We are so excited here at Mother Daughter Book Reviews to be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of The Lightning Thief, the first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan.
For the next 6 months, you can expect to see a series of posts, special offers and features, and giveaways all in honor of The Lightning Thief. To get the party started you can visit ReadRiordan.com to download a special 10th anniversary Percy Pack Activity Kit.
About “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse–Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy’s mom finds out, she knows it’s time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he’ll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon a mystery unfolds and together with his friends–one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena–Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods.
DAUGHTER’S REVIEW OF “THE LIGHTNING THIEF”
My Rapid Review: The Lightning Thief is about a boy named Percy Jackson who discovers he has the blood of the gods in his veins. In other words, Percy is a half-blood or a demi-god. When Zeus’ lightning bolt is stolen, Zeus suspects that it was Percy who stole it. I liked how Annabeth, who is Percy’s new half-blood friend, is not a girl who needs to be saved all the time and same with the rest of the girls, they are all brave. Overall I really loved this book. I love it so much that I read the entire series. I loved the series so much that I read every series by Rick Riordan including the Kane Chronicles. I would recommend this book to each and every one of my friends although most of them already read the series and loved it too!
SPECIAL SUMMER DEAL
CELEBRATE PERCY’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY with The Lightning Thief, the book that started the internationally best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.
THE LIGHTNING THIEF has sold millions of copies worldwide, appears on school reading lists nationwide, and inspired a major motion picture. Accolades include:
- Included in Time Magazine’s 2014 List of 100 best Young-Adult Books of All Times
- A New York Times Notable Book of 20015
- A Child Magazine Best Book of the Year
- A School Library Journal Best Book of 2005
- More than 6 year on the New York Times Best Sellers List (and counting!)
You can grab an electronic copy for only 99 cents between June 15 and 22, 2015!!
The perfect moment to get your friends hooked on the series you love! On June 15th, The Lightning Thief will be discounted to $.99 for one full week (6/15-6/22). PLUS, it also includes a sneak peek chapter excerpt from Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book One: The Sword of Summer.
MAGNUS CHASE SNEAK PEEK ON RICKRIORDAN.COM
Catch a sneak peek of Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book One: The Sword of Summer available online at ReadRiordan.com! Features a 10 page preview!