Percy Jackson – the ULTIMATE sasspot

I find it really difficult to review books that are super popular, because what can I possibly say that hasn’t been said or pointed out a hundred times previously?

So instead of even trying to tackle a review for the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, I thought it would be fun to just pick out my favorite quotes from all five books.  These are going to be the quotes that made me laugh out loud, appreciate the lessons Rick Riordan was teaching, the ones that made smile to myself, and overall made me fall in love with the series.

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

percy jackson-2“What horrible things would you have to do in your life to get woven into Hades’ underwear?”

“What I did next was so impulsive and dangerous I should’ve been named ADHD poster child of the year.”

“I didn’t understand how. But the toilets had responded to me. I had become one with the plumbing…”

“His hair was permed and gelled like a New Jersey girl’s on homecoming night.”

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Countryside: The Book of the Wise

J.T. Cope IV

Published August 14th, 2014 by Tiner Publishers

Countryside #1

23058600It is interesting that when I was young enough to be classified as a middle-grade reader, I hardly ever read anything at that age level.  Now as an adult, I have been reading less adult fiction than ever before, and instead exploring the young adult and middle grade genres more and more.

When J.T. Cope IV, the author of the Countryside series, contacted me and asked me if I would be interested in reviewing his books, I jumped at the chance.  You all know how much of a sucker I am for good covers, and after seeing pictures of the series floating around on #bookstagram, my interest was piqued.  Props to your cover designers Mr. Cope, they did their job well! Continue reading “Countryside: The Book of the Wise”