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If you liked the action and adventure of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, try these other exciting novels based on gods and goddesses.


Antigoddess : the Goddess War Cover
Kendare Blake
Athena and Hermes' search for the cause of their unexpected, life-threatening illnesses leads them to Cassandra, a former prophetess, who may be key to a war started by Hera and other Olympians who have become corrupt anti-gods determined to destroy their rivals.
YA FIC Bla
Nov 4, 2013
Demigods and Monsters : Your Favorite Authors on Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series Cover
Rick Riordan
Leah Wilson
Young adult authors take on Greek gods, monsters and prophecy, to add insight and even more fun to Riordan's series, Percy Jackson & the Olympians. Learn the pros and cons of having a god as a parent, find out why Dionysus might actually be the best director Camp Half-Blood could have, and more.
J FIC Rio
Nov 4, 2013
Have a hot time, Hades! Cover
Kate McMullan
Dave LaFleur
With a modern spin on the Greek myth, Hades, king of the Greek underworld, reveals the true story behind the myths.
J FIC McM
Aug 20, 2010
Jason and the Gorgon's blood Cover
Jane Yolen
Robert J Harris
Jason, who will grow up to become the head of the Argonauts, leads five other boys on a dangerous quest to save the kingdom of Iolcus, learning along the way what it means to be in command
J FIC Yol
Aug 19, 2010
Jason and the Gorgon's blood [electronic resource] Cover
Jane Yolen
Before he led the Argonauts on the quest for the Golden Fleece, Jason saved an ancient city. Jason is an orphan training to be a warrior under the instruction of the centaur Chiron. But when wild centaurs steal Chirons most precious possessions, two jars of Gorgons blood, Jason must recover the blood before it can destroy the city of Iolcus.
Nov 5, 2013
King of Ithaka Cover
Tracy Barrett
When sixteen-year-old Telemachos and his two best friends, one a centaur, leave their life of privilege to undertake a quest to find Telemachos's father Odysseus, they learn much along the way about what it means to be a man and a king.
YA FIC Bar
Nov 4, 2013
Loki's Wolves Cover
Kelley Armstrong
"Matt Thorsen is a direct descendent of the order-keeping god Thor, and his classmates Fen and Laurie Brekke are descendents of the trickster god Loki. When Ragnarok--the apocalypse--threatens, the human descendents of the gods must fight monsters to stop the end of the world."-- Provided by publisher
J FIC Arm
Nov 4, 2013
Lost in the labyrinth : a novel Cover
Patrice Kindl
Fourteen-year-old Princess Xenodice tries to prevent the death of her half-brother, the Minotaur, at the hands of the Athenian prince, Theseus, who is aided by Icarus, Daedalus, and her sister Ariadne.
YA FIC Kin
Aug 20, 2010
Middleworld Cover
Jon Voelkel
Pamela Voelkel
When his archaeologist parents go missing in Central America, fourteen-year-old Max embarks on a wild adventure through the Mayan underworld in search of the legendary Jaguar Stones, which enabled ancient Mayan kings to wield the powers of living gods
J FIC Voe
Aug 19, 2010
Nobody's Princess Cover
Esther M Friesner
Determined to fend for herself in a world where only men have real freedom, headstrong Helen, who will be called queen of Sparta and Helen of Troy one day, learns to fight, hunt, and ride horses while disguised as a boy, and goes on an adventure throughout the Mediterranean world.
YA FIC Fri
Nov 4, 2013
Odd and the Frost Giants Cover
Neil Gaiman
Brett Helquist
An unlucky twelve-year-old Norwegian boy named Odd leads the Norse gods Loki, Thor, and Odin in an attempt to outwit evil Frost Giants who have taken over Asgard.
J FIC Gai
Aug 19, 2010
Oh. My. Gods Cover
Tera Lynn Childs
When her mother suddenly decides to marry a near-stranger, Phoebe, whose passion is running, soon finds herself living on a remote Greek island, completing her senior year at an ancient high school where the students and teachers are all descended from gods or goddesses.
YA FIC Chi
Nov 4, 2013
Oracles of Delphi Keep Cover
Victoria Laurie
In 1938, orphans Theo and Ian lead a group of friends through a portal that takes them from Dover, England, to Morocco in their quest to locate six silver boxes before the ancient prophecies therein are found by the evil Demogorgon's offspring.
J FIC Lau
Aug 20, 2010
Pandora gets jealous Cover
Carolyn Hennesy
Thirteen-year-old Pandy is hauled before Zeus and given six months to gather all of the evils that were released when the box she brought to school as her annual project was accidentally opened.
J FIC Hen
Aug 19, 2010
Quicksilver Cover
Stephanie Spinner
Hermes, Prince of Thieves and son of Zeus, relates why the seasonal change, the history of the Trojan War, his friendship with Pegasus, and many more adventures. Hermes-also known as Mercury, Wayfinder, and Prince of Thieves-has many talents. Wearing his famed winged sandals, he does the bidding of his father Zeus, leads the dead down to Hades, and practices his favorite arts of trickery and theft. He also sees the future, travels invisibly, loves jokes, and abhors violence.
YA FIC Spi
Aug 19, 2010
Sirens and sea monsters Cover
Mary Pope Osborne
Troy Howell
Retells a part of the Odyssey in which Odysseus and his men, returning from the Land of the Dead determined to sail home to Ithaca, encounter Scylla, the six-headed monster, and Charybdis, the deadly whirlpool
J FIC Osb
Aug 19, 2010
Solstice Cover
P. J. (Patricia J.) Hoover
Eighteen-year-old Piper lives with her controlling mother amid a Global Heating Crisis, but when she gets her first taste of freedom she discovers a universe of gods and monsters where her true identity, kept secret from her birth, could make all the difference in the world.
YA FIC Hoo
Nov 4, 2013
Starcrossed Cover
Josephine Angelini
When shy sixteen-year-old Helen Hamilton starts having vivid dreams about three ancient, hideous women and suddenly tries to kill a new student at her Nantucket high school, she discovers that she is playing out some version of an old tale involving Helen of Troy, the Three Furies, and a mythic battle.
YA ordered 041911
May 31, 2011
Starfall : Phaeton and the chariot of the sun Cover
Michael Cadnum
Expands on the myth of Phaeton, a young man who undertakes a long and dangerous journey to the gates of dawn to confront the mighty god of the sun, Apollo, and is granted one wish--to drive the chariot of the sun for a day
J FIC Cad
Aug 19, 2010
Starling Cover
Lesley Livingston
Surviving a supernatural storm that has decimated her school, Manhattan teen Mason Starling discovers her magical link to ancient Norse mythology and bonds with a stranger, Fennrys Wolf, who has no memory of his identity.
YA FIC Liv
Nov 4, 2013
The game Cover
Diana Wynne Jones
Sent to a boisterous family gathering in Ireland by her overly strict grandmother, orphaned Hayley feels out of place until her unruly cousins include her in a special game involving travel through the mythosphere, the place where all the world's stories can be found, and where some secrets of her past are revealed.
J FIC Jon
Aug 19, 2010
The Goddess Hunt [electronic resource] Cover
Aimée Carter
A vacation in Greece sounds like the perfect way for Kate Winters to spend her first sabbatical away from the Underworld until she gets caught up in an immortal feud going back millennia. Castor and Pollux have been on the run from Zeus and Hades's wrath for centuries, and the last person they trust is Kate, the new Queen of the Underworld.
Nov 5, 2013
The Odyssey : A Graphic Novel Cover
Gareth Hinds
Retells, in graphic novel format, Homer's epic tale of Odysseus, the ancient Greek hero who encounters witches and other obstacles on his journey home after fighting in the Trojan War.
YA FIC Hin
Nov 4, 2013
The red pyramid Cover
Rick Riordan
Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane accidentally unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes the doctor to oblivion and forces his two children to embark on a dangerous journey.
J FIC Rio
Aug 17, 2010
The Red Pyramid [electronic resource] Cover
Rick Riordan
Brilliant Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane accidentally unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes the doctor to oblivion and forces his two children to embark on a dangerous journey.
Nov 5, 2013
The scorpions of Zahir Cover
Chris Brodien-Jones
Eleven-year-old Zagora Pym, who possesses an otherworldly stone, travels to the Moroccan desert with her archaeologist father and astronomy-obsessed brother on a quest to save the ancient city of Zahir
J FIC Bro
Aug 23, 2012
The Sea of Trolls Cover
Nancy Farmer
After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his little sister Lucy are captured by Viking Berserkers and taken to the home of King Ivar the Boneless and his half-troll queen, leading Jack to undertake a vital quest to Jotunheim, home of the trolls.
YA FIC Far
Aug 19, 2010
The shadow thieves Cover
Anne Ursu
After her cousin Zee arrives from England, thirteen-year-old Charlotte and he must set out to save humankind from denizens of the underworld, Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a really nasty guy named Phil
J FIC Urs
Aug 19, 2010
The wrath of the gods Cover
Anthony Horowitz
Thomas Yeates
When it comes to mixing it up with the gods, woe be to the man (or woman) who makes them angry. From creative re-tellings of the Greek stories Pandora's Box, The Judgment of Paris, and Narcissus and Echo, to less familiar but equally cautionary Viking story of The Stolen Hammer of Thor, and the Inuit legend of The Ten Fingers of Sedna, one thing is clear--it never pays to mess with the Gods!
J 291 Hor
Aug 23, 2012
Thor : God of Thunder. The God Butcher Cover
Jason Aaron
Throughout the ages, gods have been vanishing, their mortal worshippers left in chaos. The only hope for these ravaged worlds is for Thor to unravel the gruesome mystery of the God Butcher! In the distant past, the Thunder God discovers a forgotten cave that echoes with the cries of tortured gods -- and is shocked to find himself among them!
YA FIC Aar
Nov 4, 2013
Tricks and transformations Cover
Anthony Horowitz
Thomas Yeates
You might consider yourself a master of pranks and practical jokes. But throughout time there are those who truly deserve the name trickster--read their stories and you will sonn discover you have much to learn..
J 291 Hor
Aug 23, 2012
Tut : the story of my immortal life Cover
P. J. (Patricia J.) Hoover
Granted the gift of immortality by the gods, King Tut, living as an eighth-grader in Washington, D.C., has been stuck in middle school for ages and to make things worse, evil General Horemheb, in league with the Cult of Set, is seeking revenge for his 3,000-year imprisonment at Tut's hands
J FIC Hoo
Book
Sep 25, 2014
Waiting for Odysseus : a novel Cover
Clemence McLaren
undefined Homer. Odyssey
Presents the story of Odysseus's epic journey through the eyes of his faithful wife Penelope, the sorceress Circe, the goddess Athena, and his old nanny Eurycleia.
YA FIC McL
Aug 20, 2010
Zeus and the Thunderbolt of Doom Cover
Joan Holub
Suzanne Williams
Craig Phillips
When ten-year-old Zeus is kidnapped, he discovers he can defend himself with a magical thunderbolt
J FIC Hol
Aug 23, 2012
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Josephine Angelini
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Leah Wilson
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Michael Cadnum
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Kate McMullan
Dave LaFleur
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Lesley Livingston
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Jane Yolen
Robert J Harris
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Diana Wynne Jones
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Jane Yolen
Aimée Carter
Tracy Barrett
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Gareth Hinds
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Kelley Armstrong
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Rick Riordan
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Patrice Kindl
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Chris Brodien-Jones
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Esther M Friesner
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Nancy Farmer
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Neil Gaiman
Brett Helquist
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Anne Ursu
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Anthony Horowitz
Thomas Yeates
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Victoria Laurie
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Carolyn Hennesy
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Anthony Horowitz
Thomas Yeates
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Stephanie Spinner
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Mary Pope Osborne
Troy Howell
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Clemence McLaren
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Joan Holub
Suzanne Williams
Craig Phillips
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