The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1
I’ve had my eye on this book for a long time. I just got it about a month ago but I hadn’t read it yet. And then I saw the preview yesterday… it is kind of disconcerting to recognize something you haven’t even read yet. So as soon as I could I plucked this one off the shelf and I haven’t put it down. I even ate dinner reading. The half-blood characters are refreshing renditions of their parental god stereotypes. The mythology is seamlessly woven in with just enough to make it work while educating but without choking you on overload. Percy Jackson has never been the most popular kid in any of his six schools over the past years but he finally finds a place where he can fit in, but no world is perfect and even among is godly relations there are those who cannot be trusted. I cannot wait to get my hands on the rest!