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A reading guide to comics and books

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Gossip Girl Books in Order: How to read Cecily von Ziegesar’s series?

Gossip Girl here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite.

What is Gossip Girl about?

Written (in part) by american author Cecily von Ziegesar, Gossip Girl follows the privileged socialite teenagers at the Constance Billard School for Girls, an elite private school in New York City’s Upper East Side. The story focused on best friends Blair Waldorf and Serena van der Woodsen, their lives being chronicled by the eponymous gossip blogger.

Following Gossip Girl’s success, a follow-up series and a spin-off have been written by other writers. Books nine, ten and eleven of the main series were also ghostwritten. It has also inspired a manga, the original hit CW show and the new series coming to HBO Max’s Spring 2020.

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Daredevil Reading Order

Daredevil Reading Order: How to read Matt Murdock’s Epic comic book story?

Blind lawyer by day, vigilante by night.

Who is Daredevil, the Man Without Fear ?

Matt Murdock was blinded by a radioactive substance that falled from an out-of-control truck after he pushed a man out of the path of the oncoming vehicle. While he no longer could see, his exposure to the radioactive material heightened his remaining senses beyond normal human ability, and gave him a “radar sense.”

A lawyer by day, Matt took up to a dual life of fighting against the criminal underworld in New York City, as the masked vigilante Daredevil – also known as The Man Without Fear and The Devil of Hell’s Kitchen. Matt uses his physical abilities and superhuman senses to help people and protect his communities against vilains like the Kingpin or Bullseye.

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Twilight Saga Books in Order

Twilight Saga Books in Order: How to read Stephenie Meyer’s series?

When you can live forever what do you live for?

What is The Twilight Saga about ?

Written by american author Stephenie Meyer, The Twilight Saga is a young adult vampire-romance series about the love story between a seventeen-year-old human girl, Bella Swan, and a 104-year-old vampire, Edward Cullen. Most of the story is told from Bella’s perspective.

One of the biggest phenomenom of the 2000s, with 160 million copies sold worldwide, it’s been adapted in a series of five romance fantasy films from Summit Entertainment, with Kirsten Stewart and Robert Pattinson in the lead roles.

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Cosmere Reading Order

Cosmere Reading Order: How to read Brandon Sanderson’s Book Series?

‘Highly recommended to anyone hungry for a good read’ – Robin Hobb

What is The Cosmere Universe about?

Written by Brandon Sanderson, The Cosmere Universe is a fantasy series that takes us a long time ago, when there was a God/an entity named Adonalsium. Something happened, and Adonalsium was killed and shattered into sixteen shards, pieces of the power of Creation itself.

The sixteen people who shattered Adonalsium picked up these Shards and became the first vessels. Shards are named after a specific action or ideal, called an intent. When a person holds a Shard, that person is imbued with its power, but also becomes the Shard, being warped by its intent. With a consciousness to direct them, many of the Shards began to Invest their magic and influence in certain planets or peoples.

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Samaria Series Books in Order

Samaria Series Books in Order: How to read Sharon Shinn’s series?

In Samaria, the fate of the world rests on the voice of an angel…

What is the Samaria  series about?

Written by American novelist Sharon Shinn, the Samaria books are blends of SF, fantasy, and romance and depicts a society divide into two classes : the mortals and the angels. And above the planet of Samaria looms the starship and god Jehovah , who can only be communicated through the songs of the angels.

Because their ancestors fled centuries ago from the violence of a war-torn planet, harmony is prized among all people. But sometimes the divine music of the angels is not enough to prevent conflict among mortals—and sometimes the god can’t even hear the angels singing.

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Goosebumps Books in Order RL Stine

Goosebumps Books in Order: How to read the classic children’s horror books series by R.L. Stine?

Let’s dive into the second-best-selling book series in history, after J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter.

What is Goosebumps?

Goosebumps is a series of children’s horror fiction novels by American author R. L. Stine. The series begun in july 1992. Like all good story, the success wasn’t there at the beginning and the adventure almost ended with the sixth book. Soon enough, public find their way to the Goosebumps series and the rest is history.

The Goosebumps books follow children, who find themselves in scary situations, usually involving monsters and other supernatural elements. The original series comprised of 62 titles, but was followed by various spin-off series. Goosebumps has also spawned a television series, merchandise and feature films.

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Merry Gentry Books in Order: How to read Laurell K. Hamilton’s series?

Between two Anita Blake books, discover Merry Gentry’ story, Laurell K. Hamilton other heroine.

Who is Merry Gentry?

Meredith NicEssus aka “Merry Gentry” is a faerie princess forced to flee the court of her aunt Andais, the Queen of Air and Darkness and of the Unseelie fae. She turned private investigator in a world where faeries are known to the general public.

Soon, Merry is brought back to the Unseelie Court and given the option to take her aunt’s throne, but only if she can procreate before her sadistic cousin Cel can. She also gets involved in a series of secrets and court intrigues.

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Robert Langdon Books in Order: How to read Dan Brown’s series?

Seek the truth, seek the codes with Robert Langdon…

Who is Robert Langdon?

You possibly know him as Tom Hanks in Ron Howard adaptation of Dan Brown’s books. Robert Langdom is a famoux Harvard University professor of history of art and “symbology”, a fictional field related to the study of historic symbols.

No one will be surprise to know that professor Langdon has an eidetic memory, with a brilliant problem-solving mind. He’s also a great swimmer and the writer of six books.

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A Song of Ice and Fire Books in Order: How to read George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series?

Winter is coming !

What is A Song of Ice and Fire about?

Adapted as an HBO tv show under the title Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire is an ongoing epic fantasy series written by american writer G.R.R. Martin

The story takes place on the fictional continents Westeros and Essos. It centers around a dynastic war among several families for control of Westeros, the rising threat of the supernatural Others in northernmost Westeros, and the ambition of Daenerys Targaryen, the deposed king’s exiled daughter, to assume the Iron Throne.

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Realm of the Elderlings Books in Order: How to read Robin Hobb’s series?

G.R.R. Martin described Robin Hobb’s books as « like diamonds in a sea of zircons. » and her Realm of the Elderlings Series is epic.

What is Realm of the Elderlings about?

Robin Hobb’s Realm Of The Elderlings series is an epic fantasy saga sub-divided into four trilogies and a quartet, and completed with a novella and some short stories.

All stories take place in the Realm of the Elderlings, as we follow the destiny of many characters, like FitzChivalry Farseer, The Fool, Althea Vestrit, Malta Vestrit, Alise Kincarron and more. It is a world with magic, wolves, dragons and liveships.

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