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Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5-Book Boxed Set

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

LOVE IT!!!

AWESOME!!!!! love this set!!!!!!

posted by Balina on August 27, 2011

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1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Very good series,the writing style is unique,but not entirely or

Very good series,the writing style is unique,but not entirely original.Still,I'm a BIG fan of the half-bloods!

posted by BookFanaticMB on August 22, 2012

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  • Posted October 22, 2011

    Very entertaining!

    The book series starts out with Percy Jackson, a young man who lives with his mother and abusive stepfather (he has never known his father). While on a field trip, he is attacked by his teacher turned monsteresque creature. He defeats her, but soon finds himself being attacked by all types of 'mythological' creatures. In a desperate attempt to save him, his mother and best friend bring him to a camp called, Camp Half-Blood, where Percy learns that he is the son of the Greek god Poseidon. This series details the adventures of Percy, his friends, and his enemies, as they struggle with being a demi-god (half god, half human) in a world where monsters are all too real.
    This is a very entertaining series. It teaches the reader about Greek Mythology, but brings the characters into a modern perspective. The one complaint I have is that the Greek gods and goddesses tend to ignore their demi-god children except when it is convenient for them. The gods and goddesses brush it off by saying that they have "duties" but never explain what those are. They have been around for ages; they know what makes babies and yet they still have children with no intention of taking care of them. They use the same excuses all deadbeat parents use. I would like for them to step up and change a bit or for them to at least acknowledge that they are being irresponsible. After all, they're deities! Would it be too much to ask that they pay child support?

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 20, 2013

    Some of the best fiction fantasy books I've read since Harry Pot

    Some of the best fiction fantasy books I've read since Harry Potter. Just about equal to Narnia, not as good as Harry. Great reads though. Any pre-teen and teenager should love this story, or they simply don't love imagination. This series is better than the Heroes of Olympus series, but that oen is pretty good too.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2013

    Great Buy!

    I love how cheap this box set it. The only problems really was some of the pages were a little faded.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2013

    Highly Recommend!

    I bought it for my nephew and he loves them, he is 14. He wants all Percy Jackons books now.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2013

    GREAT and EDUCATIONAL READ

    I bought this set for my ten year old son, who is a very picky reader. At first, he didn't want to read the books, after much back and forth he agreed to try the first one, five to ten pages in he was thanking me.

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