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the secret circle books in Order

The Secret Circle Books in Order: How to read L.J. Smith’s series?

  • Fabien 

By the author of The Vampire Diaries series.

What is the Secret Circle series about?

Like The Vampire Diaries series, The Secret Circle was a Young Adult supernatural books series written by L.J. Smith before becoming a TV Show on the American network The CW.

This time, no vampires, but witches! The story introduced us to Cassie Blake as she is initiated into a “Circle” of eleven other teenage witches. As we follow Cassie facing the dark force accidentally unleashed by the Circle, she finds herself in the middle of a love triangle that threatens to tear the Circle apart.

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The Vampire Diaries Books in Order

The Vampire Diaries Books In Order: How to read L.J. Smith’s series?

  • Fabien 

The books that inspired the TV franchise.

What is The Vampire Diaries series about?

Written by L. J. Smith, The Vampire Diaries series was originally published in 1991-1992 and introduced us to Elena Gilbert, a high school girl who finds her heart eventually torn between Stefan and Damon Salvatore, two vampires brothers.

Following the success of the TV adaptation (launch following the success of the Twilight movie adaptations), the book series came back with multiple trilogies – there are even books based on the TV series.

That said, L. J. Smith really only wrote the 7 first books of the series. After that, an unknown ghostwriter took over. Aubrey Clark was the one who wrote the Salvation Trilogy.

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Alan Bradley Books in Order

Alan Bradley Books in Order (author of the Flavia de Luce series)

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All of Alan Bradley’s Books.

Who is Alan Bradley?

Canadian author Alan Bradley started his professional life as a radio and television engineer which led him to work as Director of Television Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan for 25 years. Following his early retirement in 1994, Bradley focused on writing, mostly screenplays before working on memoirs.

 In early 2007, Bradley entered the Debut Dagger fiction competition, writing what would become the beginning of the first book in the Flavia de Luce series. The story takes us in the English countryside in 1950 with the young Flavia de Luce, a smart eleven-year-old with a passion for chemistry and a genius for solving murders. Read More »Alan Bradley Books in Order (author of the Flavia de Luce series)

The Orphans by V.C. Andrews Books in Order

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

  • Carole 

By the writer of the Cutler series and the Logan series.

What is The Orphans Series about?

A best-seller writer in the Gothic horror and family saga genre, V.C. Andrews died of breast cancer in 1986. Since then, books under her name are still published, but they are all written by ghostwriter Andrew Neiderman.

At the end of the nineties, the writer released a new family saga, The Orphans consisting of four novellas and a full-length novel. It follows four teenage girls—Butterfly, Crystal, Brooke, and Raven who meet in a Fear Orphanage, with each book retracing one of the girl’s tragic stories, and the last book to tell their last adventure. This is a departure from the previous V.C. Andrews’ series, which were five-novel sagas (with the last one being a prequel).

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The Logan Series books in Order by VC Andrews

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

  • Carole 

By the writer of the Cutler series.

What is The Logan Series about?

V.C. Andrews was an American writer best know for her best-selling book Flowers in the Attic. Her novels were popular enough that after she died in 1986, her estate hired a ghostwriter, Andrew Neiderman, to continue writing novels under her name. Now, Virginia Andrews’s name is considered a valuable commercial asset, and Andrew Neiderman has written numerous books under her name.

This is the case with The Logan series, published between 1996 and 1999. This twisted family story follows Melody Logan, a young woman from a West Virginia trailer park, who left her home with her mother following her father’s death. She meets her father’s family at Cape Code with whom she now must live and soon has to deal with her relatives’ secrets they all prefer to forget. As often in V.C. Andrews, the books contain incest, super religious family members, and a young girl with absentee/dead parents forced to live somewhere new.

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VC Andrews The Cutler Book Series in Order

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

  • Carole 

A twisted family saga.

What is The Cutler Series about?

Lifetime has found success with adaptations of V.C. Andrews books. After the recent adaptation of The Landry series, with V.C. Andrews’ Ruby Movie Series Event, the channel has announced that it will develop Andrews’ five-part Cutler series for the screen.

Like the Landry series, The Cutler 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). V.C. Andrews had started writing the first book in the series, and Neiderman finished it.

Published between 1990 and 1993, The Cutler series retraces the dark history of the Cutler, Booth, and Longchamp families. The story begins by telling us the twisted tale of Dawn Longchamp, whose entire world crumbles after the sudden death of her mother.

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Adam Silvera Books in Order

Adam Silvera Books in Order (They Both Die at the End, Infinity Son)

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All of Adam Silvera’s Books!

Who is Adam Silvera?

Adam Silvera is an American author of young adult fiction novels who started writing at a young age and quickly find his place in the publishing industry. Before finding success with his books, he worked as a children’s bookseller, community manager at a content development company, and book reviewer of children’s and young adult novels. 

Now, Adam Silvera is known for his bestselling novels They Both Die at the End and Infinity Son.

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

  • Carole 

By the writer of Flowers in the Attic.

What is The Casteel series about?

Published between 1985 and 1990, The Casteel series was the second novel series written by V.C. Andrews, after The Dollanganger series. Andrews wrote the first two books and started the third, but didn’t finish it. The series was completed by Andrew Neiderman, the ghostwriter hired by her estate following her death to continue to write novels under her name.

The Casteel series tells us the story of the Casteel family, the least regarded of all the families living in the poverty-stricken foothills of the mountains of West Virginia. Despite that, Heaven Leigh Casteel was still the smartest girl in the backwoods and determined to redeem her family name. However, her dreams become deferred the day her stepmother flees and her selfish father Luke sells her and her four siblings to different families. Heaven is sent to live in the home of Luke’s deranged ex-lover, Kitty, who torments Heaven as Kitty’s husband, Cal lures Heaven into a forbidden relationship while she fights to reunite her siblings.

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