The Burning Maze

The Burning Maze

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The Greek god Apollo, cast down to earth as the ungifted human teenager Lester Papadopoulos, and his demigod friends must go through the Labyrinth to find the third emperor--and an Oracle who speaks in word puzzles--somewhere in the American Southwest.
The Greek god Apollo is still in the persona of ungifted human teenager Lester Papadopoulos. Now Lester and his demigod friends must go through the Labyrinth to find the third emperor-- and an Oracle who speaks in word puzzles-- somewhere in the American Southwest. But the longer he stays mortal, the weaker he grows... and the less confident that he will be able to regain his place on Mount Olympus.
Publisher: New York :, Disney-Hyperion,, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781484746431
1484746430
Branch Call Number: YAFICTION Riordan
YA RIORDAN (TRIALS V.3)
Characteristics: 431 pages ; 22 cm

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OPL_KrisC May 10, 2018

This is the fast-paced and action-packed 3rd installment in the Trials of Apollo series. Fans of Rick Riordan's other mythology-based books are sure to enjoy it even with a couple of heart-wrenching moments.


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Rozywang
Sep 09, 2018

I love how Rick includes old characters in this series. It also gives a sense of nostalgia for those who have been a fan for many years. This series keeps making the reader flip to the next page because the writing is very capturing.

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leileileeculham
Aug 08, 2018

Only thing I liked;
Chapter 43 Page 390

Like if you read that page!

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karen_qin
Aug 07, 2018

I love how Rick Riordan combines old and new characters in this series, making it all the more amazing. This book was very funny and I hope I don’t have to wait too long for the next one to come out.

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babajeremy
Jul 09, 2018

why jason

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donutwombat
Jul 08, 2018

The book went way beyond my expectations, and I absolutely loved this book. The Burning Maze will tear your heart apart with joy, sorrow, and anticipation, I couldn't put this book down. For most of us Riordan fans, we were devastated by a tragedy that occurred during the book, and ... ;(

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snowingpiano
Jul 07, 2018

This book was a great addition to the Trials of Apollo series. It had many unexpected twists, and the characters were well built. The book made you feel like you were going on the same adventure with them. The book was interesting, and had you laughing at every page. Overall, it was a great book!

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LUKE CHU
Jul 05, 2018

I think the series just gets better and better with this new book.

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Yhchan
Jun 28, 2018

I think this book is a book that you should read, along with all other Rick Riordan books.

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emmetnord
Jun 28, 2018

a great thing about rick riordans books is that it has many fantastic adventures in many deferent fantasies including gods and more. in my opinion this is one of his best books made and many should read it.

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Gwen904
Jun 27, 2018

One thing that I admire about Rick Riordan is his ability to skillfully marry humour and loss. He throws in these hilarious jokes and leaves you laughing but also plants love, loss, tragedy, and emotion and leaves you crying.

I may not enjoy some of Riordan's work but this series is pretty good. To put it candidly, The Trials of Apollo is a success. Thanks for that, Rick.

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leileileeculham
Aug 08, 2018

"It's an acoustic," Meg said.
-Page 390

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Kastner30
Jul 30, 2018

Page 126 in chapter 13

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donutwombat
Jul 02, 2018

"Don't let either of us tell you what to do. Make up your own mind. " -Piper
Pg. 157

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Gwen904
Jun 27, 2018

"The creator's daughter has spoken!" cried a Melia.
"Daughter of two creators!" said another.
"Twice blessed!"
"Wise solver of puzzles!"
"The Meg!"
That left the last two with little to add, so they muttered, "Yep. The Meg. Yep."
- Page 400

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Gwen904
Jun 27, 2018

Power makes good people uneasy rather than joyful or boastful. That's why good people so rarely rise to power.
- Page 396

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Gwen904
Jun 27, 2018

And, yes, even immortal Sibyls need to use the toilet. Some of their best prophecies come to them… Never mind.
- Page 361

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