Mythothon is a readathon created by foxesfairytale, where all the book prompts are inspired by greek mythology. It includes 25 prompts and lasts from november 1st to november 30th, which means that it’s at the same time as NANO, but i am ready for November to be the month i die.
To read more about the readathon, check out foxesfairytale’s blog post here.
Rereads will be marked with *
Zeus. King of the Gods. God of the Sky. Read a book at least 400 pages long.
- Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman*
Hera. Queen of the Gods. Goddess of Marriage, Mothers and Families. Read a book about royalty.
- Empire of Dust by Eleanor Herman*
Hebe. Goddess of Eternal Youth. Read a Middle Grade or Young Adult book.
- Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente
Poseidon. God of the Sea. Read a book which features the sea – mermaids, pirates, surfers etc.
- Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller
Hermes. God of Travellers and Thieves. Read a book set in a country not your own.
- Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice
Aphrodite. Goddess of Love and Beauty. Read a book with a beautiful cover.
- Fierce Fragile Hearts by Sara Barnard
The Hydra. Multiheaded Serpent. Read a book with more than one POV.
- Reign of Serpents by Eleanor Herman*
Iris. Goddess of the Rainbow. Read a book with your favourite colour on the cover or in the title.
- We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
Ancient Greece. Read a book set in the past.
- Dawn of Legends by Eleanor Herman*
Hestia. Goddess of the Hearth. Read the first book in a series.
- And I Darken by Kiersten White
Dionysus. God of Wine. Celebrate this year by reading a 2018 release.
- The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankestein by Kiersten White
Achilles and Patroclus. Read a book with an LGBT+ protagonist.
- Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
- Bright We Burn by Kiersten White
Homer. Read a retelling (of a myth, fairy tale, classic novel etc.)
- Dr. Faustus by Christopher Marlowe
Hephaestus. God of Fire and Smiths. Read a book with a disabled character.
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Ares. God of War. Read a book with a compelling antagonist or a written from the villain’s POV.
- Seduction by Jane Washington & Jaymin Eve
Echidna. Mother of Monsters. Read a book about monsters – dragons, zombies, serial killers etc.
- Strength by Jane Washington & Jaymin Eve
Herakles. Read a popular book (define ‘popular’ as you wish).
- The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice
Gaia. Primordial Earth Goddess. Read a book which was published at least 5 years ago.
- The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice
Artemis. Goddess of the Moon and the Hunt. Read a book with an animal on the cover or in the title.
- Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge by Lisa Jensen
Athena. Goddess of Wisdom, Strategy and Crafts. Read a book that’s not the first in the series.
- Now I Rise by Kiersten White
Persephone. Goddess of the Underworld and Springtime. Read a book which is less than 200 pages.
- Animal Farm by George Orwell
Apollo. God of Prophesy, Plague and Poetry. Read a collection of poetry or short stories.
- The Colossus and Other Poems by Sylvia Plath
Hades. God of the Underworld and Riches. Read a book which you got for free (library, from a friend, ARC, Kindle offer etc.)
- Pain by Jane Washington & Jaymin Eve
Demeter. Goddess of Agriculture. Read a book with a nature word in the title – e.g. leaf, wind, flower etc.
- The Lake of Dead Languages by Carol Goodman