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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Release Date Review: THE COLOSSUS RISES (Seven Wonders # 1)

"One Boy

Jack McKinley is an ordinary kid with an extraordinary problem. In a few months, he’s going to die.

One Mission

Jack needs to find seven magic loculi that, when combined, have the power to cure him.

One Problem

The loculi are the relics of a lost civilization and haven’t been seen in thousands of years.

Seven Wonders

Because they’re hidden in the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

The thrills begin in The Colossus Rises, the first installment in the epic seven-book adventure series Seven Wonders, from master storyteller and bestselling 39 Clues series author Peter Lerangis. The highly anticipated series has received early praise from Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series, who says, “A high-octane mix of modern adventure and ancient secrets, The Colossus Rises is Lerangis’s most gripping work yet. Young readers will love this story. I can’t wait to see what’s next in the Seven Wonders series!”


Buy Colossus Rises NOW!!

I enjoyed Colossus Rises!

While some may not like it, I felt it was a fun and eventful book that is surely going to excite those who are fans of Percy Jackson or Charlie Bone. While it may by no means be Harry Potter (honestly, what is?) it was a great adventure that I'm sure fans of HP can appreciate and fans of PJ will completely love!

Colossus Rises is def meant for a younger audience which is obvious through it's writing style and character dialogue, it was still an intelligent book and though it was yes, childish at times, I made sure to remember that it WAS a child's book and took it with a grain of salt (is that the saying? hrm)

All of the characters introduced where fun and added to make the world much more developed, but with that being said, I would have liked more of the universe of the Seven Wonders to have been fleshed out but I assume that will be done in the next 6 books!

Over all, this book is for those who are looking for a fun, VERY fast paced read filled with magic and adventure, tons of humor and a little danger to keep you on your toes.

I can not wait for the sequel and recommend it for anyone looking to get a younger person into reading.

Thoughts???

--V

4 comments:

  1. I love percy Jackson so this seems right up my alley! thanks for letting me know about it. Cannt wait to read it.

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  2. Good review, I'm really interested in reading it now! Like PErcy Jackson.

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  3. I really love this book. I think Lost in Babylon will surely be a very very good sequel. :)

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  4. Nothing beats Harry Potter, but this seems like a good inbetween series.

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