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The House Of Hades

by Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion | October 8, 2013 | Hardcover

The House Of Hades is rated 4.9231 out of 5 by 13.
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 from 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.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 608 pages, 8.62 × 6 × 1.88 in

Published: October 8, 2013

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1423146727

ISBN - 13: 9781423146728

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not the best in the series I bought this after reading it at the library, so I knew what to expect. However, I am still disappointed in one part of the book (involving a scepter and Nico) and I wish he (Riordan) could of done otherwise. However, if you ignore that one part the book was amazing and a great continuation of the series. I love how Riordan gradually links all the characters and events together and shows how one affects the other. I am only giving it 4/5 because of the one part, but seriously, ignore that, and it was amazing.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome book I've read the other books but this one tops it i loved everything about it
Date published: 2014-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! This book was sooooo awesome! The very progressive surprise with Nico? WOW! I did not expect that! It's amazing to see that in a book. Leo's solo adventure, Hazel and Frank's growth, and Percy and Anabeth's journey were all such a joy to read. They all had great depth, meaning and heart. Coach Hedge's little part was touching too, and just icing on the cake! It was such a thrilling and fulfilling adventure to read. Rick Riordan is a masterful wordsmith, a wizard with words, a Hephaestus among the wordcraft! Highly recommended!
Date published: 2014-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME! I read this book a while ago and I'm still fantasizing over it! I sort of felt that it was a filler book that had a few of important details about the characters past, but I still love the book!
Date published: 2014-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Book! I picked this up on the day it was released. I've been waiting for the release of this book since last year when The Mark of Athena came out. That book ended with a cliffhanger which made all fans of the series mad. But, Rick Riordan is now back with an amazing continuation of the series which will, if you will, make up for that cliffhanger. This Is an awesome book and to all greek mythology fans like me, you are going to LOVE it!
Date published: 2013-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The House Of Hades Excellent read!  Couldn't put it down!  Highly recommend!  Can't wait for the next book in the series!!!
Date published: 2013-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Book I bought this few days ago..... couldn't put the book down even after 6 hours of reading. Just amazing. My favorite Heroes of Olympus Book. :)
Date published: 2013-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from was good as all of the others it was a very good book all of his books are good
Date published: 2013-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The House Of Hades AWESOME!!!!! So disappointed that we have to wait until Fall 2014 for the next one.  Would HIGHLY recommend all Riordan books.  We read and reread and reread......
Date published: 2013-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from a brilliant addition to the series I love how Riordan takes actual Greek myths and continues them into the present day. He paints a picture that brings the old and the new together into a single, seamless reality. This story has some good laughs, some thoughtful moments, a few times that tug at your heart, and lots of adventure and suspense.  This novel is much more emotionally intense with more real life growing pains for the characters than its predecessors. Riordan works just enough allusion to the previous novel to jog your memory without recapping the entire story. He continues his tale in a very vivid manner. Riordan’s descriptions make you feel like you’re watching a movie, rather than reading a novel. You are able to visualise each and every element of this phenomenal tale. He incorporates brilliant battle scenes into the novel are exciting without being gory.  Seeing the views of the different characters means that there isn’t 1 or 2 main characters, but rather many. Each is equally important and uniquely developed. You really get to know the various characters in depth throughout the series. I love how they continue to grow both as individuals and as a team. Through his brilliant character development Riordan shows that even the gods have a touch of humanity.  The way that Riordan writes you don’t have to try to immerse yourself in the story. Riordan’s fun, approachable writing style draws you in. Overall, this is a brilliant read for pre-teens and up. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it to anyone. It is a phenomenal addition to the series, but you’ll really enjoy it more if you read the rest of the series first. I completely enjoyed this riveting tale and can’t wait for more from this brilliant author.
Date published: 2013-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Riordan does not disappoint! You do not understand how long i've waited for this book. Every year i go out on the day that the next book in the series is released and buy it, usually reading it pretty fast. It was hard with Mark of Athena's LITERAL cliff-hanger, and thank the gods that House of Hades ending isn't that unbearable. I can wait... i think. Hopefully. My point is that the House of Hades is worth the wait, because Riordan has created another intriguing, awesome, thrilling book! The plot is pretty straightforward: Annabeth and Percy are seperated from the rest of the group and on their own, facing hell like never before, and the rest of the group is racing towards the House of Hades to close the Doors of Death-assuming Percy and Annabeth can help, too. The House of Hades is great. Its funny and fun and entertaining and engaging but also kinda real. It contains actual problems amoung the monsters and titans, and faces loyality and wisdom and how hard it can be to leave something behind. A certain titan from the Battle of the Labyrinth makes a reappearance, totally adding to the story and enhancing it, making it SO much better... Is it possible that there may be a couple in this book i like more then Annabeth and Percy? Well, probably not, but this one that develops is definitely a close second. Speaking of romance, i wish that Riordan wrote for teens, not 9-12s, because we dont get any details! I get it, how its in the 9-12 age group and it appeals to a larger audience, but cant a teenage girl get some REAL action? Either way, i know that it isnt about the romance, and that even without the details, this series is freaking fantastic. At first i didnt like how we get everyones POVs - everyone except Nico, UGH - but it grew on me... i still dont like Piper or Jason, and Hazel and Frank are okay. The only ones i actually LOVE: Percy and Annabeth, of course, are still my favourite characters, and Leo is awesome, too. Nico is definitely high up there! And he goes through some crap in this book, i really appreciate him and see how strong he is now that we know more about his personal life. Frank is sweet and stuff, but Hazel seems so... i dont know. I dont like her, though i dont hate her. She does grow throughout the book and by the end shes more likeable. Maybe i dont like Piper and Jason cuz i already know and love Annabeth and Percy, but Piper seems kind of like shes better then the rest, maybe has a bit of an attitude, and Jason seems so golden-boy-ish. I agree with Hazel when she says shes wary of him. He doesnt seems friendly or warm, just a straight-up fighter. Almost no emotions. Only my opinion, of course, but its a strong one... Riordan writes this one amazingly, like always, and captures and keeps readers attention. The different POV are written well, too-each is different, but they all have the same foundation, which i guess is a good thing. There could've been more uniqueness for each character, but when you're writing in seven different POVs i imagine its hard. Dont miss this book. I love it, the Heroes of Olympus series, and the origional Percy Jackson series is still my all time favourite. I appreciate Riordan and his writing and the time and effort he puts into his writing. The House of Hades is impressive and full of action and adventure, theres never a dull moment, and Riordan definitely keeps you on the edge of your seat. 5/5 stars, even with the annoying characters. The storyline is brilliant - i just cant wait for the Blood of Olympus, the next book. (that title!!) So yeah. If you haven't already, definitely check out this (and the Percy J. series!) out!
Date published: 2013-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thank You Kobo for screwing up September 27th, i searched thr kob site for House of Hades, and would you beleive it i was able to buy the book a good 14 days before it actually released it, man was i so happy, I loved this book the Many POV's were great, espically he ones in Tartarus, but when you get to Cupid/Eros, TMI (too weird to write down), when your kids get there in the story get ready for a lot of questions, because this is a part of Greek Mythology we could do without knowing about.(male lovers of greek gods) But overall great story, ot cliff hangery, no major character loss, you will also get tosee appareances from characters from the first series and old titans (Hyperion, Krios,Koios,Iapetus) and those wondering what happened to the peaceful titans and if they are free, that will get answered by Calypso
Date published: 2013-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Thank you Kobo for goofing and releasing this on September 27th (Seriously, how did I manage to get so lucky?) Just as I was longing for a new book to keep me riveted while I waited for HoH to be released, i get an email saying my pre-ordered purchase is in my Library. And I absolutely devoured this book, much to the chagrin of my Boyfriend, another Heroes of Olympus fan. Every page was a new adventure, and Riordan, while cruel in his use of cliff-hangers, kept my interest piqued and made me wish for more hours in the day so I could read that much longer (alas, Hypnos is a cruel master and doth beckon one to sleep) Each different perspective within the book gave unique insight on the characters, and I truly loved the growth we saw in each of our 7 Heroes of Prophasy, literal and mental. My one regret? Another year until book 5! Keep up the amazing work Rick, and we can't wait for the next one!!
Date published: 2013-10-05
Rated out of 5 by from Due to a messup on Kobo Friday, i was able to download the entire House of hades, before they shut it down but too little too late, i am halfway through allrighty so far one word AWEOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2013-09-30
Rated out of 5 by from I have a preorder on the audiobook :)
Date published: 2013-09-15
Rated out of 5 by from can not wait... and FIRST
Date published: 2013-04-25

– More About This Product –

The House Of Hades

by Rick Riordan

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 608 pages, 8.62 × 6 × 1.88 in

Published: October 8, 2013

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1423146727

ISBN - 13: 9781423146728

About the Book

In this fourth installment of the bestselling series, the Greek and Roman demigods from the Prophesy of Seven must work together to seal the Doors of DeathNand help Percy and Annabeth escape the Underworld in the process.

From the Publisher

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 from 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.

About the Author

Rick Riordan (www.rickriordan.com) is the author of the # 1 New York Times best-selling The Heroes of Olympus, Book One: The Lost Hero; The Heroes of Olympus, Book Two: The Son of Neptune; The Heroes of Olympus, Book Three: The Mark of Athena; the #1 New York Times best-selling Kane Chronicles; and the five books in the #1 New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. His previous novels for adults include the hugely popular Tres Navarre series, winner of the top three awards in the mystery genre. He lives in San Antonio, Texas, with his wife and two sons.

Editorial Reviews

Gr 5-8 Fans won''t be disappointed as the cliff-hanger ending from the previous book, The Mark of Athena (Hyperion, 2012), leads to further exciting adventures by the intrepid demigods in this penultimate book in the "Heroes of Olympus" series. Annabeth and Percy have fallen down into Tantarus, and they must fight off the attacks from the monsters stuck there long enough to find the Doors of Death. The other five demigods must get to Eprius in Greece, find the House of Hades to open the Doors of Death on the mortal side, save Annabeth and Percy, and seal the entrance to stop Gaea''s forces from escaping into the mortal world and destroying it. The Gods are incapacitated by their Greek and Roman personalities warring with one another, and the demigods from Camp Half-Blood and Camp Jupiter are on the verge of an all-out war. As Annabeth and Percy struggle to survive Tantarus''s poisonous atmosphere and creatures, the other demigods must undergo harsh trials particularly Hazel, Frank, and Leo, but they learn and grow mentally and physically from their experiences. The heroes realize that they cannot change their parentage but they can control their legacy. While more serious than the previous titles, there are lighthearted moments here, many involving a farting polecat. The horrifying monsters are nicely balanced by peace-loving Titan Bob, a skeleton calico cat called Small Bob, and gentle giant Damasen. Fans will be thrilled to know the series continues with The Blood of Olympu
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