Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
Publication date: May 2012
Length: 11 hrs 23 min
Source: Audiobook from library
Series: Kane Chronicles, Book 3
*Spoilers for the first two books are very likely*
Apophis, the Lord of Chaos, just can't seem to be defeated and Carter and Sadie Kane must go to extreme measures to ensure the survival of the world. But it seems like they may have to do it alone, what with so many other battles going on among the magicians and gods. Can they find a way to defeat Apophis before it's too late?
Things I Liked:
I just love Rick Riordan's smart, twisty, and funny stories and especially the witty dialog. I always find myself entertained from the first to the last when I read (or in this case, listen to) his stories. I love the interaction between the two siblings in this series, since it feels very much like a regular sibling relationship, just with some added godly drama going on. I can't say enough good about the narrators, Katherine Kellgren and Kevin R. Free - their interactions are pitch perfect. I'm super glad I listened to this series, since I think it lends itself very well to the format. A fantastic and entertaining finale to the Kane Chronicles.
Things I Didn't Like:
I think a few times I recall wondering just how perilous things could get. It does stretch the plausibility (not that the premise is intended to be truly plausible), but near the end I began to really raise my eyebrows at some of the stuff that happens. Still, I really was just entertained by this book and series. Highly recommended!
Start with The Red Pyramid and The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan
Pretty much reads like any other Riordan series
BOOK CONTENT RATINGS:
some, but not overwhelming
Overall rating: ****
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