I recently finished Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events. So I’m ready to dive into a series. What better choice would there be than Rick Riordan’s latest take on the Norse Gods?
Magnus Chase is your regular teenager. Except for the fact that he is homeless. And the son of Frey, a God. Oh, and he’s dead.
Well, Magnus had no idea that his life was about to change completely but it turns out, being that isn’t that bad. At least not when you made it to Valhalla, a place where worthy warriors get to wait and train for Ragnarok.
But before Magnus can make himself comfortable he has to go on a quest to retrieve the Sword of Summer and prevent Ragnarok from happening, well, next week…
As you know, I completely devoured Rick Riordan’s book on the Greek Gods. So I was super excited to check out his latest series on the Norse Gods.
As usual, The Sword of Summer comes along with a whole lot of information. You learn a lot about the Norse mythology, which turns out to be not only fascinating but also creepy and partly hilarious.
Furthermore, Rick Riordan hasn’t lost his amazing sense of humor. Even the chapter titles are simply brilliant and guaranteed to make you laugh.
The Sword of Summer is hell of a ride and ties in perfectly with the other YA books Riordan published so far. The next part, The Hammer of Thor, is already sitting on my shelf, waiting to be devoured!
If you enjoyed Riordan’s previous works you will definitely love this one! It’s a new subject most people don’t know much about. You’ll learn, you’ll laugh. A fascinating novel!
Did you read the book? Let me know in the comments what you think!
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