Heroes Of Olympus, The, Book Five The Blood Of Olympus by Rick RiordanHeroes Of Olympus, The, Book Five The Blood Of Olympus by Rick Riordan

Heroes Of Olympus, The, Book Five The Blood Of Olympus

byRick Riordan

Hardcover | October 7, 2014

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Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of theArgo IIhave made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen-all of them-and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood-the blood of Olympus-in order to wake.

The demigods are having more frequent visions of a terrible battle at Camp Half-Blood. The Roman legion from Camp Jupiter, led by Octavian, is almost within striking distance. Though it is tempting to take the Athena Parthenos to Athens to use as a secret weapon, the friends know that the huge statue belongs back on Long Island, where itmightbe able to stop a war between the two camps.

The Athena Parthenos will go west; theArgo IIwill go east. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. They have sacrificed too much already. And if Gaea wakes, it is game over.
Rick Riordan(www.rickriordan.com) is the author of the # 1New York Timesbest-sellingThe 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 Heroes of Olympus, Book Four: The House of Hades; the#1 New York Timesbest-sellingKane Chronicle...
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Title:Heroes Of Olympus, The, Book Five The Blood Of OlympusFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:528 pages, 8.5 × 5.88 × 1.62 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.88 × 1.62 inPublished:October 7, 2014Publisher:Disney-HyperionLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1423146735

ISBN - 13:9781423146735

Appropriate for ages: 10

Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect A perfect conclusion to another well-written series by Rick Riordon
Date published: 2018-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Rick Riordan! I'm a big fan of all the Rick Riordan books I've read so far. While I read this one a while back, I still remember enjoying it immensely! This final repair of the rift between the two camps, the gods being able to compose themselves and help their demigod children finally put Gaia back to sleep and stop her from raising the giants again? Awesome! Also I've loved Calypso from her introduction in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Finally seeing her be released from her tormented isolation and finding love with Leo Valdez? My heart burst with joy for them. Also Leo's sacrifice? Not knowing if he'd be able to survive that mission and deceiving his friends so they would live? Heartbreaking. So happy everything turned out well. Thank you Rick Riordan!
Date published: 2018-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A GREAT END! My girlfriend and I are so crazy about this series ever since our college years. It was sad for both of us that the long series finally ended, but it was definitely worth it.
Date published: 2018-08-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A little dissapointed It may be because I'm sad that this series had to end but I was a little disappointed with the ending. I read it as soon as it came out and finished it within a day. The Percy Jackson series will always be my favourite but I think the Heroes of Olympus did not end on a strong note. I think the characters deserved a better ending.
Date published: 2018-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible! I read the series last year and in total it was fabulous! Rick Riordan is one of my favourite authors.
Date published: 2018-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING This last book o the series the reader is so invested in each character it is bittersweet to finish the book. I miss them already! A great read for the whole family!
Date published: 2018-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it!! I waited a year for this book to come out and it was worth it! Love this series & author!
Date published: 2018-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best series ever. This was the much anticipated ending to an incredible series. I love Rick Riordan's work!
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Ending! I loved the ending to this book and the character development was outstanding.
Date published: 2018-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent book I gave this book to my daughter for her birthday, and once she set eyes on it she read it nonstop for two days until she finished it. She says this is by far her favorite book from Rick Riordan,even better than the Kane Chronicles!
Date published: 2018-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Incredible Hands down the best book in the HOO series.
Date published: 2017-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT! I absolutely adore all of the HOO books, this one is my favorite and I highly recommend it to everyone!
Date published: 2017-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Still amazing but slightly disappointing.... Well.... of course we start off with a billion Jason chapters. When he was about to die I was SOOOO HAPPY. I do not like Jason at all but of course, he lives. :// We didn't really get much of Percy or Annabeth's POV which really sucks.... But, we did get Reyna's POV which I thought was really cool since wee got to know so much more about her. Again, Jason continues to be useless but fortunately (spoiler alert) Octavian dies (YESSSSS), we get a glimpse of Solangelo and Leo returns to Calypso but of COURSE the book ends with a cliffhanger :// The book was overall was really nice, but I fell it could've ended better and added more things to it, especially more stuff with Percy and Annabeth.
Date published: 2017-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great A great conclusion to the series.
Date published: 2017-10-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Happy Endings, Yet Still Not 100% Satisfactory I as very pleased with this book. Problems were resolved, I was brought to the emotional brink time and time again, and by the end, my heart was sore, but happy. But then, I wasn't entirely satisfied with how this book ended. It's left unclear as to what happens to a certain two characters, and maybe it's petty of me, but I would have liked a bit more clarity. Overall, the series as a whole was great, and a great continuation of the original PJO series.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It's OK Not exactly what I was expecting, it was kind of similar to the other series by Riordan. It was still a great read though
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from GREAT, but the battle though. I thought that the previous books had built up this unbeatable representation of Gaia and the battle was too easy and lacked excitement.Still would recommend to all ages.
Date published: 2015-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blood of olympus It was an amazing ending and story all the way through and leo finds love:) but it canot come wihtout sacrifice
Date published: 2015-10-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Twice When i was reading the first series, the same thing happened. Ths time it was the sea of monsters. I was so mad so i called the guys. They gave me the next book free. Call!!!
Date published: 2015-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Blood of olympus The blood of olympus was an amazing conclusion to the heroes of olympus series. Rick Riordan had very high expectations for this book, and he definitely met those expectations. There was never a dull moment because Riordan had so much material to fit into the book. The only thing I didn't like as much is that there were many questions left unanswered at the end of the book. If you read the books before this one, and you liked them, you will love this book
Date published: 2015-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Blood of Olympus Riordan blends a mix of real history and mythology that creates the perfect backdrop for this adventurous tale. The superimposition of what was-is-will be also creates an impressive backdrop and intricate twists to the plot. The fast paced story brings together the various aspects of the series in a fantastic conclusion. Riordan kept me captivated throughout with this vibrant, larger than life tale. Riordan’s characters embody the best of Roman and Greek demi-gods as well as being modern day teenagers. The mix creates unforgettable individuals that you want to go on a quest with. They’ve grown and morphed throughout the series, culminating in this bunch of adventurous individuals who’ve definitely gripped my heart. Riordan doesn’t wrap this series up in a pretty little bow, but rather leaves it open for any of the characters to continue on into their own series. At the same time, there is a sense of completion that allows the series to end well.
Date published: 2015-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! This book was incredible! But, I would like to know what happened to Leo after the last chapter. :))
Date published: 2015-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Percy Jackson Series Oh my goodness I just finished the heroes of Olympus series and am so sad. Along with Percy Jackson its my favourite series. I really reccomend it!
Date published: 2015-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from review from a big fa riordans book and creativeite makes it all worth while . You can almost visuliz yourself in the book.
Date published: 2015-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aaaah! This gave me feels. Save me please!!!! no but serously is a great! worth the money! another masterpeice!
Date published: 2015-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Book EVER!!! Bieng a kid of 12 years old, I found this book an amazing mix of adventure and action. I think it's a great book for kids my age, some adults might like it too. Rick Riordan never fails to create awesome stories such as this one. I reccomend it as a gift for all ages.
Date published: 2015-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good It as a very good book. I recommend it to all of my friends. Can't wait for the next one. Rick Riordan is the best writer of all time
Date published: 2015-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Complete book was great! I received a Kobo store credit for my first purchase of the incomplete book some time ago. Just purchased the book again, read it and loved it!
Date published: 2015-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The blood of olympus A very great and riveting ending to the amazing percy jackson series i highly reccomend th series and this book
Date published: 2015-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best This book finished the series, and I must say it was the best page turner ever. It kept me on the edge of my seat and will do the same for you. The end answers all your questions about the entire series. Its a must-read. I loved it!!!!!!
Date published: 2015-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cant stop readin Just started, not that close to being doe but i stil loved it, everything coming toghther in the finalle book, hurah
Date published: 2015-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Blood of Olympus AWESOME,AWESOME,AWESOME! Best. Book.EVER!! Bit off a cliff hanger at the end though. But if you want to read it you should read the Percy Jackson series and the first 4 heros of olympus or else you will be confused!
Date published: 2015-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Exquisite Book Loved the Greek Mythology Loved the series. The movie was good but the Book is great . Highly recommended You can also Check this site it also have Great recommendation for Books plus latest free books too : downloadfreebookspdfepub.com
Date published: 2015-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great A must read but read the first four books first, so you don't ruin the series. If you like weird things happening this is the series for you.
Date published: 2015-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't put it down! This was a Christmas gift for my 15 yr old son. He has been following the series. Little did I know I skipped a book and had to take him to Chapters to get book 4. He read them in two days. Yes both books. They were obviously amazing reads because he couldn't put the books down. My 40 something year old hubby is following the series also.
Date published: 2015-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible This book was really good. I loved this series. It had all the action I could ever want or need. My favorite part, by far, was the ending, because believe me, I love cliff-hangers
Date published: 2015-01-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Book The book was really good I just with that the battle would have been a little longer. Benn reading these books since I was in grade seven. Sad to say that the books are over.
Date published: 2014-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing. This book is simply perfection. I couldn't, nor do I think anyone in their right mind could, put this down. Great storyline, and great wrap up for the series. A jaw dropping book that will be in my heart for years to come.
Date published: 2014-12-17

Editorial Reviews

PRAISE FOR THE SON OF NEPTUNE

"Should pacing and wit continue unabated into the third volume, whose foretold European setting promises further freshness, fans will eagerly await numbers four and five."
-Kirkus