9 Mystery Book Series set in the World of Sherlock Holmes

9 Mystery Book Series set in the World of Sherlock Holmes

Certainly the most popular detective in the world, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes is also the most influential. Being a public domain character for some time now, Holmes and his partner, John Watson, have been revisited by numerous authors, plunged into extraordinary mysteries, sometimes supernatural ones, and moved into all sorts of different settings,…

11 Book Series set in Ancient Rome

11 Book Series set in Ancient Rome

Spanning over a millennium, the Roman Empire’s saga is a fascinating blend of military might, political machinations, cultural achievements, and inevitable decline. No surprise these Historical times inspired writers to tell stories of all kinds. The following list of book series offers a diverse range of perspectives on Ancient Rome, exploring various aspects of its…

19 Spy Thriller Book Series To Read, from Jack Ryan to the Gray Man

19 Spy Thriller Book Series To Read, from Jack Ryan to the Gray Man

After exploring book series in the military science fiction genre, we are turning our attention towards something a bit different where we still find a bit of military–but not always. Welcome to the heart-pounding realm of espionage thrillers. Some may be considered realistic, some not. From high-stakes missions to shadowy conspiracies, these book series offer…

17  Military Science Fiction Book Series To Read, From Old Man’s War to Gaunts Ghosts

17 Military Science Fiction Book Series To Read, From Old Man’s War to Gaunts Ghosts

A subgenre of science fiction, Military Science Fiction is taking us into the heart of futuristic conflicts where high-tech weaponry, interstellar battles, and often intricate political landscapes intersect. Often exploring military ethics, the impact of advanced technology on warfare, and the human experience amidst the chaos of battle, numerous book series told stories of epic…

18 YA Dystopian Book Series to Read

18 YA Dystopian Book Series to Read

The dystopian genre is nothing new; well-established classics like George Orwell’s “1984” or Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” laid the groundwork for its kind of storytelling. But around 15 years ago, the genre found a new audience within the growing market of young adult readers. Mixing a variety of themes that explore societal, political, and…

11 Victorian Mystery Book Series, From Sherlock Holmes to Lady Emily

11 Victorian Mystery Book Series, From Sherlock Holmes to Lady Emily

Following our list of mystery book series featuring members of the clergy, we are turning our attention to another mystery subgenre, one that takes us back to the Victorian era. For those unfamiliar with what the Victorian era encompasses, it refers to the period of Queen Victoria’s reign in the United Kingdom that spans from…

10 Mystery Books Series Featuring Members of the Clergy

10 Mystery Books Series Featuring Members of the Clergy

Readers of mystery series know that very well, anybody can become a sleuth (amateur or not). From the baker to the shot whisperers, stumbling onto a cadaver may encourage the most incongruous person to become a bona fide detective–a lot of series starts with our future investigator wrongly accused of murder for some reason. Members…

The Hard-Boiled Detectives: A Look into the Gritty World of Noir Fiction

The Hard-Boiled Detectives: A Look into the Gritty World of Noir Fiction

The crime fiction genre was nothing new when hard-boiled detective fiction emerged in the United States during the early 20th century. This subgenre has its roots in the pulp magazines of the 1920s and 1930s. From there, it evolved into a popular-and now respectable-literary genre. But before going into more detail about the evolution of…