I did not like his performance in the first book of this series, but I think he has really improved.
Yes! It was very good!
Fantastic story line. I loved seeing both Anabeth's and Percy's point of view.
Its childish considering the characters are teenagers not fifth graders.
Yes! The end keeps you waiting and you cant stop there!
He sounds like 34 different people!
Well of course! I mean what else are you supposed to do during a five hour drive?
All in all this was a great book. It had some great points where each of the characters developed in some way or another. It had lots of good action and was a great read. I wish the ending hadn't been such a cliff hanger but that just makes me look forward to the next book that much more. I will definitely listen to it again.
The two other Heroes of Olympus books were read by Swanson and I've like them all so far. His reading is great and his voice is so much easier to listen to that the guy who read the original Percy Jackson books.
Possibly because of all the different voices
The Aquarium in Georgia
When Anabeth tricked arachnid
No, over a few weeks
1*=I didn't like it..... 2*=It was OK...... 3*=It was good but I will never read it again.......... 4*=Maybe I will read it again in the future.............. 5*=I will definitely read it again(maybe more than once)
The main thing is, that I'm far from the target age of the series,
but ever since the Percy Jackson movie (2010),
I started reading from the beginning,because I couldn't believe
that book would be the same piece of **** as the movie,
and indeed it was very interesting and much better than Chris Columbus production, but ever since Rick Riordan's new serieses (Heroes of Olympus; Kane Chronicles) the quality has significantly dropped.
The Idea of multiply divided world and the gods with schizophrenic paranoia and multiple personality disorder, might be interesting but presentation was not as good as first five books.
I dropped Kane chronicles in the middle of the first book,
the Heroes of Olympus took me 2.5 books to finally understand,
that I should wait the end of the series and perhaps read it then.
Heroes of Olympus series doesn't have the same appeal as the first five books.
5 stars is i love and i will read agani and again. 1 is i hate and i never want to hear about it ever again. YES = :))) - NO= :'(
Lets break it down
- is it good?? YES!!!!
- is it better than the first 2 books??? HELL YA!!!!
- After reading this book, if you didn't, will you recommend this series and the series before this one??? of course.
What else???? lets just say there were interesting twists in this book, and there were several times where i laughed a lot.
its in the top of the list
overall i like the person that read the first set better. I guess its that i was use to the voices of the char. from him
no, its just a great story line
This is Rick Riordan at his best! I think this is my favorite book in the Percy Jackson universe. Plus I loved finally getting to see parts of the story from Annabeth's viewpoint! That was great!
Many of loose ends were tied up, while still leaving enough to make the wait for the next book horribly long.
I've got to say that I am majorly jealous of Rick's writing skill. All of his books are awesome because of the great characters, great plot line, and his incredible research! But what makes his books shine above the others? His awesome sense of humor. It's amazing how he can add the strangest things to mythology, like having a giant that loves the ballet, or satyr that's obsessed with MMA.