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Chronicles of Ixia Books in Order

Chronicles of Ixia Books in Order (Study Series, Glass Series, Soulfinder Series): How to read Maria V. Snyder’s series?

  • Carole 

 Choose. A quick death or slow poison.

What is Chronicles of Ixia about?

Written by American fantasy and science fiction author Maria V. Snyder, The Chronicles of Ixia is comprised of three series (Study Series,Glass Series, Soulfinder Series) and five short stories.

The story takes place in in the territory of Ixia, where the government maintains control through the Code of Behaviour, forbidding the practice of magic. Yelena is a twenty-year-old woman imprisoned for murder and awaiting execution. She is given the chance to live on the condition that she will become the Commander of Ixia’s food taster. Yelena accepts, and soon disasters keep mounting. Rebels plot to seize Ixia and she develops magical powers she can’t control. The battle for her life has just begun.

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Holly Black Books in Order

Holly Black Books in Order (Modern Faerie Tales, Folk of the Air, Spiderwick Chronicles, Curse Workers, Magisterium)

  • Fabien 

All of the books!

Who is Holly Black?

Holly Black is an American writer mostly known for her series of children’s books and young-adult fantasy series, working with author like Tony DiTerlizzi and Cassandra Clare. Whe also work for DC Comics on the New52 Lucifer series.

Her most famous work is The Spiderwick Chronicles series, but also the Modern Faerie Tales, the Folk of the Air, The Curse Workers, and Magisterium.

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World of the Five Gods Books in Order by Lois McMaster Bujold

World of the Five Gods Books in Order: How to read Lois McMaster Bujold’s series?

  • Carole 

By the author of The Vorkosigan Saga.

What is World of the Five Gods about?

Written by American writer Lois McMaster Bujold, World of the Five Gods is a fantasy series, previously named the Chalion series. As the series expanded, the title was changed. It is a series of shared universe stories, with a sub-series titled Penric and Desdemona.

The World of the Five Gods series explores an alternate reality on a world analogous to Earth, , influenced by conflicts between the old shamanic religion, the new dominant Quintarian religion, and the heretical Quadrene faith. The stories share a world and theology, rather than related characters.

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Fablehaven Books in Order

Fablehaven Books in Order: How to read Brandon Mull’s series?

  • Fabien 

Welcome to a world full of magical creatures.

What is Fablehaven about?

Fantasy book series for children written by Brandon Mull, Fablehaven is about kids discovering a mystical world full of magical beings, and fighting Evil to protect it.

The story is set around 13-year-old Kendra and 11-year-old Seth Sorenson as they visit their grandparents in Connecticut. After Kendra discovers a strange book, they follow a path that leads them to a whole new hidden and amazingly mysterious world called Fablehaven. Now they must defend this place and its creatures from a horde of imprisoned demons.

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Shadow Riders Books in Order

Shadow Rider Books in Order: How to read Christine Feehan’s series?

  • Carole 

A Chicago crime family hides a dark, mystical secret…

What is Shadow Rider about?

Written by american author Christine Feehan, The Shadow Rider is a paranormal romance book series about the Ferraro a Chicago crime family that hides a dark, mystical secret. Each book is centred around a different couple.

The Ferraro family are Shadow Riders, with the ability to manipulate light and dark and travel in the shadows. Being a Shadow Rider carries a huge responsibility, and at the same time is so necessary to let no one know about it. Read More »Shadow Rider Books in Order: How to read Christine Feehan’s series?

The Worst Witch Books in Order

The Worst Witch Books in Order: How to read Jill Murphy’s series?

  • Carole 

It’s not easy being a witch.

What is The Worst Witch about?

Written by english writer Jill Murphy, The Worst Witch is a children’s book series about Mildred Hubble, a good-hearted, but bungling young witch-in-training, who never seems to get anything right. The eight volumes cover Mildred´s first four years at Cackle´s Academy.

As a very popular book series for children, The Worst Witch have been adapted multiple times: the first time in 1986 as a television film, then a TV show aired from 1998 and 2001. And two spin-offs, Weirdsister College, aired in 2001, and The New Worst Witch, followed, in 2001 and 2005. A new adaptation premiered in 2017.Read More »The Worst Witch Books in Order: How to read Jill Murphy’s series?

The Demonata Books in Order

The Demonata Books in Order: How to read Darren Shan’s series?

  • Carole 

By the author of Cirque Du Freak.

What is The Demonata about?

Written by Darren Shan, more known for his Cirque Du Freak series, The Demonata is a young adult horror/ fantasy series dealing with the world of demons. The series is told by three different protagonists: Grubbs Grady, Kernel Fleck, and Bec MacConn. 

The Demonata, or demons, are creatures who have no feeling or emotions and really like to kill and eat humans. Since they lack creativity and imagination, they take forms combining aspects of many animals from the human world.

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