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Back from the Depths

Hello, all! Becky and I just returned from a week in St. John, USVI — partly a vacation, partly work. (Though I must say, it was pretty awesome for a “work” trip.) While there, I did some diving, took some videos, and did some research to get ready for the October tour for DAUGHTER OF…

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Virtual Tour Dates for Daughter of the Deep!

(Artwork by Lavanya Naidu) Hello, friends! I am pleased to announce the virtual tour dates for DAUGHTER OF THE DEEP, which will be published by Disney-Hyperion on October 5. You can visit the landing page with links to each individual event for more information about how to purchase a ticket to reserve a spot! We…

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June Update

Hello, demigods, and happy June! This month is named after our old friend Juno, so it must be good, right? Right. If you missed the cover reveal for Daughter of the Deep, you have to check out the beautiful artwork by Lavanya Naidu: I am so excited for this book to come out October 5!…

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Daughter of the Deep

Thank you to the Nerdist for revealing the cover of DAUGHTER OF THE DEEP! Be sure to head over to their site to read an exclusive peek from chapter three of the book. The cover art above is by the amazing Lavanya Naidu who really did a fantastic job! The book comes out Oct. 5.…

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Glimpses of Hope!

Hello, demigods! Becky and I are just back from New York, where we started to feel the first glimmers of hope for a post-COVID summer. Both of us are fully vaccinated now. It was great to be back on the Acela train from Boston to NYC, enjoying the scenic New England coastline just like old…

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Preliminary Casting Call for Percy Jackson

The latest news for you all on PJO TV: The casting process is now in its earliest stages, which means we have put out a casting call to the talent agencies for an actor to play Percy Jackson. I want to stress this is a preliminary search. We still have a long way to go before anything…

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“Rick Riordan Presents” Authors Continue to Amaze, and Other News!

Spring has arrived in Boston, and with it comes sunshine, warmth, blossoming trees, flowers, baseball, and other wonderful things! Massachusetts has now opened vaccinations for almost everyone over sixteen, which means the Riordans are in the process of getting our shots. We’ve all had the first one (Pfizer, except for Haley, who is the family…

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Updates for March 27

Hello, all! Hope your month is going well. It’s been a busy March at Athena House here in Boston… First up, a big shout out to Graci Kim, whose debut The Last Fallen Star comes out from Rick Riordan Presents on May 4! I recently did a Zoom interview with Graci, who lives in New Zealand, and we…

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Where We Are in the Riordanverse!

Happy March, everyone! I hope this month is peaceful for you, even if it is named for Mars, the god of war. I have been busy behind the scenes juggling a number of exciting projects. (I have to say, being off social media the past eight months has been excellent for my productivity as well…

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Daughter of the Deep

If you missed the exclusive reveal on Barnes & Noble’s site, the news is out! My next book is DAUGHTER OF THE DEEP, my modern-day homage to Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. You can read more about the premise and my reasons for writing it at Barnes & Noble, where you guys have…

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