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The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
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“My name is Magnus Chase. I’m sixteen years old. This is the story of how my life went downhill after I got myself killed.”

I knew I’d enjoy this because a) I’m always sucker for mythology of any kind and b) I love Rick Riordan’s humorous writing. The Sword of Summer is an expectedly fun read with great characters, action, and drama. Magnus is a snarky and sarcastic narrator whose POV is a blast to read from. Blitzen, Hearthstone, and Samirah are all wonderful characters who are so easy to follow. I did think that Annabeth’s cameo was kinda wasted. I mean it was so small, I was almost like why bother. But that’s such a small thing it really doesn’t even matter. There was such a strong set up for book 2, I kinda can’t wait to see what happens next.
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Reading Progress

January 24, 2017 – Shelved (Hardcover Edition)
January 24, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read (Hardcover Edition)
March 7, 2019 – Started Reading
March 7, 2019 – Shelved
March 7, 2019 –
24.0%
March 7, 2019 –
34.0%
March 9, 2019 –
49.0%
March 9, 2019 –
54.0%
March 11, 2019 – Finished Reading
March 12, 2019 – Shelved as: fantasy
March 12, 2019 – Shelved as: paranormal-urban-fantasy
March 12, 2019 – Shelved as: poc-main-character

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