Rick Riordan

more photos (2)




Mark La...
627 books | 1,073 friends

Geoff
11 books | 27 friends

John
0 books | 1,049 friends

Elizabeth
226 books | 406 friends

Nancy F...
73 books | 10 friends

Leigh B...
53 books | 1,426 friends

Neal Sh...
75 books | 731 friends

Wendy C...
59 books | 638 friends



Rick is following 6 people

Rick Riordan

Goodreads Author


url

born
in San Antonio, Texas, The United States
gender
male

website

twitter username

genre

member since
November 2013


About this author

Rick Riordan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many books, including the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series. Please follow him on Twitter and via his official blog.



The Staff of Serapis, a sixty-page crossover story featuring Annabeth Chase and Sadie Kane, is available starting Tuesday, April 8, in the back of the newly released US paperback edition of The Mark of Athena!

The story will be available in e-formats, with the cover above, on May 20. The e-format will also include the first sneak peek of The Blood of Olympus, and if you buy the version with th... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
22 comments
Twitter_icon 106 likes · like  • 
Published on April 08, 2014 03:46 • 1,853 views
Average rating: 4.28 · 2,694,103 ratings · 125,630 reviews · 94 distinct works · Similar authors
The Lightning Thief (Percy ...
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 661,160 ratings — published 2005 — 118 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Battle of the Labyrinth...
4.35 of 5 stars 4.35 avg rating — 326,777 ratings — published 2008 — 75 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Last Olympian (Percy Ja...
4.47 of 5 stars 4.47 avg rating — 251,322 ratings — published 2009 — 61 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Sea of Monsters (Percy ...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 259,113 ratings — published 2005 — 87 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Titan's Curse (Percy Ja...
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 235,612 ratings — published 2007 — 76 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Lost Hero (Heroes of Ol...
4.36 of 5 stars 4.36 avg rating — 225,087 ratings — published 2010 — 49 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Son of Neptune (The Her...
4.45 of 5 stars 4.45 avg rating — 176,332 ratings — published 2011 — 47 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chron...
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 138,204 ratings — published 2010 — 59 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Mark of Athena (The Her...
4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 95,596 ratings — published 2012 — 50 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Throne of Fire (Kane Ch...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 68,064 ratings — published 2011 — 52 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Rick Riordan…
The Lightning Thief The Sea of Monsters The Titan's Curse The Battle of the Labyrinth The Last Olympian
Percy Jackson and the Olympians (5 books)
by
4.265242491981728 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 1,800,575 ratings

The Lost Hero The Son of Neptune The Mark of Athena The House of Hades The Blood of Olympus
The Heroes of Olympus (5 books)
by
4.43110285359713 of 5 stars 4.43 avg rating — 560,836 ratings

The Red Pyramid The Throne of Fire The Serpent's Shadow
Kane Chronicles (3 books)
by
4.116981390422572 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 248,313 ratings

The Lightning Thief: The Gr... The Sea of Monsters: The Gr... The Titan's Curse: The Grap...
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Graphic Novels (4 books)
by
4.022503516174402 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 9,243 ratings

The Son of Sobek The Staff of Serapis
Percy Jackson & Kane Chronicles Crossover (2 books)
by
4.381761006289308 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 6,360 ratings

More series by Rick Riordan…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Rick's Recent Updates

Rick Riordan wrote a new blog post


The Staff of Serapis, a sixty-page crossover story featuring Annabeth Chase and Sadie Kane, is available starting Tuesday, April 8, in the back of... Read more of this blog post »
Rick Riordan rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Swim That Rock by John Rocco
Rate this book
Clear rating
I got to read an advance copy of the novel some months ago. Honestly, I started reading it just as a favor to a friend. That lasted about a page. Then I was hooked and I devoured the manuscript just because I wanted to. The story is full of adventure...more
Rick Riordan rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
Rate this book
Clear rating
Another great fantasy, this novel follows a talented rogue and conman, Locke Lamora, through his adventures in Camorr, a city loosely patterned after Venice, but set in a world where humans have built their society over the ruins of a much older race...more
Rick Riordan rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
Rate this book
Clear rating
I’m a big fan of Abercrombie stark gritty fantasy books for grown-ups. His fiction pulls no punches and takes no prisoners (unless those prisoners are later tortured and executed). So I was curious to see how he would approach the world of young adul...more
Rick Riordan rated a book 4 of 5 stars
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Rate this book
Clear rating
Okay, so I’m far behind the curve on reading this, but I very much enjoyed my introduction to the world of nephilim, Shadowhunters and demons. Clare constructed a vivid, believable parallel world with great characters, punchy dialogue, and a winning...more
Rick Riordan rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Twelve by Justin Cronin
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cronin’s first book in this trilogy, The Passage, received a lot of buzz. The Twelve is the second. The trilogy tells the story of an engineered virus that creates a race of vampires – “Virals” – which almost wipe out humanity. The writing is strong,...more
Rick Riordan rated a book 5 of 5 stars
Emperor of Thorns by Mark  Lawrence
Rate this book
Clear rating
A wonderful, surprising, and worthy ending to the Thorns trilogy. If you’ve followed Jorg Ancrath through the first two books, it shouldn’t shock you that Jorg does not give you the ending you might expect, but it’s an ending that makes perfect sense...more
Rick Riordan rated a book 5 of 5 stars
King of Thorns by Mark  Lawrence
Rate this book
Clear rating
I think this is my favorite book in an excellent trilogy, because the odds are so severely against our anti-hero Jorg. The stakes are high and the plot twists are perfect. Having killed his uncle and secured a small kingdom in the mountains, young Jo...more
Rick Riordan is now following Jim Butcher's reviews
Rick Riordan is now a fan of Goodreads Author Jim Butcher
10746
More of Rick's books…
“With great power... comes great need to take a nap. Wake me up later.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

“Let us find the dam snack bar," Zoe said. "We should eat while we can."
Grover cracked a smile. "The dam snack bar?"
Zoe blinked. "Yes. What is funny?"
"Nothing," Grover said, trying to keep a straight face. "I could use some dam french fries."
Even Thalia smiled at that. "And I need to use the dam restroom."
...
I started cracking up, and Thalia and Grover joined in, while Zoe just looked at me. "I do not understand."
"I want to use the dam water fountain," Grover said.
"And..." Thalia tried to catch her breath. "I want to buy a dam t-shirt.”
Rick Riordan, The Titan's Curse

“If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.”
Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

Polls

Who is the best author?

Rick Riordan Rick Riordan
 
  6 votes, 30.0%

J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling Stephenie Meyer
 
  4 votes, 20.0%

Brandon Mull Brandon Mull
 
  3 votes, 15.0%

Shannon Hale Shannon Hale
 
  3 votes, 15.0%

Other Others
 
  2 votes, 10.0%

Stephenie Meyer Stephenie Meyer
 
  1 vote, 5.0%

Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card
 
  1 vote, 5.0%

3 comments
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Young Adult Book ...: Percy's quest-spoilers 14 370 Apr 19, 2009 07:43AM  
The Next Best Boo...: recs for a friend..HELP! 16 197 May 07, 2009 06:54AM  
The Next Best Boo...: Adam's 2009 Reading Goal 23 278 Jun 14, 2009 07:15AM  
Challenge: 50 Books: Vanessa's 50 books for 2009 11 173 Jul 05, 2009 03:20AM  



No comments have been added yet.