen mashup franchise a run for their money. … 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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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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PERCY JACKSON BOOK CLUB: CHAPTER 13

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan Chapter 13: I Plunge To My Death Written by Katlyn Summary Percy, Annabeth, and Grover were two days into their Amtrak trip. Percy tried to keep a low-profile on the train because his name and picture were on the … 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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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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MYTHICAL CREATURES THROUGHOUT HISTORY: AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT ‘GREEK GODS & GODDESSES’

By now some of you have seen the Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief movie, but are some of you still new to Greek mythology? Don’t worry, OBS loves you and because it’s all about love this month, in honor of our Book Club we’re here to give … 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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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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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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OBS PRESENTS ‘PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF’ BOOK CLUB

Hi everyone! Just as 2009 came and went so fast, so did the month of January. That means it’s time for another Book Club.  In February we’ll be presenting “Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan, the first in a series of five novels dealing with … Continue reading

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