Books are the best friends of humans. They not only tell us stories but take us on the adventure of a dreamland. Mythological books are one such genre. They leave you juggling between fiction and reality. You keep wondering if it really happened. If you are a fan of this genre then you must read the following books.
- The book is written by Joanne M. Harris.
- It is based on Norse Mythology.
- The protagonist of the book is Loki. He is a Norse God of fire and mischief.
- It is about his recruitment from the underworld of Chaos, his betrayal of the gods, and the fall of Asgard.
- It is a powerful and creative mythological novel.
2. The Treasury of Greek Mythology
- Greek mythology is written by Donna Jo Napoli.
- The book has classic tales of Gods, Goddesses, heroes and monsters.
- It has imaginative illustrations that will immerse you in the book.
3. Percy Jackson and the Olympians
- It is written by Rick Riordan.
- The novel can be read by children as well as adults.
- There are five different series of Percy Jackson available.
- The story revolves around Percy Jackson and dangerous quests of his life.
4. Tales of Japan
- The book takes you to thrilling adventure tales of monsters having no faces and goblins with nobodies.
- It has fifteen traditional Japanese folktales.
- The stories will enchant you to keep reading.
- It is written by Madeline Miller.
- Circe is a Greek enchantress. She is known for her intellect in herbs and potions.
- She was unappreciated as she was not as powerful as her parents. But she did possess the power of witchcraft. She is an infamous hero who stands alone and fights.
- The story is about Circe and how she realizes her strength from her weaknesses.
6. Antigone Rising
- Are you a feminist? If yes then you will love this book.
- The book is written by Helen Morales. It outlines the Greek and Roman myths and their legacies.
- In spite of being a mythological book, it has many inspirations from current times such as the #Metoo movement.
7. The Shiva Trilogy
- The book is an Indian Mythology based on Shiva, the God of Indians.
- The book is composed of three parts. They are the immortals of Meluhas, the secret of Nagas and the oath of the Vayuputras.
8. My Gita
- A book by Devdutt Pattanaik. The original Bhagavad Gita has a difficult language.
- The author has interpreted it in clearer language so the readers could understand it and learn lessons from the Bhagavad Gita.
9. Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes
- This book has a combination of Greek, Norse and Roman myths.
- The book is written by Edith Hamilton. The book has captivating tales and characters.
- It is written in such a way that modern readers would find it interesting.
- The characters are inspired by Pop cultures and from modern superheroes of DC and Avengers.
- It is a poem written by Homer, a Greek poet.
- The poem portrays the story of the Trojan war.
- It signifies the intervention of Gods and bloody battles. The book drenches you in itself to imagine the scenario of war.