Thank you to Disney Hyperion for sending a copy of the book, providing a prize pack and a book and prize pack for giveaway as well.
Do you have a Rick Riordan fan in your life? I know there are many of them out there including our niece. She started reading the Percy Jackson books when they first came out and she was hooked. Since then Rick Riordan has written a number of different series, including The Trials of Apollo.
That’s why I was excited to see that the second book in the series, The Dark Prophecy, will be in stores May 2nd. I know my niece is already counting down the days until it comes out as are many other fans out there too.
Here’s a summary of the book:
The Dark Prophecy (The Trials of Apollo, Book 2)
By Rick Riordan
Published by Disney-Hyperion
In stores May 2nd
Zeus has punished his son Apollo—god of the sun, music, archery, poetry, and more—by casting him down to earth in the form of a gawky, acne-covered sixteen-year-old mortal named Lester.
The only way Apollo can reclaim his rightful place on Mount Olympus is by restoring several Oracles that have gone dark. What is affecting the Oracles, and how can Apollo/Lester do anything about them without his powers?
After experiencing a series of dangerous—and frankly, humiliating—trials at Camp Half-Blood, Lester must now leave the relative safety of the demigod training ground and embark on a hair-raising journey across North America.
Somewhere in the American Midwest, he and his companions must find the most dangerous Oracle from ancient times: a haunted cave that may hold answers for Apollo in his quest to become a god again—if it doesn’t kill him or drive him insane first.
Standing in Apollo’s way is the second member of the evil Triumvirate, a Roman emperor whose love of bloodshed and spectacle makes even Nero look tame.
To survive the encounter, Apollo will need the help of son of Hephaestus Leo Valdez, the now-mortal sorceress Calypso, the bronze dragon Festus, and other unexpected allies—some familiar, some new—from the world of demigods. Come along for what promises to be a harrowing, hilarious, and haiku-filled ride….
I was interested to learn that Rick Riordan, dubbed “storyteller of the gods” by Publishers Weekly, is the author of five #1 New York Times best-selling middle grade series with millions of copies sold throughout the world: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Heroes of Olympus, and the Trials of Apollo, based on Greek and Roman mythology; the Kane Chronicles, based on Ancient Egyptian mythology; and Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, based on Norse mythology.
Rick collaborated with illustrator John Rocco on two #1 New York Times best-selling collections of Greek myths for the whole family: Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods and Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes. Rick lives in Boston, Massachusetts with his wife and two sons.
To learn more:
- Visit ReadRiordan.com
- Follow Rick Riordan on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
- Follow Disney-Hyperion on Twitter and Instagram
- Follow the hashtag on social media: #TrialsofApollo
One reader of 2 Wired 2 Tired will win a Dark Prophecy God Of The Sun Prize Pack!
Prize pack includes:
- Copy of The Dark Prophecy
- Camp Half-Blood Sunglasses
- The Trials of Apollo Beach Mat
Giveaway open to US addresses only. Prizing and samples provided by Disney-Hyperion.
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