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Giveaway: The Tyrant's Tomb (Rick Riordan) ~ (US Only)

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The Tyrant's Tomb (US/Canada Only) by: Rick Riordan Release Date: September 24th, 2019 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion   About the Book:   In his penultimate adventure, a devastated but determined Apollo travels to Camp Jupiter, where he must learn what it is to be a hero, or die trying. It's not easy being...
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Debra Branigan
The series continues with a great cover and an exciting adventure. Thanks for sharing.
Sunday, 13 October 2019 19:14
Danielle Hammelef
The action on the cover matches the exciting synopsis.
Friday, 01 November 2019 13:10
Penny Olson
The cover is dynamic and the story sounds like another exciting adventure in a great series.
Saturday, 02 November 2019 01:23
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Giveaway: Summer of Magic and Mazes (US Only)

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Disney-Hyperion is partnering with YA Books Central for this giveaway! Summer of Magic and Mazes (US Only) by: Rick Riordan Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Learn More: The Burning Maze : the Trials of Apollo Book #3 (in stores May 1, 2018) The formerly glorious god Apollo, cast down to earth in punishment by...
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Olivia F
I love the Trials of Apollo covers- they are amazing! This is such a fantastic giveaway too- would love to read these books!... Read More
Thursday, 24 May 2018 10:42
Dianna G.
I'm a middle school language arts teacher, so Riordan's books are like cash crop for me! My students can't get enough.
Thursday, 24 May 2018 21:34
Kara S
I've heard wonderful things and if the stories match up with the covers, they'll be unforgettable!
Sunday, 03 June 2018 12:25
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Press Release: Book Trailer for Rick Riordan's The Ship Of The Dead!

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Hello Riordan Readers! The newest Rick Riordan release,  The Ship of the Dead , Book 3 in the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy, hit shelves yesterday – PLUS a hilarious new  book trailer  just released! We hope you'll check out the new trailer! Share the  Book Trailer Follow...
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Giveaway: THE PERCY JACKSON COLORING BOOK (US Only)

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Disclosure: Disney-Hyperion sent us a copy to check out, and is partnering with us for a giveaway!   The Percy Jackson Coloring Book (US Only) by: Rick Riordan Artwork by: Keith Robinson Release Date: August 15, 2017 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion About the Book: Demigods, brandish your pencils! Over the past decade, millions...
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John
That cover definitely tells me this is a coloring book, and I bet people aren't lying when they say that this is, indeed, a colori... Read More
Friday, 18 August 2017 20:44
Aireanna Lesch
Omgggg! I love this!!!
Friday, 18 August 2017 21:04
queenofreads
I adore the cover!
Saturday, 19 August 2017 17:19
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Discovering Greek Heroes and More!

Discovering Greek Heroes and More!
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    Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manag er and Staff  Reviewer     With Percy Jackson's birthday just days away and the release of the newest book, Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes  also set for August 18th, there is so much to celebrate!  With the help of Disney-Hyperion, I get to...
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Lucy Magat
One of my favorite Greek heroes is Bellerophon. He's the one who killed the Chimera which is awesome! ... Read More
Friday, 14 August 2015 13:50
Taylor
My favorites most possibly have to be Hercules or Achilles!
Friday, 14 August 2015 20:59
harrietthehedgehog13@gmail.com
My favorite Greek hero is either Achilles or Hercules!!
Saturday, 15 August 2015 23:08
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