What is your favorite series?
Harry Potter The King Killer’s Chronicles The Friday Night Knitting Club
DI Helen Grace’s series by M. J Arlidge
Jan Karon’s Mitford series.
The Dresden Files
He has another “Codex Allera” series that’s great! I enjoyed it even more ?
I read that also. And he has another maybe-series book out.
It’s just too bad he’s had such a rough few years, otherwise we’d get more books!
Cinder Spires is the new series. I read book 1, waiting on two. Like his others he’s created endearing characters.
@Mari He got divorced and then later engaged. He moved which took forever because there were delays with the new house (like over a year and a half). I believe there was some medical stuff, too. So he’s been having trouble finding time and a quiet place to work. I think things have settled a bit, so he should be getting back into it.
Thanks! Well, those are all major stressors, plus just getting older.
I love the Richard Jury mysteries by Martha Grimes.
Louise Penny Inspector Gamache series. Mystery wasn’t normal my first choice of read but I fell into this series big time.
Armistead Maupin – Tales of the City
Just about to type this. I reread it every few years. Grew up in northern CA and discovered them when I was away at college. Reread them in the east coast when I was home sick.
Louise Penny, Inspector Gamache; Marcia Muller, Sharon McCone; Dana Stabenow Kate Shugak; Robert Crais, Elvis Cole; David Rosenfelt, Andy Carpenter series.
The Culture series by Iain M. Banks
harry potter ….. charlaine harris’ sookie stackhouse …. deborah geary’s witch books ….
Harry Potter, duh!! ?? I seldom start series because I am always afraid that I might not like it and will be left in this awkward position of knowing too much and wanting to know a little more and yet hating to read it…you know what I’m talking about right? But I’ve come to adore Jay Kristoff’s Nevernight and eagerly waiting for the next book..?
I have the same fear of starting a new series. Glad it’s not just me haha
Such a relief, isn’t it? Knowing that it’s never ‘just us’……??
Alexander McCall Smith – The Ladies No. 1 Detective Agency. The BBC tv adaptations were brilliant too. http://www.alexandermccallsmith.co.uk/books/
I have grown fond of Maisie Dobbs and now on the last book! 🙁
I like that series, too.
Daine Mott Davidson’s culinary mysteries are good.
Lord of The Rings
Nothing ever touches this. It’s in a class all it’s on!! 😀
Fallen series Lauren Kate and Evermore series Alyson Noel
Harry Potter, A Song of Ice And Fire, The Vampire Chronicles
The heart guy…on Acorn. Australian. Fabulous!
Oh, I’m so dumb! I thought you meant on tv. I don’t read a lot of series.
Not dumb! Great interpretation!
If we’re talking tv – Foyle’s War!
Helen Grace series by M. J. Arlidge.
The sheriff Longmire series from Craig Johnson I wanted to get used to Rocky Mountain ways LOL
They are so much better than the show, such a dry sense of humor. I do get tried of the Native American mysticism sometimes though
Yep. I also get tired of him saying yep. I drove to Wyoming specifically expecting people to yep me to death and there wasn’t one yepper there. I also find the sex scenes little odd.
Dresden Files, Game of Thrones , Outlander
Louise Penny’s Gamache Series
Louise Penny IS THE BEST!!
The Millennium Trilogy, The Hunger Games, The Number One Ladies Detective Agency
The John Cardinal series by Giles Blunt, the Robert Ludlum series by Dan Brown, and, of course, The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. 🙂
Walker Papers by CE Murphy Any books/series by Ilona Andrews Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs Iron Druid by Kevin Hearne And my guilty pleasure series is the Nikki Heat books by “Richard Castle”
Mystery series by Sue Grafton, Robert Parker, JD Robb (aka Nora Roberts), Kathy Reichs, SJ Rozan
Louise Penny, Christopher Fowler, Alan Bradley, Andrew Mayne, Martin Walker, Jeri Westerson, Patricia Wynn ……
David Eddings’ Belgariad/Mallorean/Elenium/Tamuli; Ray Feist’s Midkemia books (series/trilogies/standalone all set in the same world); Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s Shadow of the Wind Trilogy, Ken Follett’s Century Trilogy, Harry Potter (naturally); Daniel Silva’s Gabriel Allon series; Jacqueline Carey’s Kushiel series; Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha and Six of Crows series; Maggie Steifvater’s Raven Boys; Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials; Charles de Lint’s Newford series (mostly stand alone novels, but all connected via characters and sometimes storylines); Seanan Maguire’s October Daye series; Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter novels (particularly her Clockwork series); V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic; Barry Lyga’s I Hunt Killers Trilogy; Kristen Proby’s With Me In Seattle/Easy/Fusion series; Kate Canterbary’s Walsh series; Game of Thrones (though good luck, because I have a feeling we’re never getting the last two books); Libba Bray’s Gemma Doyle trilogy…..just to name a few ??
His Dark Materials! ❤️
@Sarah: he has a new book coming in October! I’m sooo excited!
Me too!! I need to reread the series to get ready. ?
The Maggie Hope series by Susan MacNeal, set in WW2 in England. The first in the series is Mr. Churchill’s Secretary.
I love those too!
Just started my first Louise Penney, Gamache. Think it will be a favorite for sure… Janet Evanovich, Stephanie Plum series is a fun series!
~Outlander ~Bronze Horseman ~Dark Tower ~Grant County/Will Trent (Karin Slaughter) ~Earth Children (Clan of the Cave Bear) ~The Giver Quartet ~Slains (Susanna Kearsley) ~Virgil Flowers ~Harry Potter ~Girl with Dragon Tattoo ~Sookie Stackhouse (Trueblood) ~Odd Thomas
I also have a guilty pleasure in The Vampire Diaries!
I have the first one on my ereader! I’m kind of excited to read it ?
Herman Wouk is another…. ” The Winds of War” and “War and Rememberance”
Those books were good. It’s been decades since I read them.
John Pickett mysteries by Sheri Cobb South. Tom Thorpe series by Mark Billingham
Harry Potter – JK Rowling, Comoran Strike – Robert Galbraith and Thursday Next – Jasper Fforde.
LOVE the Comoran Strike books. Can’t believe I forgot those. I think a new one is coming out soon!
I hope there’s a new one soon!
Love Thursday Next!
The number 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander Mccall Smith , The Millennium Trilogy by Steig Larsson
Kate Daniels, Mercy Thompson, Harry Potter, Kate Shugak, Gamache, Brother Cadfael, The Bootlegger’s Daughter, Outlander, Tales of the City, October Daye, Penny Reid’s Knitting in the City and Winston Brothers, Charley Davidson, Throne of Glass, The Dark is Rising children’s series…
So hard to pick a favourite. Right now I’m reading the Gamache books by Louise Penny, Poirot books by Agatha Christie, and the Discworld books by Terry Pratchett.
Greg Iles’ Natchez Burning trilogy, Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s Cemetery of Forgotten Books trilogy
Harry Potter, dark tower. Lonesome Dove
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
“Discovery of Witches. I forget the author. Her first trilogy I think. Deborah Harkness I think. This is in addition to many of the others previously mentioned.
Harkness Good series ?
Thank you I just looked it up
Saundra Goss It was on my phone. ? (❤️ the kindle app)
Harry Potter and Hunger Games
Parasol Protectorate and Finishing school books by Gail Carriger. Steam Punk fantasy adventure with tones of Austen and Wodehouse plus Cake. Lots and lots of cake and tea.
Department Q series by Jussi Adler-Olsen
In Death by JD Robb (Nora Roberts), Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, the Rook Files by Daniel O’Malley (only 2 so far), Thursday Next by Jasper Fforde, and the Unwind Dystology by Neal Shusterman
Black Dagger Brotherhood by JR Ward, In death series, fifty shades, twilight, hunger games..so many to count
Louise Penny has a wonderful series – her main character is the Chief (and in some of the books “former” chief) of the Sûreté du Québec. The book evolves around a small community near Quebec called Three Pines. You can of course read them separately, but reading them in order is better, as you kearn more about the various charachters. I am not a big mystery person, so it amazes me I got so hooked on her – her writing style just brings everyone to life.
My fav too❤
I think they are wonderful because, even though it’s a murder mystery, there are so many uplifting moments and so many references to cultural items. I always feel like a better person when I’m reading them.
Jack Reacher by @Lee and The Pendergrast series by @Cozy
Outlander and Harry Potter. Such gems! 🙂
Definilty Harry Potter but also Charlie bone by Jenny nimmo. Also Cj box’s, Joe Pickett. MC beaton has 2 series I like: Agatha raisin and the other hamish mcbeth
Bryant & May by Christopher Fowler.
One that was not mentioned above The Kate Burkholder series by Linda Castillo she writes Murder Mysteries set in Amish Country
Love this series!
I love the Louise Penny books.
Stephanie plum and flavia de luce.
Women’s Murdder Mystery by James @Sherri
Outlander, Harry Potter & Louise Penny’s Inspector Gamacher!!
My “to read” list just grew by about 100! Haha!
The Hangman’s Daughter series. Inspector Garmache series by Louis Penny.and series by Ken Follett
Reading Hangman’s now. Literally just started the first one today! 😀
I hope you enjoy it. I wish the author wrote faster
As a kid it would have to be the Laura Ingalls Wilder books, but as an adult I love the Cormoron Strike books!!!!!
I forgot how much I loved the Laura Ingalls Wilder books!
I love the Tradd Street series by Karen White.
Amelia Peabody, Joseph Rouletabille, Harry Potter, Power of Five, and Vicky Bliss
“Bourne” series by Robert Ludlum.
How do the movies compare to the books?
The Hunger Games before the movies
Harry Potter always and forever!!! ❤️?⚡️?⌛️?
HP and Outlander
Louise Penny’s Gamache series, but also I recommend very very highly, Eliot Pattison’s series about Inspector Shan Tao Yun. It takes place in Tibet with much heart, great plots along with strong denunciation of Chinese oppression of the Tibetan people. Not sure what the first one is, perhaps Skull Mantra.
Love Louise Penny!
Maisie Dobbs and Claire Ferguson.
I like the Lei Crime series by Toby Neal
JD Robb, hunger Games. I loooove series books
Inspector Gamache in Three Pines. Looking forward to the next book to come out soon.
Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series, hands down.
A few of the later ones aren’t edited as well, but yes, the whole catalog. It’s wonderful.
I love Terry Pratchett, some of his phrases are so hysterical, I laugh out loud and promptly reread two or three times. Not just funny but profound and insightful too.
Me, too. You’re reading along, and it’s just absurd, funny, but then he twists it and you’re gasping for air.
Mine too! Nothing else comes close.
Oh, I love Discworld .
No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Miss Julia Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries Stephanie Plum
Stephanie Plum is LOL-funny, love that series! Do you like Phyrne Fisher, too? It’s a bit more cerebral.
@Josie, I’m not familiar with those, but I’ll check them out!
The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice!
*A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snickett *John Puller Series by David Baldacci
I have enjoyed the Sue Grafton series. She is almost to the end of the alphabet. One of my favorites of that series is T Is for Trespass, which talks about identity theft.
Ones not mentioned above: The Circle by Ted Dekker (there is nothing like this, I promise you!), The Frankenstein series by Dean Koontz (Love, love, LOVE!!!), Legends Of The Duskwalker by Jay Posey (brilliant sci-fi; I’m on the third and last book now), Blood Of Eden by Julie Kagawa, The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda, The Patrick Bowers Files by Steven James.
enjoyed the millenium series by stieg llarsson and also michael crichtons jurassic park series. amazingly gripping plots. 😀
Fully recommend the Xanth series
Steig Larson’s Girl With the Dragon Tatoo series and as a child the Litttle House series.
Louise Penny’s Inspector Gamache series, brother Cadfael, Deborah Harkness.
Miss Julia Series and the Number 1 Ladies Detective series.
Martha Long’s “Ma” books.
The Spoils of Time “Trilogy” 1) No Angel 2) Something Dangerous 3) Into Temptation by Penny Vincenzi
I have a dragons fixation, so Anne McCaffrey’s Pern books have long been a favorite. Robin Hobbs Rain Wilds and Fitz and the Fool books are also yummy.
I liked Temeraire. Good dragon books are hard to find, do you have recommendations?
Outlander! Loved every book.
And his fans want him to quit goofing off and keep writing!
FBI series by Catherine Coulter and Eve Duncan series by Iris Johansson.
I think we could be great friends. LOL
J.D. Robb In Death
The Skulduggery Pleasant books were amazing!! And the Moganville Vampires serious. Both of which I havent yet finished but am super excited to do so!
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