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If you love taking something old and making it new again, this list of Greek mythology retellings is perfect for you.
We could always use more queer pirate books, but these are a good place to start, from genderqueer pirates to sapphic love on the high seas, including A Clash of Steel.
Check out this rundown of 20 of the best middle grade fantasy books that you can't miss, with a mixture of contemporary and classic reads.