March 2022

Rick Riordan Presents: Action, Intrigue, and Myth

Three award-winning authors of Rick Riordan Presents books, Roshani Chokshi, Tehlor Kay Mejia and Sarwat Chadda, talk about writing adventure books filled with humor and action that draw on world mythologies.

Sarwat Chadda

Sarwat Chadda, a first-generation Muslim immigrant, has spent a lifetime integrating the best of his family's heritage with the country of his birth, Great Britain. There have been tensions as well as celebrations, but he wouldn't wish it any other way....

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Roshani Chokshi

Roshani Chokshi is the author of the Pandava series, which includes the New York Times best-seller "Aru Shah and the End of Time" and its sequels, "Aru Shah and the Song of Death" and "Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes....

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Tehlor Kay Mejia

Tehlor Kay Mejia is an author and Oregon native. Her short fiction has appeared in the "All Out" and "Toil & Trouble" anthologies from Harlequin Teen. "We Unleash the Merciless Storm" and "We Set the Dark on Fire" is a duology....

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