3:30 pm EDT, September 22, 2015

‘Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer’: Read the first 4 chapters now

For those that cannot wait the few short weeks until we have Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Book One: The Sword of Summer in our hot little hands, you can read the first four chapters now for free!

October 6 is creeping ever closer, but as any good book fan knows, those last few weeks waiting for an anticipated book always feel like the longest. To get you through, check out the first four chapters of Magnus Chase online now!

The sample has been made available via iBooks and is ready and waiting for you to come and find it. You do not have to pre-order via iBooks to read the chapters, simply access the book’s page (which you can find here), and download the sample. You can pre-order there, if you want, and the book will be delivered to your Apple device on release day. You can also pre-order the novel through Amazon, either the physical copy or the kindle version (check that out here) for reading on pretty much any device that has the free kindle reading app available.

If you fly through those chapters and still need a little something extra to quench your thirst for all things Rick Riordan, check out the book trailer for Magnus Chase, which is sure to get you excited.

You can also gaze unendingly at the beautiful cover for the novel if you’d like and imagine how nice it is going to look sitting on your bookshelf beside the rest of your Rick Riordan collection. Hopefully the sample and the book trailer will help tide you over until October 6 finally arrives.

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And if you need a quick refresher of what to expect when Magnus Chase enters our lives, check out the description below! Only 15 days left!

“Magnus Chase has always been a troubled kid. Since his mother’s mysterious death, he’s lived alone on the streets of Boston, surviving by his wits, keeping one step ahead of the police and the truant officers. One day, he’s tracked down by an uncle he barely knows—a man his mother claimed was dangerous. Uncle Randolph tells him an impossible secret: Magnus is the son of a Norse god. The Viking myths are true. The gods of Asgard are preparing for war. Trolls, giants and worse monsters are stirring for doomsday. To prevent Ragnarok, Magnus must search the Nine Worlds for a weapon that has been lost for thousands of years. When an attack by fire giants forces him to choose between his own safety and the lives of hundreds of innocents, Magnus makes a fatal decision. Sometimes, the only way to start a new life is to die…”

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