Vikings, Roman, and Olympian Myths

Old Gods, heroes, monsters, villains, and creatures darkest myth. This list is full of them!

Darkness Becomes Her

Kelly Keaton (2011)

In post-apocalyptic New Orleans, now a sanctuary for supernatural beings, a hardened teenager on the run searches for the truth about her monstrous heritage and discovers a curse that could ignite the ancient war between gods and monsters.

Starcrossed

Josephine Angelini (2011)

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.

Dark of the Moon

Tracy Barrett (2011)

Ariadne of Krete is the daughter of the high priestess of the moon. Isolated and lonely, she finds companionship only with her beloved handicapped brother, Asterion, who is held captive below the palace for his own, and everyone else's, safety.

King of Ithaka

Tracy Barrett (2010)

Telemachos has a comfortable life on his small island of Ithaka, where his mother Penelopeia keeps the peace even though the land has been without its king, his father Odysseus, since the Trojan War began many years ago. But now the people are demanding a new king, unless Telemachos can find Odysseus and bring him home.

The Odyssey

Graphic Novel

Gareth Hinds (2010)

A graphic novel retelling of 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.

Earth and Air

Tales of Elemental Creatures
Peter Dickinson (2013)

In these collection, you will find stories that range from the mythic to contemporary fantasy to science fiction. You will find a troll, gryphons, a beloved dog, the Land of the Dead, an owl, a minotaur, and a very alien Cat. Earth and Air is the third and final book in a trilogy of shared collections connected by the four classical elements.

Goddess Interrupted

Aimee Carter (2012)

Becoming immortal wasn't supposed to be the easy part. As Kate is about to be crowned Queen of the Underworld her king is abducted by the only being powerful enough to kill him: the King of the Titans. 

Troy

Adele Geras (2001)

Told from the point of view of the women of Troy, portrays the last weeks of the Trojan War, when women are sick of tending the wounded, men are tired of fighting, and bored gods and goddesses find ways to stir things up.

Abandon

Meg Cabot (2011)

A near-death experience, a horrible incident at school, and a move from Connecticut to Florida have turned seventeen-year-old Pierce's life upside-down, but when she needs him most John Hayden is always there, helping but reminding her of her visit to the Underworld.

My Ex From Hell

Tellulah Darling (2013)

A kiss from bad boy Kai reawakens Sophie's true identity: Persephone, goddess of spring. She's the key to saving humanity in the war between the underworld and Olympus.

Percy Jackson & The Olympians

The Lightning Thief - DVD (2010)

Percy Jackson is no ordinary teenager, he's the son of Poseidon and is accused of stealing Zeus' lightning bolt, the most powerful weapon ever created. With storm clouds brewing, Percy embarks on an incredible cross-country journey to prove his innocence, recover the bolt, and prevent a war among the gods that could destroy our world.

Divine One

Lynne Ewing (2007)

As the three fifteen-year-olds, Meri, Sudi, and Dalila, adjust to their new roles as descendants of Egyptian pharoahs charged with protecting the world from evil forces, they must face Apep, a giant serpent from the Netherworld brought to Washington, D.C., by the Cult of Anubis.

Everneath

Brodi Ashton (2012)

Regretting her decision to forfeit her life on Earth to become an immortal on Everneath, a world between Earth and Hell, teenaged Nikki is given the chance to return to the Surface for six months, in this story loosely based on the "Hades and Persephone" myth.

Gladiator

Fight for Freedom
Simon Scarrow (2011)

As a gladiator, young Marcus Cornelius Primus faces a new life of brutal training, governed by strict rules, as he learns the skills of an elite warrior.But Marcus cannot simply forget his past. His father lies murdered by soldiers and his mother has been kidnapped and forced into slavery.

Croak

Gina Damico (2012)

A delinquent sixteen-year-old girl is sent to live with her uncle for the summer, only to learn that he is a Grim Reaper who wants to teach her the family business.

Sanctum

Sarah Fine (2012)

A week ago, seventeen-year-old Lela Santos's best friend, Nadia, killed herself. Today, thanks to a farewell ritual gone awry, Lela is standing in paradise, looking upon a vast gated city in the distance-- hell. No one willingly walks through the Suicide Gates, into a place smothered in darkness and infested with depraved creatures, but Lela isn't just anyone.

Hades

Alexandra Adornetto (2011)

Even the love of her boyfriend, Xavier Woods, and her archangel siblings, Gabriel and Ivy, can't keep the angel Bethany Church from being tricked into a motorcycle ride that ends up in Hell. There, Jake Thorn bargains for Beth's release back to Earth.

Sphinx's Princess

Esther M. Friesner (2009)

Although she is a dutiful daughter, Nefertiti's dancing abilities, remarkable beauty, and intelligence garner attention near and far, so much so that her family is summoned to the Egyptian royal court, where Nefertiti becomes a pawn in the power play of her scheming aunt, Queen Tiye.

The Mummy

DVD (1999)

In Egypt, 1290 BC, a high priest falls in love with the mistress of the Pharaoh and dies for it. In 1926, aspiring Egyptologist Evelyn gains an intricate box and map.

The Haunting

Lynne Ewing (2008)

Meri, Sudi, and Dalila are three girls living in Washington, D.C., but have little else in common. But when an ancient magic is revealed, so are their true identities as Sisters of Isis. The Sisters' are soon caught up in a spirit’s brutal plan to wreak havoc in the world. Their new magic be strong enough to stop it?

Cleopatra's Moon

Vicky Alvear Shecter (2011)

Cleopatra Selene, the only surviving daughter of Cleopatra and Marc Antony, recalls her life of pomp and splendor in Egypt and, after her parents' deaths, capitivity and treachery in Rome.

Runemarks

Joanne Harris (2008)

In Maddy Smith's world, order rules. Chaos, old gods, fairies, goblins, magic, glamours-all of these were supposedly vanquished centuries ago. But Maddy knows that a small bit of magic has survived.

Touch of Frost

A Mythos Academy Novel
Jennifer Estep (2011)

When Jasmine is murdered in the Library of Antiquities, Gwen is determined to find out who killed the girl after she realizes she should have been the one that died. Book Two in the Mythos Academy Novels.

Thor

God of Thunder
Video Game (2011)

Wield Mjölnir, Thor's legendary hammer, to fight enemies on an immense scale while controlling the elemental storm powers of lightning, thunder and wind to vanquish foes.

Fear Itself

Graphic Novel
Matt Fraction (2011)

Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, and the Avengers are Earth's mightiest heroes--but even they know fear. And when a powerful and ancient evil overtakes our world, each hero must make a sacrifice to save the Earth.

Captivate

Carrie Jones (2010)

High school junior Zara and her friends continue to try to contain the pixies that threaten their small Maine town, but when a Valkyrie takes Zara's boyfriend, Nick, to Valhalla, the only way to save him is to trust a pixie king, Astley. Book Two in the Need Series.

The Mighty Thor

Graphic Novel
Matt Fraction (2012)

Galactus returns, and this time he wants Asgard! The Earth trembles. Darkness falls! Once again our world shivers in the unending night cast by the shadow of Galactus.

Valkyrie Rising

Ingrid Paulson (2012)

Nothing ever happens in Norway. But at least Ellie knows what to expect when she visits her grandmother: a tranquil fishing village and long, slow summer days. Instead of peace and quiet, suddenly there's a lot for a girl from L.A. to handle on a summer sojourn in Norway.

Thor, God of Thunder

1, The God Butcher
Graphic Novel
Jason Aaron (2013)

In the distant past, Thor follows the wake of murdered gods across space. In the present, the Thunder God discovers a cave that echoes with the cries of tortured gods... himself among them!

Norse Myths and Legends

Anita Ganeri (2013)

The world's myths are filled with characters, creatures, and stories that have fascinated people for thousands of years. This series mixes dramatic retelling and non-fiction information to give a full picture of a culture's myths.

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