BEST BOOK SERIES: There is nothing quite like falling in love with a brand new book series, even more so when the series is already complete:
A great book series allows you to develop a deeper relationship with the characters as you follow their development and growth over time.
Additionally, it relieves you, the reader, of the burden of deciding which book to read next.
So, if you’re looking for the best book series of all time, these are the best from various genres:
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Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
The Harry Potter series is the best-selling novel series of all time. The Harry Potter series, written by the British author, J.K. Rowling has sold over 500 million copies, 150 million more than the next best-selling series. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the series’ best-selling book, sold 120 million copies.
Serpent & Dove Trilogy by Shelby Mahurin
Louise le Blanc fled her coven two years ago and sought refuge in the city of Cesarine, abandoning all magic and subsisting on whatever she could steal. Witches such as Lou are hunted there. They inspire fear. And they are set on fire.
Reid Diggory has lived his life as a Church huntsman by one principle: Thou shalt not permit a witch to live. However, after Lou commits a heinous act, the two are forced into an impossible situation—marriage. Lou must make a choice, unable to ignore her growing feelings but powerless to change who she is. And love makes us all fools.
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Wars Of The Roses by Conn Iggulden
Conn Iggulden’s four-part series, perfect for Game of Thrones fans, raises an army of dukes and barons, longbowmen and spymasters, armor-clad warriors, and ladies in waiting in this epic saga that conjures up all the mud, blood, stink, and romance associated with medieval England.
With the death of Henry V, the warrior-king, 15th-century England descends into anarchy. Henry VI, the new king, is young and frail – a far cry from his father, who defeated the French at Agincourt. The French have returned, and they want their lands back. What is Henry’s best course of action to keep them at bay? Margaret of Anjou, a French princess, was married to a royal. However, factions within his establishment quickly deteriorate, and the seeds of rebellion germinate.
What follows is a bubbling stew of intrigue, betrayal, and the naked pursuit of power from one of the UK’s best historical fiction writers, in a narrative brimming with vividly drawn characters (some real, some not) and jack-in-the-box moments that will keep the pages turning long after the train passes your stop.
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The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Journey to Middle Earth in this epic series, where you’ll encounter hobbits, dwarves, elves, and orcs. In this trilogy, master storyteller J.R.R. Tolkien creates an entire fantasy world, complete with its language and a prologue book titled The Hobbit that lays the groundwork for many of the events in the trilogy.
Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
There are 17 Easy Rawlins mystery books in total. Some of which were adapted into several TriStar Pictures movies, starring Denzel Washington as Easy Rawlins and Don Cheadle as Mouse.
The book series is set in the late 1940s in Los Angeles’s African-American neighborhood of Watts. In the first book of the series, a veteran was laid off from his job at a defense plant. And while the lead was drinking at a friend’s bar, contemplating how he will pay bills, a man in a linen suit approaches, offering handsome compensation if Easy can complete a task.