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Riordan’s new series just as addicting as predecessor

November 10, 2010

Rebecca Neumann Entertainment Editor For those who have missed Rick Riordan’s mythological world of Percy Jackson and Olympians since the series’ conclusion, your patience has paid off. Riordan recently released the first book of his new mythology-driven series The Heroes of Olympus, which ...

Riordan’s new spin-off series lives up to hype

October 27, 2010

Rebecca Neumann Entertainment Editor Like many fans, I was disappointed after I finished all of the Percy Jackson novels. It wasn't that the ending was bad. On the contrary. It was very satisfying. However I didn't feel ready to give up the characters or the world that Rick Riordan created. Lucky...

Rick Riordan travels to South Lake

May 10, 2010

by Ellen Cameron Staff Writer Rick Riordan, author of the popular Percy Jackson series which was recently turned into a movie, is kicking off his new Red Pyramid series with a book tour. A book tour that's coming right to our very own Southlake Town Center. Riordan will be at the Barnes and...

Percy Jackson Party to be held at public library

January 27, 2010

by Ellen Cameron Staff Writer  On February 5th, the Coppell Public Library (William T. Cozby) is hosting an after-hours party to celebrate the Percy Jackson book series and upcoming movie. The party will be from 7-9 pm. Admission is free, pajamas are encouraged, but the library staff needs your p...

Lightning Thief cast steals the thunder

January 21, 2010

Not really, but that title was too pun-y to pass up. The cast of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief did, however, come to Stonebriar Mall in Frisco on the Jan 17, as part of a Hot Topic-sponsored tour of the country. To see the cast at 3:00, fans had to first purchase tour $25 t-shirts to get a...

Percy Jackson is my new BFF

December 15, 2009

"Read it!" My friend Krysia urged me. "It's like Harry Potter in mythology!" She was right; it was amazing. I borrowed the first book, The Lightning Thief, from her on Friday morning and finished it that night. The next, The Sea of Monsters, took me two days because I had less time to read it. I...