Rick Riordan

  • DOB

    Rick Riordan is born on June 5, 1964 in San Antonio, Texas.
  • PJO Book #1 is published.

    PJO Book #1 is published.
    The Lighting Thief, the first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, is published on June 28, 2005. This series is about the life of demigod Perseus Jackson, son of Poseidon. In the first book, Percy discovers he is a demigod when his best friend, Grover (who is a satyr) takes him to Camp Half-Blood, a camp for Greek demigods. When Zeus's lightning bolt is lost, he goes on a quest with Annabeth Chase (daughter of Athena) and Grover to find it.
  • PJO Book #2 is published

    PJO Book #2 is published
    The Sea of Monsters, Percy Jackson and the Olympians series book two is published on May 3, 2006. In this book, Percy goes on a quest with Annabeth and his Cyclopes half-brother Tyson to find Grover (who is being held captive by the Cyclopes Polyphemus) as well as the Golden Fleece to save Camp Half-Blood. They must travel to the Island of the Cyclopes, which is located in the Sea of Monsters (otherwise known as the Bermuda Triangle).
  • PJO Book #3 is published

    PJO Book #3 is published
    The Titan's Curse, book three in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, is published on May 1, 2007. In this book, the goddess Artemis goes missing and is believed to be kidnapped. Percy and his friends must find her before winter solstice.
  • PJO Book #4 is published.

    PJO Book #4 is published.
    The Battle of the Labyrinth, book four of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, is published on May 6, 2008. In this novel, to stop Krono's and his army, Percy and his friends must go on a quest through the Labyrinth, an underground maze.
  • The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones is published

    The 39 Clues: the Maze of Bones is published on September 8, 2008. It is the first book in the series.
  • The Demigod Files is published

    The Demigod Files is published
    The Demigod Files (A Percy Jackson and the Olympians Guide) is published on February 10, 2009. It includes interviews, puzzles, games, and short stories based on characters/ideas in the PJO series.
  • PJO Book #5 is published.

    PJO Book #5 is published.
    The Last Olympian, the fifth book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, is published on May 5, 2009. In this last installment of the series, the ultimate battle against Kronos is fought in Manhatten.
  • The Ultimate Guide is published

    The Ultimate Guide is published
    Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Ultimate Guide is published on January 18, 2010. It expands on many characters/things/ideas in the PJO series.
  • The Lightning Thief Movie is released.

    The Lightning Thief Movie is released.
    The movie for The Lightning Thief is released in theaters February 12, 2010. Logan Lerman plays Percy Jackson.
  • Kane Chronicles #1 is published.

    Kane Chronicles #1 is published.
    The Red Pyramid, first book in the Kane Chronicles series, is published. The series is based on Egyptian mythology. Carter and Sadie Kane, brother and sister who barely know each other, are forced to flee for their lives when their father unleashes the god Set. To escape Set, they must go on a quest around the world in which they discover how powerful their family really is.
  • Heroes of Olympus, book 1 is published

    Heroes of Olympus, book 1 is published
    The Lost Hero, the first book in the Heroes of Olympus series, is published on October 12, 2010. This new series is kind of a continuation from the PJO series. In the first book, Percy Jackson disappears without warning. Jason Grace appears seemingly out of nowhere with no memory. There is a new Great Prophecy, even more chilling than the last one. Jason and his friends, Leo and Piper, must go on a quest. The old PJO cast appear as secondary characters in this book.
  • The Lightning Thief: the Graphic Novel

    This is the "comic" or "cartoon" version of the first PJO book, The Lightning Thief.
  • Kane Chronicles #2 is published.

    Kane Chronicles #2 is published.
    The Throne of Fire, Kane Chronicles book two, is published. Carter and Sadie Kane must go around the world in a quest to find the Book of Ra, with multiple forces trying to stop them.
  • Heroes of Olympus, book 2 is published.

    Heroes of Olympus, book 2 is published.
    The Son of Neptune, second book in the Heroes of Olympus series, is published on October 4, 2011. It shows Percy Jackson's side of the story where he's been transported to a Roman Camp, Camp Jupiter, with no memories except his girlfriend, Annabeth's, face.
  • The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide is published.

    The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide is published.
    The Kane Chronicles Survival Guide is released. It includes many extras for fans of the Kane Chronicles.
  • Kane Chronicles #3 will be published

    Kane Chronicles #3 will be published
    The Serpent's Shadow, third book in the Kane Chronicles, will be published on May 1, 2012. It is the last book of this series.
  • The Demigod Diaries will be released

    The Demigod Diaries will be released
    The Heroes of Olympus: The Demigod Diaries will be released on August 14, 2012. It will have new short stories, games, and other things based on the characters in the Heroes of Olympus series.
  • Heroes of Olympus, Book 3 will be published

    The Mark of Athena, third book in the Heroes of Olympus series, will be published on October 2, 2012. There is currently no information given about the book (no image available).
  • Sea of Monsters movie will be released

    The movie for the Sea of Monsters will be out in theaters March 27, 2013. The original cast will be back with minor changes and additions. People are hoping that this movie will be more accurate than the adaption for The Lightning Thief.