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Noughts and Crosses Books in Order

Noughts and Crosses Books in Order: How to read Malorie Blackman’s series?

  • Fabien 

Now a BBC TV Show.

What is the Noughts and Crosses series about?

Coming from British author Malorie Blackman, Noughts & Crosses is a series of young adult novels. It’s an alternative history in which native African people had colonised the European people.

It’s speculative fiction about two star-crossed lovers fight for a more just world. Sephy is a Cross. Callum is a nought. She’s dark-skinned and lives a life of privilege. He’s pale-skinned and poor. Their love will lead both of them into terrible danger.

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Star Wars Jedi Academy Books in order-Wars-Jedi-Academy books in order

Star Wars: Jedi Academy Books in Order: How to read the Scholastic series?

  • Carole 

May the Force be with you!

What is Star Wars: Jedi Academy about?

Star Wars: Jedi Academy is a non-canon series of Star Wars young-reader novels published by Scholastic and targeted at grade-school audiences. The books have been written by Jeffrey Brown, Jarrett J. Krosoczka and Amy Ignatow.

The story follow Roan Novachez, then Victor Starspeeder and Christina Starspeeder and is told through a mix of comics, doodles, and journal entries. The action take places at a Jedy Academy where young Force-sensitive beings are trained in the ways of the Force.

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

  • Fabien 

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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Barbara Erskine Books in Order

Barbara Erskine Books in Order (Lady of Hay, The Ghost Tree, The Dream Weavers)

  • Fabien 

All of the books…

Who is Barbara Erskine?

Barbara Erskine is british writer born in 1944 who’s passioniate with history, and even studied Scottish history at Edinburgh University.

Since her best-selling first novel Lady of Hay published in 1986, Barbara Erskine wrote almost twenty more books—and short stories—dealing with both history and the supernatural.

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Andy Weir Books in Order

Andy Weir Books in Order (The Martian, Artemis, Project Hail Mary)

  • Carole 

All of the Books!

Who is Andy Weir?

Andy Weir is an American novelist who studied computer science at UC San Diego, although he did not graduate. He then worked as a programmer for several software companies, including AOL, Palm, MobileIron and Blizzard, where he worked on the video game Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness.

Weir begun to write in his twenties and self-published first on his website for years. Following some readers request, he made his book The Martian available on Amazon Kindle, first sold for 99 cents before being approached by a literary agent. He sold the rights of the book to Crown Publishing Group and the book has since been adapted into a film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott in 2015.

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Matt Haig Books in Order

Matt Haig Books in Order (The Midnight Library, Father Christmas and Me…)

  • Fabien 

All of the Books!

Who is Matt Haig?

Born in 1975, Matt Haig is a British journalist and now full-time novelist who is writing both fiction and non-fiction for children and adults.

Matt Haig has also written non-fiction like his memoir Reasons to Stay Alive, but he is mostly known for his fiction novels like his Christmas series for children and his adult genre books like The Humans, The Midnight Library or The Radleys (some urban fantasy, sci-fi, and speculative works).

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N.K. Jemisin Books in order

N. K. Jemisin Books in Order (The Broken Earth, Inheritance, The Fifth Season)

  • Carole 

All of the Books!

Who is N. K. Jemisin?

Nora Keita Jemisin is an is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. Despite writing since childhood, she considered it to be just a hobby until her early thirties and worked as a counseling psychologist. She is now a New York Times bestselling and Hugo Award-winning author, and a recipient of a 2020 MacArthur Fellowship.

Jemisin’s most frequent themes include resistance to oppression, the inseverability of the liminal, and the coolness of Stuff Blowing Up. She has been an advocate for the long tradition of science fiction and fantasy as political resistance, and previously championed genre as a New York Times Book reviewer. She lives in Brooklyn.

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Chaos Walking Books in Order

Chaos Walking Books in Order: How to read Patrick Ness’s series?

Soon to be a major picture film.

What is the Chaos Walking series about?

Young adult science fiction series written by American-British author Patrick Ness, Chaos Walking is set in a dystopian world where all living creatures can hear each other’s thoughts in a stream of images, words, and sounds called Noise.

More precisely, the series follows the adventures of two adolescents, Todd Hewitt and Viola Eade, as the planet around them erupts into war.

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