Mythology and folklore are full of strange characters, bizarre circumstances, grand journeys and revenge plots gone horribly wrong. And while the classics will always remain the classics, every so often a writer comes along with a fresh take that can make us see a familiar story in a completely different way. They place these legends in new times and places. And, most of all, they find new, inventive ways to tell the stories we love. Whether you’re looking for a recommendation or just want to make sure you haven’t missed anything, here are some picks for the best mythological retellings to read right now.