Lists and Suggestions


Category: teens

List: Mythological Novels

Cabot, Meg.

A near-death experience, a horrible incident at school, and a move from Connecticut to Florida have ...

Blake, Kendare.

Athena and Hermes' search for the cause of their unexpected, life-threatening illnesses leads t...

Meyer, Carolyn, 1935-

When renowned beauty Helen runs off to Troy with Prince Paris, her enraged husband, King Menelaus, s...

Lester, Julius.

Cupid, the spoiled and mischievous god of love, is attracted to and marries the beautiful mortal, Ps...

Barrett, Tracy, 1955-

Retells the story of the minotaur through the eyes of his fifteen-year-old sister, Ariadne, a lonely...

Taylor, Laini.

From the streets of Rome to the caves of the Kirin and beyond, humans, chimaera, and seraphim will f...

Eden, Michigan, high school student Kate Winters strikes a bargain with Henry, Greek god of the unde...

The island of Ithaka is overrun with uncouth suitors demanding that Penelope choose a new husband, a...

Riordan, Rick.

Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson learns he is a demigod, the son of a mortal woman and Poseidon, god of...

Riordan, Rick.

Jason, Piper, and Leo, three students from a school for "bad kids," find themselves at Cam...

Block, Francesca Lia.

After a devastating earthquake destroys the West Coast, causing seventeen-year-old Penelope to lose ...

Friesner, Esther M.

Still longing for adventure, Princess Helen of Sparta maintains her disguise as a boy to join her un...

Riordan, Rick.

After their father's research experiment at the British Museum unleashes the Egyptian god Set, ...

Farmer, Nancy, 1941-

After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking...

Despain, Bree, 1979-

In this modern retelling of the Persephone myth, Haden Lord, the disgraced prince of the Underrealm,...

Ursu, Anne.

After her cousin Zee arrives from England, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and he must set out to save h...

Halam, Ann.

Compelled by his father Zeus to accept the evil king Polydectes's challenge to bring the head o...

Hoover, P. J. (Patricia J.), 1970-

Eighteen-year-old Piper lives with her controlling mother amid a Global Heating Crisis, but when she...

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