Rick Riordan’s The Heroes of Olympus Book 1: The Lost Hero – Chapters One and Two! Really. Right Now. Today!

Rick Riordan’s The Heroes of Olympus Book 1: The Lost Hero – Chapters One and Two! Really. Right Now. Today!

The Lost Hero

Rick Riordan said in his blog on June 1, 2010:

“Right now, there are only “locked” sample chapters from The Lost Hero. Bronze coin keychains, like the symbol above, were given out at BEA  (Book Expo America) with the pass code, and for the present, that’s the only way to unlock the chapters. If you weren’t at BEA, or can’t find someone who got the coin, don’t worry! In a few weeks, we’ll open the sample chapters for everyone.”

Well, guess what, you didn’t have to find someone with a keychain, that someone found you! Thanks to Joe who gave us this terrific bit of information in a comment a few days later…here is what Joe said: “if you go to camphalfblood.com the password is newhero you can read the first two chapters… cant wait”.

I tried it, it worked. 47 pages worth! I couldn’t help it, I read the last sentence in the second chapter. I know, I know, bad habit, I shouldn’t have done that…but oh, wait until you read that last sentence! No! Don’t start there like I did! You’ll ruin it!

Thanks again to Joe! What a great way to start the summer.

The book comes out on October 12, 2010. 

Now I’m going to go read the rest…


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  1. bye you guys hope u guys have a great summer. see u guys in 2 months. πŸ˜‰

  2. ummm yea this might be the third to last time i’ll talk to u guys cuz during the summer i probably cant get onto the blog b/c my parents watch what i do on the computer and on my ipod. so third to last time to say good-bye πŸ™‚

  3. So u guys know that the fourth book for the Inheritance Cycle (Eragon, eldest, brisingr)is going to be called Inheritance and the author already released an exerpt from the book. (realize that i said an exerpt b/c its like only a peice that makes u utterly confuzled… and its not a full chapter)

  4. yea umm Son of Neptune r we gonna start a new conversation here or at the new blog???

  5. hey guys i wanna start the next biggest convo on the son of neptune….. the link that carrie posted up… wanna start it??

  6. @SOn of Neptune: Thanks and Yeah! I saw that! So cooL! πŸ˜€

    @Cabin6girl: Holy cow that sounds terrible πŸ˜›

  7. i actually dont know but look this up
    “the son of neptune sneak peak chapter 1” just look for it…

  8. guys!!!! i found the cover page and the sneak peak for chapter 1!!!! the site is

  9. OH MY GOD!!!!! I got the first chapter to the Son of Neptune!!!!!!! and SPOILER ALERT!!!!!! PERCY REMEMBERS ANNABETH!!!! JUST A BIT BUT HE DOSE!!! Alright, so I don’t know much yet but I’m gonna keep reading and Im gonna see if I can find the link for you guys!!! Oh my god Im so excited!!!! And btw, I know this is far less intresting then what I just said but my birthday is tommorw(:

  10. Cabin6Girl:
    ahahah…… coolio!!! In last year i dissected a pigs heart! it was so groosss… i swear i was about to pass out… my friend almost litterally fainted! HAHAHA

    Sarah Kate:
    of course!!!

  11. I like how the first time i wrote a comment on this blog was on my birthday

  12. @ Son of Neptune
    Yea well i havent been on because of testing in my class.

    But yea I disected a frog today and it was one of the most DISGUSTING things in my life!!! I held it up and touched it. ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww i wanna throw up πŸ˜› i hope i never do that again. Anyway son of neptune what’s up cuz ur the only one trying to continue our long conversation πŸ™‚

  13. @Sarah Kate- Yay! Im gonna read it when I get home!
    @Son of Neptune- I miss you too, bro! πŸ˜€

  14. @Everyone:
    u havent been on a while? (6 days) omg!! i still missed u guys!!



    The release date is out!!!!!!!! YAY!!!!!!!! thanks Sarah!!!! Your are so awesome.I cant believe its going to come out in … idk how many days!!!!!!!

    Guess what comes out on friday!!!!! Pirates of the Carribean 4 pn stranger tides!!!!! I wanna go see it!!!!!!!!!!!.

  17. @Sarah the Writer- Thats definitly something I would read!(: You should do it. (:

  18. Okay, I need need need to write a Son of Neptune fanfiction. More or less, it’ll be in the form of Lost Hero, only with Percy. Sound good?

  19. Step 1: Uh…I had to delet the Percy fanfiction. Sorry…

    Step 2: Some good Percy Jackson fics are Percy Jackson and Hearts on Ice, and I found a Son of Neptune story that rocks! Hearts on Ice is by ProphecyS and Son of Neptune is by Eleos.

    Step 3: Brace yourself before reading this. I have found the release date for the Son of Neptune! OCTOBER 4TH!!!! You may now scream.

  20. @Sarah: YAYAYAYAYA!!!! Finally! I’m so DANG excited to read it!

    @Bookworm: lol well you’re excited. haha Don’t worry. They’ll definitely fall in love again if Percy does fall in love with someone else. It won’t be for long! (It better not be…)

    @Son of Neptune: Definitely Jason, Piper, and Leo. Maybe… that son of Iris? I feel so bad cuz I forgot his name. lol I’m hoping Rick doesn’t use old characters for the prophecy. At least not most of them. I’d like him to bring in a whole bunch of new characters too and use them as some of the 7. But he must keep the old characters in the books, too. Just not as the MAIN main characters. πŸ™‚

  21. @Bookworm- Wow, lol. Im very excited to read more about them, too! πŸ˜€ And, Percy BETTER NOT fall in love with some roman chick! All threw the Percy Jackson series I was waiting for them to go out! They are not going to fall out of love!!!! Lol(:

    @Sarah, the Writer- I’ll be sure to check it out! Im always looking for a good Percy Jackson fanfic. πŸ˜€
    Hey, will you look at mine, too? My user name is : AnnabethJackson14 and my story is called ‘Kaitlyn Montoya’. Please read and review(:

  22. @Son of Neptune
    Ok so i think that ummm definitly percy, annnabeth, grover, Jason, piper,Leo, and idk maybe thalia or maybe clarrisse will be back. or some person from the roman camp. like that (i forgot how to spell her name) but Rekha hmmm or the dakota person. now all we have to do is wait possibly 6 months. unless of course rick loves his fans so much that he releases the book 6 months earlier than planned πŸ™‚

  23. Sarah, The Writer:
    of course!!!

    lolz that is wut i thought of at first but idk wutz going to happen

  24. I know I’m extremely late on this comment, but I just found this site, so forgive me. I need to tell somebody else desperately how I feel! I literally threw my book at the wall when I read that last sentence! I can’t believe it! Do you guys know what the heck this means?!?!?! Oh My Gosh!!!!!! Percy has forgotten Annabeth and Rick is probably going to have Percy fall in love with some roman girl! The evil EVIL GUY!!!! O.K, maybe, just maybe, I’m counting my chickens before they hatch, but I’m sure that that’s what he’s going to do! What d’ya think?

  25. Hello, peoples! Sorry I haven’t posted in a while, but since school is almost out, my teachers are scrambling to get testing done. And we did a writing contest a couple weeks ago and I just want to know who won! Ugh!…Anyway…

    On my fanfiction, I’m doing a Percy story now! It’s Percy Jackson and Farscape, but if you don’t know what Farscape is, I explain a little inside. I don’t have any reviews yet, so I came here. My name is Goldenstar13, and the story is Percy Jackson meets Farscape. See you guys there!

    P.S: I got The Throne of Fire the other day and I can’t wait to finish it! The two siblings are so cocky it’s hilarious!

  26. @Cabin6girl-
    i know!! πŸ™‚ how bout we talk about who are gunna be the 7 in the procephy?

  27. @Mr.Unknown- Hello(: Welcome to our conversations of a bunch of different things Lol(:

  28. Heyyyyy Mr.Unknown
    Itss nice adding a new converser (idk if thats a word) since we are all like running out of things to say.

  29. Piper is the godess of love and beauty (Daughter of Aphrodite)
    Jason is the son of Zeus (King of Gods and God of Sky)
    and Leo is the son of Hephaestus (God of blacksmiths and fire)
    The book is so interesting

  30. @Alec-
    heyy alec… u know i have a friend at school named alec.. lolz weird rite?

  31. piper is the daughter of aprodite you know that if you read the whole book

  32. piper is the godess of love (Aphrodite)
    Jason is the son of zeus (god of all gods)
    and leo is the son of o i for got but he builds things
    and it gets so intrestin i recomend u should read it

  33. well i have the book and its so amazing im in love i cant stop reading it i recommend that the people out there get this book πŸ˜€

  34. @Son of Neptune
    I feel like loling b/c of what u said πŸ˜€ Yea we all try to make other ppl feel good on this site cuz we’re all the same-ish.

  35. @Mariah: Why thank you haha πŸ™‚

    @Cabin6girl: I was joking πŸ˜‰ And I should check that out.

  36. @Jacklebug- I dont get where Son of Neptune thought that I didnt want to talk to him cuz I could have sworn I said ‘That I LIKED talking to him.’ Lol(:

    @Cabin6girl- I think her dress was pretty, too(: Shes just really gorgeous!

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