When shy, middle-schooler Juliet is given an amulet by a mysterious woman in a magic shop, she begins attracting boys by the dozens. She soon realizes the amulet is creating a love spell, but she can’t take it off! Then things get really weird for Juliet when two talking rats appear to help her out of her dilemma, and she learns it is somehow connected to the Greek god of love, Cupid, and his love for the nymph Psyche.
Norse god Thor's magical war hammer is stolen by a giant, leaving the gods in Asgard vulnerable to an attack. Thor will do anything to get his hammer back, including dressing as Freya, the goddess of love, who the giant wants to capture as his bride. A funny story, told by Thor's goat boy, who just may save the day.
Iris has a normal life until she mysteriously receives a copy of the classic book, Bulfinch's Mythology. Soon she discovers that the Greek gods are living in the Philadelphia area. Poseidon's running a seafood restaurant, Aphrodite's doing beauty makeovers, and Apollo's playing tenor sax in a band. Suddenly, Iris’ day-to-day life is full of excitement and adventure.
Twelve-year-old Alex's father runs a museum of oddities, including an ancient Greek mummy. When a surge of electricity awakens the corpse and it starts running around the town, Alex realizes that he must step in. The mummy needs to clear his name from false charges, and to do that Alex must change history. With his friend Freddy, Alex begins a classic hero's journey to the underworld, including encounters with Hades and Charon.
After a stretch of very bad luck, a twelve-year-old Viking boy named Odd decides to leave his village for a cabin in the mountains. On the way, he meets a talking bear who needs his help, a one-eyed eagle and a fox. The three are really the Norse gods Thor, Odin and Loki, who have been forced into animal form and exiled from Asgard by a monstrous frost giant. Odd takes it upon himself to help the trio return home, using his wits to get rid of the giant and end the grip of winter on the land.
The further adventures of half-mermaid Emily. Human development is threatening the mermaid city, so King Neptune gives Emily, her merman father, and human mother the challenge to make mer-people and humans work more closely together. Emily faces problems with some old enemies, and with her new half-merman friend Aaron. Can the mystery of the legendary lost sirens help to save the day?
The sequel to Theodosia and the Eyes of Horus. Theodosia is the only one who is able to see the black magic and ancient curses that still cling to the artifacts in her Father’s museum, so she teaches herself ancient Egyptian magic to remove the curses and protect her father and the museum employees. Now she is called upon to battle an ancient society with plans to bring chaos to the modern world.
Since their mother’s death, Carter and Sadie have lived apart, but their Egyptologist father, Dr. Julius Kane, brings the siblings together for a "research experiment" that he hopes will set things right for his family. Instead, the children are forced to flee for their lives when their father unleashes multiple Egyptian gods, including the evil Set. To save their father and stop Set from taking over the world, the siblings embark on a dangerous quest.
Thirteen-year-old Odysseus longs to be a hero, and he gets the chance when he and his companion are shipwrecked, and then picked-up by pirates. On board, they meet fellow captives Penelope and Helen – two girls who will play a major role in his future life. Odysseus manages to rescue the girls, only to be stranded in Crete, where they are all thrown into the Labyrinth, and he gets to be a hero again.
A horrible beast has killed 12 year old Atalanta's foster father, leaving her completely alone in her woodland home, until the bear that she was raised with re-appears. Together, they set out to track the killer, meeting the great hunter Orion who’s also searching for the beast. Along the way, Atalanta discovers some truths about her past, wins Orion’s respect as a hunter, and takes on her destined role as a leader..
Jason and his fellow apprentices are catapulted into a dangerous quest when the evil centaur Nessus steals the Gorgon's blood from their mentor, the centaur Chiron. Jason must overcome monsters and natural disasters while, at the same time, learning how to be a leader.
E Franklin 10/10