Thursday, March 6, 2014

Throwback Thursday #21: The Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer

Throwback Thursday is a bookish meme hosted every two weeks by me and Christina @ Booksane where we feature books that we've read in the past but are still crazy about. It could be a book you read as a child and still remember and love or maybe just a book that you haven't read in a long time and want to show your love for.
Each week we'll be featuring a new random question to answer!

The Atlantis Complex (Artemis Fowl #7) by Eoin Colfer
Hardcover, 357 pages
Published August 3rd 2010 by Hyperion Books


Artemis has committed his entire fortune to a project he believes will save the planet and its inhabitants, both human and fairy. Can it be true? Has goodness taken hold of the world’s greatest teenage criminal mastermind?

Captain Holly Short is unconvinced, and discovers that Artemis is suffering from Atlantis Complex, a psychosis common among guilt-ridden fairies -- not humans -- and most likely triggered by Artemis’s dabbling with fairy magic. Symptoms include obsessive-compulsive behavior, paranoia, multiple personality disorder and, in extreme cases, embarrassing professions of love to a certain feisty LEPrecon fairy.

Unfortunately, Atlantis Complex has struck at the worst possible time. A deadly foe from Holly’s past is intent on destroying the actual city of Atlantis. Can Artemis escape the confines of his mind -- and the grips of a giant squid -- in time to save the underwater metropolis and its fairy inhabitants?

New York Times best-selling author Eoin Colfer delivers a knockout, fast-paced, and hilarious adventure in Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex, the seventh book in the blockbuster series.

The Atlantis Complex is one of my top favorite Artemis Fowl books. I might say this about every book in the series but it's really true. It's different because like the description says Artemis is really losing his mind. He was quite wacky in this book. I just randomly laughed thinking about it. Damn, I really need to re-read these books. In this book at some point Artemis's alter ego "Orion" who has a crush on Holly takes over and that's just freaking hilarious. :')

"Can we please focus? We are supposed to be professionals." Holly said.
"Not me!" said Orion cheerily, "I'm just a teenager with hormones running wild and may I say, young fairy lady, they're running wild in your direction."
Oh Orion, you're so smooooth! xD

Question of this week:

 A book you didn’t expect to like but did? 

The Fault in Our Stars by Johnn Green

Crazy, right? Why would I think that I wouldn't like this book? I've just never been much into realistic YA fiction but I ended up loving it. Best book of the year so far! <3

Next Question (March 20):
Activity! Go to your bookshelf, pick the 4th book from right, go to page 146, 
line 5 and write down the line.

How about you?
Answer in the comment section!


If you'd like to participate in Throwback Thursday you can add your post to the linky below. Feel free to add a favorite quote of the book you're spotlighting as well in your post. :)


  1. Both look like great books! I loved the quote for your TT book and I still want to read The Fault in our stars. I have added the next date and question into my calender so i can participate :)

    Chanzie @ Mean Who You Are.


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