50+ Mythological & Fairytale Retellings

Mythological and Fairytale Retellings

Hello everyone! So, like everyone else on the internet, I died of happiness when I heard the awesome news of the Percy Jackson series TV adaptation; Rick Riordan’s books were the start to my love of all things mythology, whether it was Greek, Roman or Egyptian. Since then, I’ve read anything that was inspired by mythology so, today I thought I would come up with a list of all the mythological AND fairytale retellings (plus some extras)! Check it out:

  1. any book by Rick Riordan lol – Greek, Egyptian, Roman, Norse
  2. The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White – Egyptian
  3. the Gumiho duology by Kat Cho – Korean
  4. Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters by Emily Roberson – Greek
  5. Sphinx series by Raye Wagner – Egyptian
  6. Circe by Madeline Miller – Greek
  7. The Star-Touched Queen duology by Roshani Chokshi – Hindu
  8. the Pandava Quartet series by Roshani Chokshi – Hindu
  9. The Storm Runner trilogy by J.C Cervantes – Mayan
  10. Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee – Korean
  11. the Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond trilogy by Sayantani DasGupta – Bengali
  12. Freya duology by Matthew Laurence – Norse
  13. Tristan Strong duology by Kwame Mbalia – West African
  14. When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller – Korean
  15. Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse – Navajo
  16. Shadow of the Fox trilogy by Julie Kagawa – Japanese
  17. Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean – Japanese
  18. Descendant of the Crane by Joan He – Chinese
  19. The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke – Norse
  20. The Books of Ambha duology by Tasha Suri – Mughal/Indian
  21. Kingdom of Souls trilogy by Rena Barron – West African
  22. The Tiger at Midnight trilogy by Swati Teerdhala – Hindu
  23. Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – Mayan
  24. Medusa by Jessie Burton – Greek
  25. Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller – Norse
  26. A River of Royal Blood duology by Amanda Joy – North African
  27. Woven in Moonlight duology by Isabel Ibañez – Bolivian
  28. Oh. My. Gods duology by Tera Lynn Childs – Greek/Roman
  29. the Medusa Girls trilogy by Tera Lynn Childs – Greek
  30. The Goddess Test trilogy by Aimee Carter – Greek
  31. the Abandon trilogy by Aimee Carter – Greek
  32. the Gods and Monsters series by Kelly Keaton – Greek


  1. The Wrath & The Dawn duology by Renee Ahdieh
  2. The Stolen Kingdom by Bethany Atazadeh
  3. Rogue Princess by B.R. Myers
  4. the Rise of the Empress duology by Julie C Dao
  5. Flame in the Mist duology by Renee Ahdieh
  6. Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly
  7. the Beau Rivage duology by Sarah Cross
  8. St. Rosetta’s Academy trilogy by Sandhya Menon
  9. The Forest of Good and Evil duology by Gena Showalter
  10. the Fairytale Retellings series by Jackson Pearce
  11. The Cinderella Society duology by Kay Cassidy
  12. the Cinderella Cleaners series by Maya Gold
  13. Tiger Queen by Annie Sullivan
  14. Never Never by Brianna R Shrum
  15. Highschool Horror Story trilogy by Chandler Baker
  16. House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A Craig
  17. the Blood of Stars duology by Elizabeth Lim
  18. Once Upon a Con trilogy by Ashley Poston
  19. The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club trilogy by Theodora Goss
  20. A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J Maas
  21. The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer
  22. A Hundred Names for Magic duology by Rin Chupeco
  23. Heartless by Marissa Meyer
  24. Cursebreakers trilogy by Brigid Kemmerer
  25. Bloodleaf trilogy by Crystal Smith
  1. Blackhearts duology by Nicole Castroman
  2. the Charlotte Holmes series by Brittany Cavallaro
  3. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
  4. the Camelot Rising series by Kiersten White
  5. Doreen by Ilana Manaster
  6. Foul Is Fair by Hannah Capin
  7. Hood by Jenny Elder Moke

Aaaaand that’s it! Now, have you read any of the books on the list? If so, which one(s), and what did you think? Let me know in the comments below!! Thanks, have a great day/night, and tata for now!


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