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Walt Longmire Books in Order: How to read Craig Johnson series?

The other day I wrote a guide for the Joe Pickett Series, the other Wyoming crime series. I thought at the time that I already covered Longmire, but no. Until now.

Who is Walt Longmire?

Sheriff Walter ‘Walt’ Longmire is the main character of a series of novels written by Craig Johnson.

At the beginning of the series, Walt is the well-respected Sheriff of Absaroka County and plans to run for reelection again the following year. He is a widower, his wife died from cancer; his daughter, Cady, who is an attorney in Philadelphia; and closest friend is Henry Standing Bear.

Of course, his work is to catch killers in his County, and he is good at it.

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Joe Pickett Series in Order: How to read C.J. Box books?

Did you know that Walt Longmire isn’t the only crime fighter in Wyoming with a book series? Joe Pickett has one too.

Who is Joe Pickett?

Created by Charles James Box, Jr. – or C.J. Box – , Joe Pickett firs appeared in the 2001 novel Open Season. He is the new game warden in Twelve Sleep, Wyoming, a town where nearly everyone hunts and the game warden – especially one like Joe who won’t take bribes or look the other way – is far from popular.

Like it is written on Box website, over that time, he’s taken on environmental terrorists, rogue federal land managers, animal mutilators, crazed cowboy hitmen, corrupt bureaucrats, homicidal animal rights advocates, and violent dysfunctional families.

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Spider-Man by Dan Slott Reading Order: How to read the longest run in Spidey’s History?

In the beginning of this blog, I was motivated by doing long and comprehensive reading guide, especially for comics. It’s time to get back at it with a big chunk of Spider-Man recent history.

Spider-Man by Dan Slott, The Longest run

Dan Slott took over in 2010. Before that, he was one of the multiple writers who tried to put Peter Parker back on his feet following the disastrous One More Day storyline.

Dan Slott knows Spider-Man’s history and how to use it. He used it to redefine old enemies, to develop new ones and to take the story where it never went before. This is a comprehensive reading order, following mostly TPB editions, not issues on issues.

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Percy Jackson Books in Order: How to read Rick Riordan series?

I don’t think they’ll make a third Percy Jackson movie but at least you can still read the books!

Who is Percy Jackson?

Also known as Percy Jackson & the Olympians, the book series by Rick Riordan is about a young man who, as you may have guessed, is called Percy Jackson.

One day, after being attacked by a Minotaur, Percy discovered that he is a demigod, the son of Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea. His life changes completely as he finds himself at Camp Half-Blood, a training camp for demigods like him. Soon, with his companions, a Satyr named Grover Underwood and Annabeth Chase, a daughter of Athena, Percy starts a grand adventure.

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The Princess Diaries Books in Order: How to read Meg Cabot Series?

The other day I read something about doing more Princess Diaries movies. Well, turns out there already are some materials available for inspiration.

What’s the Princess Diaries series?

The Princess Diaries is a young adult series written by Meg Cabot. It’s about Mia who is the princess and heir to the throne of Genovia, a small country in Europe.

Mia lived most of her life in Greenwich Village and uses a talent for writing to chronicle her life in personal diaries. So, this is her story, from the time she discovered that she was in fact a Princess to adulthood.

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Myron Bolitar Books in Order: How to read Harlan Coben series?

You don’t need to be a detective to solve mysteries, ask Harlan Coben’s Myron Bolitar.

Who is Myron Bolitar?

Created by mystery novelist Harlan Coben, Myron Bolitar is an ex-basketball player. He currently works as a sports agent, being also the owner of MB SportReps, an agency representing sports stars and celebrities.

Myron Bolitar is a good agent, and that’s why he ended up becoming an accidental detective – with the help of his best friend, Windsor Horne Lockwood III (aka Win), the owner of Lock-Horne Investments & Securities.

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Old Man’s War Series in Order: How to read John Scalzi books?

After a few spy thrillers, I wanted to go back to Sci-Fi and this is John Scalzi’s turn:

What’s the Old Man’s War Series?

The Old Man’s War is the name of the first published book by sci-fi author John Scalzi, and the name of the series of novels that take place in the same universe.

This is a Military science fiction story that began with a 75-year-old soldier in the Colonial Defense Forces (CDF) named John Perry. Like his colleagues, Perry gets rejuvenated into young and enhanced body before being sent to combat in the Galaxy. His chances of survival are low.

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Kay Scarpetta Reading Order: How to read Patricia Cornwell books?

You don’t need to be a cop to fight crime, ask Kay Scarpetta!

Who is Kay Scarpetta?

Kay Scarpetta is the protagonist in a series of crime novels written by Patricia Cornwell.

At the beginning, Scarpetta was the Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia and works in Richmond. She eventually resigned before relocating to Florida … before another career change. The important thing is that she works at stopping killers since the ’90s now. Yes, she was into forensic science before CSI.

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Scot Harvath Reading Order: How to read Brad Thor books in order?

Searching something new form my dad who’s into Jack Ryan and other kind of spy thriller type of books. I found out about the Scot Harvath and dig a little to know where to start. But first…

Who is Scot Harvath?

Scot Harvath is an ex-Navy SEAL Secret Service agent, but first he is the main character in the books written by Brad Thor.

Mostly, Scot Harvath is a man dedicated to his country. After some hesitations, a became a Navy SEAL like his father before him. After few years, he decided to left the military to take a position with the Secret Service and ended up guarding the First Family. His career evolved during the series, but this is where he is when the series began.

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Secret Empire Reading Order: How to read the Evil Captain America crossover?

It’s the end of the Secret Empire event, it’s time to get to the reading guide :

What is Secret Empire?

Big Marvel crossover published between April and September 2017, Secret Empire is one of thoses Universe Redefining massive event.

Of course, the most important thing here is that Captain America is a f***ing Hydra Agent! That was unexpected, to say the least, but we knew it before the event took place. So, we are not as surprised as his friends when he made his move and took control of America. Now, the ones who escaped the first assault must organize the resistance movement and fight the occupation. It’s long and transformative, as you may have guessed.

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