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The First 2021 Report!

Happy New Year to all, and here’s hoping 2021 will be better than the incredibly low bar set by 2020! First bit of news: Sarwat Chadda’s City of the Plague God is out Tuesday, January 12! Mesopotamian gods in New York, the first Muslim protagonist for Rick Riordan Presents, action, humor and amazing mythology —…

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Un Natale Mezzosangue

Per coloro che non hanno potuto leggere La Repubblica in formato cartaceo venerdì scorso, ecco una sorpresa per voi: la mia prima (brevissima) storia su Percy Jackson scritta originariamente in italiano. Buon divertimento e buon Natale a tutti! Un Natale Mezzosangue   “Dove siamo?” disse Percy. “Firenze,” disse Nico. Percy aggrottò le ciglia. “E perché?”…

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The Latest from Athena House

Happy holidays, everyone! Busy times here at Athena House in Boston. I wanted to give you all a quick update before I dive back into it! Last week, during Disney Investor Day, we got a brief shout-out for the upcoming Disney+ show Percy Jackson and the Olympians. It is just the briefest of hints of things to…

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A Very 2020 Thanksgiving

To quote the beginning of an old Cole Porter song Anything Goes: “Times have changed.” Nevertheless, heading into next week, there are things to be grateful for, whether or not you are formally celebrating Thanksgiving. Here’s a rundown of some of those things from the Riordan family this week. The animals are healthy and happy Autumn means…

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News of the Week for Nov. 14

Hello, all! I hope your week has been safe and good, despite the continuing plaguey, plaguey, plaguey known as Covid. What’s been going on in the Riordanverse? Well . . . The Trials of Apollo continues its run on the New York Times bestseller list. Thank you to everyone who has bought and read the…

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Ai miei lettori italiani (e tutti!)

Buongiorno, lettori italiani! Ho deciso di scrivere un breve post in italiano perché devo esercitarme. (Per favore, scusatemi i miei errori!) Prime notizie per voi: La Torre di Nerone, il quinto e ultimo libro delle Sfide di Apollo, uscirà il 24 novembre in Italia da Mondadori! Spero che vi piaccia. Questo volume completerá la storia…

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Update from Athena House

Greetings from Athena House, Riordan headquarters here in Boston. I hope you’re all staying safe and taking care of yourselves in these strange and anxious times. A few random updates as we head into the Halloween weekend and the U.S. election week. (Which of those is scarier? I think that’s a no-brainer.) Winter Autumnland? We…

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Thank you, Demigods!

The Tower of Nero tour was a great success! Thanks to your enthusiastic support, every event was sold out, and thousands upon thousands of signed copies were shipped along with special commemorative Cabin 13 caps! It was especially great to see so many people attending from across the US and across the world — folks…

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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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