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Vanessa Diaz

Managing Editor

Book Riot Managing Editor Vanessa Diaz is a writer and former bookseller from San Diego, CA whose Spanish is even faster than her English. When not reading or writing, she enjoys dreaming up travel itineraries and drinking entirely too much tea. She is a regular co-host on the All the Books podcast who especially loves mysteries, gothic lit, mythology/folklore, and all things witchy. Vanessa can be found on Instagram at @BuenosDiazSD or taking pictures of pretty trees in Portland, OR, where she now resides.

This week’s featured book trailer is Zeus the Mighty: The Quest for the Golden Fleas, a new fact-based fiction series from National Geographic Kids.

Greek mythology meets cute talking animals in this first adventure for Zeus the Mighty.

Welcome to the Mount Olympus Pet Center in Athens (Georgia), where Zeus the Mighty (a hamster) leads his critter companions (all named after Greek gods and goddesses) on a dangerous quest across the kingdom. Will they triumph? Find out in this fun and funny new book, inspired by Greek mythology! Watch the video, take a personality quiz, listen to the Nat Geo Kids Greeking Out podcast, and discover more at