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The Battle of the Labyrinth A 83% Very Good NotesIt s about awakenings, transgressive cracks, and how dread, desire and death indwell the formless chaos of potential. Percy Jackson isn t expecting freshman orientation to be any fun But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears at his potential new school, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to worseIn this fourth installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near Even the safe haven of Camp Half Blood grows vulnerable by the minute as Kronos s army prepares to invade its once impenetrable borders To stop the invasion, Percy and his demigod friends must set out on a quest through the Labyrinth a sprawling underground world with stunning surprises at every turn I am senior empousa, she growled No hero has bested me in a thousand years Yeah I said Then you re overdue Well, as you can see Percy still didn t lose his touch Or snark for that matter P I ve to admit that the way things are going it sounds like our heroes will have to use every ounce of will to keep their good humour intact though As I already suspected this didn t only get way darker than its predecessors but also a littlemature as well Yes, our little baby heroes areI am senior empousa, she growled No hero has bested me in a thousand years Yeah I said Then you re overdue Well, as you can see Percy still didn t lose his touch Or snark for that matter P I ve to admit that the way things are going it sounds like our heroes will have to use every ounce of will to keep their good humour intact though As I already suspected this didn t only get way darker than its predecessors but also a littlemature as well Yes, our little baby heroes are growing up and for the first time monsters aren t the only thing they have to deal with There are other kinds of problems they have to face and most of them seem to be of aerm romantic nature XD I m sure sometimes troubles like that might be even worse than monsters What do you say, PercySo you told her the truth She recognized me from Hoover Dam, so You ve met her before Um, last winter But, seriously, I barely know her She s kind of cute I I never thought about it Jeez Annabeth, jealous much Could you be so kind and give Percy at least a little chance to get in a few words Or, well, maybe a proper sentence lol Just saying Would make it easier to understand him, right XD All that gibberish isn t going to get you two out of the labyrinth anytime soon Oh yeah, the labyrinth I almost forgot to mention it Love troubles will do that to you P I definitely don t envy Percy right now Amazingly enough and despite everything they still manage to keep their minds focused on the most important things Like for instance the task of finding PanPercy, I can t go back to camp without finding Pan I just can t You understand that, don t you I can t face Juniper if I fail I can t even face myself Poor Grover, he has a really tough time in this one but thankfully Tyson, Percy and Annabeth always got his back And of course there are other new characters I sorely missed and that actually reappeared in The Battle of the Labyrinth For instance Rachel Elizabeth Dare and Nico di Angelo And before you even say anything Yes, Rachel adds to Percy s drama and Nico, well I suppose in some way he does too No, not the way you think lol He slike Percy s little baby brother and it s kinda cute how much he worries about him Nico certainly isn t defenceless though That kid I swear I love him to bits and pieces and can t wait to seeof him He s not only adorable but also quite resourceful and assertive In short This kid rocks Minos laughed You have no power over me I am the lord of spirits The ghost king No Nico drew his sword I am He stabbed his black blade into the floor, and it cleaved through the stone like butter.For all of you who keep wondering what our heroes are doing in the labyrinth Well, it s Annabeth s quest and they need to find Daedalus before Luke does Yep, our dear archenemy is still around and kicking and of course he s up to no good But worry not, before the grand finale takes place there happen quite a few things first For instance our heroes encounterandmonsters they never knew about or heard of and also most certainly never wanted to know about as well, Tyson has intriguing conversations with Hephaestus and Percy tries his hand at teachingWell, a Cyclops Good, good What are you doing travelling with this lot Uh said Tyson, staring in wonder at the god Yes, well said, Hephaestus agreed.New lesson, class, I announced Most monsters will vaporize when sliced with a celestial bronze sword This change is perfectly normal, and will happen to you right now if you don t BACK OFF Okay, that one didn t go all that well and I strongly doubt that this is a possible future career path At least not for Percy P I ve to admit that he grew quite a lot in this book though Alone his encounter with a certain girl on a certain island shows how much his character developed and changed over the course of those last few books And, yes some part of me ached with Percy The ending of this book made me really sad but unfortunately I mthan just certain that the worst is yet to come There s one last and final book and I m convinced that it s waiting for me at my library I think I ll just, you know, finish this review, leave you here and go grab it P Happy reading and take care I can t believe I m already reading the fourth book As it seems Percy Jackson reads really fast lol Also I m very curious how this series is going to continue As far as I know this is the penultimate book and since the last book took a turn to the dark side I can only assume that this will hold true for The Battle of the Labyrinth as well.I wonder if they ll meet the Minotaur XDLet s do this I m ready holy hades this is for sure the best book in the series so far there is a lotadventure, much better pacing, and incredibly improved character development and world building one of my main concerns about the previous books is that they have the same repetitive vibe and feeling this book totally changed things up and i couldnt be happier i love that percy is getting older his character is becomingcomplex and the storytelling definitely shows that the juvenile feel of the first c holy hades this is for sure the best book in the series so far there is a lotadventure, much better pacing, and incredibly improved character development and world building one of my main concerns about the previous books is that they have the same repetitive vibe and feeling this book totally changed things up and i couldnt be happier i love that percy is getting older his character is becomingcomplex and the storytelling definitely shows that the juvenile feel of the first couple books has disappeared and the story has becomerelatable to me, reading this as an adult kind of a bittersweet feeling knowing theres only onebook left, but im ready 4 stars See this review andlike it on www.bookbastion.net This entry to the Percy Jackson series just took things to a whole new level As a first time reader of the series, it blows me away that not only am I enjoying this series as an adult reader, but I m actually finding that my excitement and love for it has grown with each book as well The writing has improved, and the way that Riordan has slowly been building up the stakes in each story has definitely stoked my interest as wel See this review andlike it on www.bookbastion.net This entry to the Percy Jackson series just took things to a whole new level As a first time reader of the series, it blows me away that not only am I enjoying this series as an adult reader, but I m actually finding that my excitement and love for it has grown with each book as well The writing has improved, and the way that Riordan has slowly been building up the stakes in each story has definitely stoked my interest as well I m so hyped to see how the big showdown in the next book is going to go down I have to talk about the characters for a second The dynamic Percy has with his friends has gotten better and better with each book I never thought I could find another group of friends in a children s story that I enjoyed quite as much as the gang from Harry Potter, but Percy s gang of friends are just as compelling I love the core trio Percy, Annabeth and Grover but the outliers that Rick Riordan has added on over the course of the series like Tyson, Rachel Elizabeth Dare and Thalia have grown on me as well None have grown on methan Nico though In the previous book, I had some real issues with Nico In a lot of ways, this book seemed to build off of much that was introduced in the previous one and I thought it worked out well for Nico in terms of growth I really felt for him and his struggles during this book Also, I love his strange on again, off again burgeoning friendship with Percy I m very excited to see how that develops in the final book, especially considering the implications of their existence and the whole prophecy subplot that Rick Riordan has been establishing for 4 books now Hopefully it doesn t let me down I m a sucker for magical locations and creatures in my fantasy the stranger the better So the fact that basically this entire book gets set in a spooky, atmospheric and magic filled Labyrinth was essentially a dream come true for me I think it had earned points in my mind for that before I d even started the book, to be honest Riordan doesn t disappoint with the setting either, instead he utilizes the magical properties of the Labyrinth to introduce a whole host of memorable locations, creatures and events This is the most fun I ve had in a Labyrinth since I had to rescue my stepbrother from goblins If I had to change one thing, I would have wanted this novel to be a trifle longer While I think Riordan s ability to write characters and plot a story is definitely improving, in some ways I wish the prose would slow down a bit and describe things a little bitThere are certain scenes particularly the action sequences in this book that I felt like could have been a bitgrand or of a larger scale than they ended up feeling because the prose moves along with such zeal to get to the next event Sometimes a sense of dread and danger is good, and I think it s muddled a tiny bit in those fast moving scenes With that being said, plot wise and character wise, this was definitely my favorite of the series I love the way the main plot and theme of the series has sort of unfolded around Percy and the years he s spent questing for the Gods of Olympus I m looking forward to seeing how his final clash with the Titans is going to turn out Onwards to book 5 4.5 5 starsPercy Jackson Reviews The Lightning Thief The Sea of Monsters The Titan s Curse The Battle of the Labyrinth The Last Olympian RTC SO MUCH YES. Why did I wait so long to read theseI have no good explanation and if you ask me I ll just give you the shifty eyes and mumble something incoherent because I don t have a good reason What counts though is that I am reading them now right On the upside I don t have to agonize for the long wait for new books to come out, but still if I had just known So as expected Percy s summer is going to be filled with another quest and yet another colossal problem that brings him closer to the prophecy Why did I wait so long to read theseI have no good explanation and if you ask me I ll just give you the shifty eyes and mumble something incoherent because I don t have a good reason What counts though is that I am reading them now right On the upside I don t have to agonize for the long wait for new books to come out, but still if I had just known So as expected Percy s summer is going to be filled with another quest and yet another colossal problem that brings him closer to the prophecy This time around Annabeth is in charge of the quest and they will have to find Daedalus, the creator of the Labyrinth, to stop Kronos from attacking Camp Half Blood Of course the Labyrinth is no regular maze It shifts and deceives and there are a butt load of monsters on every corner In the mix we have Rachel Dare who we meet briefly in the last book, and she will play a major role here We get to see what Nico is up to, and I gotta say I really liked him in this one Can Percy, Annabeth, Grover, and Tyson solve the maze in time to find Daedalus before Luke does There is this one scene where Percy is alone and contemplating a tough decision he has to make and I took a little sniff and thought,Aww Percy is growing up Just like they all are Things are getting to bedangerous and we are getting nearer to the climax More pieces of the puzzle are being presented and Riordan is being crafty just like a good storyteller would be I actually can t fathom how he keeps up with all of it All these gods, monsters, and plot lines to follow truly great stuff As you can tell I m totally pumped to read the last book which I know will not disappoint The Last Olympian here I come At first I was going to rate it 4.5 stars, but that ending made me smile so much and I think that was what I ve been looking for in this saga I wanted a PJO book to end leaving me with a warm feeling in my heart and I didn t get it until this book The Battle of the Labyrinth Percy Jackson and the Olympians, 4 , Rick RiordanThe Battle of the Labyrinth is a 2008 fantasy adventure novel based on Greek mythology written by Rick Riordan It is the fourth novel in the Percy Jackson the Olympians series The novel was first published in the United States on May 6, 2008 by Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Publishing Worldwide It has been published in hardcover, audiobook, ebook, and large print editions To date, The Battle The Battle of the Labyrinth Percy Jackson and the Olympians, 4 , Rick RiordanThe Battle of the Labyrinth is a 2008 fantasy adventure novel based on Greek mythology written by Rick Riordan It is the fourth novel in the Percy Jackson the Olympians series The novel was first published in the United States on May 6, 2008 by Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Publishing Worldwide It has been published in hardcover, audiobook, ebook, and large print editions To date, The Battle of the Labyrinth has been translated into 29 languages from its original English The book follows the adventures of modern day fifteen year old demigod Percy Jackson, the son of a mortal woman and the Greek god Poseidon Percy and his friends Annabeth Chase, Grover Underwood, Rachel Dare and Tyson attempt to stop Luke Castellan and his army from invading Camp Half Blood through Daedalus s labyrinth by trying to prevent the Ariadne s string from falling into his hands 2012 1391 375 9789645668851 1392 1394 1396 21 1394 456 9789645028525 1396 344 9786003597761 1397 456 9789643638344 2008 I ve read the first four books in this series to Celyn now and got her 5 for her birthday A fun read, though the monsters get steadilyoutlandish as Rick mines the lesser known corners of Greek myth In this book we meet the Empousa who are pictured as wearing brazen slippers and bearing flaming hair The name is said to mean one footed This is because they are a one legged hybrid, with a donkey s leg and a celestial bronze prosthetic legPart of me is wondering how long before South I ve read the first four books in this series to Celyn now and got her 5 for her birthday A fun read, though the monsters get steadilyoutlandish as Rick mines the lesser known corners of Greek myth In this book we meet the Empousa who are pictured as wearing brazen slippers and bearing flaming hair The name is said to mean one footed This is because they are a one legged hybrid, with a donkey s leg and a celestial bronze prosthetic legPart of me is wondering how long before South Park s Scuzzlebutt turns up with a hand that s made of celery and Patrick Duffy for a left leg We also meet Kampe who is depicted as having the head and upper body of a beautiful woman, the lower body of a dragon, a massive scorpion s tail full of venom, snakes around her ankles, and 50 grisly heads of various creatures wolves, snakes, bears, lions bubbling around her waist She also possesses black wings on her back and a pair of envenomed swords The labyrinth itself and Daedalus were interestingly portrayed Percy s girl cluelessness continues unabated And the Luke Kronos plot comes to a bubble.I also liked the rather silly Mrs O Leary hell hound and the issue of giant dog biscuits and squeaky pink full sized buffalo chew toys.Normally the inconsistent level of farce and semi seriousness would bug me, but the series style and charm has somehow inured me to it.Celyn continues to make her yes sign when I ask if I should give these books 5 and who am I to argue with the expert Percy hits 16 next book should be fun Join my 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