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Fiction - Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Greek Myths Cover
Author: Charlotte Higgins
Release Date: December 07, 2021
A brilliantly original, landmark retelling of Greek myths, recounted as if they were actual scenes being woven into textiles by the women who feature prominently in them—including Athena, Helen, Circe and Penelope “Greek myths were f...
Greek Myths Cover
The Penguin Book of Dragons Cover
Author: Scott G. Bruce
Release Date: October 12, 2021
Two thousand years of legend and lore about the menace and majesty of dragons, which have breathed fire into our imaginations from ancient Rome to Game of ThronesA Penguin ClassicThe most popular mythological creature in the human imagination, dragon...
The Penguin Book of Dragons Cover
Author: Melanie Magidow | Narrator: Dalia Ramahi
Release Date: August 03, 2021
Published in English for the first time, and the only Arabic epic named for a woman, The Tale of Princess Fatima recounts the thrilling adventures of a legendary medieval warrior universally known throughout the Middle East and long overdue to join w...
From the vast lore surrounding King Arthur, Camelot, and the Knights of the Round Table, comes an anthology of gender-bent, race-bent, LGBTQIA+ inclusive retellings. Featuring stories by:Alexander Chee • Preeti Chhibber • Roshani Chokshi &b...
Author: Laura Sebastian | Narrator: Ell Potter
Release Date: July 06, 2021
"Laura Sebastian is the next Madeline Miller. . . . a fierce, fresh, lyrical tale that will enthrall until the last page."--Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Huntress "Magical, haunting, unique--I haven't been so excited about...
Author: Claire Heywood | Narrator: Mira Dovreni
Release Date: June 22, 2021
For millennia, men have told the legend of the woman whose face launched a thousand ships—but now it's time to hear her side of the story. Daughters of Sparta is a tale of secrets, love, and tragedy from the women behind mythology's most devast...
Author: Leone Ross | Narrator: Leone Ross
Release Date: April 20, 2021
An uproarious, sensual novel, Leone Ross's Popisho conjures a world where magic is everywhere, food is fate, politics are broken, and love awaits.Everyone in Popisho was born...with a little something...The local name for it was cors. Magic...
Author: Heather Walter | Narrator: Ann Marie Gideon
Release Date: April 13, 2021
A princess isn’t supposed to fall for an evil sorceress. But in this “bewitching and fascinating” (Tamora Pierce) retelling of “Sleeping Beauty,” true love is more than a simple fairy tale. “Walter&r...
Author: Karin Tidbeck | Narrator: Tanya Cubric
Release Date: February 16, 2021
***One of Buzzfeed's 21 Fantasy Books to Get Excited About This Winter*** ***One of Tor's 30 Most Anticipated SFF Books of 2021***From the award-winning author of Amatka and Jagannath—a fantastical tour de force about friendship, interdimension...
Author: Genevieve Gornichec | Narrator: Jayne Entwistle
Release Date: February 09, 2021
When a banished witch falls in love with the legendary trickster Loki, she risks the wrath of the gods in this moving, subversive debut novel that reimagines Norse mythology.   Angrboda’s story begins where most witches' tales end: with a ...
Author: Dick Davis and Nezami Ganjavi | Narrator: Dick Davis, Peter Ganim, Sean Rohani and Serena Manteghi
Release Date: February 09, 2021
The Persian epic that inspired Eric Clapton's unforgettable love song "Layla" and that Lord Byron called "the Romeo and Juliet of the East," in a masterly new translationThe iconic love story of the Middle East, by a twelfth-century Persian...
Author: Edward Carey | Narrator: Edward Carey
Release Date: January 26, 2021
“Profound and delightful. . . . A strange and tender parable of two maddening obsessions; parenting and art-making.” —Max Porter, author of Grief Is the Thing with Feathers and LannyThe ingenious storyteller...