Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: Rick Riordan's Latest Novel

Waiting On Wednesday was created by Jill over at Breaking The Spine. It's a weekly post for you to share what upcoming books you can't wait for!

Title: The Sword of Summer 
Author: Rick Riordan 
Release Date: October 6, 2015

Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers.

One day, he’s tracked down by a man he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god.

The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years.

When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision.

Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die... (taken from

Why I Need It

As soon as I saw this was written by Rick Riordan, I knew I had to have it. I don't care how old I get - I will NEVER stop drooling over Riordan's books. He knows just how to tap into the inner pre-teen of every reader, and I always find myself laughing at his quirky, lovable characters.

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