Title: Magnus Chase: The Sword Of Summer
Author: Rick Riordan
Pages: 497 (the story actually ends on page 491 but page count ends on 497)
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Publication date: 2015
Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers.
One day, he’s tracked down by a man he’s never met—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. The man tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god.
The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years.
When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision.
Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die . . . ~ Goodreads
My complaints were that while I know I said that it was a fresh new story, I felt like some of the plot line was recycled from Percy Jackson. I feel that this
Age Recommendation: 10 years
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