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the new hp? [Feb. 8th, 2010|06:38 pm]
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Has anyone read the Percy Jackson series? The first book, The Lightening Thief, is coming out as a movie next week. The trailer was, frankly, a turn-off...But I'm wondering if the books be worth checking out...
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[User Picture]From: nokiirat
2010-02-09 01:12 pm (UTC)
i know a little kid (8) who likes it more than HP, but i know an older person (late 20's) who didn't think it was as good as HP. Maybe it's a book to borrow from the library first. :)
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[User Picture]From: insaneneko
2010-02-11 05:30 am (UTC)
Yeah, that's true. Though I suspect the waiting list may be long right now...
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[User Picture]From: prillalar
2010-02-09 02:28 pm (UTC)
I've read the first book and am partway through the second. They are fun but I find the first-person narration a bit off-putting.
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[User Picture]From: insaneneko
2010-02-11 05:32 am (UTC)
Oh, it's first-person...I don't mind that as long as the narrator doesn't drive me crazy. I assume it's the main character?

Does the feel of the movie trailer jive with the books?
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