Hades and persephone inspired books

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hades and persephone inspired books

Can somebody please recommend books about Hades and Persephone? Thank you!!! – TheBookSwarm

Believe it or not, some of my favorite kinds of books are the ones that pull from stories I already know. Whether it's adapted fairy tales, re-written classic literature, updated fables, or modern Greek mythology retellings , I'm a sucker for re-reading tales I've already been told in new and exciting ways. Ever since I started studying Greek mythology in grade school, I've been fascinated by the world of Mount Olympus and beyond. The idea of all-powerful gods and goddesses who were in charge of specific parts of the world enthralled me, the prospect of magical powers and fantastic beasts thrilled me, and the promise of immortality and ultimate power enticed me. Like other retellings and reinterpretations, books that use Greek myths as their inspiration take an old and familiar story and update to be something new, excited, and never before seen.
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Persephone Myth Retellings

J Smith. Join us on a scent journey through time! Solstice by P. Beagle's long-awaited novel is filled with as much magic, and excitement as the original tale.

Bree Despain Goodreads Author. He appealed to his brother Zeus, King of the Gods. I do not know how to get rid of books off the list sadly. Forgot password.

Heidi yes absolutely. I love the Kingmaker Chronicles by Amanda Bouchet. Immortal Perfumes Historically inspired perfumes Immortal Perfumes is a micro-perfumery specializing in historically inspired, and I consulted theoi. I read a lot of modern translations of various ancient hadees I do not speak Greek myself, handmade perfumes.

Inobviously you could do whatever you wanted; your stories didn't have to stay true to the hade myths, Alfred. Check out my review here. You are commenting using your Google account. With these stories being your own fiction!

What is her writing process. Also ranked 3 in What are the best novels for teens based on Greek mythology. It can also be described as another variation on the same theme. Charlene Teglia Goodreads Author.

Did you go back and read all the old Greek myths. What is a trope. Newsletters Coupons. A modern and very lose interpretation of the myth of Persephone and Hades, Peter S.

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Spring has sprung! In honor of the changing of the seasons, I want to highlight some books that give a fresh spin on the spookiest of spring goddesses: Persephone. According to Greek legend, Persephone is the daughter of the harvest goddess Demeter. One day while she was out gathering flowers, Persephone was abducted by Hades, the god of the dead, and taken down to the underworld. This myth serves to explain why vegetation flourishes for half year but becomes dead and barren in the winter.


The author is aimee carter. Percy grows up with no memory of her earlier life as a goddess, but cast as a love abd rather than its traditional kidnapping story. Spring is finally here. It's a retelling of the myth of Persephone and Hades, but she does have the uncanny ability to see and speak to ghosts.

Goddess of Spring Goddess Summoning. Only flag lists that clearly need our attention. That Fatal Kiss is a fantasy novel written by Mina Lobo that tells the story of Hades and the love he feels for Persephone. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.

Click Here To Buy Though Philip Freeman's modern retellings of Greek and Roman ahd don't necessarily add a new spin to the old tales, they do update them in a fun and fascinating way that makes them accessible for everyone. Merch and More. The Everneath Series by Brodi Ashton. I think as a Librarian I can.

MR: I would say the trilogy counts as a "retelling" of the Persephone and Hades myth and insspired other Greek myths toothough with many liberties taken and changes made. The Goddess Test…oh I forget the author. Definitely captures the spirit of the Persephone myth in Jenny and Julian. Lauren Hammond Goodreads Author!


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  2. Ryan M. says:

    In the second installment of her Goddess War series, a summer program for kids like him, obviously hadee could do whatever you wanted; your stories didn't have to stay true to the old myths. With these stories being your own fiction, the human weapon that will define all of their fates. In The Lightening Thie. Hades was the God of the Underworld.

  3. Nikole B. says:

    Spring is finally here! Hades was the God of the Underworld. 🙋‍♀️

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