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Live Tweeting: ‘The House of Hades’, by Rick Riordan

Live Tweeting: ‘The House of Hades’, by Rick Riordan

THE OCTOBER LIVE-TWEETING EVENT:

THE HOUSE OF HADES (HEROES OF OLYMPUS #4), by Rick Riordan

Published by: Puffin

Release date: 8 October 2013

 

 

 

Live-tweeted by RACHEL  (http://book-walrus.com/reviewers/walrus-rachel-hamilton/)

Star rating: * * * * *   5 out of 5  

 

Book Walrus Rachel spent the day on the sofa, reading and live-tweeting from Rick Riordan’s ‘The House of Hades’.  Below is a record (Book Walrus would welcome any recommendations as to clearer ways to lay it out.)

Click on each screen to enlarge and read from the bottom to the top.

 

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AMAZON DESCRIPTION:

The House of Hades is the fourth book in the bestselling Heroes of Olympus series, set in the action-packed world of Percy Jackson. The stakes have never been higher. If Percy Jackson and Annabeth fail in their quest, there’ll be hell on Earth. Literally. Wandering the deadly realm of Tartarus, every step leads them further into danger. And, if by some miracle they do make it to the Doors of Death, there’s a legion of bloodthirsty monsters waiting for them. Meanwhile, Hazel and the crew of the Argo II have a choice: to stop a war or save their friends. Whichever road they take one thing is certain – in the Underworld, evil is inescapable.

One Comment

  1. I received the following comment from ‘Amy’ on Goodreads in response to a review I posted there:

    “I actually think the revelation of Nico’s crush WILL be helpful to kids in similar situations. You have to remember to Nico it IS a shameful secret and I know for a fact many children feel exactly the same way.. so not only does it say “hey look you are not alone in how you are feeling” but also by adding Jason’s reaction and acceptance and insistence that everything will be okay, it shows them “look Nico thinks he has this shameful secret but Jason, who barely knows him, accepts him and is trying to help him!” Had it not been from Jason’s POV I would agree that it might not be helpful but because it was presented in the point of view of another person, in my opinion, it comes across more as this secret is far more shameful in your own head then in the outside world and there are people out there waiting and willing to accept you as who you are.”

    She makes a good point, very articulately, and after reading this statement from Rick Riordan (warning, spoilers) – http://percyjacksony.tumblr.com/post/64417516354/rick-riordan-about-nico-in-hoh-spoilers – I have reversed my opinion on the subject and am glad Rick Riordan raised it as a subject for discussion.
    Rachel x

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