Readalikes for Percy Jackson and the Olympians
When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll.
TEEN FICTION Colfer, E.
, an outcast Greek boy with the
a goat, learns that he is part of
an old prophecy and joins forces with Medusa and other "monsters
" known in Greek mythology in a confrontation with mortal heroes fighting for the
TEEN FICTION Druitt, T.
Rory discovers a spirit world that thrives alongside his contemporary New York City, filled with fantastical creatures and people from the city's colorful past who have become gods
and goddesses and who have chosen Rory to perform a dangerous mission.
TEEN FICTION Mebus, S.
When Kendra and Seth go to stay at their grandparents' estate, they discover that it is a sanctuary for magical creatures and that a battle between good and evil is looming.
TEEN FICTION Mull, B.
After her cousin Zee arrives from England, Charlotte and he must set out to save humankind from denizens of the underworld, Nightmares, Death, Pain, and a really nasty guy named Phil.
TEEN FICTION Ursu, A.
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.
CHILDREN FICTION Armstrong, K.
Besides being bullied, Joshua faces one more obstacle in middle school, trying to hide his identity as the son of supervillains, the Dread Duo.
CHILDREN FICTION Bacon, Lee.
After Jack becomes apprenticed to a Druid bard, he and his 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
CHILDREN FICTION Farmer, N.
CHILDREN FICTION Grant, M.
A seemingly average twelve-year-old learns that he is destined to gather a team of similarly gifted children to try to save the world from a nameless evil, which is threatening to reappear after having been imprisoned for three thousand years.
When ten-year-old Zeus
is kidnapped, he discovers he can defend himself with a magical thunderbolt
CHILDREN FICTION Holub, J.
When Stephanie inherits her weird uncle's estate, she must join forces with Skulduggery Pleasant
, a skeleton mage, to save the world from the Faceless Ones.
CHILDREN FICTION Landy, D.
Savvy - Ingrid Law
Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy
"--a magical power unique to each member of her family--just as her father is injured in a terrible accident.
CHILDREN FICTION Law, I.
Jack, Marco, Aly, and Cass begin a quest to find seven pieces of Atlantis' power that were hidden long ago and that will, if returned to Atlantis, save them from certain death due to the genetic abnormality that also gives them superior abilities
CHILDREN FICTION Lerangis, P.
In this story with a
modern twist, Hades
tells his own version of how he became King of the Underworld and Zeus became King of the Gods.
CHILDREN FICTION McMullan, K.
Arthur Penhaligon is supposed to die at a young age, but is saved by a key that is shaped like the minute hand of a clock. A man named Mister Monday
will stop at nothing to get the key back.
CHILDREN FICTION Nix, G.
Reborn as the Flame
, thirteen-year-old Emily has saved Olympus
from destruction but when the gruesome Nirads begin a new invasion, Emily and her friends become entangled in the conflict as old grudges are unearthed and new enemies are discovered.
CHILDREN FICTION O'Hearn, K.
In the turbulent world of the Mediterranean Bronze Age, Hylas, a lowly twelve-year-old goatherd, thief, and outsider, journeys from the Greek mountains to Crete and Egypt, making allies with animals, battling tyranny, and withstanding the elemental powers of the gods
of land and sea.
CHILDREN FICTION Paver, M.
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The Thief - Megan Whalen Turner
Gen flaunts his ingenuity as a thief
and as the queen's thief
and relishes the adventure which takes him to a remote temple of the gods where he will attempt to steal a precious stone.
CHILDREN FICTION Turner, M.