The Lightning Thief

Kobo ebook | January 29, 2010

byRick Riordan

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Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master lightning bolt has been stolen and Percy is the prime suspect. Now Percy and his friends have just ten days to find and return Zeus's stolen property and bring peace to a warring Mount Olympus. But to succeed on his quest Percy will have to do more than catch the true thief: he must come to terms with the father who abandoned him; solve the riddle of the Oracle which warns him of betrayal by a friend; and unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves. With cover art from the major motion picture this first installment of Rick Riordan's best-selling series is a non-stop thrill-ride and a classic of mythic proportions.

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The Lightning Thief

Kobo ebook | January 29, 2010
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Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that's the least of his troubles. Lately mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out of the pages of Percy's Greek mythology textbook and into his life. And worse he's angered a few of them. Zeus's master ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 29, 2010Publisher:Disney Publishing WorldwideLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1423140346

ISBN - 13:9781423140344

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyable adventure for any age. Rick Riordan has created a series that will captivate not only its intended target audience (middle graders), but book lovers of any age. I thought the narrator Jesse Bernstein really conveyed the excitement, however some of his voice impersonations were a bit cringe-worthy. Listening to the audio was fun, but I would still like to read and buy the physical copies of the Percy Jackson and the Olympian’s series. Rick Riordan has created a character that will be treasured for generations to come. I would recommend this series to fans of middle-grade fantasy.
Date published: 2016-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best ever This book was the best book I have ever read. Super, super, super, super, super, super, super good.
Date published: 2015-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book I thought that the lightming theif was a great book. The author of the book Rick Riordan did a great job making a word image in your mind. I think that Rick Riordan put a lot of thought into this book and it shows in a good way. I enjoy the plot in the story since most authors noway adays cant create a plot overall I think that it is a great book.
Date published: 2015-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Percabeth Love this book ad all the others!!!!percabeth 4 life! #percabeth
Date published: 2015-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic This book is a very fascinating and I did indeed enjoy it. I do recomend enlightenening yourself to this fantastic serial.
Date published: 2015-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Lightning Thie It is a awesome book i,ve read it tice. I love greck gods. Artimis is my fave. She is the best. Read The Lightning Thuef
Date published: 2015-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love the novel i looooove this book! i used to read it in class, and i have always loved the Greek gods (go Aphrodite!)
Date published: 2015-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great It was so good! I Could read the lightning thief over and over again! What you shoud now…if you like thrilling great, if you like action super, if you like greek myths, well thats the book is all about! I would suggest
Date published: 2014-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Is good The plot line is amazing I love how the characters build up and everything it is a great book very good
Date published: 2014-11-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good light Greek mythological teen Light and fun and will remind you of Greek and Roman mythology.
Date published: 2014-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Couldn't have been better
Date published: 2014-10-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Good Book To Read! It was very interesting book on the Greek Mythology and add fiction to it. I quite enjoyed reading the book.
Date published: 2014-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Good Book To Read! My kids loved the book! Read it in one day (12 and 14 yrs-old) and couldn't wait until the 2nd book and began it the next morning! Great summer reads, too!
Date published: 2014-08-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Book Loved reading this again can't wait for Blood of Olympus
Date published: 2014-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great series! The lightning thief was the absolute best start to the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series! Couldn't asked for this book to be any better.
Date published: 2014-05-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great series! this book was great.I love reading it and rereading it over and over again! Although poorly depicted in the movies this is a great story. It also got me hooked on mythology . everyone should read this.
Date published: 2014-03-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Book Good for the teenage to early 20 - some things
Date published: 2014-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Percy Jackson & the Olympians Good read for teen reader. The book will keep them reading and waiting for the next book.
Date published: 2014-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Percy Jackson & the Olympians Really enjoyed. Great book for any child to read.
Date published: 2014-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Percy Jackson & the Olympians I loved it! I remember when I first read it. It was funny, had fantastical elements, and was really relatable. I just couldn't wait to get my hands on the next books, and fangirled when I got them. Now, I'm waiting for last in the second series, Heroes of Olympus.
Date published: 2014-01-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from One of my favourite audiobooks by far Percy Jackson is a young boy who happens to be the forbidden son of the god Poseidon. That was all it took to hook me on the premise of this book. That being said, however, I put off reading it forever! Maybe it was because the series was already in progress (and I tend to feel overwhelmed when that happens), maybe it was because I was wrapped up in some other amazing book, maybe it was because the movie trailer looked like it was trying really hard to be Harry Potter. Who can say really? But now I've listened to it and I've got to say I really liked the way this story built on the original Greek myths. Rick Riordan clearly spent a good deal of time getting to know those old legends. All the classic characters were present and all were wonderful. However, what was especially neat about this book was that the gods (and associated beings) weren't just static and traditional, they were adapted for the present day and it was not only creative but they were funny! This book made me giggle repeatedly out loud and it's not often I can say that about a novel. I had a lot of fun with The Lightning Thief. It starts off simple enough – young boy on a quest. We've all seen that before. But combined with some loveable characters and some interesting updates to the traditional Greek myths it didn't feel old at all. I can't wait to dig into the rest of this series and see what Rick Riordan comes up with next. Notes on the Audio This audiobook rocked! It was great story made even better by Jesse Bernstein's incredible narration. Each character had it's own unique voice and as a result it's own personality. I really felt like I was getting to know them personally. Bernstein's voice also had just the right level of enthusiasm and excitement without sounding to earnest. I found myself utterly addicted to this audiobook – my dog ended up going on multiple walks a day and I was constantly looking for things to clean so that I could start listening again. I will definitely be continuing this series in audio and I am interested to see what else Jesse Bernstein has narrated. This and other reviews at Christa's Hooked on Books -- http://christashookedonbooks.blogspot.com
Date published: 2011-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Lightning Theif by Rick Riordan http://insubstanial.blogspot.com/2010/03/lightning-thief-rick-riordan.html Blog for Book Reviews
Date published: 2010-06-30