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Memories from my TV/Movie Experience

Recently I asked you guys what kind of team you’d like to see in charge if a Disney-led Percy Jackson reboot were to happen. Again, I have to warn you this is completely HYPOTHETICAL, just wishful thinking, not based on any concrete plans in the pipeline. Even if some reboot happened someday, I would have…

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A Few Days in Montreal

My son Haley and I took a last-minute trip up to Montreal this weekend. I had not been there in decades and wanted to chase down some family history before winter set in. Haley came along for good food and entertainment!   First we took a stroll through Old Town Montreal, which was full of…

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Get Ready for Dragon Pearl!

The verge of Halloween seems like an appropriate time to get excited about the next title coming out from Rick Riordan Presents: Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee! Monsters, magic and outer space adventure, the book has it all! Why am I so excited about Dragon Pearl? It’s unlike any of the other books in…

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9 From the Nine Worlds

Tuesday, October 2, this little slice of Viking mayhem is coming your way! 9 FROM THE NINE WORLDS will give you a chance to step back into Magnus Chase’s world in a totally different way. WHAT NOT TO EXPECT: This is not a new full-length Magnus Chase novel, so don’t buy it thinking that’s what…

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Back from New York

Becky and I got to spend last week in New York, mostly working on various projects and me writing, but we did have time for some fun excursions! Becky captured the lovely view above on our first evening in town from the window of our apartment. (Yeah, I know. It’s a tough life.) The next…

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Rick Riordan Presents — The Latest News!

Rick Riordan Presents, my new imprint at Disney Publishing Worldwide, is off to a roaring start! In case you’ve missed out, here is the latest on what we’re doing and what’s coming up!   The basics Rick Riordan Presents is one small branch of the Disney-Hyperion Publishing family. We aim to publish about four books…

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Rick’s Summer Reads

I hope it’s been a summer full of good books for you! This is just a sampling of the many books I’ve read over the summer — the ones I really enjoyed and think you might too! As always, I don’t post reviews of books I couldn’t get through or didn’t love. Tommy Orange’s debut…

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A Week in Ireland

Another fantastic trip for the Riordans! We just returned from a week in Ireland, where we spent three days in Dublin and then four days in Cork, retracing the Riordan heritage to its ancestral home (and also having a great deal of fun). We made the mistake of over-scheduling ourselves, so we packed in way…

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A Weekend in New York

Since I told you about LA a few weeks ago, I figured I’d balance things out by telling you about the other coast this week! First, publication week for The Burning Maze was a lot of fun, though it was quiet, relaxed fun since I did not do a tour for this book. (We’ve not…

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A Weekend in Los Angeles

I’ve just returned from the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, where I got to meet hundreds of really wonderful readers and fans. Thanks to everyone who came out and waited so patiently! It’s quite a rare event that I go to LA, so it was a treat to see some readers, now in college,…

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