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Readalikes for Teen Fans of Percy Jackson and the Olympians

    Dark of the Moon

    Dark of the Moon - Tracy Barrett

    Retells the story of the minotaur through the eyes of his sister, Ariadne, and her new friend, Theseus, the son of Athens' king who was sent to Crete as a sacrifice to her misshapenbrother.
    Sebastian Darke: Prince of Fools

    Sebastian Darke: Prince of Fools - Philip Caveney

    Accompanied by his sardonic buffalope Max, seventeen-year-old Sebastian Darke meets a spoiled princess and a diminutive soldier who aid in his quest to become court jester to the evil King Septimus.
    Savage Fortress

    Savage Fortress - Sarwat Chada

    When British schoolboy Ash Mistry goes to India for a vacation, he quickly falls into a world of rakshasas, or demons, overseen by the evil Lord Alexander Savage.
    Oh. My. Gods

    Oh. My. Gods - Tera Lynn Childs

    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 or goddesses.
    Sweet Venom

    Sweet Venom - Tera Lynn Childs

    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.
    The Ruins of Gorlan

    The Ruins of Gorlan - John Flanagan

    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.
    The Fire of Ares

    The Fire of Ares - Michael Ford

    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.
    Nobody's Princess

    Nobody's Princess - Esther Friesner

    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.
    The Lost Sun

    The Lost Sun - Tessa Gratton

    In an alternate U.S.A. (the United States of Asgard), Soren Bearskin, the son of an infamous beserker, and Astrid Glyn, daughter of a renowned seer, embark on a road trip to find Baldur, the missing god whose absence has caused panic throughout the country.
    Revel

    Revel - Maurissa Guibord

    Looking for her grandmother, seventeen-year-old Delia goes to an isolated island in Maine and discovers a frightening and supernatural world where ancient Greek symbols adorn the buildings and secret ceremonies take place on the beach at night.
    Snakehead

    Snakehead - Ann Halam

    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.
    Pandora Gets Jealous

    Pandora Gets Jealous - 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.
    Alex Rider: Stormbreaker

    Alex Rider: Stormbreaker - Anthony Horowitz

    After the death of the uncle who had been his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced to continue his uncle's dangerous work for Britain's intelligence agency, MI6.
    Fury

    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

    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.
    Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment

    Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment - James Patterson

    After the 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.
    Valkyrie Rising

    Valkyrie Rising - Ingrid Paulson

    While visiting Norway, sixteen-year-old Ellie must step out of the shadow of her popular older brother, join forces with his infuriating best friend, and embrace her Valkyrie heritage to rescue teen boys kidnapped to join the undead army of the ancient god, Odin.
    The Hunchback Assignments

    The Hunchback Assignments - Arthur Slade

    In Victorian London, fourteen-year-old Modo, a shape-changing hunchback, becomes a secret agent for the Permanent Association, which strives to protect the world from the evil machinations of the Clockwork Guild.
    Dusssie

    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.
    The Amulet of Samarkand

    The Amulet of Samarkand - Jonathan Stroud

    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.
    Radiant Darkness

    Radiant Darkness - Emily Whitman

    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.
    The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp

    The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp - Rick Yancey

    Through a series of dangerous and violent misadventures, teenage loser Alfred Kropp rescues King Arthur's legendary sword Excalibur from the forces of evil.
    Zeus: King of the Gods

    Zeus: King of the Gods - George O'Connor

    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.

    TEEN GRAPHIC NOVEL O'Connor, G.
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