Carter Kane or Percy Jackson.

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Re: Carter Kane or Percy Jackson.

Post by RCoy85 » 16 Mar 2018, 10:50

I enjoyed both characters.

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Post by AlicinWelsh » 27 Mar 2018, 14:03

Tough call actually. I would have to go with Percy because I felt more of a connection with him. It could have been because he had more books out though. The Kane Chronicles are a great read, and I loved Sadie, but the PJ series is better all the way around.

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Post by BriennaiJ » 07 Apr 2018, 07:48

Personally, I liked Carter Kane better in some ways. I felt that he really grew into his powers and into his character. I also read the Kane Chronicles when I was around the age of Sadie, so I felt a better connection with that series. I didn't finish the PJO series until last year, and I am still in the HOO series now. I think that I can't relate to the characters anymore, and their "YA but still a children's book" attitudes sometimes.

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Post by briellejee » 01 May 2018, 09:12

I first read the Percy series before Kane Chronicles. They both have different aspect I like. For example, Kane chronicles has more humor. Egyptian gods are also interesting. Carter as a character is like percy, only a little childish. Percy on the other hand is much more relatable and not to mention Riordan did a much more better character development to him than Carter.
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Post by Megan01 » 21 Jul 2018, 12:53

I personally don't have a preference between both series. I admit I'm more attached to Percy Jackson because it pretty much started off my passion for reading and Greek mythology, but I remember really liking the Kane Chronicles and it's very different from Percy Jackson because of Rick Riordan's approach of the story. Overall both series are great and has their own characteristics.

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Post by Vscholz » 02 Aug 2018, 15:21

I have only read the first in the Kane series and I read the five books focused on Percy Jackson. As I read the PJ books, I felt that the characters didn't really grow nearly as much as they should have given their experiences within each book. That isn't to say I didn't like them--I devoured them! They were great fun, but the characters were static rather than dynamic--Percy in Book 1 is the same as Percy in Book 5, even though he is four (maybe five?) years older. So far, the Kane Chronicles seem to span a much shorter time, so the lack of personal growth isn't as necessary. I've been reading books on here to review and catching up on my cozy mysteries, but I am definitely going to finish the Kane Chronicles and read Riordan's other series. (Sidenote: I LOVED the Magnus Chase series!)
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Post by Fatima_Palacios » 23 Aug 2018, 03:46

Percy Jackson is my favorite but I think is mostly because I'm attached to the character, I've been reading his books for years and had to wait for some books but for Kane I could read them at once so I might be a little biased

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Post by rubinelli » 29 Dec 2018, 21:45

While I throughly enjoyed both characters, I must say that I preferred Percy over Carter. My dad read me Greek myths when I was a child. I was first introduced to Percy when I read The Sea of Monsters for a fifth grade reading project. Since then, I asked for Percy Jackson books every Christmas and birthday when I was growing up. I went out and bought each of the Heroes of Olympus books with the money I earned from my first job. I grew up with Percy, and he has a special place in my heart.

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Post by laurenbirch1 » 02 Jan 2019, 19:32

Percy Jackson! I love That series.

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Post by spellbindingstories » 13 Jan 2019, 23:18

Though I love Carter, Percy Jackson wins for me. He just has a personality that allows readers to easily grow attached to him. I personally even liked Sadie more than I liked Carter.

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Post by elderwand » 24 Jan 2019, 00:24

I like Percy Jackson a lot more. It may have been the fact that Carter Kane only got 3 books, but I never cared about him to the extent that I cared about Percy.

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Post by mamilla93 » 24 Jan 2019, 22:30

Percy Jackson!

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Post by Babyshamu98 » 31 Jan 2019, 11:11

In my opinion you can’t really compare the two, because they each have a different strength that appeal to different people.

For me personally, Percy Jackson is better, but that is only because of the amount of books that there are with him. There simply weren’t enough books with Carter Kane for me to properly connect with him, the way I did with Percy Jackson.

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Post by jesscat304 » 14 Feb 2019, 16:39

I definitely like Percy Jackson more because of his ability to control water and heal himself. I also love his personality and how he is sweet, but with a devilish side.

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