If You Like Percy Jackson

Looking for an adventure of Olympian proportions? Read one of  these great books filled with otherworldly antics!
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Artemis Fowl [Series]
Eoin Colfer (J & YA COLFER)
A twelve-year-old criminal mastermind, Artemis Fowl, brings the fairy folk to their knees when he kidnaps one of their own. (Grades 6-8)
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The Maze Runner [Trilogy]
James Dashner (YA DASHNER)
Outside the safety of the Glade lies an enormous maze, populated by nightmarish perversions of technology. (Grades 6-10)
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Revenge of the Witch  [Series]
Joseph Delaney (YA DELANEY)
The Last Apprentice series. Capturing witches. Binding boggarts. Driving away ghosts. 29 apprentices have tried, but now it’s down to Thomas Ward. (Grades 5-8)
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Bull: a Novel
David Elliott (YA ELLIOTT)
A rough, rowdy, and darkly comedic retelling of the classic Greek myth: Theseus and the Minotaur. Written in verse, this is the Hamilton of Greek mythology, updated and relevant. (Grade 9+)

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Dark Life [Has a Sequel]
Kat Falls (J & YA FALLS)
Ty, who lives on the ocean floor, teams up with his topside girl to stop outlaws who threaten his home. But the government may pose a greater threat. (Grades 6-10)
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Incarceron [Series]
Catherine Fisher (YA FISHER)
Flinn has lived his entire life inside the gigantic prison known as ‘Incarceron.’ Escape seems impossible...until he meets Claudia. (Grade 7+)
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The Ruins of Gorlan [Series]
John Flanagan (J & YT FLANAGAN)
Ranger’s Apprentice Series. 15-year-old Will joins the magic wielding rangers to battle against an evil warlord. (Grades 6-8)
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Tunnels [Series]
Roderick Gordon (J & YA GORDON)
"The Colony" is ruled by a cult-like overclass, the Styx. And before long—before he can find his father—Will is their prisoner… (Grades 6-9)
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The Glass Sentence [Series]
S.E. Grove (YA GROVE)
Mapmakers series. The continents of the world have become different time periods. Sophia’s Uncle, and master cartologer, is kidnapped. She’ll need to traverse unchartered and dangerous lands in her search to find him.
(Grade 6+)
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Mark of the Dragonfly
Jaleigh Johnson (YA & YT JOHNSON)
Piper has eked out a living as a scrapper in Merrow Kingdom, but the arrival of a mysterious girl sends her on a dangerous journey to distant lands. (Grades 6-9)
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Talon [Series]
Julie Kagawa (YA KAGAWA)
Trained to infiltrate the humans, Ember just wants to have fun in her final summer of freedom before joining the Talon, but destiny has another thing in store. (Grade 9+)
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The Colossus Rises [Series]
Peter Lerangis (YT LERANGIS)
Seven Wonders Series. Seven pieces of power from Atlantis that disappeared long ago. Cass, Jack, Marco and Aly depend on them to save their lives. (Grades 6-9)
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The Young Elites [Series]
Marie Lu (YA LU)
Adelina survived the blood fever, an illness that killed many, but left others with strange supernatural powers. Cast out by her family, she joins a secret society called the Young Elites and discovers her own dangerous abilities. (Grade 8+)
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The Novice [Series]
Taran Matharu (YA MATHARU)
Summoner Series. When Fletcher, a blacksmith's apprentice, learns he can summon demons, he travels with his demon to an academy for adepts where he is to train as a Battlemage in the Empire's war against the orcs, but he discovers that all is not as it seems. (Grade 7+)
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The Apothecary [Series]
Maile Meloy (J & YA MELOY)
When the apothecary is kidnapped, Janie and Benjamin must uncover the secrets of the sacred Pharmacopoeia in order to find him and save the world. (Grades 6-8)
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A World Without Heroes [Series]
Brandon Mull (J & YT MULL)
Beyonders Series. Jason and Rachel are pulled into the mysterious, troubled realm of Lyrian. All they want to do is get back to their own world, but they may have to stop evil wizard emperor Surroth first. (Grades 6-8)
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Mark of the Thief [Series]
Jennifer Nielsen (YA NIELSEN)
When slave-boy Nic is forced to enter a cavern containing lost treasures, he discovers an amulet that belonged to the great Caesar and is filled with a magic once reserved for the Gods -- magic some Romans would kill for.
(Grades 6-9)
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The Flame of Olympus [Series]
Kate O’Hearn (J & YA O’HEARN)
Pegasus series. When Pegasus crashes onto her apartment roof, Emily finds herself in the middle of a war between Roman gods and the terrifying Nirads. (Grades 6-8)
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The Gauntlet
Karuna Riazi (J & YA RIAZI)
A trio of friends from New York City find themselves trapped inside a mechanical board game; they must dismantle it in order to save themselves and generations of other children. (Grades 3-7)

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The Red Pyramid [Trilogy]
Rick Riordan (YA & YT RIORDAN)
The Kane Chronicles. The Percy Jackson author returns with an all-new adventure! Ancient Egyptian gods are preparing to wreak havoc on our world...and two young archaeologists could be humankind’s only hope!
(Grades 6-9)
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The Sword of Summer [Series]
Rick Riordan (J, YA & YT RIORDAN)
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series. Homeless Magnus discovers he is the son of a Norse god.
(Grade 6+)
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The Hidden Oracle [Series]
Rick Riordan (YA RIORDAN)
Trials of Apollo Series. After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor. (Grade 6+)
Magyk [Series]
Angie Sage (YT SAGE)
Lost as a child, Septimus Heap must reunite with his true family & learn the magyk arts. (Grades 6-8)
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I, Q. [Series]
Roland Smith (YA SMITH)
Q and Angela have rock star parents who may know more about the dangerous world of spies and terrorists than they let on... (Grades 6-8)
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Lumberjanes [Series]
Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Shannon Watters, Brooke Allen (YA GN LUMBERJANES)
Five best friends are spending the summer at Lumberjane scout camp. They’re not going to let any insane quests or an array of supernatural critters get in their way! (Grade 5+)
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The Mysterious Benedict Society [Series]
Trenton Lee Stewart (YT STEWART)
After passing a series of mind-bending tests, four children are selected for a secret mission that requires them to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules.
(Grades 6-9)
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Leviathan [Trilogy]
Scott Westerfeld (YA WESTERFELD)
World War I is waged between the ‘Darwinists,’ with their fantastic genetically-altered creatures, and the ‘Clankers,’ who pilot giant robots. Aleksander and Deryn are caught in the middle! (Grade 7+)