For centuries, ships have always been something fascinating to us. This is probably because getting on board a ship is a once-in-lifetime opportunity for most people. Besides, popular movies such as Titanic only make the curiosity about ships increasing to the public. Putting aside the tragic love story, don’t you feel curious about how a ship is built and how the ship maintenance in Malaysia works? It is indeed something interesting to ponder about with our family members and friends. For those with a career related to ships, then this might not be something unfamiliar to them. Talking about ships, there are actually many fiction books out there where the characters sail across the sea in their ships. Such books have made the readers super invested in the story as they deal with pirates and many other anomalies. If you are interested in such books, here are some books recommended for you to try.
The Captive Kingdom
For avid readers, the name of Jennifer A. Nielsen might not be unfamiliar, especially those who favor young adult fiction. Her book “The Captive Kingdom” is the fourth installment of the series. Originally, the series named “Ascendance Trilogy” only has three books which have won many awards for the great storyline and unique characters. However, Jennifer surprised her readers with the fourth book released in October 2020. This book revolves around the young king of a country named Carthya, Jaron. Despite his charming and mischievous traits, he is a great ruler who managed to win a war with other three neighboring kingdoms surrounding Carthya. In the book, Jaron decided to sail across the sea for his routine sea voyage. However, things came to a halt as his ship was brutally attacked and he ended up getting kidnapped. It becomes obvious later on that the incident was connected to the death of his brother, Darius. Jaron was forced to confront his past after the death of his whole family a few years back. The royal family were killed after being poisoned by a regent named Conner, making sure that none of the royal family survived aside from Jaron. However, he found himself doubting that fact after the possibility of the crown prince Darius being alive was highly possible. Follow on Jaron’s sea voyage and his adventure in figuring out the truth. Like many other fiction works of Jennifer, this work is an excellent book to entertain yourself due to her great writing skills and humorous content.
Percy Jackson: The Blood of Olympus
If you are new to this series, then good luck figuring out the order of the books since there are more than 10 books in the whole series. However, don’t worry too much since you can definitely figure the order quickly once you meet another fan of this series. Also have fun in choosing your favorite book out of all the books since we don’t do that in the fandom. The witty writing and in-depth details of the characters make it hard to choose since all of them is a very satisfying read. Despite that, we are looking for a book revolving around a ship in it. Hence, you should try reading Percy Jackson: The Blood of Olympus. The characters led by one of the main characters, Percy Jackson went through one hell of an adventure battling monsters and demigods in order to stop a war. The group traveled to Athen in a massive warship called The Argo II.
In conclusion, here are some of the books recommended to the fans of ships. Through these books, you can experience the adventure done by the characters as they travel across the sea using ships.