If you like Greek Mythology, but want to read a fictional book, how about trying a mythology retelling. This list is made up of 5 Greek Mythology Retellings. Some recommendations to keep you reading.
These retellings may also have other mythology in it.
1) Percy Jackson Series:
This series a about a demigod named Percy and his series of quests that will have him facing monsters, gods, and conniving figures from Greek mythology.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians is the first of three series that follow the life of Percy and his friends.
Heroes of Olympus is second with Roman Mythology, as is Trials of Apollo – the third series.
For Percy Jackson and the Olympians: https://amzn.to/2NhGrG5
For Heroes of Olympus: https://amzn.to/2OnQmL3
For Trials of Apollo: https://amzn.to/2OSvV8G
2) Oh. My. Gods. Series:
When Phoebe’s mom returns from Greece with a new husband and plans to move to an island in the Aegean Sea, Phoebe’s well-plotted senior year becomes ancient history. Now, instead of enjoying a triumphant track season and planning for college with her best friends, Phoebe is trying to keep her head above water at the Berexclusive Academy. If it isn’t hard enough being the new kid in school, Phoebe’s classmates are all descendants of the Greek gods!
When you’re running against teammates with superpowers, dealing with a stepsister from Hades, and nursing a crush on a boy who is quite literally a god, the drama takes on mythic proportions!
For the book: https://amzn.to/3vlUI5P
3) The Song of Achilles:
By Madeline Miller
A tale of gods, kings, immortal fame, and the human heart, The Song of Achilles is a dazzling literary feat that brilliantly reimagines Homer’s enduring masterwork, The Iliad. An action-packed adventure, an epic love story, a marvelously conceived and executed page-turner.
For the book: https://amzn.to/3lf8nXE
Based on a girl named Halo, as she tries to live and discover her family history in a war-stricken Greece.
For the book: https://amzn.to/2PZ8RFP
For the book: https://amzn.to/3bLBX3Q
What are some of your favorite Greek Mythology Retellings?
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