We are pleased to announce that the second book in the “Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard” middle grade series by Rick Riordan – THE HAMMER OF THOR – will soon be available for purchase (October 4, 2016). Read more about the second book in this series by New York Times #1 Best-Selling Author, Rick Riordan and scroll down to enter for your chance to win a “Hammer of Thor” prize pack (US only).
Title: The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2) | Author: Rick Riordan | Publication Date: October 4, 2015 | Publisher: Disney Hyperion | Pages: 480 | Recommended Age: 10+
The second installment in Rick Riordan’s blockbuster Norse mythology series has Magnus and friends helping the god of thunder find his missing weapon before all Muspellheim breaks loose.
Thor’s hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon–the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time the hammer isn’t just lost, it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can’t retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal worlds will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer’s return is the gods’ worst enemy, Loki–and the price he wants is very high.
Companion Guide to Magnus Chase
So you’ve made it to Valhalla. Now what?
This “who’s who” guide to the gods, goddesses, and other important figures of Norse mythology was commissioned by Helgi, who, after more than a millennium as manager of Hotel Valhalla, became fed up with answering the same questions from newly deceased heroes at check-in. The profiles provide essential stats, interviews, and personal reflections so you can identify the gods and avoid those awkward introductions. Handy facts about other beings round out this go-to tome. You’ll never see Ratatosk as a cute little rodent or confuse a dwarf with an elf ever again!
Prize: One (1) winner will receive a prize pack containing the following:
- a copy of Magnus Chase: The Hammer of Thor
- a copy of official companion book: For Magnus Chase: Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds
- Hammer of Thor pen
- Hotel Valhalla Swell-Style water bottle
- Hotel Valhalla luggage tag
- Hotel Valhalla t-shirt
Contest ends: September 23, 11:59 pm, 2016
Open: United States
How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below.
Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This giveaway is sponsored by Disney Hyperion and is hosted and managed by Renee from Mother Daughter Book Reviews. If you have any additional questions – feel free to send and email to Renee(at)MotherDaughterBookReviews(dot)com.
RICK RIORDAN ONLINE
Rick Riordan, dubbed “storyteller of the gods” by Publishers Weekly, is the author of three #1 New York Times best-selling middle grade series with 45 million copies sold throughout the world: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, based on Greek mythology; the Kane Chronicles, based on Ancient Egyptian mythology; and the Heroes of Olympus, based on Greek and Roman mythology. Rick collaborated with illustrator John Rocco on two best-selling collections of Greek myths for the whole family: Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods and Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes. The first book in his Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy based on Norse mythology, The Sword of Summer, also debuted at #1 on the New York Times list. Rick lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and two sons.
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