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The Sea of Monsters (original 2006; edition 2007)

by Rick Riordan

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Title:The Sea of Monsters
Authors:Rick Riordan
Info:Miramax (2007), Paperback, 304 pages
Collections:Read but unowned, Read in 2012
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Tags:fiction, YA, american literature, fantasy

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The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan (2006)

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Fantastic! What a ride! Nice character development, non-stop action, entertaining dialogue, exciting twists and turns. I'm looking forward to reading the next in the series. ( )
  benderca | Feb 8, 2016 |
Lots of fun. An easy read, but totally engrossing. Riordan does a good job of keeping his mythology straight and making the characters believable at the same time. ( )
  lovelypenny | Feb 4, 2016 |
In the second book, Percy learns that a poison has infiltrated the camp at Half-Blood Hill, infesting its iconic pine tree and melting the camp’s magical borders. A quest for the Golden Fleece will save the camp. Percy dreams that his friend and satyr Grover, who is on a quest to find Pan, has found the fleece and is imprisoned by Polyphemus, one of the meanest cyclops. Percy sets off with fellow camper Annabeth and his cyclop friend (and half-brother), the childlike but super strong Tyson.
  Salsabrarian | Feb 2, 2016 |
Really enjoyed listening to this instead of re-reading it. ( )
  AnaKurland | Jan 30, 2016 |
In this book Percy is on a new quest: to find the Golden Fleece. It was better than the first. ( )
  Irena. | Jan 28, 2016 |
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Bernstein, JesseNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rekiaro, IlkkaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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My nightmare started like this.
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Humans don't exist on the same level as the immortals. They can't even be hurt by our weapons. But you, Percy--you are part god, part human. You live in both worlds. You can be harmed by both, and you can effect both. That's what makes heroes so special. You carry the hopes of humanity into the realm of the eternal. Monsters never die. They are reborn from the chaos and barbarism that is always bubbling underneath civilization, the very stuff that makes Kronos stronger. They must be defeated again and again, kept at bay. Heroes embody that struggle. You fight the battles humanity must win, every generation, in order to stay human.
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This LT work is the second volume (of five) in Rick Riordan's series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Please do not combine it with any other individual title or collection of titles from the series. Thank you.
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book Two: Sea of Monsters, The

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Demi-god Percy Jackson and his friends must journey into the Sea of Monsters to save their camp. But first Percy will discover a secret that makes him wonder whether being claimed as Poseidon's son is an honor or a cruel joke.

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