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Spider-Gwen Reading Order: How to read the adventures of Gwen Stacy, The Spider-Woman?

Don’t call her Spider-Gwen, she’s Spider-Woman… or Spider-Ghost!

Who is Spider-Gwen?

Like her friend Silk (see the reading order), Spider-Gwen first appeared with the first Spider-verse event. Conceptualized by long-time Spider-Man writer Dan Slott (more about him), but really created by Jason Latour and Robbi Rodriguez, this Spider-Woman is not from the main Marvel universe.

Spider-Gwen is really the Gwen Stacy of Earth-65. Like the Peter Parker we know and love, she was a high school student when she was bitten by a radioactive spider. Now, with super spider powers, she became the superhero known as Spider-Woman. She fights crime on her Earth with enemies like Matt Murdock and Frank Castle.

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Fever Series in Order: How to read Karen Marie Moning books?

It’s a world of Fae out there!

What the Fever Series is about?

The Fever series revolves around MacKayla Lane, 20-something living an ordinary life in small-town Georgia, until her sister is brutally murdered while studying abroad in Ireland. MacKayla only clue to what happened to her sister is a cryptic message on her cell phone. She decides to take a plane to Ireland to obtain some answers. Her quest draws her into the realm of the Fae…

It is the official beginning of the Fever Series, but not to the world of Fae, as Karen Marie Moning wrote about it in her prior book series.

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Ali Reynolds Books in Order: How to read J.A. Jance Series?

By the author of the Joanna Brady series

Who is Ali Reynolds?

Written by American author Judith Ann (J. A.) Jance, the Ali Reynolds series is about a former Los Angeles news anchor turned mystery solver.

Everything began with a cheating husband and the ending of a high-profile broadcasting—because TV executives who wanted a “younger face.” For Ali Reynolds the need to leave LA in order to start again puts her on the path to become a detective.

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Inspector Banks Books in Order: How to read Peter Robinson series?

Also known as DCI Banks on ITV with Stephen Tompkinson playing the famous detective.

Who is Detective Chief Inspector Banks?

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks is a policeman in Yorkshire (England) and the protagonist in a series of novels by English-Canadian crime writer Peter Robinson.

Set in the fictional English town of Eastvale in the Yorkshire Dales, the series follows Banks, a former member of the London Metropolitan Police, who left the capital for a quieter life. Instead, he found that murder is everywhere and that small communities are full of secrets—sometimes deadly ones.

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Shopaholic/Rebecca Bloomwood Books in Order: How to read Sophie Kinsella Series?

Rebecca Bloomwood is the heroine of all the non-minimalist out there…

Who is Rebecca Bloomwood?

Rebecca Jane ‘Becky’ Bloomwood is the main protagonist from the Shopaholic series of novels by British author Sophie Kinsella. She has been portrayed on the big screen in 2009 by by Isla Fisher.

At the beginning of the series, she works as a financial journalist, a job that doesn’t help her makes smart financial choices. Yes, Rebecca has debts and it doesn’t stop her form purchasing new clothes and shoes among other things.

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John Jordan Books in Order: How to read Michael Lister Series?

Did you know that John Jordan learned to be a cop with the help of Harry Bosch?

Who Is John Jordan?

Written by American novelist and ex-prison chaplain from Florida Michael Lister, the John Jordan series is obviously about a prison chaplain named John Jordan!

Set in the Potter Correctional Institution, considered the toughest maximum security prison in Florida, this series follows Jordan, a six-foot-tall ex-cop who is now a prison chaplain investigating murders as he tries to find peace in the worst place possible.

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Captain Gabriel Lacey Regency Mysteries Books in Order: How to read Ashley Gardner Series?

Let’s resolve crime in the Regency era in England, in company of a good man named Gabriel Lacey…

Who is Captain Gabriel Lacey?

The protagonist in a series of historical mystery novels by American author Ashley Gardner (also known as Jennifer Ashley), Captain Gabriel Lacey is a former cavalry officer, veteran of the Peninsular War in Regency era England. He comes home injured and prompt to melancholia.

Retired on half-pay following the end of his military’s career, Gabriel Lacey still doesn’t want anyone else to know injustice. He can’t help himself, he fights for those people so often ignored by others.

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Captain America by Ed Brubaker Reading Order: How to read the most celebrated adventures of Steve Rogers and the Winter Soldier

I started reading Captain America by Ed Brubaker thinking it was pretty straightforward, but it was not… because Marvel!

What Captain America by Ed Brubaker is about?

Everybody knows Captain America. But if you were in a coma during most of your life, he is a Marvel Superhero and the alter ego of Steve Rogers. As a young man, Steve wanted to fight for his country against the Nazis, but couldn’t … until he participated in an experiment that transformed him in a super-soldier. Near the end of the war, he and his sidekick Busty were left for dead. Trapped in ice and saved by the serum that changed him, he later came back to fight evil everywhere.

Ed Brubaker started to write the Captain America ongoing series with the fifth volume—publication began in January 2005. The Criminal author wrote 100 issues, bring back Bucky as the Winter Soldier, delt with Cap death and resurrection and more. It’s the most celebrated run on the Captain America modern series.

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Will Trent Books in Order: How to read Karin Slaughter Series?

You’ve heard of the FBI, the CBI… but do you know the GBI, Georgia Bureau of Investigation?

Who is Will Trent?

Written by American crime novelist Karin Slaughter, The Will Trent series takes place in Atlanta and features GBI special agent Will Trent, his partner Faith Mitchell, and Angie Polaski – later, Sara Linton from The Grant County Series (also by Karin Slaughter, of course) joins the series.

A good agent who has a reputation for not getting along well with others, Will Trent joined the Special Criminal Apprehension Team, a new unit headed by Amanda Wagner. With his phenomenal clearance rate, Will is one of the best agents in the bureau—in spite of his dyslexia.

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Buffyverse Comics Reading Order: How to read Buffy/Angel comics?

In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.

Who is Buffy Summers ?

She made a first appearance in the 1992 film Buffy the Vampire Slayer, before becoming the badass heroine of her own television show and comic books.  Presented as a shallow high school cheerleader, Buffy is the Chosen One. She is gifted with the strength and skills to fight vampires, demons and other supernatural creatures.

As Buffy grows up, she must face the challenge of every teenager (and after, adult) life and also the darkness. She is surrounded by friends and family who help her in her mission.

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