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RICK RIORDAN - Mark of Athena

Monday, October 8, 2012 - 2:00pm
603 N Lamar Blvd
78703-5413 Austin

Monday, October 8 at 2pm

Bestselling Author
speaking about his new book
Heroes of Olympus, Book Three:
The Mark of Athena

In order to ensure that we have plenty of copies of the book for people who attend the event today, we are currently NOT processing internet orders for The Mark of Athena. Books are available in-store. 

We will resume processing internet orders for this title on Tuesday, 10/9. 

We're thrilled to welcome Rick Riordan back to BookPeople with his latest book, The Mark of Athena! All are welcome to join us in a big celebration out in our parking lot where Rick will give a special presentation and we'll enjoy fun games and activities. We'll have awesome giveaways and food available for purchase from Austin's Pizza and other local vendors. The party is free to attend, no tickets are necessary.

Copies of The Mark of Athena pre-signed by Rick Riordan will be available for purchase. There will be no formal signing at this event.

We will be giving away 1,000 t-shirts at the party on October 8th! T-shirts are available only at the event to people who purchase a copy of The Mark of Athena from BookPeople. T-shirts are first come, first serve at the party. You must present a BookPeople receipt for the purchase of a copy of The Mark of Athena in order to receive the t-shirt. (One t-shirt per copy of Mark of Athena purchased from BookPeople. T-shirts cannot be shipped or held.)

Why is this event happening on a Monday afternoon? Because it's Columbus Day! Most young readers will have shortened school days or the whole day off from school. 

Here's what's in store in The Mark of Athena

Annabeth is terrified. Just when she’s about to be reunited with Percy—after six months of being apart, thanks to Hera—it looks like Camp Jupiter is preparing for war. In her pocket Annabeth carries a gift from her mother that came with an unnerving demand: Follow the Mark of Athena. Avenge me. Annabeth already feels weighed down by the prophecy that will send seven demigods on a quest to find—and close— the Doors of Death. What more does Athena want from her?

Annabeth’s biggest fear, though, is that Percy might have changed. What if he’s now attached to Roman ways? Does he still need his old friends? As the daughter of the goddess of war and wisdom, Annabeth knows she was born to be a leader, but never again does she want to be without Seaweed Brain by her side.

Narrated by four different demigods, The Mark of Athena is an unforgettable journey across land and sea to Rome, where important discoveries, surprising sacrifices, and unspeakable horrors await. Climb aboard the Argo II, if you dare. . . .