Odin's Ravens by K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr. (Blackwell Pages #2) 342 p. Little, Brown and Company, May 13, 2014. 9780316204989.
Publisher synopsis: Seven kids, Thor's hammer, and a whole lot of Valkyries are the only things standing against the end of the world.
First line: If there was one thing worse than seeing a giant's head rise from the ground, it was seeing two giant heads.
Page 56: Two other warriors stood, one on each side of him, blocking the gap between the burial mounds. All three looked-well, they looked dead. There was no other way to describe it. Their clothing was tattered, their faces gray and drooping, like they were one good beard-tug from sliding off.
I really enjoyed book one of this series, Loki's Wolves, as do many of my students. As a matter of fact, I was delayed in starting this because one of those students spied it on my desk a few weeks ago and begged me to read it. When her classmates saw it, they begged me to be next. So-o-o...