Do you ever get a song stuck in your head that you just can’t seem to get rid of unless you jump overboard, swim through a minefield, and drown yourself? Then you’ll be able to relate to the events in the next chapter of Michael Reads Percy Jackson: The Sea of Monsters…
We Hitch a Ride with Dead Confederates
This may be my favorite chapter so far! I got some hints at unknown mysteries, one of my favorite monsters (tied to a great concept), humor, and even a bit of emotional resonance.
Also, donuts! [Read more…]
I Accept Gifts from a Stranger
Though lacking in much actual action, this chapter shoves us onto the flight deck, fuels up the jet, and clears us for launch. (Aren’t metaphors fun?) Midway through I found myself a little down on things, but then I realized I was resisting some of Riordan’s Greek mythology updates only because they contradicted with my own in Zeus Is Dead. [Read more…]