Greek Myths

Goddess Test, The

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By Carter, Aimee

Eden, Michigan, high school student 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.  (Sequels:  The Goddess Hunt, Goddess Interrupted, etc.)



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By Cabot, Meg

A retelling of the Persephone myth: 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. (Sequel: Underworld)



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By Blake, Kendare

Athena and Hermes' search for the cause of their unexpected, life-threatening illnesses leads them to Cassandra, a former prophetess, who may be key to a war started by Hera and other Olympians who have become corrupt anti-gods determined to destroy their rivals. (sequelsMortal Gods and Ungodly)





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By Bevis, Kaitlin

The "talk" was bad enough, but how many teens get told that they're a goddess? When her mom tells her, Persephone is sure her mother has lost her mind. It isn't until Boreas, the god of winter, tries to abduct her that she realizes her mother was telling the truth. Hades rescues her, and in order to safely bring Persephone to the Underworld he marks her as his bride. But Boreas will stop at nothing to get Persephone. Despite her growing feelings for Hades, Persephone wants to return to the living realm. Persephone must find a way to defeat Boreas and reclaim her life.  (Sequels:  Daughter of the Earth and Sky and The Iron Queen)



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By Angelini, Josephine

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. (Sequels:  Dreamless, Goddess, etc.)


Secret Life of a Teenage Siren, The

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By Toliver, Wendy

Roxy plays in a band but boys don't notice her until a family ritual passed down through generations suddenly changes her into a Siren who can control men and she is faced with becoming part of the "in" crowd or remaining true to herself.



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By Rayburn, Tricia

After her sister's sudden death, seventeen-year-old Vanessa investigates a series of inexplicable drownings off the coast of Winter Harbor, Maine, and uncovers an unimaginable secret that changes everything.


Night Tourist, The

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By Marsh, Katherine

After fourteen-year-old classics prodigy Jack Perdu has a near fatal accident he meets Euri, a young ghost who introduces him to New York's Underworld, where those who died in New York reside until they are ready to move on, and Jack vows to find his dead mother there. (sequel: The Twilight Prisoner)



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By Ewing, Lynne

As Maggie reflects on the difficulty she will have with her final duty as mentor to the daughters of Moon Goddess Selene, she recalls her first battles with the evil Atrox, two thousand years earlier when she was a youth in Athens.  (Part of the Daughters of the Moon series.)


Oh. My. Gods.

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By Childs, Tera Lynn

When her mother suddenly decides to marry a near-stranger, Phoebe, whose passion is running, 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.


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