The Sword of Summer is the start to the new series, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, by Rick Riordan. I, personally, had every one of his novels and enjoyed most of them, The Kane Chronicles being one of the first chapter books I’ve willingly read. I could say the same for this new series.
To summarize, this is about a 16-year-old boy, Magnus Chase, that has been homeless for the last two years after the murder of his mother. But on the day of his sixteenth birthday he’s thrusted by his Uncle Randolph, the same his mother warned him about, into the world of Norse mythology. Five-out-of-five stars for me, 96%. I can shyly admit that this is one of my favorite’s of Rick’s books.
I just love the fresh sense of humor in this book! It’s not Percy humor or Sadie humor, it feels so new to…
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