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Though the Greek and Roman crew members of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen-all of them-and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood-the blood of Olympus-in order to wake.

The demigods are having more frequent visions of a terrible battle at Camp Half-Blood. The Roman legion from Camp Jupiter, led by Octavian, is almost within striking distance. Though it is tempting to take the Athena Parthenos to Athens to use as a secret weapon, the friends know that the huge statue belongs back on Long Island, where it might be able to stop a war between the two camps.

The Athena Parthenos will go west; the Argo II will go east. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea's army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. They have sacrificed too much already. And if Gaea wakes, it is game over.

 
 

Hardcover, 528 pages
Published on October 7, 2014 by Disney-Hyperion
ISBN-10: 1423146735
ISBN-13: 9781423146735
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  • shadowqueen1220
    shadowqueen1220Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:01 pm55 stars
    This book is probably the best book in the series, yet. It is filled with amazhang characters. (Anyone got the pun?) and humorous dialogue. The seven heroes: Percy, Annabeth, Hazel, Frank, Jason, Piper, and Leo are headed toward Athens to stop the giants from waking Gaea while Reyna, Nico, and Coach Hedge are shadow-travelling to Camp Half-Blood to restore peace between the two camps. Will the Reyna, Nico, and Coach Hedge succeed even with a dangerous hunter on their tails? (For Coach Hedge, literally) Will the seven great heroes save the world even when the prophecy states that one is fated to die? Find out in the new Heroes of Olympus book: The Blood of Olympus.
    • biomarcher10
      biomarcher10Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:01 pm
      I LOVE RICK RIORDAN BOOKS!!!
      • algebraqueen
        algebraqueenFriday, May 20, 2016 at 5:18 am55 stars
        I can't wait till other books related to this book come out!!:)
        • algebraqueen
          algebraqueenFriday, May 20, 2016 at 5:16 am55 stars
          I like this book!:) I like the series. Its very interesting reading along with the adventure, I gives suspense!! But I advise you to read the other Heroes of Olympus books before you read this one.
          • swifte
            swifteMonday, May 16, 2016 at 12:23 pm
            cant wait to read
            • boomclap
              boomclapMonday, May 9, 2016 at 12:35 pm55 stars
              I think this book is amazing because I think that has alot of adventure packed in this. Second, this is my FAVORITE book out of all of them. I CANT WAIT FOR ANYTHING RELATED NEXT.
              • guitarflute
                guitarfluteSunday, May 8, 2016 at 7:06 am
                im a giant fan
                • guitarflute
                  guitarfluteSunday, May 8, 2016 at 7:05 amFeatured
                  i think this is my favorite book out of all the Olympus series. I am definitely a fan. The Olympus series are my favorite ones out of all of my favorites! I LOVE THIS AMAZING ADVENTURE PACKED BOOK! and I cant wait for Rick Riordian to strike another book for us!
                  • warrior-thecute
                    warrior-thecuteSaturday, May 7, 2016 at 11:04 am
                    So the Trials of apollo hasnt came out yet.
                    • warrior-thecute
                      warrior-thecuteSaturday, May 7, 2016 at 11:03 am
                      I love this book.