Percy Jackson and the Olympians – Book 3: The Titan’s Curse – By Rick Riordan

Hey Jared,

I’ll see you later today, but I will say trying to format one of these blog posts on the WP mobile app is a pain. I’ve resorted to a mobile hotspot with my laptop tethered in order to get review out today.

thetitanscurseTitle: The Titan’s Curse
Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians; Book 3
Author: Rick Riordan
Genre: Fantasy
Audience: Youth/Teen
ROTS Setting: EU, Modern, Magic, Mythology/Supernatural
Synopsis: It’s not everyday you find yourself in combat with a half-lion, half-human. But when you’re the son of a Greek god, it happens. And now my friend Annabeth is missing, a goddess is in chains and only five half-blood heroes can join the quest to defeat the doomsday monster. Oh, and guess what? The Oracle has predicted that not all of us will survive…
Recommendation: Highly recommended!

This is a classic middle-book, but unlike most, it’s actually good.

There are so many plot lines and story arcs at this point its a wonder what has been packed in, but it works and I love it. We finally get a glimpse of the main plot of the series and what’s to come. The character sub-plots are on flinging out ambrosia left and right and we dig even deeper into this amazingly detailed world.

Thalia is one of the highlights of the book. Different, but very much the same as Percy. She’s an excellently used foil, but with a personality enough to stand on her own. Zoe is also good, but more for her story arc than for her as a character.

In the end, I’m on the edge of the proverbial seat. I know what’s going to happen and I’m still held in suspense. Battle lines have been drawn, but the fog of war still obscures the enemy.

Robert


LINKS

Percy Jackson and the Olympians – Book 3: The Titan’s Curse – By Rick Riordan

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s