Ten Series I Need to Start Enjoying ASAP
The dynamic team at The Broke and The Bookish are challenging their community to highlight those series that we mean to get around to, but for one reason or another, just haven't started! For the record, I have read a bonkers amount of series, trilogies, and duologies, enough that I have a bookcase and a half dedicated just to series that I’ve read. And then there's all series that populate my audiobook library (with over 200 titles in there, its only natural that quite a few of them would be an entire series!)
Here at the top 10 series that I hope to catch up on, maybe even this summer.
A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snicket
I worried that this series was a little too young for me by the time it popped up on my radar, so I never picked up any of the books. However, I fell head over heels for the Netflix show and am now interested in getting more of Count Olaf and the Baudelaires in between seasons of the show. Further interest has come from the fact that Tim Curry narrates the majority of the audio books!
Wheel of Time, Robert Jordan
I have some serious Fantasy fans in my life which means this series has been suggested to me a few times. It’s always there as an option in my mind, but I’ve yet to commit to picking up the first book.
Mistborn, Brandon Sanderson
I’ve seen books from this series pop up on Bookstagram time and time again, with some many wonderful reviews! I’m not sure why I haven’t read “The Final Empire” yet, other than because I already have so many books on my TBR shelves and lists that I’m a little wary of jumping into a series that already has 6 books published.
Shatter Me, Tahereh Mafi
I actually own the first book and haven’t read it yet! I love that Mafi and Ransom Riggs have this magical office that they share together, creating a little creative crush on them as writers, but I’ve just never gotten around to this series. I WILL read it sooner rather than later.
The Heroes of Olympus, Rick Riordan
I read the entire Percy Jackson series about five years ago, and I really enjoyed it! It was formulaic, but still fun and I was rooting for the main characters. After that middle grade binge I was done with the genre for awhile, so I never ended up picking up the next series, but there’s always a chance I will.
The Kingkiller Chronicle, Patrick Rothfuss
Ladies and gentlemen I own “The Name of the Wind” in both paperback and audiobook and I still haven't read it. Why? I don’t know! I swear, by the end of the summer, I will have either read or listened to this book, or a mix of both. It just needs to happen.
The Lunar Chronicles, Marissa Meyer
I started Cinder but wasn’t a fan of the writing style or the characters so I never made it past the first couple of chapters. I’ve heard enough great things about the series, especially the later books that I’m tempted to try again.
The Wolves of Mercy Falls, Maggie Stiefvater
I’m a huge Maggie fan so I’m kind of horrified that I haven’t read this series yet! I guess maybe because when "Shiver" first came out a book about werewolves just didn’t capture my attention, but now I simply must get it onto my TBR list and then in my hands.
Passenger and Wayfarer, Alexandra Bracken
I think that this duology counts, and once again dear readers, I own the first book and have yet to read it. Bookstagram says “This book is awesome!” and I buy it, and then I add it to the pile of other books that have come highly recommended and then I drown under my giant piles of books forever. Moral of the story, I will get around to at least the first book someday.
Finishing School Series, Gail Carriger
I own the audiobook of “Etiquette and Espionage” thanks to it being on sale for around $3 on Audible one day. I love the idea of this book but have been worried that this series will feel a little too young to keep my interest. But I since I own the audiobook there’s a good chance that someday I will actually listen to it.
What series have you been meaning to read?