Catch of the Day
The Lightning Thief
by Rick Riordan
I wanted to put up a review of this book before its theatrical release in February 2010. I hope that the movie will stay true to the book, but I don’t hold out much hope!
I picked out this book for my nine-year-old son, who I was pushing to move on from graphic novels and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. After some duress, he started to read The Lightning Thief before bed one night. I knew it was a hit when he woke up early the next morning to see what happened next. “You were right, Mom, it’s really good.”
Once he was finished, I decided to give it a try. I was surprised that I enjoyed it as much as I did. Read the rest of this entry