Maze of Bones
by Marina and Quentin
The book Maze of Bones, by Rick Riordan, is the number one book voted out of the top 16 in our class. This book is better than the rest because of the unique plot, relatable characters, good length, and interesting details in the writing.
The plot of Maze of Bones is very different from other storylines. It hooks you in with a suspenseful mystery, which continues with many twists and turns that the reader would never have anticipated. The action keeps you from losing interest, but never lets you be confused. Also, the threat against the main characters constantly keeps you turning the pages. When you read this amazing story, you will never put the book down until you’ve finished it.
Another highlight of the story is the well-developed characters. They each have a distinct personality, which adds to the storyline. They aren’t plastic, see-through characters where you can hardly tell who is who. These main characters, Amy and Dan, have a lot of depth to them. You can feel what they feel through the story, and you can easily relate to them because of their age. The characters in this book are truly one of a kind.
Maze of Bones is also a very good-sized book. It is not too long, and not too short. Some people may think that longer books give more useful information; however, if a story is too long, the reader can get bored. Besides, there are more books in the series. And that’s where the other books in the series come in.
Also, the writing itself in this book makes the story more enjoyable. Interesting descriptions help you understand more about what is going on, without dragging on and on forever, as some books do. The author describes the scenes in the story very well, especially the action. You can feel the tension in the situation, and get worried about what might be the outcome. Though there is not much challenging vocabulary, you can still enjoy the writing of the Maze of Bones.
The book the Maze of Bones, by Rick Riordan, is certainly a story everyone should read. This story features a very unique plot, developed characters, great descriptive detail, and a length that doesn’t bore readers. So go buy this book today! Don’t worry, you won’t regret it!