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The Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel (Percy Jackson & the Olympians)

The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel - Rick Riordan, José Villarrubia, Attila Futaki, Robert Venditti Full review @ Mission to ReadI had no interest in this book until I watched the movie recently. As I’ve mentioned briefly before I’m reluctant to read books written by men. (I’m trying to change this and am challenging myself to read books written by men.) What I found inside the book was nothing like the movie, but it was equally enjoyable if not more so.I had qualms about reading a book with such a young hero, but he was mature, brave, and heroic without ever becoming arrogant. His love for his mother and friends lead him to be courageous in the face of incredible odds.Annabeth and Grover were great sidekicks. Annabeth is intelligent, maternal, and one of the best secondary characters I’ve had the pleasure to read about. Athena should be lucky to have such a daughter. Grover kinda annoys me, but I have faith that if we see him later on he will be more mature after going on this quest and any future quests he will have to endure alone.The action within this book was never-ending. When you thought the coast was clear was exactly when a new monster would appear.This mixed with mythology that is more detailed than any other mythological books I have read thus far barring the ancient classics by Homer, made this one book that I will return to time and again