Burning Maze, The-Trials of Apollo, The Book Three by Rick Riordan

Burning Maze, The-Trials of Apollo, The Book Three (Trials of Apollo, #3)

by Rick Riordan

The third book in the latest series from international bestselling author, Rick Riordan

He was a God once. Until he was cast out his father, Zeus. Now, he's an awkward teenager.

Called Lester.

The only way out is a series of scary and dangerous trials, of course.

For his third trial, Apollo must journey through the Labyrinth to free an Oracle who only speaks in puzzles.

Then, defeat the most vicious of three very vicious Roman Emperors.

(All without the use of his godly powers.)

It looks like he will need all the help he can get - from some new and old friends.

This edition includes a Percy Jackson short story!

Clarisse, daughter of Ares, the Greek god of war, needs Percy Jackson's help.

Her father's chariot has been stolen and she has to get it back by sunset.

The only hitch? The chariot-jackers are none other than her terrifying immortal brothers Phobos and Deimos.

Can Percy and Clarisse get the chariot back before it's too late?

Find out in, Percy Jackson and the Stolen Chariot

More books by Rick Riordan:

The Percy Jackson series:
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters
Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse
Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth
Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian
Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files

The Heroes of Olympus series:
The Lost Hero
The Son Of Neptune
The Mark of Athena
The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Files

The Kane Chronicles series:
The Red Pyramid
The Throne of Fire
The Serpent's Shadow

The Magnus Chase Series:
Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer
Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor
Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead

Reviewed by thepunktheory on

4 of 5 stars

Full review on my blog: www.thepunktheory.wordpress.com

Where do I begin. I have to many feelings about this book. We all know by now that Rick Riordan is a master of his trade. With The Burning Maze he delivered another smart, funny, moving novel that you won't be able to put down. 
I loved how this book educates you without being very in-your-face about it. You learn quite some stuff about the Roman Empire and about its emperors. Ever since I've finished the book I'm entertaining friends and family with interesting trivia bits on the topic (whether they like it or not). You'd expect that after so many novels on Greek and Roman mythology, Riordan would run out of new stuff but he always manages to surprise me. As usual, The Burning Maze is never boring but hell of a ride. There are so many deep and touching aspects in this book, I found myself wiping tears out of my eyes several times. Another point I appreciate so much about Riordan is his ability to pair tragedy just with the right dash of humor from time to time. The Burning Maze is just as funny as it is sad.

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