Flashback Friday: The Lightning Thief

Rick Riordan introduces an enchanting modern mythological world in The Lightning Thief. As the start of the highly renowned children’s fantasy series Percy Jackson & the Olympians, The Lightning Thief introduces readers to the wonderful world of modern Greek gods, goddesses, and demigods. Published by Marimax Books in 2005, The Lightning Thief follows Percy Jackson, a boy from New York, as he discovers he is the son of a Greek god. After some unfortunate run-ins with monsters he finds himself at Camp Half-Blood, a camp dedicated to the protection of the descendants of Greek gods and goddesses. This adventurous story was originally targeted at younger audiences but manages to appeal to a wide range of readers.

Spin-offs And Not-So-Happy Endings

The latest trend in literature proves that saying goodbye is as hard for authors as it is for readers, if not even harder. Spin-offs are becoming more and more popular every year.

The Problem With "The Percy Jackson Problem"

In response to the publication of the final book in Rick Riordan’s 'Percy Jackson' series of YA novels, New Yorker staff writer Rebecca Mead published “The Percy Jackson Problem,” a half-baked idea of an article which calls into question the notion that any reading is good reading, particularly for children, pre-teens, and young adults.

The Problem With “The Percy Jackson Problem”

In response to the publication of the final book in Rick Riordan’s 'Percy Jackson' series of YA novels, New Yorker staff writer Rebecca Mead published “The Percy Jackson Problem,” a half-baked idea of an article which calls into question the notion that any reading is good reading, particularly for children, pre-teens, and young adults.

Why Your Inner Teen Should be Ecstatic About 2014: Young Adult Novel to Film Adaptations This Year

There is no doubt that Hollywood has found a working formula to draw in a big audience with adapted novels from the young adult genre, and we can definitely expect to see more and more of them in the coming years. Over 25 were released in 2013 alone, 2014 introduces even more book to movie offerings with an army of young adult novel adaptations.

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Director Thor Freudenthal Reflects on Movie

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters director Thor Freudenthal reflects on movie

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Review

Review of the new film Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.