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Green Lantern by Grant Morrison Reading Order

Green Lantern by Grant Morrison Reading Order: How to read Grant Morrison and Liam Sharp’s run of Emerald Warrior comics?

Grant Morrison is back on a regular DC Comics series, but not on Batman.

What is Green Lantern by Grant Morrison about?

As part of the DC Rebirth relaunch in 2016, the regular Green Lantern series was canceled and replaced with “Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps” and “Green Lanterns.” After that, Scottish writer Grant Morrison teamed up with British comic book artist Liam Sharp to give as a new king of Green Lantern series with a very European style.

This new series began when one the famous Green Lantern from Earth, the intrepid Hal Jordan, encountered an alien hiding in plain sight. This set off a chain of events that rocks the Green Lantern Corps to its foundations.

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The Empire of Bones Saga in Order: How to read Terry Mixon’s series?

By the author of The Humanity Unlimited Saga.

What is The Empire of Bones Saga about?

Written by American science fiction author Terry Mixon, The Empire of Bones Saga is a mix of military science fiction and grand adventure on a galaxy-spanning scale.

Set at a time when a New Terran Empire emerges, the story put Commander Jared Mertz, the bastard son of the Emperor, and his half-sister, Princess Kelsey Bandar, at the center of a war against the implacable artificial intelligence of the Rebel Empire. To win it, the must fight battle after battle to save humanity.

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Darcy Sweet Mysteries Books in Order

The Darcy Sweet Mystery Books in Order: How to read K.J. Emrick’s series?

Some sweet sweet murder mysteries with a touch of magic.

What is Darcy Sweet Mystery about?

Written by K.J. Emrick, The Darcy Sweet Mystery series is known as a cozy mystery series with a touch of fantastic.

Set in the city of Misty Hollow, the books center around Darcy Sweet, the owner of Sweet Read bookstore who has a connection to “the other side.” That’s why she lives with her psychic cat named Smudge, and talk to the ghosts who create all sorts of problems for her and her neighbors.

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Ender's Game Books in Order

Ender’s Game Books in Order: How to read the Orson Scott Card’s series?

A classic series by Orson Scott Card.

What’s the Ender’s Game Series about?

This is a series of science fiction books by Orson Scott Card? Everything started with the novelette “Ender’s Game,” which was later expanded into the novel of the same title in order to use the Ender character in another novel. Now the Enderverse is composed of the Ender Series, the Shadow Saga, and the Formic Wars series.

Everything began with the story of “Ender’s Game” which is set in Earth’s future, when, after two conflicts with the Formics, an insectoid alien species, humankind is in peril. A third invasion must be prevented and children like Andrew “Ender” Wiggin are trained from a very young age with the use of increasingly difficult games to develop new tactics.

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Dread Empire's Fall Books in Order

Dread Empire’s Fall Books in Order: How to read Walter Jon Williams’ series?

Even in space, Empires fall…

What is Dread Empire’s Fall about?

Written by the American author Walter Jon Williams, the Dread Empire’s Fall series is a military science fiction/space opera series.

Set in a future in which the powerful Shaa species has conquered the universe, the story began with the death of the Shaa. The Naxids, the first species they conquered, want to take over but a war began. To stop the Naxids, the other species must rely on Terran naval officers Caroline Sula and Gareth Martinez to win before it’s too late.

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Reading Order: How to read Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s comic book series?

From the great Alan Moore, writer of Watchmen.

What is The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen about?

Comic book series co-created by writer Alan Moore and artist Kevin O’Neill, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen was initially presented as a kind “Justice League of Victorian England” but evolved to become something more literate and more … extraordinary.

Taking pieces from great works of literature (science-fiction ones and more), Moore and O’Neill tale a story in which Allan Quatermain, Mina Murray, Captain Nemo, Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde, and Hawley Griffin, the Invisible Man must unite to defeat powerful enemies of England.

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Expeditionary Force Books in Order: How to read Craig Alanson’s series?

If you like the Old man’s war series, maybe try The Expeditionary Force.

What is the Expeditionary Force series about?

Written by self-published author Craig Alanson, the Expeditionary Force is a military science-fiction series that will be composed of 14 novels.

Humanity realizes suddenly that space is full of more advances species when the conflict between the Ruhar and the Kristang affects Earth. The humans are recruited in an intergalactic war. That’s how Army Specialist Joe Bishop got shipped to another solar system for training before realizing that, maybe, he was fighting on the wrong side…

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Foundation Books in Order: How to read Isaac Asimov’s series?

I should probably have used the title ‘How to read Isaac Asimov’s Robot, Empire and foundation series?’ but I didn’t want to make a title that was just too long. I know, I will start to work on a design more in accordance with the demand of the site soon. For now, let’s talk about the great Isaac Asimov and some of his most famous work.

What is the Foundation Series?

The original Foundation Trilogy is one of the must celebrated work in science-fiction. Originally, it was a series of eight short stories published in Astounding Magazine in the 1940s. Everything starts in a future where the mathematician Hari Seldon has developed the concept of psychohistory that he used to predict the future, but only on a large scale.

He foresees the fall of the Galactic Empire and, to ensure a favorable future for humanity, he gathers talented minds to basically become the foundation for a new society. Soon, they found themselves facing hard choices that will determine the future or the end of Mankind. Asimov says that when he wrote ‘Foundation’, he had no idea that he had begun a series of stories. After the original Trilogy, he wrote new books and extended the universe with connections to the Robot Series and the Empire Series.

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War of the Realms Reading Order: How to read this Epic Marvel event?

The Marvel Event of 2019 is here, and it’s a big one.

What’s War of the Realms?

If you read the Thor series by Jason Aaron, you probably already know what the War of Realms is about. If not, you have some catching up to do.

For some time now, Malekith the Dark Elf has been conquering the Ten Realms one by one until there is only one left: Midgard (Earth!). Thor lost his precious Mjolnir, but he’s still fighting to prevent the war. With a lot of Asgardian warriors and Earth’s heroes, they must now fight against a full-on invasion and defeat Malekith.

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Artemis Fowl Books in Order: How to read Eoin Colfer series?

Artemis Fowl is not another Harry Potter, but more a twelve-year-old James Bond villain in a modern fantasy setting.

Who is Artemis Fowl?

Artemis Fowl is a twelve-year-old mischievous Irish mastermind, member of a dysfunctional family with a rich history of crime. He can easily hatch complicated and brilliant plan and it is exactly what he does to rebuild the Fawl Fortune after his father’s capture and his mother’s descent into madness.

Artemis Fowl is intelligent, cold and ruthless, but with an evolving moral compass as he grows up and goes on multiples dangerous adventures.

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