Rick Riordan

Author, By: Ivan F Guribe


  • Born on June 5, 1964 at San Antonio, TX
  • Has a wife and 2 sons, Haley and Patrick
  • Has a dog named Speedy and 3 black cats
  • Likes to read, swim, play guitar, and travel with his family in his spare time
  • His first children book was written because he wanted to read a greek mythology to his son Haley

Fun facts!

  • Wrote in his high school newspaper and wrote how badly the losing football team lost, the team later egged his car.
  • Read all of the Lord of the Ring books 10 times as a child!
  • He taught english, Social Studies, and mythology when he was a teacher.
  • His mom was a musician and artist and his dad was a ceramicist.


Big Red Tequila
Cold Springs
Demigods And Magicians
Demigods And Monsters
Leo Valdez And The Quest For Buford
Mission Road
My Demon Satyr Tea Party
My Personal Zombie Apocalypse
Percy Jackson And The Bronze Dragon
Percy Jackson And The Olympians Box Set
Percy Jackson And The Singer Of Apollo
Percy Jackson And The Staff Of Hermes
Percy Jackson And The Stolen Chariot
Percy Jackson And The Sword Of Hades
Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods
Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes
Rebel Island
Son Of Magic
The Battle Of The Labyrinth
The Black Book Of Buried Secrets
The Blood Of Olympus
The Complete Kane Chronicles
The Crown Of Ptolemy
The Demigod Diaries
The Demigod Files
The Demigods Of Olympus
The Devil Went Down To Austin
The Diary Of Luke Castellan
The Hammer Of Thor
The Heroes Of Olympus Box Set
The Hidden Oracle
The House Of Hades
The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide
The Last King Of Texas
The Last Olympian
The Library Of Deadly Weapons
The Lightning Thief
The Lightning Thief (Graphic Novel)
The Lost Hero
The Lost Hero (Graphic Novel)
The Magnus Chase Book of Norse Deities, Mythical Beings, and Fantastic Creatures
The Mark Of Athena
The Maze Of Bones
The Red Pyramid
The Red Pyramid (Graphic Novel)
The Sea Of Monsters
The Sea Of Monsters (Graphic Novel)
The Serpent’s Shadow
The Son Of Neptune
The Son Of Sobek
The Staff Of Serapis
The Sword Of Summer
The Throne Of Fire
The Throne Of Fire (Graphic Novel)
The Titan’s Curse
The Titan’s Curse (Graphic Novel)
The Two-Headed Guidance Counselor
The Ultimate Guide
The Widower’s Two-Step
Vespers Rising


  1. Author of the year for the Lost Hero
  2. Fifth to Sixth book of the year for The Red Pyramid
  3. Hampshire Book Award
  4. Anthony Award for best Paperback Original
  5. Shamus Award for best first P.I novel
  6. Edgar Award for best Paperback Original

Book Review

This is a review on Rick Riordan's newest book, The Sword of Summer.

I rate Rick Riordan's newest book, The Sword Of Summer, five stars because it has a lot of action throughout the book, lots of battles that make you leap out of your chair of excitement. It is also very entertaining, with lots of references to Rick Riordan's other books, such as this very funny line for people who have read some of Rick Riordan's other books. "Could you do a glamour and turn into something smaller? A pen, maybe? The sword pulsed, almost like it was laughing. A pen sword. That is the stupidest thing I've ever heard." The last thing that makes this book amazing is that Magnus has to train his powers, what I mean by this is that if a character has powers and can use them, the character usually gets good at their powers in a while, but in this book Magnus really has to practice his powers to get good at them.

Contact Info


Rick Riordan
125 West End Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10023
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Rick Riordan: The origins of Percy