Readalikes for Teen Fans of Percy Jackson and the Olympians
story of the
minotaur through the
his sister, Ariadne, and her new friend, Theseus, the
Athens' king who was sent to Crete as a sacrifice to her misshapenbrother.
Kate Winters strikes a bargain with Henry, Greek god of the underworld, if he'll cure her dying mother of cancer. The bargain she strikes with him is a grim one, but the full enormity of what she has undertaken--"live forever or die trying"--is not revealed until it's too late to recant.
When her mother suddenly decides to marry a near-stranger, Phoebe 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
As monsters walk the streets of San Francisco, unseen by humans, three teenaged descendants of Medusa, the once-beautiful gorgon maligned in Greek mythology, must reunite and embrace their fates.
When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt, and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger.
When slaves rebel in ancient Sparta, Lysander is caught between the Spartan ruling class, with whom he has been training as a warrior since his noble heritage was revealed, and those among whom he was recently laboring as a slave.
Determined to fend for herself in a world where only men have real freedom, headstrong Helen learns to fight, hunt, and ride horses while disguised as a boy, and goes on an adventure throughout the Mediterranean world.
Compelled by his father Zeus to accept the evil king Polydectes's challenge to bring the head of the monstrous Medusa to the Aegean island of Serifos, Perseus sets out, accompanied by his beloved Andromeda, a princess with her own harsh destiny to fulfill.
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.
Fury - Elizabeth Miles
When Emily hooks up with her best friend's boyfriend and football quarterback Chase's life spirals out of control, three mysterious Furies--paranormal creatures that often assume the form of beautiful women--come to town to make sure that Emily and Chase get what they deserve.
Vodnik - Bryce Moore
Tomas and his Roma family left Slovakia because of mysterious attacks on his life when he was a child, but when they return, the same creatures of folklore begin to strike again and Tomas, aided by his cousin, will have to bargain with Death herself to set things right.
mutant Erasers abduct the
youngest member of their group, the
"birdkids," who are the
result of genetic experimentation, take off in pursuit and find themselves struggling to understand their own origins and purpose.
A sister and brother, along with thousands of young people, have been kidnapped after accusations of witchcraft were made against them, and the ruling regime will do anything in order to suppress life and liberty, music and books.
Dusssie - Nancy Springer
At age thirteen Dusie makes the horrifying discovery that she is a Gorgon--a Greek mythological monster sprouting snakes from her head and capable of turning humans into stone with one angry look.
Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand
from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
Persephone runs off to the Underworld with Hades, with whom she has fallen in love, but when her mother Demeter threatens to destroy the earth to save her, Persephone finds a way to come back once a year, bringing spring.
Terrified of being killed by one of his children, Kronos devours each of his offspring in turn. Only Zeus, the youngest, is saved. Though raised to enjoy a life of leisure, Zeus must fulfill his destiny and lead a new race of gods--and he must begin by destroying his own father.
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