Scarlet by Marissa Meyer | Review

 Title: Scarlet

 Author: Marissa Meyer

 Series: The Lunar Chronicles #2

 Genre: YA, Sci-Fi

 Page Count:452

 Publication: February 5th, 2013

 Publisher: Feiwel and Friends

 Format: First, American Hardcover

 Source: Owned 

Summary: 

Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling Lunar Chronicles. She’s trying to break out of prison–even though if she succeeds, she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. It turns out there are many things Scarlet doesn’t know about her grandmother or the grave danger she has lived in her whole life. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her grandmother’s whereabouts, she is loath to trust this stranger, but is inexplicably drawn to him, and he to her. As Scarlet and Wolf unravel one mystery, they encounter another when they meet Cinder. Now, all of them must stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana, who will do anything for the handsome Prince Kai to become her husband, her king, her prisoner.


I enjoyed this book just as much, if not more than it’s prequel. I have now read all three books published in this series and I think this one might be my favorite of them all. Scarlet isn’t my favorite out of the three main characters, I think I like Cinder a little more, but she’s in second place.

Scarlet is a re-telling of Little Red Riding Hood. She had red hair, wears a red hoodie, lives in a farm with her grandmother who’s gone missing. Very early on in the book we meet Wolf, and I loved him instantly, he’s adorable.

We also meet Captain Thorne and isn’t he a charmer. His and Cinder’s relationship was so cute. I loved seen both from Cinder’s perspective and Scarlet’s perspective, and I loved it even more when their paths crossed.

Since this is a sequel, I can’t talk much about it without spoiling it’s prequel. If you’ve read Cinder then there’s no reason why you wouldn’t want to continue on with the series, and if you haven’t yet, then I highly suggest that you do.

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Cinder by Marissa Meyer | Review

 Title: Cinder

 Author: Marissa Meyer

 Series: Lunar Chronicles #!

 Genre: YA, Sci-Fi

 Page Count: 390

 Publication: January 3rd, 2012

 Publisher: Feiwel and Friends

 Format: Paperback 

 Source: Owned 

Summary: 

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl.

Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.


I loved this book. It’s been on my tbr for awhile and now that I finally had them all I read them. Cinder follows a girl named Cinder, she’s a cyborg.  She’s a mechanic, a very good one. The book is set in the future, there’s been 5 world wars, the planet formed an Earthen Alliance because of the Lunar threat.  She has two step sisters, and the step-mother. One of her step-sisters Peony is really nice to her. She reminded me of Anastasia because Anastasia was the nicest of the two. In case you didn’t know she ended up getting her own spin-off movie(s). Then we have Pearl who was the evil one. Cinder isn’t accepted because she’s a cyborg. She does have her android, Iko to keep her company though. One day while she’s at the market, the prince shows up and asks her to fix his droid. Prince Kai is so sweet. I know how his name is pronounced but I kept reading it as (kay) in my head for some reason. He’s amazing, honestly, you’ll love him. Then we have Levana, Lunar Queen. Basically, the moon is considered a planet, called Luna (which is the latin word for it) and it houses people called Lunars. They have the power to control others, it’s not magic, it’s science but that’s what they can do. Levana is, well evil, and she threatens the earth. She wants a marriage alliance with the CommonWealth, which is Kai’s country. He obviously doesn’t want to marry her, just like his father didn’t. There’s also this disease going around, Letumosis, and it’s killing the population.

I don’t know  what else I can say without spoiling, just that the book is fantastic. Even if you don’t like sci-fi, give it a chance, you’ll might be surprise to find out just how much you’ll like it.

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The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer | Series Review

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I’ve read the first three books in the series, and I’m going to write an independent review for each book, but I wanted to just write an overall series review (without spoilers) for those of you wondering whether or not you should read it.

In Cinder, the first book we follow Cinder, a cyborg. The whole series is a bunch of fairy tale retellings, in each book we follow a new main character, but it’s continuous so you do have to read them in order. For example, in Scarlet we follow Scarlet, a new character, but we do get point of views from Cinder and old characters from the first book, picking up where they left off.

Cinder is a retelling of Cinderella. She’s a cyborg, which in case you didn’t know means she’s part machine. It’s set in New Beijing, which is a new version of the Beijing we know today. There’s a prince, obviously, his name’s Prince Kai and he’s amazing. Cinder has 2 step sisters and a stepmother. It’s basic Cinderella, but a lot cooler.

Scarlet is a retelling of Red Riding Hood. We follow Scarlet, and she’s fully human. She works on a farm with her grandmother who has gone missing. We also meet Wolf, who’s amazing as well. The story follows her journey to find her grandmother with new and old friends. The story of Cinder overlaps with hers.

Cress is a retelling of Rapunzel. We actually meet her in a previous book, so keep your eye out for that. She’s Lunar, and she’s been living in a satellite most of her life. I won’t say much else.                        There’s also Captain Thorne whom we meet in Scarlet, he’s phenomenal. All her male leads are amazing. I think Kai is my favorite, but it’s hard to choose.

The last book is titled Winter and it’ll follow Princess Winter, whom we meet in Cress. As you probably tell, she’s a retelling of Snow White, and she’s also Lunar.

I love this series so much, it’s sci-fi but it’s so entertaining. I totally recommend all of you to read it. Individual reviews for each book will be posted, but I hope this helped you decide whether or not you want to read it.

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The House of Hades (Heroes of Olympus) by Rick Riordan | Review

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Title & Author: The House of Hades by Rick Riordan

Series: Heroes of Olympus #4 

Genre: YA, Fantasy, Greek & Roman Mythology 

Page Count: 583 

Publication Year: 2013

Publisher: Disney Hyperion 

Edition: First, American Hardcover

Source: Library

Summary: 

At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy’s instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through the Gaea’s forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors both sides and prevent the giants from raising Gaea. But, Leo wonders, if the Doors are sealed, how will Percy and Annabeth be able to escape?

They have no choice. If the demigods don’t succeed, Gaea’s armies will never die. They have no time. In about a month, the Romans will march on Camp Half-Blood. The stakes are higher than ever in this adventure that dives into the depths of Tartarus.

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I read this in two days. It’s my favorite in the series now. I feel like this series gets better with every book, which is fantastic. The last book The Mark of Athena ended in a cliffhanger, so I was glad I didn’t have to wait a whole year for the next. I’m very happy that I’m on track with the series now, and I can read The Blood of Olympus when it’s released in October. This book didn’t end in a cliffhanger, and I’ve been reading this series for awhile now, so I can wait (: I’m not going to talk much about what the book is about because that would be spoiling the previous books. But in this book we met a lot of friends and foes from previous books including the PJO books. I loved the character growth and development in the book. i also love that cover. Overall, the book was great, a fantastic continuation to an already fantastic series. The House of Hades did not disappoint. 

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Reviews of the previous books in order: 

The Lost Hero Review

The Son of Neptune Review

The Mark of Athena Review

Spoilers Ahead! 

So Percabeth were in Tartarus. Despite that, I still enjoyed Percy’s PoV’s. I loved seeing their  journey from both his and Annabeth’s perspective. Along with Leo’s, Percy’s PoVs are my favorites. Like I said before, there were a lot of things from Percy’s past catching up with him in this book. Kelli, the empousa ( i think that’s what they’re called ) he faced in his old high school, Bob The Titan (whom I didn’t really remember) , and others. 

I remember in The Lightning Thief movie, Percy’s pen was a click on (whatever) pen and in the book it was a ballpoint with a cap, and I remember always thinking how the pen in the movie was better, because he didn’t have to worry about the cap, but in this book it was answered that he just discards the cap. Also, he found out it could actually be written with lol. 

Both Nico and Leo were amazing in this book, all 7 were, but those two were epic. Leo saved everyone at least once in the book, and the whole Calypso thing omg, we’ll get to that later. As for Nico I loved that he kept visiting Bob, and that’s why Bob helped Percy. I hated how everyone was treating him in the beginning of the book, I was so pissed. Yes, he’s quiet and liked to be alone but he’s not a creep; and the whole “don;’t know where his loyalties lie” crap ugh. Although they turned around at the end so it’s okay now, but I wasn’t happy with them for that. Nico di Angelo is as much a hero as the rest of them. Then there was also his little secret that Jason found out, which I was mildly spoiled on, but it was very emotional for me, that was his weakness, and it was heartbreaking. I hope he gets over Percy, because I do love him and would want him to be happy, but Percy and Annabeth are meant to be. Maybe he and Reyna will be a thing..? They’re the only single ones, and now they’re going on that journey together, hopefully, considering he does also like girls. As long as it’s not Percy, I just want him to be happy. Although, I was fine with him being single so I could pretend I had him for myself (: 

Leo and Calypso. I cried throughout all those chapters. I was spoiled on that, but I didn’t mind. I loved how they started quarreling and not liking each other, and they slowly started to care for one another. It was the most realistic relationship in this book to me (besides Percabeth) not that the rest weren’t. I honestly cried so hard when Leo left and he swore on the River Styx that he’s come back for her, and I know he will. They’re my new OTP, I don’t think they take Percabeth’s spot yet; but they’re close. Just thinking about it brings tears to my eyes. Also, the whole opening up the shop thing, my god it was the most adorable, beautiful thing and I couldn’t control the tears, they just flowed. Oh and also apparently calypso cursed Percy?.. I don’t know, i guess I couldn’t blame her she’d expected to be freed,and apparently Percy had asked.. I still like her though. What’s the ship name? Caleo? I like it (: ♥

Also, Grover made an appearance, I hope we see more of him in BoO because he’s been MIA for awhile. 

Coach Hedge, and Mellie got married and are expecting, I really didn’t expect that. I thought they were breaking up tbh, so that was a nice surprise. I love what Frank did for him that was sweet. 

Speaking of Frank, I felt like he was a lot badass in this book, and he grew into himself. I don’t dislike him anymore, but he’s still not my favorite, he never was; so we’re back to square 1. Then, he was promoted to praetor because Jason realized that he’s now more Greek then Roman, and I’m glad, he’s a good fit for the position. Also, I loved what Leo did for him, like that kid is wonderful, even as he was in Ogygia he still thought about Frank and asked Calypso to make that pouch for him; Leo is the best. I felt like their relationship also grew, he trusted Leo and cares now and that’s wonderful. Leo Valdez is an amazing guy, Calypso is lucky to have him. 

I felt like all 7 really came into their power and realized they’re each important to the quest. They each had their moment, Piper with Khione, Frank with the ghosts and the animals when he had to save Hazel, Leo saving everybody multiple times, Hazel with the mist, the giant with Hecate, and so on…. I loved that. They were each very badass in their own way, especially Hazel and Leo I think, but they were all awesome. 

Reyna and Nico are apparently going to have a PoV in Blood of Olympus and I’m very excited about that. I really enjoy Reyna, and we all know about how I feel towards Nico, so this is perfection. 

Percy and Annabeth went through a lot, especially the end with Tartarus, I knew they weren’t gonna die, no one really important ever dies until the last books in his series, so I wasn’t scared. Although, it was nice and at times funny seeing the way they got out of most of the situations down there.  

 I think that’s it, but I really, highly,extremely, thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is my favorite in the series, and I’m sure Blood Of Olympus will be even better. I’m excited! Have you read this book? What were your thoughts? I’d love to know (: xx 

BTW so sorry this was all over the place. I’m trying to write my reviews before picking up my next book for the read-a-thon, and then editing them right before posting (which is right now). The next review you’ll see will be on The Sorcerer’s Stone (: I’m currently working on that. 

I’m gonna make a Blood of Olympus Theories post in the near future. Who’s gonna die, who will survive? We already know it’s gonna be a happy ending (meaning that they will somehow beat Gaea), but there are still more sacrifices to be paid, and I wonder what they are. In the end, I really hope Percy, Annabeth, Nico and Leo (and get his happy ending with Calypso of course) survive, I love them all, but those are my favorites. 

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The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympus) by Rick Riordan | Review

Title & Author: The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

Series: The Heroes of Olympus #3

Genre: YA, Fantasy,Greek and Roman Mythology 

Page Count: 574 

Publication year: 2012 

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Edition: First, American Hardcover

Source: Owned

 

I finished the book recently, and I wanted to write my review before reading House of Hades, so here we go. So this book was amazing, the series keeps getting better and better, and I’m pretty sure House of Hades is going to be even better then this one. I think this book was as good as it was because the 7 were finally reunited, and everyone was on the same page. With the previous books we followed Jason, Piper, and Leo, and then Percy, Frank and Hazel; and they were living different stories, but now they’re all together and it was epic. This cover also is my favorite, I do love them all though, but this one, along with the cover of House of Hades are pretty epic. I love how all the covers of Rick’s books display an event in the book. As soon as I saw it I knew it was Jason and Percy. Okay I think that’s it for the non spoilers section. Overall, I really highly enjoyed this book, it’s my favorite in the series so far.

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SPOILERS AHEAD! 

Okay. Not gonna talk about that ending right now. Let’s start from the beginning, and hopefully this doesn’t end up all over the place.

The Son of Neptune ended with Percy at Camp Jupiter and the Argo 2 arriving. The book starts off with the reunion. It was the most beautiful thing. When Annabeth and Percy reunited and she hugged and kissed him, and then flipped him over, my heart just … I was in tears. Then there was poor Reyna whom I honestly really like, and really felt bad for. I had so much respect for her, when she figured out Jason and Piper were a thing, she hid her emotions, and didn’t act any different towards Piper, and I admired that. She really wants that alliance to work, she’s trying as hard as she can, she’s a good person and I wish she had some support.

Nico. In case you didn’t know I really love Nico. Along with Percy and Leo he’s my favorite. I’ve loved him since he showed up in The Titan’s Curse, so my heart broke when I found out he had been kidnapped, and then here the poor kid was trying to stay alive on those seeds, I just, I was so sad. Then when he was rescued and he was all “Thank you, I’d lost hope” I broke down. Like when I say I love Nico, I really really do. I was so upset when they were second guessing him at the beginning of the book, especially when Percy said he had a “rocky history with him” I was mad, like what do you mean a “rocky history”? Yes, he got you thrown into a cell sort of, but it wasn’t his fault, he was young and naive and wanted to know his history, can you really blame him? and besides he came back to save you didn’t he? But Percy got his act together after that, and you can’t really stay mad at Percy. As for the others second guessing Nico, I understood. They didn’t know him, and it was only logical for them to worry and take precautions.

Percabeth and Jasper (Jiper whatever you wanna call it) had some very awesome moments in this book. Both Annabeth and Piper said ” I love you” in the book, though the topic never came back after that.

Let’s talk about Frank, i didn’t really like him until the end of SoN and he got on my nerves so many times during this book. Like I said, Leo is one of my favorites, so Frank was pissing me off every time he addressed Leo. I actually really started shipping Leo and Hazel in this book, they would be so cute, and it’d be like Sammy Round 2. When they went together to see their past, that was very moving. I was spoiled on this other person Leo will most likely be with so that’s why I held off a bit on Hazel and Leo, but I still think they’r be cute, even though his grandfather was her first love; and talking about Sammy can i say how much I already love him, he really is just like Leo so naturally I love him too (:

The Romans are going to attack Camp Half-Blood and I’m scared. Annabeth was right though, they shouldn’t underestimate camp Half-Blood but I’m still scared for them.

They met Hercules, and what a disappointment he was, I already didn’t like him though after what Zoe had said about him in PJO.

I also gained so much more respect for Annabeth in this book, what she did is something I couldn’t have done. The mother of all spiders, I couldn’t of had.

Nico is going to have a POV in The Blood of Olympus which is exciting. I really wish he was part of the 7. The whole book could’ve been in Nico’s POV and I would’ve been fine with it lol. Although he’s still a big character, even if he’s not part of the 7.

Luke was referenced a lot in this book, which was fine with me, I really liked Luke, I still do. Also where is Grover? Percy mentioned him once, and I really had like forgotten about him lol.

Leo Valdez was especially even more awesome in this book. With Team Leo and the nymphs and Leo World. That kid is amazing, I feel like he saved a lot of people in this book. ♥

Percy and Leo are the best of the 7. They’re both so sassy and funny (:

I loved when Annabeth threw her knife into the water and Percy rose with this big wave and then he was all “you dropped something” lol and that’s also when Annabeth said I love you.

Okay…. now that ending. I was spoiled on the fact that Percabeth would fall into Tartarus, but I didn’t think it happened until HoH. I did start to suspect it would happen in this book when Arachne said that if they fell they would fall into Tartarus. Nonetheless, I was still broken. I know they’re fine but still, it’s very sad. I’m excited to see what happens and how they’re saved. I don’t think I was spoiled on anything else after that besides the Leo love interest thing, so I’m excited!

I think that’s it. This book was epic. Loved it from cover to cover. Now onto House of Hades! xx

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The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus series) | Book Review

image General Info: Title&Author: The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan Genre: YA, Fantasy, Greek and Roman Mythology Page Count: 513 Publication Year: 2011 Publisher: Disney Hyperion Series: 2nd book in the Heroes of Olympus series which is a spin-off to the Percy Jackson and The Olympians series. Edition: American Hardcover Source: Library I finished this recently ♡ and I loved it! A lot more then The Lost Hero (which I did enjoy) . Percy was back! Oh man it was wonderful. Leo is still my favorite new character but I do still love Hazel and Frank. Idk if I like Hazel more then Piper and Frank more then Jason though. I’m so excited for Mark of Athena, I still need to get it from the library but I have an e-book so I’ll just start that. I might stop writing this to start it because I’m so excited for the reunion! Anyways I really loved the book.

Rating: image If you have not read this book or this series then definitely do! And If you haven’t read the PJO series then start from there. Here’s my review of The Lost Hero it’s prequel (:

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So we get introduced to Camp Jupiter in this book. There’s a map at the beginning too (: image Anyways I totally prefer Camp Half-Blood over it. No questions about it. Okay so on pg 60 we see Nico. Turns out he’s Hazel’s brother. I was so confused when he didn’t tell Percy who he was but then he explained that he can’t interfere whatever and I got that, so oh well lol. We’ll come back to Nico later on cuz I gotta talk about the end. Reyna. I like her. She’s pretty cool. When she was flirting with Percy lol that was funny. This is sad cuz I really ship Jasper (Piper and Jason) but Reyna’s cool too so it sucks. At around Page 100 I theorized that they were going to Alaska and they were gonna recover the Eagle ; and I was right. I love the covers of Rick’s books because it always portrays something that happens in the book/ What the books about. Also on a side note , the Blood of Olympus cover was revealed recently so it should be pretty easy to see what happens in the book based on that. Frank’s godly parent. I thought it was either Hephaestus or Mars. Hephaestus cuz of the Fire thingy and Mars because his grandma kept saying his dad was attracted to his mom because she was a natural warrior and stuff. It was pretty obvious it wasn’t Apollo. I thought for a second maybe he was the child of two gods, like maybe his mom was a minor God and that’s Why he was more special, but no. BTW his powers are very cool, gotta agree with Percy lol. Oh and Frazel happened omg that was the cutest thing. When Ares / Mars came to camp and Percy’s reaction lol that whole scene was hilarious. See that’s What I missed in TLH, the humor; it was there but not as much as when Percy is in the story, he’s awesome. When we were told when Reyna and Percy had met before, on Circe’s island. I have to go back to Sea of Monsters cuz I don’t remember it as clearly but apparently Hylla was the one who welcomed them. At around page 208 we find out that Hazel was the one who basically raised Alcyoneus in the first place. I don’t necessarily blame her or anything, she didn’t have a choice. I love how she sacrificed herself and her mom in order not to raise him (though Gaea was right, it only delayed it) but also how she rejected Elysium for her mom not to get Eternal Punishment, that was very admirable. God I would really hope I get Elysium when I die lol. Hazel. I love her. She’s more badass then Piper. I love them both, but I think I might love her more. Also her savior, the descendent of Poseidon. Idk. Is it Percy, Frank, the horse lol I’m not sure, but I’m excited to find out. I loved the references to old books, like the skeleton warrior “Gray” was the same one Nico defeated in Titan’s Curse. The Laistrygonians too. The prophecy Ella said about Wisdom’s Daughter. That’s Annabeth. Gosh I’m so excited!! Then there’s the whole Leo and Sammy thing. For a second I thought they were the same, but no that would be too complicated, and besides Sammy married and died so that’s done with. I think they’re just related, like Leo is his descendant (: OKAY NOW NICO. WHAT. DO. YOU. MEAN. HE’S. BEEN. KIDNAPPED.? I know he’s not dead but still omg, poor baby. If you didn’t know Nico is my favorite character along with Percy, but Nico’s my baby and this isn’t Okay. Percy’s just such a sassy sarcastic badass and I love him so much lol. I’m glad he’s back. And he remembers completely which is fantastic. Okay I’m gonna post this and go read MoA because I’m too excited!! X I rate the book: 5/5 ★ KEEP ON READING! ♡ Share your thoughts below, I’d love to know 😀 xx Also on an irrelevant note today marks my blogs 3 month anniversary (: lol idk those 3 months went by fast and I’m so happy at where I am ♡ I’m glad I decided to create wordsweheart ♡♥ (: x – Lily ~ ωσя∂ѕωєнєαят From one book lover to another Happy Reading! 🙂

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Last Olympian |Review

imageFinished it yesterday (Wednesday) I don’t know when This will go up.  Anyway let me just say that I loved it. I know I said previously that The Titans Curse was my favorite of The Series, but not anymore, This one takes The throne (: in The end I will list them from favorite to least favorite, even though I loved them all but some more then others.

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All I can say is that if you haven’t read this series yet, then definitely do ASAP. It’s amazing , the characters, the plot, the story, the journey you take, its all incredible. I can guarantee that there’s a 99% chance of you liking it. I have not come across a single person who dislikes this series. I hope you check it out (: x

Spoilers Ahead! 

I had The physical copy to read This time So I couldn’t highlight but I put in a bunch of bookmarks on pages were there were things to talk about So here we go.
The book starts off with Percy and Rachel and they’re having fun; Rachel invited him to a vacation (horrible timing btw) and anyways when Beckendorf and Blackjack The Pegasus appeared that’s when The Battle begins; and that kiss Rachel gave him, that was cute The way she said

“If these two people liked each other, what would it take to get The stupid guy to kiss The girl, huh? “

I like Rachel She’s a nice girl and I would Ship them but Percabeth all The way. And besides she can’t be with anyone anyways, She’s The new Oracle.
So Beckendorf goes on to die, he sacrifices himself for something that was really unnecessary if were being honest. Then Silena his girlfriend was all upset and at first I did suspect her to be The spy, but after awhile she grew on to me and I liked her. In The end when it was revealed she was The spy, I felt a little betrayed but I still liked her and she redeemed herself and I was proud of her, I hope her and Beckendorf are happy and together now ❤
Okay So when Nico took him to The Underworld and had tricked him and took him to his Dad instead, I didn’t for a second doubt him, I honestly I love Nico he’s probably my favorite male character in The book; I mean dont get me wrong I love Percy but Nico he’s just so amazing, I can’t explain it. I usually fall for The dark sad tortured souls ones ,they’re perfect in my eyes ( Will, Adrian and now Nico ❤) So anyways I understood, he just wanted to know more about his family and who can blame him? The kid is all alone, he deserved to know The truth. Yes granted it was a bit naive of him to actually believe his Dad but Hey he’s just a kid, a very strong brave powerful and awesome kid but still a kid and everyone makes mistakes,  like not making him swear on The River Styx; Percy has made that same mistake numerous times So it’s fine. Then Nico came to rescue him and he was So upset that he’d lost Percy’s trust and I felt So sad for him but it all turns out alright (:
Oh after Percy bathed in The River, that badass fight he had with Hades army I was like you go Percy you go!  He’s amazing.

So when Percy went into the Hudson/East River and was having that conversation with the river gods,  that whole scene was pretty cool, and we found out what the sand dollar is for.

When Percy was gonna fight a ghost from the past aka The Monitor and he asked Annabeth if he gets a kiss for good luck because its a tradition now and she said ” come back alive, then we’ll see” that was just awe (:

Okay so the whole deal with Clarisse, I was so annoyed, like the fight that could end the world is happening and you decide not to join because you’re pride was hurt? It must of had been pretty hard considering she’s the daughter of Ares and all, she’s all about war. But I really do like Clarisse, she was a pain sometimes but she’s a likeable character. When Thalia showed up with the hunters, I was positive it was Clarisse; but I was glad it was Thalia, she’s great. When she actually showed up and after Silena died she was so mad which made her more badass, during Sea of Monsters she was just plain stupid and desperate, after that fight I like her better.  The end after the war was over and her dad was all proud of her, that was cute,she deserved it.

When Rachel showed up in the helicopter, and Annabeth flew it in the end , that was just wow. But after that when she got jealous it kind of got a bit annoying, I hate it when people are overly jealous- that’s what I hated about Nora from Hush Hush- but I felt like this one was one too many, at first it was cute, but there’s a line, and I think Rick realized too because after that she didn’t have another jealous moment and she was back to the Annabeth I knew and loved.

So let’s get to the really sad part. Luke died. I was sad because I really liked Luke, I had faith in him from the start, I liked movie and book Luke. In my eyes he also died a hero. When he asked Annabeth if she loved him and she said no , he was like a brother to her, I was yelling “LIES!” because maybe she really didn’t like that, but at some point she really believed she did. Anyways I really loved and will always love Luke Castellan, he’s a hero. RIP Luke Castellan- Son of Hermes.

The ending, that whole scene in Olympus when the Gods are thanking their childrens was just awe. Zeus is a scary dude but it’s obvious he cares for Thalia, which is more then I can say for Hades even though he said something nice about Nico at the end I don’t forgive him, he’s horrible. He’s one of my least favorites along with Hera and Athena ( she tried to be nice a little bit at the end so she gained points for that.) Everyone got promotions and I was so happy for Annabeth. So Percy got offered to become a God. I knew he wouldn’t accept but still wow, that’s a big deal! When he looked at Anna and she was on the verge of crying and he declined and she looked so happy, my heart burst (: And the end when he finally opened up about how he felt, and she kissed him! Then Clarisse showed up with the rest of the camp and they were like “FINALLY!!” I couldn’t have agreed more, then the underwater kiss which Percy thought and I quote ” And it was pretty much the best underwater kiss of all time” oh that was perfect.

I loved the book, I really hope they continue with movies because this one in particular would make a fantastic  movie, it has everything.

The Percy Jackson journey has been an incredible one, and I can’t wait to continue on soon enough with the Heroes of Olympus series and start that journey later on (:

I rate the book a : 5/5 

Now onto my favorites in order:

1) The Last Olympian

2) The Titan’s Curse

3) The Battle of The Labyrinth

4) The Lightning Thief

5) The Sea Of Monsters

 

Not to say I didn’t like The Sea Of Monsters, I loved it, just loved the others a bit more and so on.

If you have not yet read this series ( why are you still reading this? you just got major spoilers ) , then I strongly suggest you do. It’s amazing, you will be hooked, and it will definitely remain in your heart,  trust me, you shall never forget about Percy Jackson.

~ Happy Reading! From one Book Lover to another xoxo ~

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Battle Of The Labyrinth | Review/BookTalk

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I finished The book last night and as expected I loved it. It was really great, I still prefer The Titan’s Curse So far but This isn’t too far behind it, it’s probably my second favorite.
In This book, Percy, Annabeth, Grover and Tyson go on a new quest to try and save The camp. It’s actually Annabeth’s quest; it’s also her first one.
Now Ill be going over specific parts in The book.
So The book starts off with Percy going to his new schools orientation at The end of June. The school also happens to be where his mom’s new boyfriend works. So as soon as Percy gets in he notices Rachel Elizabeth Dare who is The girl we met back in Titan’s Curse; So he tried to avoid her and goes in another entrance and runs into a couple cheerleaders who actually turn out to be something else. Okay when they turned – Tammi and Kelli- and Percy described them as “vampires ” I was like wait wait wait what, Im not sure ,correct me if Im wrong,  but I don’t think Vampires are part of Greek Myths, So when the story took that turn I was like no please c’mon don’t involve vampires into this, but turns out they weren’t vampires; they turned out to be “empousai ” servants of Hecate, and the vampires legend was based on them.

Some Grover has a girlfriend now 🙂 OMG that part let me quote it:

What’s wrong, Juniper?” Juniper sniffled. She wiped her silky sleeve under her eyes. “It’s Grover. He seems so distraught. All year he’s been out looking for Pan. And every time he comes back, its worse. I thought maybe, at first, he was seeing another tree.”
“No,” Annabeth said as Juniper started crying. “I’m sure that’s not it.”
“He had a crush on a blueberry bush once,” Juniper said miserably.
“Juniper,” Annabeth said, “Grover would never even look at another tree. He’s just stressed”

Okay I was laughing So hard at this, they were talking like dating a tree is a completely normal thing, which granted nothing about This Series is normal, but I just found This funny.

Let’s talk about Nico, I really love that kid.
Yea he was pissed at Percy and was trying to raise Bianca but I dont blame The kid. Even though Bianca abandoned him he still loved her and he wanted Percy to keep her safe and that didn’t happen. I never really believed he was mad at Percy for that, he was just upset. In the end he comes around and I really love him. Besides he’s the son of Hades like that’s super cool. His powers are soo cool, the children of the Big Three have the coolest powers; Percy with his control over The sea – that whole thing he did in the volcano that caused the eruption and all, that was pretty cool – Thalia we didn’t really see much of her powers but that quarrel with Percy in Titan’s Curse was also pretty cool, and Nico omg he’s just cool, his powers, he can talk to the dead which some people might find creepy but I find it cool, his whole power over the Earth as stuff. I feel like he grew up so much since Bianca died and his childhood got taken away from him because he’s still pretty young. That sucks but he’s badass and again, I love him and I’ll always root for him. I don’t know how he does in The Last Olympians and The Heroes Of Olympus Series but I hope he’s awesome and good.

Percabeth really started brewing in this book, when Annabeth opened her arms for a hug from him at the beginning after she hear her quest, then the kiss, then at the end of the book before he left, I felt like more could’ve had happened there but it didn’t but that’s okay; slowly but firmly.
Oh Percy’s trip to Ogygia , that was super sad. The girl Calypso she was so sweet, and I really felt for her; she falls for a bunch of guys who can’t stay with her. I would’ve shipped them had Annabeth not been in the picture; and I really hope and I really think that she gets her happy ending.
When Percy returned to camp after that and everyone thought he was dead, and Annabeth was starting to make her speech awe. Then she saw him and hugged him then she got mad because she was jealous and it absolutely blows my mind how oblivious man are tbh Even Chiron noticed it.
When Annabeth met Rachel again and they were talking about how it went at the school after Percy left and Rachel said:

They asked me a lot of questions about you. I played dumb.
Was it hard? Annabeth asked.

I was laughing so hard, Annabeth is queen and shes so cute when shes jealous.
The end when Poseidon came to his party and Percy was like it was the best birthday present he could ask for, that was so sweet; and then Poseidon goes on to tell him that he was his favorite son; melted my heart.
Overall I really enjoyed this book, just like the others. The Titan’s Curse is still my favorite, but this one is not too far behind it.
I rate the book a : 5/5
Its amazing, go check it out if you haven’t. Happy Reading!

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Titan’s Curse |Review

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I finished The book a couple days ago and now Im halfway through The Battle Of The Labyrinth (it’s sequel) . Everyone told me This was their favorite of The Series and So far it’s mine too. It was just great, and also a quick read for me, like The others.
He met all 12 Olympians in This book.

My favorites personally are Apollo and Aphrodite.

Apollo is just The coolest he’s like a regular 19 year old kid. I mean when Percy said he had earphones at The meeting I was just like how much cooler can This guy get, he’s amazing, my favorite.

Aphrodite She’s just a cool chick I guess, I mean She’s The Goddess of Love So it’s hard not to love her I guess, she spoke of Percabeth and she just seemed cool even though The rest of The group said never to trust her. I don’t know what She’s sees in Ares though, I guess she likes The bad boys, I do too a little but The God of War is a little extreme (: .

Artemis  seems cool too. I can’t believe Thalia actually joined them but I get why she did it, I like her She’s cool.

Oh and let’s talk about Athena. What a disappointment she turned out. The way she talked to Percy and she was like ” Im proud of my daughter too but The other two are dangerous ” like Shut up. Then she goes on to tell Percy “I don’t approve of your friendship with my daughter ” I was laughing at that because it’s gonna be way more then a friendship. But still I was So disappointed, I’ve always admired Athena she was always my favorite before, she was So intelligent and just wow in my eyes, and her name was Athena like that’s such a perfect name. So I was very sad and disappointed in her for that.

Hermes is the second coolest probably. He’s great.

You know I have a feeling Luke is going to be turned good. I mean he’s escaped death way too many times to just simply die at The end of The Series. Also Annabeth said he was under Kronos’ spell So maybe there’s hope for him after all if he’s under spell. I’ve always liked Luke, even in The movie I liked Luke, So Im always gonna root for him because I have hope like Annabeth, let’s see if Im right :).
Oh and one more thing it’s pretty obvious that he cares alot for Annabeth and Thalia, I got The feeling that Thalia might of had liked him even more then just a friend, just like  Annabeth did, but I think he might’ve returned The feelings for Thalia, Im not sure, but if Im right then The fact that she thought he was evil and dead might’ve also influenced her choice to join The Hunt.

I rate The book a:  5/5 🌟

Im currently reading The next one and it’s also really good.

Percy Jackson and The Olympians : The Sea of Monsters |Review

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I finished this book a couple days ago, and I actually just finished The Titans Curse which is its sequel, so I will be putting a review on that soon. As you probably know if you’ve read my review on The Lightning Thief (its prequel) I am really enjoying this series. All the three books from the series I’ve read so far have been quick reads for me. I also really enjoyed this book. I did watch the movie already so I knew some of what was gonna happen; I say some because the movie did change and leave out some parts of the book, but again if you’ve read it and seen the movie,you know all that was modified.

Since I read this in e-book format I highlighted some parts that I wanted to talk about in my review, so I will go on my phone and look at them now and discuss them.

The Bermuda Triangle” okay so this whole series is making me think my whole life has been a lie. It was interesting for me to find out that The Bermuda Triangle is actually The Sea Of Monsters; and The Bermuda Triangle is very real, so makes me start thinking….. what else is also real (:

When Hermes said he invented the Internet (: I laughed out  loud at that.

“Go to Tartarus” she said.

“That’ s when all Hades broke loose”

Both those weren’t said in the same scene but it was funny. I was just like really?… I really liked the humor in the book.

“Nobody”  

When Annabeth said that, it all clicked because I had read that part of The Odyssey before, and when they said the Cyclops was almost blind because of a previous hero, it started to come back to me but I wasn’t sure until Annabeth said the Nobody reference. I really love Greek Mythology and hopefully some day I’ll finish The Odyssey because I know its a very long story.

” I am Thalia , the girl said. “Daughter of Zeus”

I knew this was gonna happen because of the movie but it was still pretty cool.Now it could mean the whole prophecy was about her .( I’ve read The Titans Curse so I know what happens regarding her anyways but that’s for the next review) It would be so cool to be a demigod; I personally would like to be the Daughter of The Big Three, preferably Poseidon because I could somewhat control the Sea and Percy’s powers are literally so cool.I wouldn’t want Zeus because he seems meaner, but power over the sky sounds cool too. Also Hades because apparently that’s power over the Earth/Dead ( I don’t know too much about it yet) or Aphrodite because she seems cool, and she’s the Goddess of Love.

Oh and one thing about the movie, Kronos rose in that movie and I was waiting for it to happen in the book but it didn’t, I mean that’s a pretty big thing to change in the movie, I did find it interesting but still. I still enjoy the movies, they changed them a lot true, but it was still interesting. A lot of times what production companies do is make the movie so that it will please all the non-readers, which it does but a lot of the people going to watch it first are the readers, and if they’re disappointed then the movie fails; even though they didn’t really fail, they still made a lot of money in the end.

I rate the book a : 5/5 🌟🔱

I definitely recommend it to everyone whether you’re 10 or 20, I feel like a lot of audiences would enjoy this book, even though it’s a children’s book.