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Riordan, Rick.
Orlando : Disney Hyperion, 2015
IL 5-8, RL 4.8
ISBN 1423160916

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Magnus Chase is just a streetWhen kid trying to get by.  He has been homeless for two years now.  He never knew his father and his mother was killed when he was fourteen.  Now he hears that his uncle has been looking for him.  Now why would he suddenly want to find Magnus?  When he breaks into his uncle's house trying to figure out what is going on, little could he know that he is descended from a Norse god. And they are preparing for war.  But when he tries to help, he is killed!  Not a good start to this new series.  But worry not, Magnus is now in Vahalla, the Norse afterlife, where his learns that his best friends are really part of this realm and that it is up to him to find a way to stop the end from coming.

SUBJECTS:     Fantasy fiction.
                        Mythology, Norse -- Fiction.

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