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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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A Quick February Update

Hello, all! We’re in the midst of another snowstorm here in Boston, which is quite beautiful as long as I don’t have to walk through it or shovel it! We’re used to it here, and it hasn’t been any worse than an average winter, but my heart goes out to everybody in Texas and elsewhere…

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Rick Riordan Presents Chases Away Those Winter Blues

Here in Boston it is 9 degrees F and icy snow has covered the ground. The Charles looks like a river of lemonade-flavored Slurpee. But the sun is shining, and we have good news to share from the Rick Riordan Presents imprint! (Still not sure what Rick Riordan Presents is about? Answers here!) First up,…

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The Latest from Athena House Jan 24, 2021

It’s winter in Boston. The pandemic is still with us. But we are finding joy where we can, and I hope wherever you are, you are doing the same! Tribble says hi. He’s having a wonderful time, but Tribble always has a wonderful time. He is the most Zen animal we have ever lived with.…

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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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