Myths are full of action, adventure, and drama! They are so vivid and compelling, it’s no wonder many modern works draw inspiration from these tales of old.
If you or a reader you know can’t get enough gods, monsters, and mortals, you may be interested in some of the following books and series.
Beasts of Olympus Series by Lucy Coats
Heroes in Training Series Series by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams
Goddess Girls Series by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams
Mythic Misadventures series by Carolyn Hennesy
The Olympians graphic novel series by George O’Connor
Norse Myths Series by Carl Bowen
The Blackwell Pages Series by K.L. Armstrong and M.A. Marr
Runemarks by Joanne Harris
Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
Freya adapted by Christopher E. Long and illustrated by Mike Dubisch
The Children of the Lamp Series by P.B. Kerr
His new publishing imprint, Rick Riordan Presents, aims to feature authors and stories from underrepresented cultures.
The first book published, Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi, is a fantastic adventure involving Hindu mythology.
There are also plans to release a book based on Navajo mythology and Cuban folklore, so stay tuned for those!