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Hammer of Thor Fall Tour

I don’t know about you, but I need some good news. So let’s look toward October when I will get to see a lot of my readers on the Magnus Chase 2: Hammer of Thor book tour!   All the dates are below. If I’m coming to a city near you, I hope you’ll get…

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The Hidden Oracle!

Thanks to everyone who came to our launch event in Boston on Tuesday, May 3! We had a sold-out crowd and I loved hearing your questions and sharing your enthusiasm. And thanks to everyone on social media who has already responded to the new series with such love and appreciation. I’ve got the best readers…

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Support a Great Publisher Who Values Diversity? Yes, Thank You.

Okay, folks. I have now read two great books from Rosarium, a small press that is trying to bring quality diverse voices into the world of publishing, which as we all know is very, very white. I have been REALLY impressed with both works — the short story collection The Assimilated Cuban’s Guide to Quantum…

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The Latest from Athena House: It’s Been a Busy Week!

Okay, gang. Here is the latest from Athena House, Riordan headquarters in Boston: The Hidden Oracle, Book One of The Trials of Apollo, will be released this Tuesday, May 3! (This is for the US/Canada edition. Other editions for other countries may have different release dates. I don’t get that information. If you live elsewhere,…

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The Hidden Oracle is Almost Here!

Are you excited? I am! Tuesday, May 3, the first book in The Trials of Apollo series will be released, and you will get to see how Apollo fares at Camp Half-Blood as an awkward sixteen-year-old mortal with no skills to pay the bills. Want to get a signed copy and hear the latest news…

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A Recap from Bologna

It took me two weeks to recover from my whirlwind trip to Bologna, Italy, but now I finally get the chance to post some pictures and videos from my event at the Teatro Duse. It was a blast! This really was a rare event, since I don’t tour internationally. I happened to be in Bologna…

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Happy Book Birthday to Shadow Magic!

I don’t normally repost my reviews, but Joshua Khan’s Shadow Magic comes out today and I’m pretty excited about it! I read an advance copy of this middle grade fantasy debut way back last summer, and I haven’t stopped thinking about how good it is. (Hence the quote from me on the cover.)  Now, at last,…

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Demigods and Magicians!

On April 5, you’ll be able to get Demigods & Magicians, with all three Kane Chronicles/Percy Jackson stories collected in a physical book for the first time, plus a never-before-published sneak peek at The Hidden Oracle. Just to be clear, the three crossovers are NOT new stories. They were previously released as separate ebook shorts,…

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A letter you can share with your teacher!

Hey, kids! Have you been asked to watch the “Percy Jackson” movies during classroom time? If this has happened to you or someone you care about, feel free to share the letter below with your teacher, because classroom time is a terrible thing to waste! Dear Teacher, Hi! I am so grateful that you are…

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An Afternoon at Disney HQ

I took a quick trip to the Disney Publishing offices in New York today and got a look at some exciting stuff. Ever wondered what a publishing office looks like? Here is Disney’s:  Cubicles? Computers? Fluorescent lights? I know, exciting! But don’t be fooled: this is where the magic happens, where books are edited, covers…

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