publication date: Friday, July 29, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)

category: Literature

clue: The first of nearly 40 clues that this author was going to be a hit must have struck him like a stolen bolt of lightning.

explanation: Riordan's books include The Lightning Thief, which launched the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, and The Maze of Bones, which launched the 39 Clues series. more…

intended difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Richard Slominsky

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