7 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm), Glenn Memorial Auditorium
1660 N Decatur Rd, Atlanta, GA 30307
- The Carlos Museum and Decatur’s Little Shop of Stories present Rick Riordan, author of the bestselling Percy Jackson and the Olympians, theKane Chronicles, and the Heroes of Olympus. Mr. Riordan will talk about the newly published fifth book in the Heroes of Olympus series, The Blood of Olympus.In order to attend this event, a copy of The Blood of Olympus must be purchased either at theCarlos Museum Book Shop or at Little Shop of Stories.
- Along with the book, purchasers will receive a ticket that will allow two people to attend the event.
- Though the book will not available until the event on October 9, pre-sales of the book will be offered beginning on Monday, September 8. Call or come in to the Carlos Museum Book Shop at 404.727.0509 between the hours of 11 am – 3 pm on Monday, September 8 to purchase your book, or call Little Shop of Stories at 404.373.6300. After September 8, pre-sales will be available by phone or in person during regular Museum Book Shop hours, Tuesday-Friday, 10 am – 4 pm, Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, and Sunday, noon – 5 pm.
- Please note that both the Carlos Museum and the Little Shop of Stories each have only one phone line, so phone lines may be busy on September 8 and voicemail messages may not be returned until the next day. If you do come in to pre-purchase a book in person at the Carlos Museum Bookshop, please note that there is no free weekday parking at Emory University, but weekend parking is free.
- Pre-sold books, all of which will be signed in advance by Mr. Riordan, and the ticket required for entry, will be available for pick up at will call at Glenn Auditorium starting at 5:30 pm on Thursday, October 9. Since all books are pre-signed, Mr. Riordan will not sign books at the event.
- Books will not be discounted.
- Carlos Museum members at the Doric Level and above are eligible for reserved seating with the advanced purchase of The Blood of Olympus from Decatur's Little Shop of Stories or the Carlos Museum Bookshop. Please call 404-727-2623 to join in order to take advantage of this members-only benefit.
- For more information about the event, contact the Office of Educational Programs at 404.727.4667