The Mark of Athena is Coming. Soon!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 |

Its been a week without books. I am well rested.. but bored. I hope for another Young Gen Fiction so i went to Rick Riordan's Website and read again (for the nth time) his newest book to launch very soon. Mark of Athena is the 3rd Installment in the Heroes of Olympus Series. I cant wait to get my hands on it.

Here's a brief summary taken for the author's website

Annabeth is terrified. Just when she’s about to be reunited with Percy—after six months of being apart, thanks to Hera—it looks like Camp Jupiter is preparing for war. As Annabeth and her friends Jason, Piper, and Leo fly in on the Argo II, she can’t blame the Roman demigods for thinking the ship is a Greek weapon. With its steaming bronze dragon masthead, Leo’s fantastical creation doesn’t appear friendly. Annabeth hopes that the sight of their praetor Jason on deck will reassure the Romans that the visitors from Camp Half-Blood are coming in peace.

And that’s only one of her worries. In her pocket Annabeth carries a gift from her mother that came with an unnerving demand: Follow the Mark of Athena. Avenge me. Annabeth already feels weighed down by the prophecy that will send seven demigods on a quest to find—and close— the Doors of Death. What more does Athena want from her?

Annabeth’s biggest fear, though, is that Percy might have changed. What if he’s now attached to Roman ways? Does he still need his old friends? As the daughter of the goddess of war and wisdom, Annabeth knows she was born to be a leader, but never again does she want to be without Seaweed Brain by her side.

Narrated by four different demigods, The Mark of Athena is an unforgettable journey across land and sea to Rome, where important discoveries, surprising sacrifices, and unspeakable horrors await. Climb aboard the Argo II, if you dare. . . .


Comment here if you want the first few chapters of the book. It is available online for free. I just downloaded it from some random site that i can no longer recall. I can share it with you.

There's something to look forward for October!

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