At the conclusion of The Mark of Athena, Annabeth and Percy tumble into a pit leading straight to the Underworld. The other five demigods have to put aside their grief and follow Percy’s instructions to find the mortal side of the Doors of Death. If they can fight their way through the Gaea’s forces, and Percy and Annabeth can survive the House of Hades, then the Seven will be able to seal the Doors both sides and prevent the giants from raising Gaea. But, Leo wonders, if the Doors are sealed, how will Percy and Annabeth be able to escape?
They have no choice. If the demigods don’t succeed, Gaea’s armies will never die. They have no time. In about a month, the Romans will march on Camp Half-Blood. The stakes are higher than ever in this adventure that dives into the depths of Tartarus.
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Michelle Paver - Gods and Warriors
Hylas couldn't take it in... His sister was missing, his dog was dead, and he was running for his life. Hylas is scratching an existence in the mountains when he's attacked by mysterious warriors - nightmares of black rawhide armour and bronze spears, their faces smeared with ash. The black warriors want Hylas dead. He doesn't know why. He must escape and find his sister. So begins his quest across land and sea. His only friends Pirra, the rebellious daughter of the High Priestess, and a dolphin called Spirit. The black warriors are relentless. How will Hylas survive? Gods and Warriors is a breathtaking adventure series of the Greek Bronze Age: a time of chieftains, chariots and ancient magic - when the lowliest goatherd could rise to become a hero.
Alison Goodman - Eona
Eon has been revealed as Eona, the first female Dragoneye in hundreds of years. Along with fellow rebels Ryko and Lady Dela, she is on the run from High Lord Sethon's army. The renegades are on a quest for the black folio, stolen by the drug-riddled Dillon; they must also find Kygo, the young Pearl Emperor, who needs Eona's power and the black folio if he is to wrest back his throne from the selfstyled "Emperor" Sethon. Through it all, Eona must come to terms with her new Dragoneye identity and power--and learn to bear the anguish of the ten dragons whose Dragoneyes were murdered. As they focus their power through her, she becomes a dangerous conduit for their plans.... Eona, with its pulse-pounding drama and romance, its unforgettable fight scenes, and its surprises, is the conclusion to an epic only Alison Goodman could create
Rick Riordan - The Lost Hero
Jason has a problem. He doesn’t remember anything before waking up in a bus full of kids on a field trip. Apparently he has a girlfriend named Piper and a best friend named Leo. They’re all students at a boarding school for “bad kids.” What did Jason do to end up here? And where is here, exactly? Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, ever since she had that terrifying nightmare. Piper doesn’t understand her dream, or why her boyfriend suddenly doesn’t recognize her. When a freak storm hits, unleashing strange creatures and whisking her, Jason, and Leo away to someplace called Camp Half-Blood, she has a feeling she’s going to find out. Leo has a way with tools. When he sees his cabin at Camp Half-Blood, filled with power tools and machine parts, he feels right at home. But there’s weird stuff, too—like the curse everyone keeps talking about. Weirdest of all, his bunkmates insist that each of them—including Leo—is related to a god. Join new and old friends from Camp Half-Blood in this thrilling first book in The Heroes of Olympus series
Rick Riordan - The Last Olympian
All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time. In this momentous final book in the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy's sixteenth birthday unfolds. And as the battle for Western civilization rages on the streets of Manhattan, Percy faces a terrifying suspicion that he may be fighting against his own fate.
Jennifer L. Armentrout - Apollyon
Fate isn’t something to mess with… and now, neither is Alex. Alex has always feared two things: losing herself in the Awakening and being placed on the Elixir. But love has always been stronger than Fate, and Aiden St. Delphi is willing to make war on the gods—and Alex herself—to bring her back. The gods have killed thousands and could destroy entire cities in their quest to stop Seth from taking Alex’s power and becoming the all-powerful God Killer. But breaking Alex’s connection to Seth isn’t the only problem. There are a few pesky little loopholes in the whole “an Apollyon can’t be killed” theory, and the only person who might know how to stop the destruction has been dead for centuries. Finding their way past the barriers that guard the Underworld, searching for one soul among countless millions, and then somehow returning will be hard enough. Alex might be able to keep Seth from becoming the God Killer… or she might become the God Killer herself.
Aimée Carter - The Goddess Inheritance
Love or life. Henry or their child. The end of her family or the end of the world. Kate must choose. During nine months of captivity, Kate Winters has survived a jealous goddess, a vengeful Titan and a pregnancy she never asked for. Now the Queen of the Gods wants her unborn child, and Kate can't stop her--until Cronus offers a deal. In exchange for her loyalty and devotion, the King of the Titans will spare humanity and let Kate keep her child. Yet even if Kate agrees, he'll destroy Henry, her mother and the rest of the council. And if she refuses, Cronus will tear the world apart until every last god and mortal is dead. With the fate of everyone she loves resting on her shoulders, Kate must do the impossible: find a way to defeat the most powerful being in existence, even if it costs her everything. Even if it costs her eternity.
Gena Showalter - Into the Dark
Three otherworldly tales from the master of paranormal romance.and a brand-new Lords of the Underworld bonus guide! The Darkest Fire - a Lords of the Underworld prequel Geryon is the guardian of hell, more monster than man. Kadence is the goddess of Oppression, more angel than woman. Together they will enter the flames to battle a dangerous horde of demon lords - and discover a passion unlike any other. The Amazon's Curse - a tale of Atlantis Zane, a fierce vampire warrior, has been enslaved by the Amazons. Nola, a lovely Amazon soldier, has been cursed with invisibility. Now, these two stubborn enemies must overcome the pasts that haunt them and embrace a love that can set them free.. The Darkest Prison - a Lords of the Underworld tale Once, Atlas, the Titan god of Strength, was the Greek goddess Nike's slave. Now, he is her master. And soon these sworn rivals destined to destroy each other will be forced to risk everything for a chance at love..
Alison Goodman - Eon
Eon has been studying the ancient art of Dragon Magic for four years, hoping he'll be able to apprentice to one of the twelve energy dragons of good fortune. But he also has a dark secret. He is actually Eona, a sixteen-year-old girl who has been living a dangerous lie for the chance to become a Dragon-eye, the human link to an energy dragon's power. It is forbidden for females to practice the Dragon Magic and, if discovered, Eon faces a terrible death. After a dazzling sword ceremony, Eon's affinity with the twelve dragons catapults him into the treacherous world of the Imperial court, where he makes a powerful enemy, Lord Ido. As tension builds and Eon's desperate lie comes to light, readers won't be able to stop turning the pages...
Jennifer L. Armentrout - Deity
History is on repeat, and things didn't go so well the last time. Alexandria isn't sure she's going to make it to her eighteenth birthday—to her Awakening. A long-forgotten, fanatical order is out to kill her, and if the Council ever discovers what she did in the Catskills, she’s a goner... and so is Aiden. If that's not freaky enough, whenever Alex and Seth spend time "training"—which really is just Seth's code word for some up-close and personal one-on-one time—she ends up with another mark of the Apollyon, which brings her one step closer to Awakening ahead of schedule. Awesome. But as her birthday draws near, her entire world shatters with a startling revelation and she’s caught between love and Fate. One will do anything to protect her. One has been lying to her since the beginning. Once the gods have revealed themselves, unleashing their wrath, lives will be irrevocably changed... and destroyed. Those left standing will discover if love is truly greater than Fate...
Rick Riordan - Csata a labirintusban
Percy Jackson semmi jót nem várt az iskolai nyílt naptól, de amikor titokzatos halandó ismerőse után két pomponlánydémonnal is találkozik, a dolgok még a vártnál is rosszabbra fordulnak. A sikersorozat negyedik kötetében már a küszöbön áll az olimposziak és a Titán isten közötti háború. Még az eddig biztonságos menedéknek számító Félvér Tábor is sebezhetőnek bizonyul, amikor Kronosz és hadserege megpróbál varázshatárán belülre kerülni. Hogy a támadásnak elejét vegyék, Percy és félisten barátai egy küldetésre indulnak a Labirintusba - a hatalmas, föld alatti világba, ami minden fordulóban újabb vérfagyasztó meglepetést tartogat számukra.
Christopher Paolini - Brisingr (angol)
Following the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors, Eragon and Saphira narrowly escaped with their lives. But more awaits the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by promises he may not be able to keep, including his oath to cousin Roran to help rescue his beloved Katrina. When unrest claims the rebels and danger strikes, Eragon must make choices that take him across the Empire and beyond, choices that may lead to unimagined sacrifice. Conflict, action, adventure and one devastating death await readers as Eragon battles on behalf of the Varden while Galbatorix ruthlessly attempts to crush and twist him to his own purposes. Can he become a leader who can unite the rebel forces and defeat the King?
Christopher Paolini - Eldest
Darkness falls... Despair abounds... Evil reigns... Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now, Eragon must travel to Ellesmera, land of the elves, for further training in magic and swordsmanship, the vital skills of the Dragon Rider. It is the journey of a lifetime, filled with awe-inspiring new places and people, each day a fresh adventure. But chaos and betrayal plague him at every turn, and Eragon isn't sure whom he can trust. Meanwhile, his cousin Roran must fight a new battle back home in Carvahall - one that puts Eragon in even graver danger. Will the king's dark hand strangle all resistance? Eragon may not escape with even his life...
Christopher Paolini - Eragon (angol)
When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. Overnight his simple life is shattered and he is thrust into a perilous new world of destiny, magic and power. With only an ancient sword and the advice of an old storyteller for guidance, Eragon and the fledgling dragon must navigate the dangerous terrain and dark enemies of an Empire ruled by a king whose evil knows no bounds. Can Eragon take up the mantle of the legendary Dragon Riders? The fate of the Empire may rest in his hands...
Cassandra Clare - Hamuváros
Hát lehetetlen?! Clary Fray másra sem vágyik, csak hogy végre ismét normális életet élhessen. De vajon mi számít normálisnak, ha valaki démonokat pusztító Árnyvadász, az édesanyja varázslattal előidézett kómában fekszik, és egyszerre vérfarkasok, vámpírok meg tündérek nyüzsögnek körülötte? Clary szívesen töltene több időt legjobb barátjával, Simonnal, csakhogy az Árnyvadászoktól nem szabadulhat - főleg nem jóképű, ámde bosszantó, újonnan megtalált bátyjától, Jace-től. Clary csakis úgy segíthet édesanyján, ha felkutatja a rossz útra tért Árnyvadászt, Valentine-t, aki talán őrült, bizonyosan gonosz - ráadásul az édesapja. Amikor a Végzet Ereklyéi közül a másodikat is ellopják, a félelmetes Inkvizítor Jace-t gyanúsítja. Lehet, hogy a fiú tényleg elárul mindent, amiben hitt, és az apja mellé áll? "Humoros, komor és szexi. Az egyik kedvenc könyvem." - Holly Black "Kapaszkodj erősen! Izgalmas, szenvedélyes, hátborzongató utazásra indulsz." - Libba Bray
Lilian H. AgiVega - Második Atlantisz - A tízezer éves varázs
Atlantisz nem pusztult el, és lakói szigetük elsüllyedésekor nem lelték halálukat a tengerben. Alulmaradtak azonban a harcban, melyet volt rabszolgáik, a tündérek vívtak ellenük, épp ezért most sellőkként kell élniük a víz mélyén. A rabszolgák lázadása óta eltelt tízezer év alatt az atlantisziak minden tudása és bölcsessége a feledés homályába merült. Emlékezetük szerint mindig is sellőként éltek Atlantiszon, s nem is tudnak a tündérek létezéséről. Ám az egykori rabszolgák még mindig bosszúra szomjaznak, és a sellők teljes pusztulását kívánják. A két nép több ezer éves konfliktusának kellős közepébe csöppen bele a tizennyolc éves Elel, aki barátjával és édesapjával Írországba látogat. Sellők és tündérek háborúja? Lehetséges ez? Miért ilyen bosszúszomjasak a tündérek? Van-e köztük olyan, aki már megelégelte az örökös gyűlölködést? Elpusztulhat-e ismét Atlantisz? Létezhet-e szerelem sellő és ember között? Lehet-e békét teremteni a szerelem erejével?
Stephenie Meyer - Breaking Dawn - Hajnalhasadás
Bellának döntenie kellett: a halhatatlanok sötét, de csábító világát választja-e, vagy a teljes emberi életet? Márpedig ez a döntés lesz az a hajszál, amelyen két törzs élete is múlik. Most, hogy Bella meghozta a döntést, megdöbbentő, váratlan események sorát indítja el vele, amelyeknek felmérhetetlen, megsemmisítő következményei is lehetnek. A Twilight saga legújabb döbbenetes, türelmetlenül várt kötetében, a Hajnalhasadásban végre fény derül ennek a lenyűgöző romantikus történetnek minden titkára és rejtélyére.
Aimée Carter - Goddess Interrupted
Kate Winters has won immortality. But if she wants a life in the Underworld with Henry, she’ll have to fight for it. Becoming immortal wasn’t supposed to be the easy part. Though Kate is about to be crowned Queen of the Underworld, she’s as isolated as ever. And despite her growing love for Henry, ruler of the Underworld, he’s becoming ever more distant and secretive. Then, in the midst of Kate’s coronation, Henry is abducted by the only being powerful enough to kill him: the King of the Titans. As the other gods prepare for a war that could end them all, it is up to Kate to save Henry from the depths of Tartarus. But in order to navigate the endless caverns of the Underworld, Kate must enlist the help of the one person who is the greatest threat to her future. Henry’s first wife, Persephone.
Colleen Houck - A tigris átka
Szenvedély. Sors. Hűség. Kockáztatnád mindezt azért, hogy megváltoztasd a végzeted? Amikor Kelsey Hayes azon gondolkodott, vajon mit fog csinálni ezen a nyáron, álmában sem jutott volna eszébe, hogy egy háromszáz éves indiai átkot próbál majd megtörni. Egy rejtélyes fehér tigrissel, akit Rennek hívnak. A világ túlsó felén. Pedig pontosan ez az, ami történt. Szembeszállva sötét erőkkel, bűvös mágiával és misztikus világokkal, ahol semmi sem az, aminek látszik, Kelsey mindent kockára tesz, hogy megfejtsen egy ősi próféciát, amely örökre megtörheti az átkot. A tigris átka egy epikus fantasztikus-romantikus sorozat feszült. izgalmas első kötete, egy olyan élmény, amiből még többet akarsz.
Rachel Hartman - Seraphina (angol)
Four decades of peace have done little to ease the mistrust between humans and dragons in the kingdom of Goredd. Folding themselves into human shape, dragons attend court as ambassadors, and lend their rational, mathematical minds to universities as scholars and teachers. As the treaty's anniversary draws near, however, tensions are high. Seraphina Dombegh has reason to fear both sides. An unusually gifted musician, she joins the court just as a member of the royal family is murdered—in suspiciously draconian fashion. Seraphina is drawn into the investigation, partnering with the captain of the Queen's Guard, the dangerously perceptive Prince Lucian Kiggs. While they begin to uncover hints of a sinister plot to destroy the peace, Seraphina struggles to protect her own secret, the secret behind her musical gift, one so terrible that its discovery could mean her very life. In her exquisitely written fantasy debut, Rachel Hartman creates a rich, complex, and utterly original world. Seraphina's tortuous journey to self-acceptance is one readers will remember long after they've turned the final page.