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Goosebumps HorrorLand Books in Order

Goosebumps HorrorLand Books in Order: Give yourself a fright with R.L. Stine’s horror stories

  • Carole 

Visit the scariest place on earth.

What is Goosebumps HorrorLand about?

Part of the Goosebumps franchise, Goosebumps HorrorLand is a series of children’s horror fiction novels by American author R. L. Stine. The series differentiates itself by telling a serialized story, or should I say two, as it contains two storylines.

Each book is part of the same plot, with characters, villains, and locations from distinct Goosebumps continuities interacting.

Before exploring HorrorLand, you can read a few books from the original series that are referenced in the series. It is optional.

  1. One Day at HorrorLand – Sixteenth book in the original series. Goosebumps HorrorLand is loosely based on this story.
  2. Return to HorrorLand – Thirteenth in the Goosebumps 2000 series and sequel to One Day at HorrorLand.
  3. Deep Trouble – First book in the Deep Trouble Saga, followed by Deep Trouble II but also Creep from the Deep from Goosebumps HorrorLand.
  4. Monster Blood – A Monster Blood appears in Monster Blood for Breakfast!, though not the same as the one in the Monster Blood Saga.
  5. The Haunted Mask – The Haunted Mask is an “antagonist” who made here his first appearance in the Goosebump universe. He is also present in The Scream of the Haunted Mask, and Goosebumps Wanted: The Haunted Mask (from HorrorLand)
  6. Say Cheese and Die! – The first in the Say Cheese and Die! Saga, with an evil camera. You’ll find an evil camera in Goosebumps Horrorland too, but not the same place and character.
  7. Night of the Living Dummy – Goosebumps HorrorLand would be incomplete without Slappy, which made his debut in this Goosebumps book, the first in the Living Dummy Saga.

If you want to have more information about those books, and all the other Goosebumps out there, check out our complete Goosebumps reading order.

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Colson Whitehead Books in Order

Colson Whitehead Books in Order (The Underground Railroad, The Nickel Boys, Harlem Shuffle)

  • Fabien 

All of the Books!

Who is Colson Whitehead?

Arch Colson Chipp Whitehead is an American author mostly known for his fiction novels—but he also published non-fiction books, essays and short stories in The New Yorker. After graduating from Harvard University in 1991, he started working for The Village Voice. During that time, he began drafting his first novels. 

In 2002, he received a MacArthur Genius Grant, won two Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (in 2017 and 2020), the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction, and a lot more. The most famous and celebrated books written Colson Whitehead are The Underground Railroad and The Nickel Boys.

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Ruby Series in Order by V.C. Andrews

Ruby Series in Order: How to read V.C. Andrews’ books?

  • Carole 

A world filled with secrets, evil twin sister, and voodoo.

What is Ruby about (or The Landry Series)?

After the success of the new adaptation of Flowers in the Attic and its sequel, Lifetime continued to adapt V.C. Andrews’ books, first with an adaptation of The Casteel series and then with The Landry series, with V.C. Andrews’ Ruby Movie Series Event.

The Ruby Series or The Landry Series is actually not written by V.C. Andrews but by Andrew Neiderman, the ghostwriter hired by her estate to continue to write novels to be published under her name (Virginia Andrews’s name is considered a valuable commercial asset).

Ruby Landry’s story takes place in the Louisiana bayou where she falls madly in love with her boyfriend Paul. However, it isn’t long before she finds out a dark family secret that would change her life forever. The twisted roots of her family tree are brought to the light after she reunites with her estranged father and meets her conniving twin sister.

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Flowers in the Attic (Lifetime movie)

Flowers in the Attic Books in Order: How to read the Dollanganger Series by V.C. Andrews?

The books behind all those Lifetime movies.

What is the Dollanganger Series about?

Written by V.C. Andrews, the Dollanganger series is a gothic horror and family saga spinning a tale of dreadful secrets and dark, forbidden passions. The first book in the series, Flower in the Attic, is a worldwide best-seller that has been adapted twice for television.

V.C. Andrews died in 1986 and didn’t finish the 5th book in the series, Garden of Shadows. The book was completed by ghostwriter Andrew Neiderman, who wrote all the sequels and prequels since.

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MEG Books in Order: How to read Steve Alten’s series?

Bigger and deadlier than a great white shark.

What is the MEG series about?

From American science-fiction author Steve Alten, the MEG series is about a famous fictional underwater killer: the Megalodon.

The story resolves around a deep-sea diver and paleontologist Jonas Taylor who discovers a species long thought extinct, the prehistoric predators known as Carcharodon megalodon, the massive mother of the great white shark. When he crosses paths with a pregnant Megaladon, Taylor knows that no one is going to be safe.

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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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Charlaine Harris Books in Order

Charlaine Harris Books in Order (Aurora Teagarden, Harper Connelly, Sookie Stackhouse, Midnight, Texas)

All of the books?

Who is Charlaine Harris?

New York Times Best-Selling Author, Charlaine Harris is a writer who specializes in mysteries, often with an urban fantasy twist, and who got especially famous after her Southern Vampire Mysteries series was adapted for TV (on HBO!) under the title True Blood.

Another famous series by Charlaine Harris adapted this time for the Hallmark Channel is the Aurora Teagarden series. She also wrote Midnight, Texas (the TV Show was on NBC) among other popular trilogies.

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Dean Koontz Frankenstein Books Series in Order

Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein Books in Order: How to read Dean Koontz’s thriller series?

  • Carole 

By the man behind Odd Thomas, Jane Hawk, and Nameless.

What is Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein Books about?

Presented as a sort of modern updating and sequel to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (though on a superficial level), the Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein series takes place in present-day New Orleans.

Victor Frankenstein is still alive, going by another name, and continuing his work. Now, he creates a series of artificial life forms from the ground up, no longer using actual human body parts. Opposed to his activities are his original monster, known as Deucalion, and a pair of homicide detectives.

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