Lore, legend and mythology

Fantasy books feauturing lore, legend and mythology.

The Lightning Thief

1. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson: Book 1
Score: 122
Our rating: 8.7 | 35 positive reader reviews

The Lightning Thief is a fantastic book that will have thanking the gods you bought the entire series. An absolutely fantastic tale marvelously woven by the author Rick Riordan. Move over Harry Potter because Percy Jackson could kick your butt.

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Percy Jackson and the Sea Of Monsters

2. Percy Jackson and the Sea Of Monsters by Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson: Book 2
Score: 106
Our rating: 9.5 | 11 positive reader reviews

Nation

3. Nation by Terry Pratchett
Score: 105
Our rating: 9.7 | 8 positive reader reviews

Circe

4. Circe by Madeline Miller
Score: 100
Our rating: 10.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Mythago Wood

5. Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
Ryhope Wood: Book 1
Score: 100
Our rating: 9.8 | 2 positive reader reviews

The Silmarillion

6. The Silmarillion by JRR Tolkien
Score: 99
Our rating: 8.8 | 11 positive reader reviews

The Hollowing

7. The Hollowing by Robert Holdstock
Ryhope Wood: Book 3
Score: 98
Our rating: 9.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

Gathering of the Gods

8. Gathering of the Gods by JR Mitchell
The Immortals Trilogy: Book 3
Score: 97
Our rating: 8.5 | 12 positive reader reviews

Ancient Echoes

9. Ancient Echoes by Robert Holdstock
Score: 97
Our rating: 9.6 | 1 positive reader reviews

The Once And Future King

10. The Once And Future King by TH White
Score: 96
Our rating: 9.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

Awakening of the Gods

11. Awakening of the Gods by JR Mitchell
The Immortals Trilogy: Book 2
Score: 96
Our rating: 8.5 | 11 positive reader reviews

Lavondyss

12. Lavondyss by Robert Holdstock
Ryhope Wood: Book 2
Score: 96
Our rating: 9.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

Queen of the Dark Things

13. Queen of the Dark Things by Robert Cargill
Score: 95
Our rating: 9.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

Tender Morsels

14. Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan
Score: 94
Our rating: 9.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

15. The Brides of Rollrock Island by Margo Lanagan
Score: 94
Our rating: 9.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

Runelight

16. Runelight by Joanne Harris
Score: 94
Our rating: 9.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

Stardust

17. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Score: 94
Our rating: 9.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

Roses and Rot

18. Roses and Rot by Kat Howard
Score: 94
Our rating: 9.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

Percy Jackson and the Titan\'s Curse

19. Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson: Book 3
Score: 93
Our rating: 8.5 | 8 positive reader reviews

Dreams and Shadows

20. Dreams and Shadows by Robert Cargill
Score: 93
Our rating: 9.3 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Forgotten Beasts of Eld

21. The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia McKillip
Score: 92
Our rating: 9.0 | 2 positive reader reviews

The Necromancer

22. The Necromancer by Michael Scott
The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: Book 4
Score: 92
Our rating: 9.0 | 2 positive reader reviews

The Son of Neptune

23. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
Heroes of Olympus
Score: 92
Our rating: 8.9 | 3 positive reader reviews

The Girl with No Face

24. The Girl with No Face by M H Boroson
The Daoishi Chronicles #2
Score: 92
Our rating: 9.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

Palimpsest

25. Palimpsest by Catherynne M Valente
Score: 91
Our rating: 9.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

Ella Enchanted

26. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
Score: 91
Our rating: 8.8 | 3 positive reader reviews

Lost Voices

27. Lost Voices by Sarah Porter
The Lost Voices Trilogy: Book 1
Score: 91
Our rating: 8.9 | 2 positive reader reviews

Grendel

28. Grendel by John Gardner
Score: 91
Our rating: 9.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

Pathway of the Gods

29. Pathway of the Gods by JR Mitchell
The Immortals Trilogy: Book 1
Score: 90
Our rating: 8.0 | 10 positive reader reviews

Runemarks

30. Runemarks by Joanne Harris
Score: 90
Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Taliesin

31. Taliesin by Stephen Lawhead
The Pendragon Cycle #1
Score: 90
Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn

32. Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn by Robert Holdstock
Ryhope Wood: Book 6
Score: 90
Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Poison

33. Poison by Sarah Pinborough
Score: 90
Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Avilion

34. Avilion by Robert Holdstock
Ryhope Wood: Book 7
Score: 90
Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Rabbit Back Literature Society

35. The Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen
Score: 90
Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Downfall of the Gods

36. Downfall of the Gods by KJ Parker
Score: 90
Our rating: 9.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Sorceress

37. The Sorceress by Michael Scott
The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: Book 3
Score: 89
Our rating: 8.8 | 1 positive reader reviews

Lord of the Silver Bow

38. Lord of the Silver Bow by David Gemmell
Trojan War Trilogy: Book 1
Score: 88
Our rating: 8.5 | 3 positive reader reviews

The Magician

39. The Magician by Michael Scott
The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: Book 2
Score: 88
Our rating: 8.7 | 1 positive reader reviews

40. Merlin's Wood by Robert Holdstock
Score: 88
Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

Maria and the Devil

41. Maria and the Devil by Graham Thomas
Score: 88
Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Witch of Salt and Storm

42. The Witch of Salt and Storm by Kendall Kulper
Score: 88
Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

Norse Mythology

43. Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
Score: 88
Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Girl with Ghost Eyes

44. The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M H Boroson
The Daoishi Chronicles #1
Score: 88
Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Wolf in the Whale

45. The Wolf in the Whale by Jordanna Max Brodsky
Score: 88
Our rating: 8.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Alchemyst

46. The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: Book 1
Score: 87
Our rating: 7.8 | 9 positive reader reviews

Pretty Monsters

47. Pretty Monsters by Kelly Link
Score: 87
Our rating: 8.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

Forgive My Fins

48. Forgive My Fins by Tera Lynn Childs
Score: 87
Our rating: 8.6 | 1 positive reader reviews

Finnikin of the Rock

49. Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
Lumatere Chronicles: Book 1
Score: 87
Our rating: 8.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Waking World

50. The Waking World by Tom Huddleston
The Future King #1
Score: 87
Our rating: 8.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

Riverkeep

51. Riverkeep by Martin Stewart
Score: 87
Our rating: 8.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

The House of the Stag

52. The House of the Stag by Kage Baker
Score: 85
Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

Charm

53. Charm by Sarah Pinborough
Score: 85
Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Last Quarrel

54. The Last Quarrel by Duncan Lay
The Last Quarrel #1
Score: 85
Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

Heartless

55. Heartless by Marissa Meyer
Score: 85
Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

56. Red Glove by Holly Black
Curse Workers: Book 2
Score: 82
Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

Queen Morgana and the Renfaries

57. Queen Morgana and the Renfaries by Teel James Glenn
Score: 82
Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

58. Cloaked by Alex Flinn
Score: 81
Our rating: 8.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

59. Wolfsangel by MD Lachlan
Wolfsangel #1
Score: 81
Our rating: 8.1 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Charm of Urizen

60. The Charm of Urizen by Melaine Bryant
Prophecy Keepers: Book 2
Score: 80
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Broken Wings

61. Broken Wings by LJ Baker
Score: 80
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

62. The Jaws of Death by Malachy Doyle
Score: 80
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Sweet Venom

63. Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs
Score: 80
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Valkyrie’s Song

64. Valkyrie’s Song by MD Lachlan
Wolfsangel #4
Score: 80
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Woken Gods

65. The Woken Gods by Gwenda Bond
Score: 80
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Midnight Never Come

66. Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan
Onyx Court #1
Score: 80
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

A Star Shall Fall

67. A Star Shall Fall by Marie Brennan
Onyx Court #3
Score: 80
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Mermaid

68. The Mermaid by Christina Henry
Score: 80
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Enchanters

69. Enchanters by David Bryan Russell
Score: 78
Our rating: 7.5 | 3 positive reader reviews

Dark Confluence

70. Dark Confluence by Rosemary Fryth
Score: 78
Our rating: 7.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

71. Snow, White by Keith Austin
Score: 78
Our rating: 7.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

Merlin\'s Blade

72. Merlin's Blade by Robert Treskillard
Score: 75
Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Blue Salt Road

73. The Blue Salt Road by Joanne M Harris
Score: 75
Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

Limbo

74. Limbo by Thiago DEvecque
Score: 75
Our rating: 7.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

75. The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M Harris
Score: 74
Our rating: 7.4 | 0 positive reader reviews

76. The Broken Sword by Poul Anderson
Fantasy Masterworks: Book 32
Score: 73
Our rating: 7.0 | 3 positive reader reviews

77. The Warlock by Michael Scott
The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel: Book 5
Score: 70
Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

78. Ice by Sarah Beth Durst
Score: 70
Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Ajjiit

79. Ajjiit by Sean A Tinsley
Score: 70
Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Keturah and Lord Death

80. Keturah and Lord Death by Martine Leavitt
Score: 70
Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

81. Shattered by Kevin Hearne
The Iron Druid Chronicles: Book 7
Score: 70
Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Ocean at the End of the Lane Illustrated Edition

82. The Ocean at the End of the Lane Illustrated Edition by Neil Gaiman
Score: 70
Our rating: 7.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

83. First Night: The Gift and the Sacrifice by Gabriel J Klein
Four Significant Winter Nights: Book 1
Score: 68
Our rating: 6.8 | 0 positive reader reviews

84. The Thirteen Hallows by Michael Scott
Score: 67
Our rating: 6.5 | 2 positive reader reviews

Red Season Rising

85. Red Season Rising by D M Murray
Red Season #1
Score: 67
Our rating: 6.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

Cold Iron

86. Cold Iron by Miles Cameron
Masters & Mages #1
Score: 67
Our rating: 6.7 | 0 positive reader reviews

Guardian

87. Guardian by Carole Cummings
Aisling: Book 1
Score: 60
Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Artemis Rising

88. Artemis Rising by Cheri Lasota
Score: 60
Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

89. What Happened in Hamelin by Gloria Skurzynski
Score: 60
Our rating: 6.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

Stalking the Shadows

90. Stalking the Shadows by BJ Edwards
Score: 51
Our rating: 5.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

91. Eggs, Butter, Sugar and Disaster by Alicia L Wright
Score: 50
Our rating: 5.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Snicketysnatcher

92. The Snicketysnatcher by Ciro Correia
Score: 50
Our rating: 5.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

93. The Dream Crystal by Mark O Bannon
The Dream War Series: Book 1
Score: 39
Our rating: 3.9 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Valley of the Gods

94. The Valley of the Gods by Phil Tucker
The Godsblood Trilogy #3
Score: 0
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Boneless Mercies

95. The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke
Score: 0
Our rating: 8.2 | 0 positive reader reviews

The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water

96. The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho
Score: 0
Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews