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New from Rick Riordan

I love these books. I really, really do. So, obviously, I'm super excited to see all the awesome that will be coming our way soon.

The Kane Chronicles will have a third book in the series: The Serpent's Shadow. This has to be my favorite cover in the series. While the Egyptian mythology adventure isn't my favorite of RR's books, I do enjoy his wonderful story telling and use of mythology. Egyptian mythology is so complicated, but he makes it kid friendly. Oh, I hope he decides to do something with Norse mythology one day!

Now, for what I'm really excited about. A new Demigod Diaries book, complete with brand new short stories (of the Percy Jackson kind). There will be a story about Luke Castellan, in his pre-evil bastard days. Yippie!

Looks like we have something to hold us over until The Mark of Athena (Lost Hero #3) comes out later this year! You can find more on Rick Riordan's website by clicking HERE.


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The Search for Delicious Natalie Babbitt
Product Details

Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Square Fish (August 21, 2007)
ISBN-10: 9780312369828
Source: My personal book

Summary from Amazon: Gaylen, the King’s messenger, a skinny boy of twelve, is off to poll the kingdom, traveling from town to farmstead to town on his horse, Marrow. At first it is merely a question of disagreement at the royal castle over which food should stand for Delicious in the new dictionary. But soon it seems that the search for Delicious had better succeed if civil war is to be avoided.

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