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The Heroes of Olympus Book Five: The Blood of Olympus
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2014

Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen-all of them-and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood-the blood of Olympus-in order to wake. The demigods are having more frequent visions of a ...
  
  











  



  
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths
Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'Aulaire

Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 1992

No education is complete without a large slice of Greek mythology. And there's no better way of meeting that literary quota than with the D'Aulaires' book. All the great gods and goddesses of ancient Greece are depicted in this big, beautiful classic, lovingly illustrated and skillfully told. Young readers will be dazzled by mighty Zeus, lord of the universe; stirred by elegant Athena, goddess of wisdom; intimidated by powerful Hera, ...
  
  











  



  
The Heroes of Olympus Hardcover Boxed Set
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2014

All five books in the Heroes of Olympus series -- in a hardcover boxed set of heroic proportions. From The Lost Hero to the long awaited Blood of Olympus , this collection will thrill loyal readers and be a go-to gift for new fans of the bestselling series. With five books in one package, no one will miss a minute of the excitement.
  
  











  



  
The House of Hades (Heroes of Olympus, Book 4)
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2013

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 from both sides and prevent the giants from ...
  
  











  



  
Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2014

A publisher in New York asked me to write down what I know about the Greek gods, and I was like, Can we do this anonymously? Because I don't need the Olympians mad at me again. But if it helps you to know your Greek gods, and survive an encounter with them if they ever show up in your face, then I guess writing all this down will be my good deed for the week. So begins Percy Jackson's Greek Gods , in which the son of Poseidon adds his own ...
  
  











  



  
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
Michael E. Gerber

HarperCollins, 1995

In this first new and totally revised edition of the 150,000-copy underground bestseller, The E-Myth , Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business. He walks you through the steps in the life of a business from entrepreneurial infancy, through adolescent growing pains, to the mature entrepreneurial perspective, the guiding light of all ...
  
  











  



  
The Raven Cycle #3: Blue Lily, Lily Blue
Maggie Stiefvater

Scholastic Press, 2014

The third installment in the mesmerizing series from the irrepressible, #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater.   Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs.   The trick with found things, though, is how easily they can ...
  
  











  



  
J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (Movie Tie-in): The Hobbit, The ...
J.R.R. Tolkien

Del Rey, 2012

THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRED THE EPIC MOTION PICTURES J.R.R. TOLKIEN THE LORD OF THE RINGS THE HOBBIT THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING THE TWO TOWERS THE RETURN OF THE KING © New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc. ...
  
  











  



  
Hardpressed (Hacker)
Meredith Wild

Meredith Wild, 2013

In Hardpressed, the highly anticipated second book of the Hacker Series that began with Hardwired, Blake and Erica face threats that put both their love and their lives on the line. Despite Blake Landon’s controlling ways, the young and wealthy hacker finally won the trust of the woman he loves. Internet entrepreneur Erica Hathaway broke down the walls that kept her from opening her heart and her business to Blake. Ready to start this new ...
  
  











  



  
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the ...
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2014

All five books in the blockbuster Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, in paperback, have been collected in a boxed set fit for demigods. Now with glorious new cover art and packaged with a special poster, this value-priced set includes the best-selling The Lightning Thief , The Sea of Monsters , The Titan's Curse , The Battle of the Labyrinth , and The Last Olympian . Whether it is for readers who are experiencing Percy's thrilling ...
  
  











  



  
The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus, Book 1)
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2012

Jason has a problem. He doesn't remember anything before waking up on a school bus holding hands with a girl. Apparently she's his girlfriend Piper, his best friend is a kid named Leo, and they're all students in the Wilderness School, a boarding school for "bad kids." What he did to end up here, Jason has no idea-except that everything seems very wrong. Piper has a secret. Her father has been missing for three days, and her vivid nightmares ...
  
  











  



  
The Kane Chronicles Box Set
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2013

A collection fit for the (Egyptian) gods! All three paperback books in the blockbuster Kane Chronicles trilogy- The Red Pyramid, The Throne of Fire, and The Serpent's Shadow -are together at last in a beautiful package. This boxed set is sure to be treasured by readers of all ages, whether they're experiencing Sadie and Carter's amazing adventures for the first time or are faithful fans eager to devour the saga all over again.
  
  











  



  
Hardwired
Meredith Wild

Meredith Wild LLC, 2013

Determined to overcome a difficult past, Erica Hathaway learns early on how to make it on her own. Days after her college graduation she finds herself face to face with a panel of investors who will make or break her fledgling startup. The only thing she didn't prepare for was going weak in the knees over an arrogant and gorgeous investor who's seemingly determined to derail her presentation. Billionaire and rumored hacker Blake Landon has ...
  
  











  



  
The Heroes of Olympus - Book Three: Mark of Athena
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2014

In The Son of Neptune , Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six--who will complete the Prophecy of Seven? The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth ...
  
  











  



  
The Hero with a Thousand Faces (The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
Joseph Campbell

New World Library, 2008

Since its release in 1949, The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbell’s revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In these pages, Campbell outlines the Hero’s Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world’s mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic ...
  
  











  



  
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 1)
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2006

Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book One: Lightning Thief, The
  
  











  



  
The Son of Neptune (Heroes of Olympus, Book 2)
Rick Riordan

Disney-Hyperion, 2013

Percy is confused. When he awoke after his long sleep, he didn't know much more than his name. His brain-fuzz is lingering, even after the wolf Lupa told him he is a demigod and trained him to fight. Somehow Percy managed to make it to the camp for half-bloods, despite the fact that he had to continually kill monsters that, annoyingly, would not stay dead. But the camp doesn't ring any bells with him. Hazel is supposed to be dead. When she ...
  
  











  



  
The Odyssey
Homer

Penguin Classics, 1999

The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles   Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, presents us with Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem in a stunning modern-verse translation. "Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off ...
  
  











  



  
The God Delusion
Richard Dawkins

Mariner Books, 2008

A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11. With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his forms, from the sex-obsessed tyrant of the Old Testament to the more benign (but still illogical) Celestial Watchmaker favored by some Enlightenment thinkers. He eviscerates the major arguments for ...
  
  











  



  
Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

Canterbury Classics, 2011

They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel . Hansel and Gretel . Cinderella . Sleeping Beauty . But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and often don't end very happily—but they're often far more interesting. This elegant edition of Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales includes all our cherished favorites— Snow ...
  
  











  








   



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