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Mythology: Retellings

How to retell a myth

Check out these ebook offerings. Retellings of myths as comics and novels.

Graphic novels available through the Keefe Library



Novels and story collections

Many authors are fascinated by the idea of retelling classic myths, either from a modern perspective or remaining faithful to the original. Here are some examples of these books in the Keefe Library collection:

  • Elliott, David. Bull.
  • Kindl, Patrice. Lost in the labyrinth : a novel.
  • Miller, Madeline. The song of Achilles.
  • Napoli, Donna Jo. Sirena.
  • Paulson, Ingrid. Valkyrie rising.
  • Renault, Mary. The bull from the sea.
  • Riordan, RIck. Series include: Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Heroes of Olympus, The Kane Chronicles, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, The Trials of Apollo. Also, Percy Jackson's Greek Gods and Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes.
  • Spinner, Stephanie, Quiver.

Graphic novels available through BPL Hoopla

You can find many graphic novel ebooks about mythology through BPL's digital platform Hoopla. Download Hoopla through the app store and have your BPL card and PIN number handy (if you need to get a card or reset your PIN, come down to the library!) Just a few of titles available:

ODY-C by Matt Fraction

The Trojan Horse: the fall of Troy by Justine Fontes

Age of Bronze series by Eric Shanower

Kill the Minotaur by Chris Presetto

Psyche & Eros: the lady and the monster by Justine Fontes

Perseus: the hunt for Medusa's head by Paul D. Storne

Jason: the quest for the Golden Fleece by Jeff Limke

Hero twins: against the lords of death by Dan Jalley

Thor & Loki: in the land of giants by Jeff Limke