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Cold Springs
Bantam, May 2003, 23.95, 340 pp. ISBN 0553802364 Chadwick intends to send his teenage daughter Katherine to Cold Spring, a boot camp style school in Texas because she's addicted to heroin and running with the wrong crowd. Before he can do that she overdoses while she is baby-sitting five-year-old Mallory Zedman. The incident traumatizes the little girl who saw her beloved baby-sitter die. Nine years later Mallory dates the boy whose brother...
Southtown
Bantam, May 2004, 24.00, 272 pp. ISBN: 0553801848 Will “Ghost” Stirman is the poster boy for a sociopath as he murders seemingly aimlessly. Thugs killed his wife and their infant son. Still he does not need much of a thread to connect an innocent to someone who hurt him or his family. Those involved in the murders of Will's family and anyone associated with his incarceration have reason to be afraid for Will bloodily breaks out of Floresville...
The Battle of the Labyrinth
Percy Jackson, the main character is starting the 9th grade. At the freshman orientation he notices something very strange and mysterious about the school. In particular something was wrong with the cheerleaders. He knows things are getting bad. Percy knows that the battle of the Titans and God is coming close. He has to take another quest through the Labyrinth, an underground tunnel, to try to stop the war. Throughout the quest, Percy finds out...
The Last Olympian
The time has come for the demigods to battle against the Titans. The Titans army is very strong and the odds of the demigods beating the Titans is very slim. Percy is leading his army in battle making sure everything is working. He knows in his mind that the prophecy of his sixteenth birthday is unfolding as he goes to war. The prophecy says, the strongest demigod has the power to make or break Olympus. ...

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The Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson is a 12 year old boy living with his mom and step dad. He notices as a kid that he is different from every one else. He sees strange things, he has dyslexia and ADHD, and can do amazing things in the water. On the day Percy Jackson turned 13, his world turned upside down; He learned that he was a demigod, half-human and half-God. His father is the God Poseidon which explains to him how he has magical powers in the water. Perc...
The Lost Hero
Jason, Leo, and Piper are the 3 new demigods. Jason is the son of, Zues, Leo is son of, Hephaestus, and Piper is the daughter of Aphrodite. Once they get to Camp Half-Blood they find out that Percy is missing, the Hero Of Olympus. The three demigods set out on a quest to save a God named Hera, who is being imprisoned by an unknown force. On the quest they find another new Titan. She was known to be the Mother of the Gods and the Titans. There ...
The Mark Of Athena
The story begins with the Greeks reuniting with Percy at Camp Jupiter. Although the Greeks were trying to create peace with the Romans, the Romans started a fight. Percy soon reunited the two groups and discussed with them the fate of the Gods. There were 5 group of quests that set out to accomplish their objectives. They soon all would meet up at the Doors of Death to after completing their tasks. There were many quest that had to come up with d...
The Maze of Bones - 39 Clues 1
Amy and Dan Cahill goes around the world to discover their family's secrets and the possibility of becoming the most powerful human by winning their family's race to the 39 Clues. The story follows the adventures of Amy Cahill, 14 years old and Dan Cahill, 11 years old, both grandchildren of Grace Cahill. The story starts with Grace Cahill talking to William McIntyre about changes in her will. She dies after telling him that he needs to execute the other...
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles #1)
Carter Kane, along with his sister and a guardian spirit, must stop the return of the Egyptian God of destruction Set. Carter Kane travels the world with his father Julius studying ancient Egypt. His sister Sadie lives with his grandparents since the death of their mother. On one of their yearly visits, Julius takes Carter and Sadie to a closed museum exhibit to see the Rosetta stone. His intentions aren't to examine the artifact however. He tries to sum...
The Sea of Monsters - Percy Jackson
Thalia's tree that keeps the boundaries of Camp Half Blood has been poisoned. Percy Jackson, Annabeth, and a cyclopes named Tyson, set out on another quest to find the Golden Fleece which will cure Thalia's tree. Percy spends most of his time in the water looking to find the island that holds the Golden Fleece and his missing friend Grover. He learns that there are other people racing to find the Fleece too. As Percy is on this journey to save Ca...

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The Son of Neptune
In the beginning of the story Percy Jackson, Hero of Olympus, is back. He meets 2 other demigods at the Romans Camp Jupiter. Their names are Hazel and Frank. At camp Jupiter, everyone acted like they didn't know Percy, but everyone knew him. The other demigods were impressed with his battle skills in training. Since they saw Percy as a great War Hero, they send him on a quest to free Gaea, a Roman God. During the quest he doesn't have any memory of the...
The Throne of Fire - Kane Chronicles 2
Carter Kane, along with his sister and their trainees, must awaken the Sun God in five days to stop the Apophis from destroying the world. Carter Kane and his sister have taken over training new magicians in Brooklyn in preparation for the return of Apophis. Apophis, the lord of chaos, is a giant snake who plans to consume the sun the morning of the winter solstice. Only the return of Ra, the Sun God, can stop him. Carter and Sadie must collect the t...
The Titan's Curse
The Greek Gods feel an ancient power rising. A power so powerful it could destroy Olympus. Percy Jackson has formed a powerful group of demigods to try to stop the powerful force. He soon learns the scary prophecy of the Titans Curse. He has a week to find the missing god and save Olympus, but he finds that he has to try to avoid falling into Kronos' evil plan to kill olympus....


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