Percy Jackson & the Olympians is a pentalogy of adventure and fantasy fiction books written by Rick Riordan. Set in the United States, the books are predominantly based on Greek mythology and deal with a demigod, Percy Jackson, and his quest to stop the rise of the Titan lord Kronos. All five books are seen from Percy's witty and sardonic point of view. The series tackles themes like coming of age, love and teenage angst. More than 20 million copies of the books have been sold in more than 10 countries. As of October 28, 2011, the series has been on the New York Times best seller list for children's book series for 223 weeks. The first book was adapted into a film titled Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief in 2011, which was commercially successful, but received mixed...'
Contributions by Pmlineditor, Airplaneman, and Hurricanewest.