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Pegasus and the Fight for Olympus (Pegasus #2)

4.41  ·  Rating Details ·  2,953 Ratings  ·  176 Reviews
Reborn as the Flame of Olympus, Emily must embrace her new powers and responsibilities. But all she wants is to return to her world, where her father remains a prisoner of the sinister government agency, the CRU.
Paperback, 368 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Hodder Children's Books (first published January 1st 2011)
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Hannah Heathcock Well i would recommend going to a library or asking for it for your birthday.
Kelsi There are 6 books in the series, though the sixth book hasn't been released yet. It comes out on December 6th, 2016. Kate O'Hearn may be writing a…moreThere are 6 books in the series, though the sixth book hasn't been released yet. It comes out on December 6th, 2016. Kate O'Hearn may be writing a spin-off series to the Pegasus series as well, if her publishers allow it!! (less)

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Feb 02, 2017 Shelby rated it really liked it
4 Stars!
I have to say this one was a little bit better than the first one. I thought it was more interesting and more excitement to the story. It was also more detailed I can't wait to see what happens in the next book.
Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Ομολογώ πως το συγκεκριμένο βιβλίο ήταν μεγάλη έκπληξη. Αυτό οφείλεται κυρίως στο γεγονός πως δεν περίμενα τόσο δραματική εξέλιξη από το ένα μέρος του saga στο άλλο. Συνήθως, η δόμηση της πλοκής σε αυτού του είδους τις ιστορίες γίνεται με τρόπο πιο αργό και μεθοδευμένο. Ωστόσο, το αποτέλεσμα μόνο κακό δεν είναι, αλλά ούτε και βεβιασμένο. Αντίθετα, βοηθάει στο να μπορεί πολύ πιο εύκολα, να διαβάσει τη σειρά και κάποιος μεγαλύτερος σε ηλικία αναγνώστης, κάτι που δεν ίσχυε για το πρώτο βιβλίο καθότ ...more
J. A. Owen
Sep 19, 2014 J. A. Owen rated it it was amazing
I am thrilled with the conclusion of Kate O’hearn’s second book to her Olympian World. Pegasus: Olympus at War. The second book grew much darker, and the sense of heroism grew bigger. The ending left me with chills without giving any spoilers in this review. I feel this book must be enjoyed without knowing fully the contents within the magical writing and world building. Kate’s world building is becoming stronger and more intense.

There were some scenes in the beginning that were lagging with ide
Jul 05, 2015 Anna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful! Just like the first,beautiful.
I've read the first book of this series called "Pegasus: The Flame of Olympus" and this first book showed a lot of promise. The lead heroine Emily was a can-do girl and nothing will stop her from protecting what she believed is right and her friends and family. I gave this first book a lot of slack especially with the lack of villain complexity (the villains were very black and white to a cartoony level) and lack of depth in the story and characters as not only is this a first book of a series b ...more
Summer Thompson
Apr 18, 2017 Summer Thompson rated it it was amazing
I love pegasus and Emily
Tiasia Saunders
Mar 31, 2017 Tiasia Saunders rated it it was amazing
Shelves: readingchallenge
I didn't think that I would come to love these books as much as Rick Riordan's books. Just pick up these books and readdddddddddddddddd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jan 11, 2012 Asavari rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: People who like Pegasus and the Flame
Recommended to Asavari by: I read and liked the first one
This is a review for my 1 Year, 100 Books Challenge. For more info visit here

Pegasus and the Fight for Olympus by Kate O'Hearn is the sequel to Pegasus and the Flame and if you haven't read my review for that read it here at because I don't want to repeat stuff.

The Characters:
Emily - Stayed pretty much the same as she was at the end of Pegasus and the Flame. She's got some new troubles now because of
Tatiana Leon
**This might spoil what has happened in Pegasus #1 The Flame Of Olympus Be aware of this**
I have finally got the second book of the Pegasus series. I am so happy I have got it because it is a book worth buying.
Emily has been on Olympus with Joel and Paelen. Emily's father is in the CRU. The CRU is trying to get information on Emily from Emily's father by touring him for it. Like how they did to Joel, Paelen, Emily and even Diana ( Daughter of Jupiter and the Goddess of hunt and many other thi
Kiran Galsinh
Nov 07, 2016 Kiran Galsinh rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Emily went through an epic adventure and it seems to be that the time has come to start yet another one. Just recently Emily was reborn into The Flame of Olympus and with it came some powers that she cannot handle. Everything was peaceful until the Nirads invaded Olympus yet once again. Matters in the past that were settled have been brought up again and new enemies are being discovered. At the same time Emily yearns daily for her father who is still a prisoner at the CRU’s facility someplace i ...more
OMG why did that happen to, I was reading this in class and I was like "no no wait" then it was like "what the fuck! Just happened?"
This book is really great but it was a bit slow to start with but it one of my most liked for the year
Oct 12, 2015 Natalie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I thought it was a great book because it had a lot of action and it was fantasy which I like so if you like stuff like that I recommend this book,
May 08, 2014 Emileigh rated it it was amazing
Love it! Awesome awesome awesome! :-D
Jun 03, 2012 Jasmine rated it it was amazing
I love this book
Mar 24, 2017 Sky rated it it was amazing
Second book in the Pegasus series and I am still addicted.
It's about time I wrote a review for this thing. It's been 4 days since I finished it and I haven't gotten to writing a review for it until now.

I read this book alongside Playing with Fire and surprisingly, both books seemed to share a common issue that irritated me to no end for almost the entirety of the book. I don't know why, but it seems to be commonplace now in the no-man's-land between middle grade and YA. Especially the books that are sequels to other books.

Apologies if I also compare th
Sara Bennett
I'd read several of the author's other books. The first book in this series and another series, about dragons. I'd liked both of them and was happy to pick this one up to try.

Emily found and helped Pegasus when there was a terrible storm caused by Nirads invading Olympus and overcoming the gods. Pegasus opens a whole new, magical world for Emily. In the end she escaped CRU, Nirads, and escaped to Olympus to save the sacrificing herself and becoming the Flame of Olympus.

Now the Nir
Nick Lawler
Sep 10, 2014 Nick Lawler rated it it was amazing
The characters in this book were Emily, Joel, Paelen, Pegasus, Cupid, Zeus, Dange, Apollo, Diana, Chysaor, the Gorgons, and the Nirads.

Emily is at Olympus training to control her powers so she doesn’t hurt people. One day after she was done training, she heard that there had been another Nirad invasion. She figured that it would be a perfect time to sneak out and find her dad. Emily, Paelen, Joel, Pegasus, and Cupid sneak out of Olympus and travel back to earth. After being hungry, they find an
Gina (My Precious Blog)

A great second book in a new series about Olympus. It definitely rivals Rick Riordian's Percy Jackson Series, though the main character in this series is a girl. This book is positively not lacking in action or suspense. Plenty of battle/fight scenes will keep even the most reluctant readers engaged. I was impressed that even though this is a second book in a series, it still brought a lot to the table. This book continues where the first book left off. I would say it could almo
Feb 21, 2014 Kai rated it it was amazing
I was in the middle of window shopping when I found this at the secondhand bookstore by just luck. Of course I got so excited I bought it anyway since I wanted to read more about Emily and her adventures. Also I wanted to know what happened to Emily's father, Steve Jacobs, since his fate/location was left unknown.

The story continues on where the first book left off. Only Emily was reborn as the Flame and saved Olympus however her powers are far great she has to learn to control it. She and Joel
Mar 20, 2016 Hannah rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Attention! This review contains spoilers but I would prefer not to hide them from the lovely eyes of all you Goodreaderians (or whatever else you would like to be called!) So, if you please, do not read this review if you don't want any spoilers!

Such a good book! I'm in love with this series. Olympus at War was certainly a wonderful, wonderful story. Emily's spirit, bravery and defiance is always well written and beautifully portrayed. Also, it's not just her character that was great, it's every
May 28, 2014 Christina rated it really liked it
Its been six months since Emily sacrificed herself to become the Flame of Olympus, thus saving Olympus from the Nirads. Life is very different for her in Olympus, its like nothing she could ever expect or prepare for. As the flame of Olympus Emily has had some powers bestowed upon her, however learning how to control them without destroying all of Olympus in the process is becoming a challenge. And even though she has Paelen, Joel, and Pegasus not a day goes by she doesn't wish to be able to see ...more
Paige Snyder
Dec 02, 2016 Paige Snyder rated it it was amazing
(PLOT) You get re-introduced to all of the characters from the first book including Emily, Joel, Palean, Emily's dad Steve along with a new character known as Cupid. Emily has a new power of the flame an she cant really control it. She's been begging Jupiter to let her go back to earth from Olympus to o and get her father who is still being held with the C.R.U. Once Nirads come back to Olympus Emily and her friends go down to earth to get hr father. but along the way they see th
Oct 12, 2016 Harley rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Olympus at war
By: Kate O’hearn

Kate O’hearn has is an amazing writer in my opinion. Kate O’hearn has written the series Valkyrie, Pegasus, and Shadow of the Dragon. Kate O’hearn is a fiction writer, she has also written Herm’s Secret. From the books that I have read Kate has always made it so you can understand what is going on in the book. She also puts a lot of detail into her books, like the picture on the front cover of her books. One thing that makes Kate’s books so good is that they are a l
Lynn Worton
Oct 19, 2015 Lynn Worton rated it it was amazing
Emily has been reborn as the Flame of Olympus, but all she wants to do is return to New York to find her father, who is still being held in a secret government facility run by the CRU. She, along with Pegasus, Joel and Paelen, must battle monsters and fight against the CRU to rescue him. Another Olympian, Cupid, insists in joining them. Can Emily control her powers in time to rescue her father and save Olympus from destruction?

This is the second book in the series. I absolutely LOVED it! Sometim
Feb 10, 2012 skippity_doo rated it it was ok
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Jan 05, 2012 Fence rated it liked it
Shelves: sff, juv-ya
As I said about the first book, this is a children’s book and is written for its market. Which means that it isn’t too concerned with character twists and darkness, or subverting genres, or any of that sort of thing. Instead it sets out to tell a story, an adventure story with some myth thrown in to the mix.

Emily used to be an ordinary New York school child, but now she is the Flame of Olympus, but her father is still in the hands of the evil CRU and she intends to rescue him, with or without Ju
Alyssa Davis
Oct 27, 2016 Alyssa Davis rated it it was amazing
Emily has saved Olympus from destruction. The Olympic flame now burns strong, and peace has been restored. But not for long, when the Nirads begin a new invasion, Emily and her friends become tangled in a conflict as grudges are revealed and new enemies are discovered. While, Emily yearns for her father, still a prisoner of the sinister CRU, somewhere in New York. Joins Emily is a magnificent winged-stallion, Pegasus, as she embarks on a new flight of adventure through worlds both old and new.
Mar 13, 2014 Angie rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, young-adult
Synopsis: "Reborn as the Flame, Emily has saved Olympus from destruction. The Olympic flame now burns strong, and peace has been restored. But not for long ...When the gruesome Nirads begin a new invasion, Emily and her friends become entangled in the conflict as old grudges are unearthed and new enemies are discovered. And all the while, Emily yearns for her father, still a prisoner of the sinister CRU, somewhere in New York. Join Emily astride the magnificent winged-stallion, Pegasus, as she e ...more
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She started her career in the fashion industry, spending several years working in the showroom of a large accessory firm in New York, then top management at the Calvin Klein corporation and then to Oleg Cassini in Toronto Canada.
From there she moved into film and television and finally into writing books.

"There is a wonderful song that I feel best describes me … “I was born under a wandering star
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Other Books in the Series

Pegasus (6 books)
  • The Flame of Olympus  (Pegasus, #1)
  • Pegasus and the New Olympians (Pegasus, #3)
  • Pegasus and the Origins of Olympus (Pegasus, #4)
  • Pegasus and the Rise of the Titans (Pegasus #5)
  • The End of Olympus (Pegasus #6)

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“Pegasus started to neigh, and Paelen translated. “If anyone should try to steal it from you, Pegasus would defend you, as would Joel and I.” A playful twinkle returned to his eyes. “Of course, should that fail, you could always set yourself on fire again. That would surely scare off any attackers!” “Thanks, Paelen,” Emily teased as she shoved him lightly. Then she patted Pegasus on the neck. “And thank you, Pegs. But I still think we will need to find other clothing.” 12 likes
“Set yourself on fire again I see.” “No, I tripped,” Emily answered, shoving him back. Paelen smiled his crooked smile. “Of course you did; which is why your sandal is charcoal and still smoldering.” In the time they’d spent in Olympus, Emily had really grown to like Paelen.” 9 likes
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