Romance

After Books in Order: How to read Anna Todd’s series?

  • Carole 

Life will never be the same. #Hessa

What is After about?

Written by American author Anna Todd, The After series is a young-adult romance series that was originally published on Wattpad before being picked up by Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster. It has now been translated into several languages and the first two books have been adapted into movies.

The series started as fan-fiction, as it was initially inspired by the music and fandom of One Direction. The singer Harry Styles is the model for the protagonist, Hardin Scott. The series relates the complicated relationship between the nice Tessa Young and the bad boy Hardin Scott. Beware, the series is criticised for romanticising abuse as the characters have a toxic relationship.

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Lux universe Books in Order

LUX Universe Books in Order: How to read Jennifer L. Armentrout’s series?

  • Carole 

Starting over sucks. And then Aliens…

What is LUX about?

Written by American author Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Lux universe is a young-adult paranormal fantasy franchise comprised of three series (Lux, Arum and Origin) and three companion books.

The story begins with Katy Swartz, a young woman who moves from Florida to West Virginia right before her senior year and discovers a new hot but arrogant neighbour is, in fact, an alien. Then, things gets complicated and dangerous.

The series depicts the conflict between the Luxen, the Arum (two groups of aliens) and Humans, along with Hybrids and Origins. And we have two reading orders!

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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?

  • Carole 

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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The Beach House series books in order

The Beach House Books in Order: How to read Mary Alice Monroe’s series?

Meet the Turtle lady and her family.

What is The Beach House series about?

Written by Mary Alice Monroe (not to be confused with Alice Munro), The Beach House series is centred around the Rutledge family and the Lowcountry. The books offers intimate portrayals of women’s lives and explores environmental issues.

The first Beach house novel has been adapted as an Hallmark TV movie in 2018, with Minka Kelly playing the lead.

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The Ravenels Books in Order

The Ravenels Books in Order: How to read Lisa Kleypas’s series?

  • Fabien 

By the author of The Hathaways Series.

What is the Ravenels series about?

Written by Miss Massachusetts (1985) turned best-selling author of historical and contemporary romance novels Lisa Kleypas, The Ravenels is one of her historical romance series.

Each book is focusing on a different member of the aristocratic Ravenel family (like Devon, Helen, Kathleen, Pandora, Cassandra, Weston…), The Ravenels offers us romantic tales full of colorful characters, funny and sexy stories, set in beautiful locations.

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Taylor Jenkins Reid Books in Order (The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Daisy Jones & The Six, Malibu Rising)

  • Fabien 

All of the books!

Who is Taylor Jenkins Reid?

American author Taylor Jenkins Reid used to work in film production before publishing her first book and becoming a full-time best-seller novelist.

Today, Reid  is best known for her novels The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Daisy Jones & The Six, but also One True Loves. All three will soon be adapted (as movies or limited series).

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The Stanislaskis Series Books in Order: How to read Nora Roberts’s romance series?

  • Carole 

Also known as Those Wild Ukrainians.

Who are the Stanislaskis?

Written by the very productive Nora Roberts (also known as J.D. Robb, writer of the In Death series), The Stanislaski Family series is a romance series about, like the title said, the Stanislaski Family.

Each book follows a different member of this family, where children were raised in the Old World traditions of their loving immigrant family. You have the wild-spirited toy store owner Natasha, the lawyer Rachel, the eldest Stanislaski brother carpenter and woodcarver Mikhail, police officer Alexi Stanislaski, and more…

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John Green Books in Order

John Green Books in Order (Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, The Fault in Our Stars…)

  • Fabien 

All of the Books!

Who is John Green?

Born in 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana, John Green is an American author and YouTube content creator— He is half of the VlogBrothers with his brother Hank (also a published author).

He published his first best-selling novel Looking for Alaska in 2005. Since that, he wrote seven more (fiction and non-fiction) books like Paper Towns (2008) or The Fault in Our Stars (2012), and short stories.

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