New Release: October 11-17, 2010

Filed in New Releases , The Quirky Lover Posted on October 12, 2010 @ 11:00 am 4 comments

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she’s his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they’re all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for “bad kids.” What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea—except that everything seems very wrong.

Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, and her vivid nightmares reveal that he’s in terrible danger. Now her boyfriend doesn’t recognize her, and when a freak storm and strange creatures attack during a school field trip, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood. What is going on?

Leo has a way with tools. His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is filled with them. Seriously, the place beats Wilderness School hands down, with its weapons training, monsters, and fine-looking girls. What’s troubling is the curse everyone keeps talking about, and that a camper’s gone missing. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist they are all—including Leo—related to a god

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About Jackie


Jackie is a quirky mom, living in Ontario, Canada. She's a bookkeeper by day and a book lover by night. She also blogs at The Novel Nation and writes occasionally for Heroes and Heartbreakers.

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  • Roof Beam Reader October 12, 2010 at 11:19 am

    Yes, yes, yes! I got my copy! So stoked to read it! 😀

  • LSUReader October 12, 2010 at 2:58 pm

    I like Rick Riordan's books. I do wish he'd spend some time on his adult series, though!

  • Jenny N. October 12, 2010 at 9:48 pm

    Quite a few YA books releasing this week that I want to get my hands on.

  • Melissa (My World...in words and pages) October 14, 2010 at 8:56 pm

    Oh my, what a week of releases. Great books! I'm trying to calm down on the buying front. Oh, I have to be strong.

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