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The News for Oct. 9

Hi, everyone! It’s been a wild, busy, wonderful week in the Riordanverse. Here’s a quick rundown of what is going on. TOWER OF NERO TOUR! We’re in the middle of a virtual tour for Tower of Nero which has been so much fun so far! All the events are now sold out, but we will…

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The News for Sept. 26

Hello, all! First thing to note: Kwame Mbalia’s Tristan Strong Destroys the World comes out Oct. 6, and you can join Kwame on one of his virtual tour stops! Find out details and pre-order your copy at the links below: Tristan Strong Destroys the World virtual tour dates! Tuesday, October 6, Washington DC, 7PM EDT…

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News from Rick for Sept. 12

Kane in Development   Hey, guys! An exciting announcement as posted on social media concerning the Kane Chronicles: We are developing the series for feature films on Netflix! We have been working on this deal since last October, about the same time we started working on Percy, and I’m so glad I can now announce…

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The News for Aug. 29

Just a quick update. Remember to get J.C. Cervantes’ fantastic conclusion to the Storm Runner series, THE SHADOW CROSSER, which is out Sept. 1. You will not see those twists and turns coming. What a ride! You can order here. Kwame Mbalia’s brilliant sequel, TRISTAN STRONG DESTROYS THE WORLD, is coming out Oct. 6! It…

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Update from Rick, Aug. 8

A weekly update from Rick: Hi, guys! I hope everyone is doing well. Here is an update on what’s been happening over the last week. Paola Santiago is going strong! We are so proud to be publishing Tehlor Kay Mejia’s wonderful Paola Santiago and the River of Tears. The book came out on Tuesday, and if you…

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Tour Dates and Other News for August 1

Here’s a round-up of the latest news, including virtual tour dates for Tehlor Kay Mejia’s PAOLA SANTIAGO and Rick’s TOWER OF NERO tour. Paola Santiago and the River of Tears has gotten four starred reviews and a huge amount of buzz already! It is published Tuesday, Aug. 4, and you can attend a virtual tour…

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News for the Week of July 27

This Wednesday, July 29, at 4PM Eastern, Carlos Hernandez and Rick will be live on Barnes & Noble’s YouTube channel to celebrate SAL AND GABI BREAK THE UNIVERSE, a Barnes and Noble pick of the month for July. You can order the B&N edition with exclusive content here. Next Tuesday, April 4, PAOLA SANTIAGO by…

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Paola Santiago and the River of Tears

Congratulations to Tehlor Kay Mejia, whose PAOLA SANTIAGO AND THE RIVER OF TEARS has now received three starred reviews! The latest from ALA Booklist says: “This fast-paced journey into Latinx folklore, with its clever protagonist, is sure to keep readers turning pages into the night.” Check out this amazing modern adventure based on the legend…

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Samirah al-Abbas and other thoughts

  So I’ll step away from social media for a while after this. We all need mental health breaks, especially in these difficult times, and I am no exception! Earlier, I decided to block some folks on Twitter (about half a dozen?) who were being rude and pushy trying to get me to respond to…

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Feathers? Why Feathers?

  Recently I’ve gotten some questions from readers about why my character Piper McLean from Heroes of Olympus is sometimes described as wearing a feather/feathers in her hair. The concern is understandable. Is this a negative Native stereotype since Piper is half-Cherokee — the daughter of Tristan McLean, and Aphrodite, the goddess of love?  …

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