Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer By: Rick Riordan
Some people are looking for ya, Magnus!
-sings 1900's songs-
Magnus Chase is an ordinary 16 year old teen. Who also happens to live on the streets. This story starts with Magus Chase's friends Hearth and Blitz telling him that some people were looking for him! This leads to Magnus meeting up with his crazed uncle, finding the Sword of Summer, and being killed by he Fire Giant Surt.
After he dies, Magnus is taken by a Valkyrie named Sam to Hotel Valhalla, the afterlife for people that died a heroes death. Sadly, Sam is kicked out for bringing Magnus, as there is doubt that he belongs there. After meeting up with his new friends on Floor 19, they head off for there first Practice Battle.
Congrats on NOT dying! Have some stuff...
After hearing a prophecy, his new friends help Magnus and his old ones escape the Hotel, and they escape onto the World Tree, which connects all the nine worlds. They find the Sword of Summer, who talks, and is named Jack, and soon after, went off on their adventure to stop Ragnarok, the Norse doomsday.
After they collect the Magic Rope that can rebind Fenris Wolf, they head to his island, where suddenly Fire Giants appear! Luckily, Hotel Valhalla's troops arrive, and fight off the Giants, while Magnus and his friends fight Fenris, Sam shifting into a lion to fight him. Then, they rebind him, and send the Giants back to their realm.
The gang gets back to Valhalla, and find that Odin, who had been disguised as the Half-Troll X, shows himself, and gives the Heroes gifts. But when he gives Magnus the chance to return to the living, he says thanks, but no thanks, as he already had all his friends with him.
After all this, Magnus meets up with his Cousin Annebeth, in which they both begin sharing to each other about there adventures...