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Spy School Series in Order: How to read Stuart Gibbs’ books?

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You’re never too young to become a spy.

What is the Spy School series about?

Written by American author Stuart Gibbs, the Spy School series is a spy adventure series for children.

The story follows Benjamin Ripley, a middle schooler who dreamt of becoming a spy and ultimately joined a junior C.I.A. academy, even if it was an error. Now, he is in training to become a super spy that stops at nothing and to fight SPYDER, an enemy spy organization.

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Lonesome Dove Books in Order: How to read Larry McMurtry’s series?

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The classic western series.

What is Lonesome Dove about?

Written by the American novelist, essayist, bookseller, and screenwriter Larry McMurtry, the Lonesome Dove series began in 1985 with a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the first of four books taking us back to the 19th century.

This series tell the exploits of Augustus McCrae and W. F. Call (but also Joshua Deets, Pea Eye Parker, Jake Spoon, Clara Forsythe Allen and more) of the Texas Ranger Division from the time of the Republic of Texas up until the beginning of the 20th century.

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Lord John Grey Books in Order: How to read Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander spin-off series?

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Set in the world of the Outlander series.

Who is Lord John Grey?

Also written by Diana Gabaldon, The Lord John Grey series is a mix of historical fiction spinning of the Outlander novels.

At the beginning, Lord John Grey was a recurring secondary character, a young English soldier who became a Lord. Secretly homosexual, he lived a complex life full of adventures. His stories take place between 1756 and 1761, during the events of Voyager, the third book in the Outlander series.

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The Witcher Books in Order: How to read Andrzej Sapkowski’s series?

Toss a Coin to Your Witcher…

What is The Witcher series about?

Before becoming a Netflix show and a video game franchise, The Witcher was a fantasy series written by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski composed of novels and short stories.

The series revolves around the famous Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, a beast hunter with supernatural abilities (he is a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin), and Ciri, a princess who become a pawn of international politics but also a witcher-in-training.

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

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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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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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Travis McGee Books in Order: How to read John D. MacDonald’s series?

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Troubles in Florida.

Who is Travis McGee?

Created by American mystery writer John D. MacDonald in 1964, the Travis McGee series is about the first great modern Florida adventurer.

Travis McGee lives on a houseboat dubbed The Busted Flush, docked at slip F-18 at Bahia Mar Marina, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is neither a police officer nor a private investigator. In fact, he described himseld as a “salvage consultant”. He will recover your property for a fee of 50%. Most of the times, this work leads him into a lot of troubles.

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Hornblower Books in Order: How to read C.S. Forester’s series?

As seen on TV with Ioan Gruffudd in the title role.

Who is Horatio Hornblower?

Like Patrick O’Brian’s Aubrey and Maturin series, the Hornblower series written by English novelist C.S. Forester is about a British naval officer during the Napoleonic Wars.

The series follow Horatio Hornblower through his career and across the development of the Napoleonic Wars, from a midshipman and lieutenant to an admiral in the British Navy. Hornblower learned to be a leader and to survive during wartime but also peacetime.

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