The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 5) Summary and Reviews

The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 5)

by Rick Riordan

The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Book 5)

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All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time.

In this momentous final book in the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy's sixteenth birthday unfolds. And as the battle for Western civilization rages on the streets of Manhattan, Percy faces a terrifying suspicion that he may be fighting against his own fate.

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"Percy Jackson’s fifth and final adventure begins with a blast and gets increasingly more explosive." - Publishers Weekly

"The book's message that the Greek gods will die unless we remember them might be a bit simplistic, but the fact is that the "Percy Jackson" books have done a great deal to revitalize interest in mythology." - School Library Journal

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cory cockrum

the best book ever
This book was one of the best books I have ever read, and Rick Riodan is possibly the best writer of his time - even better then the author of the Twlight books.

kate kelley

this is a great book
You will love this and the hole series because it is so intense!

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Rick Riordan Author Biography

Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over twenty novels for young readers, including the Percy Jackson series, the Kane Chronicles, the Magnus Chase series and the Trials of Apollo. He is also the author of the multi-award-winning Tres Navarre mystery series for adults.

For fifteen years, Rick taught English and history at public and private middle schools in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Texas. While teaching in San Antonio, Saint Mary's Hall honored him with the school's first Master Teacher Award.

While teaching full time, Riordan began writing mystery novels for grownups. His Tres Navarre series went on to win the top three national awards in the mystery genre – the Edgar, the Anthony and the Shamus. Riordan turned to children's ...

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Rick Riordan: RYE-r-don (first syllable is pronounced like rye bread)

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