Richard Russell Riordan Jr. , is an American author. He is known for writing the Percy Jackson & the Olympians series, about a twelve-year-old boy who discovers he is a son of Poseidon. His books have been translated into 42 languages and sold more than 30 million copies in the US.20th Century Fox has adapted the first two books of his Percy Jackson series as part of a series of films. His books have spawned related media, such as graphic novels and short story collections.
Hoda Kotb is an American news anchor and television host, journalist, and author. She is the co-anchor of the Today show on NBC News, with Savannah Guthrie. She also is the Co-host of the Kathie Lee and Hoda show, the fourth hour of NBC Today, with Kathie Lee Gifford. She also was a correspondent for the television news magazine program Dateline NBC.
It's so funny, you go to acting school thinking you're going to learn how to be other people, but really it taught me how to be myself. Because it's in understanding yourself deeply that you can lend yourself to another person's circumstances and another person's experience.Lupita Nyong'o
If you look at a building by Mies van der Rohe, it might look very simple, but up close, the sheer quality of construction, materials and thought are inspirational.David Chipperfield
For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.Marie de France