This series of fantasy adventure novels is enjoyable, exciting and completely engrossing. If you’ve devoured this series and you’re ready for something new, why not try these alternative fantasy-filled adventures?
Handpicked for fans of the fast-paced fantasy series Percy Jackson & The Olympians come some similar novels to ensure hours of enjoyment!
1. The Hunger Games Trilogy
Fans of Percy Jackson & The Olympians will love this because: It’s a fast-paced fantasy that is full of excitement.
The Hunger Games Trilogy is a globally-acclaimed trilogy created by Suzanne Collins. Like Percy Jackson & The Olympians, The Hunger Games is firmly fixed in the fantasy genre, and although it’s aimed at young adults, we’d suggest it can be enjoyed by all ages. A heroic 16-year old volunteers for the 74th Hunger Games in place of her younger sister Primrose Everdeen. What ensues is a 3-novel series that will capture the reader's attention and elicit hours of page-turning excitement.
2. His Dark Materials
Fans of Percy Jackson & The Olympians will love this because: It’s a page-turning series of novels that’s packed with fantasy and adventure.
His Dark Materials is a trilogy of novels created by Philip Pullman. This young adult fantasy novel follows parallel worlds in which humans take the form of lifelong animal companions. With the prominent theme of coming of age, this promises a highly enjoyable read for all ages, and one Percy Jackson & The Olympians fans will love.
3. The Magicians Trilogy
Fans of Percy Jackson & The Olympians will love this because: It’s a world in which magic is real and disbelief is completely suspended.
The Magicians is a trilogy of novels created by Lev Grossman. This series of fantasy novels features a young man who finds and attends a college of magic in New York. Quentin Coldwater embarks on an epic journey of magical awakening in this evocative read. This is highly recommended for fans of Percy Jackson & The Olympians who are looking for a different twist to the fantasy genre.
4. Heroes Of Olympus
Fans of Percy Jackson & The Olympians will love this because: This novel comes from Rick Riordan, creator of Percy Jackson & The Olympians and is almost a continuance of the series.
Centred around a prophecy introduced in The Last Olympian, this series of fantasy novels picks up where Percy Jackson & The Olympians left off. This story follows Leo, Jason and Piper as they learn that they are each related to gods, and try to piece together what is happening. Will Camp Half-Blood teach them what they need to know in time?
5. The Kane Chronicles
Fans of Percy Jackson & The Olympians will love this because: It comes from the same author and is set in the same world as Percy Jackson & The Olympians.
The Kane Chronicles is an adventure-packed trilogy of novels centred around Egyptian mythology, authored by Rick Riordan. The gods of Egypt are waking and the worst of them has his sights set on Kane. Two estranged siblings, Sadie and Carter, work together in an epic quest that is set to bring them ever closer to the truth about their family. Excitement, adventure and all set in Percy Jackson’s world – this is perfect for fans of Percy Jackson & The Olympians.
6. The Maze Runner Trilogy
Fans of Percy Jackson & The Olympians will love this because: It's a fantasy series that readers won’t be able to put down.
From author James Dashner comes The Maze Runner, a sci-fi story centred around Thomas, who wakes up with no memory of his life before, aside from his name. With a battle against an ever-changing and limitless maze, will Thomas find his way back to whatever normality was before he entered the Glade? Packed with excitement, this is highly recommended for fans of Percy Jackson & The Olympians