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Jennifer McIntire

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LeakyNews Writer covering all things Percy Jackson.

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Percy Jackson Gets A New Look

Yesterday the Percy Jackson Facebook page announced that the Percy Jackson & The Olympians series will be getting a makeover. The new cover art is by artist John Rocco, who designed the original art for the series starting in 2005, More…

Holy Hades! It’s 2013

The new year has begun and it seems that author Rick Riordan is celebrating with the Roman god Janus! This two-headed god of transitions is all about looking at the past and the future, which is exactly what Rick has More…

Riordan Talks Newbery

Percy Jackson author, Rick Riordan, updated his blog today with a post about award-winning children’s books. Riordan, who was once a teacher himself, is very outspoken about finding ways to help children enjoy reading. In the post, Rick talks about More…

The New Luke, Leia, And Han

Disney’s purchase of Lucasfilm is still causing quite a stir among fans. For better or worse, new Star Wars productions are on the way and Fox News reports that the new material will focus on Luke, Leia, and Han Solo. More…

Signed Copies Of “Mark Of Athena” Available

It’s been almost a month since Rick Riordan’s The Mark of Athena, the latest in the Heroes of Olympus series came out. Riordan went on a short tour promoting the book, but if you’re like me you didn’t get a chance to More…

“House Of Hades” Spoiler

While The Mark of Athena tour has ended, the book continues to be a huge success. “The book has been #1 on the New York Times series list, the Wall Street Journal list, and the USA Today list for two weeks, More…

New “Kane Chronicles” Cover

Yesterday on his tumblr, Rick Riordan posted the Japanese cover for one of his books in The Kane Chronicles series. Rick says it’s the cover for The Red Pyramid but I’m not so sure about that. He released Japanese cover for The Red More…

Athena Makes Her Mark At #1

It’s been just over a week since The Mark of Athena, part 3 in author Rick Riordan’s The Heroes of Olympus series, hit the shelves and the book is already a success. Riordan (@camphalfblood) tweeted earlier today that Heroes of Olympus debuted at #1 on More…

Updates From “Mark Of Athena” Tour

Mark of Athena author Rick Riordan is halfway through his tour promoting the new book. Riordan updated his blog Friday sharing pictures of the events and his favorite questions so far. One fan asked, “If Riptide actually wrote as a pen, More…

“The Mark of Athena” Released Today

It’s finally here! The Mark of Athena, Rick Riordan’s 3rd book in The Heroes of Olympus series is now available! Disney’s press release states there are 3.5 million copies of this New York Times #1 best-seller already in print. This pivotal book in the series More…

“The Mark Of Athena” Trailer

This week Percy Jackson author Rick Riordan was interviewed by Entertainment Weekly about his upcoming book The Heroes of Olympus: The Mark of Athena which hits shelves next Tuesday, October 2nd. Rick talks about writing and it’s challenges and how his books More…

Review: “The Casual Vacancy”

It’s been five years since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows hit shelves and today author J. K. Rowling releases her newest novel, The Casual Vacancy. When told that Rowling was going to write an adult novel unlike Harry Potter, More…

New “Mark Of Athena” Tour Date

Author Rick Riordan just announced on his tumblr that he is adding another stop to his tour promoting The Heroes of Olympus: The Mark of Athena which hits shelves this October. This event will be held in San Antonio, Texas at the More…

Rick Riordan Equinox Q&A

We hope you all enjoyed the question and answer session author Rick Riordan had on twitter this weekend! What a great way to celebrate the autumn equinox! If you missed it – never fear! Here are some of the highlights: More…

“Mark Of Athena” Tour Updates

This morning Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series, posted more details about his upcoming tour promoting his new book The Heroes of Olympus: The Mark of Athena which will be available October 2nd. For each event Disney More…