The Blood of Olympus

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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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  • ajawesomegirl
    ajawesomegirlThursday, November 17, 2016 at 10:27 am
    My favorite book in the entire world! Not recommended for 4th or 5th graders even if I read it in 5th grade. Its recommended to 7th grade - 12th grade. My brother and sister read it in high school tho...
    • AJAwesomeGirlThursday, November 10, 2016 at 12:46 pm
      BEST BOOK IN THE ENTIRE WORLD!!!!
      • shadow126
        shadow126Monday, November 7, 2016 at 8:06 am
        LOVE THIS BOOK!
        • aaleenSaturday, October 29, 2016 at 3:31 am
          awesooooome book. i cant wait for the next book in the sereis
          • persassy
            persassyTuesday, October 18, 2016 at 5:49 pm55 stars
            It is great though all the 7 plus Nico and Reyna could've defeated Gaia, then that would be awesome. Especially Percy since he survived Tartarus and fought major Titans and Giants, he could've easily destroyed Gaia. Also, read Trials of Apollo series they're awesome! :D
            • jayWednesday, September 14, 2016 at 12:06 pm
              this book is awesome and it is for kids so anybody read it
              • djcoolTuesday, September 13, 2016 at 5:07 pm
                Loved the book i just think they beat gia to quickly, i mean it only took like two pages to beat her, It all just seemed a little forced. Unlike the Percy Jackson and the Olympians, which were the best books i have ever read.
                • yumikothelewis
                  yumikothelewisSunday, August 28, 2016 at 7:17 pm
                  Amazing book, Love It!
                  • #PersassyTuesday, August 23, 2016 at 10:01 am
                    Percy Jackson series is the absolute best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                    • yellow43528
                      yellow43528Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm55 stars
                      One of my favorite Rick Riordan books. Note Please read this before Trials of Apollo or that book won't make much sense.