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Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Waiting On Wednesday #1: The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan (The Heroes of Olympus #5)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted over at Breaking the Spine where we highlight the upcoming releases that we are particularly overjoyed for :)

Title:The Blood of Olympus
Author:Rick Riordan
Publication Date:October 7th 2014

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Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen—all of them—and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood—the blood of Olympus—in order to wake.

The demigods are having more frequent visions of a terrible battle at Camp Half-Blood. The Roman legion from Camp Jupiter, led by Octavian, is almost within striking distance. Though it is tempting to take the Athena Parthenos to Athens to use as a secret weapon, the friends know that the huge statue belongs back on Long Island, where it "might" be able to stop a war between the two camps.

The Athena Parthenos will go west; the Argo II will go east. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. They have sacrificed too much already. And if Gaea wakes, it is game over

I am eagerly awaiting the arrival of this book! I love Rick Riordan's writing, I have since I was a child and this particular book is going to rock my socks off! Rick, himself, said that someone is going to die! What?! Who is going to die?! I cannot handle not knowing, the suspense is eating away at my soul! I need this book in my hands right now!

What books are you guys most excited for? Comment down below and tell me! I love you infinity and beyond!


  1. I need to catch up! I loved the Percy Jackson series, but I haven't read any of this one yet.

  2. You need to! It's so much better than the Percy Jackson series in my opinion :)

  3. I still haven't read any of Rick's books and I'm really ashamed to admit that. I'll get to them one day and I hope you'll enjoy this one. Great pick :)

    1. You will love them! They're so amazing! I hope that I will :)


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