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Dragons of Autumn Twilight
Tracy Hickman, Margaret Weis
This Man Confessed (This Man, #3)
Jodi Ellen Malpas
31 Bond Street
Ellen Horan
Betrayal in Death (In Death #12)
J.D. Robb
Lover at Last
J.R. Ward
The Executor
Jesse Kellerman
City of Bones
Cassandra Clare
Dark Beginnings (Lords of the Underworld 6)
Gena Showalter
Blood Promise
Richelle Mead
Deadly Decisions
Kathy Reichs
The Lightning Thief - Rick Riordan I felt compelled to pick up a copy when I was shopping yesterday, after seeing the trailer for the movie earlier in the week. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised, OK it did remind me a little of Harry Potter (I but don't think it's as good as Harry).

But like I say, I was pleasantly surprised. Percy has been to a lot of schools, he has ADHD and also dyslexia and a knack for getting into trouble. The book starts with him vapourising his Maths teacher. From this he learns that he is special (in a good way), that he's the son of a greek God - finds himself at a summer camp for half bloods and lands a quest - to find Zeus's Master Lightning bolt (which he is suspected of stealing).

The story races along at a great pace and packs a lot in, we meet the furies, the fates, medusa, the minotaur (amongst others), as well as several Gods.

I'm intrigued to see what Percy does next.