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05 March 2008 @ 11:28 am
Book Series I'm reading  
Suddenly I felt the need to write down all the series Im reading so i decided to do a little post on that. Few years ago i didn't read anything but I'm surprised it turned out to be quite a lot. I've tried other series as well like managed to read the first 10 pages or half a book of the first one but thats as far as I've gotten. These I've stuck with.
The ones that are bolded from the full series list I've already read.

[The Hollows: Rachel Morgan by Kim Harrison ]
I sort of figure it as a average fantasy series tough recently i've gotten really into it. It's mystical but it's rather ordinary at the same time. For me it's sort of fun and interesting and I just like it. I also like that there's no black & white perspective on the actions of the people here, everyone and everything has it's shade of grey.
(Own books 1-9)
1) Dead witch walking
2) The Good the Bad and the Undead [9.0/10]
3) Every Witch way but Dead [8.0/10]
4) A Fistful of Charms [8.7/10]
5) For a Few Demons More [9.8/10]
6) Where Demons Dare (read 26.10.2010) [7.8/10]
7) White Witch Black Curse
8) Black Magic Sanction
9) Pale Demon (read sept. 2011)
10) Perfect Blood (February 2012)

[ Uglies Series by Scott Westerfield ]
Started reading the first out of curiosity because it sort of kept popping up on m amazon recommendation page. It's sort of a strange half creepy perspective of the future world. I find myself intrigued but it and sort of repulsed/freaked out of it. And interested to know how it all goes down.
It's a good series, considering that it has so many life prototypes in it, things that teenagers face or may face in their lives but none of it stands in the way of the story itself.
(borrowed 1&2 own 3rd)
1) Uglies [8.5/10]
2) Pretties [7.0/10]
3) Specials (read: 23.08.09) [9.2/10]
4) Extras

[ Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer ]
Read the first one and then got hooked. I acknowledge that it has it's faults but i can't help but like it. Actually I've been rather hooked, at times the books seem so typical yet at the same time quite unique. And it's so quotable. :)
It's sad that book 4 pretty much killed all the characters... only part i enjoyed was being in Jake's head.... it was kinda fun with Seth there as well.
(own book 1 sold nr 2&3 borrowed nr 4)
1) Twilight
2) New Moon
3) Eclipse
4) Breaking Dawn (updated: 17.06.2009)

[ Body of Evidence: Jenna Blake by Christopher Golden ]
I read the first 2 books that I borrowed from a friend, and then tried to get the next one but it was out of print. Im still hoping/looking for one. I didn't realize there were so many of the books already. But i like the easy way Golden Writes and the story is fairly interesting. I like the series and hope to read the whole thing
(borrowed first 2 books hope to get the rest)
1) Body Bags
2) Thief of Hearts
3) Soul Survivor
4) Meets the eye
5) Head Games
6) Skin Deep
7) Burning Bones
8) Brain Trust
9) Last Breath
10) Throat Culture

[ The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis ]
I grew up with this story i sort of remember it this way, i know the first 3 stories. But all that was very long time ago. Some time ago I got myself a full volume of it all and plan to read it. It's just I love the world of Narnia I've always been enchanted by it.
(own them as a 1 full volume)
1) The Magician's Nephew
2) The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
3) The Horse an His Boy
4) Prince Caspian
5) The Voyage of the Dawn
6) The Silver Chair
7) The Last battle

[ The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams ]
I haven't quite started on it fully but i like the humor and i want to read the whole series. Even tough I haven't yet finished book 1 i know the story inside out and it makes me laugh every time.
(own a 1 edition full volume)
1) The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
2) The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
3) Life, the Universe and Everything
4) So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish
Young Zaphod Plays It Safe
5) Mostly Harmless

[ Earth's Children by Jean M. Auel ]
I never read the first one of this series and i really don't plan to as well. It's been a long time since i read the 2 books and the 4th one has been sitting on my self for a while now. However i have every intention to read it some day.
(borrowed 2&3, own 4th)
1) The Clan of the Cave Bears
2) The Valley of Horses
3) The Mammoth Hunters
4) The Plains of Passage
5) The Shelter of Stone

[ Harry Potter by J.K Rowling ]
Im not very fond of the series I've only actually liked book 4. But i plan to read the whole series just because i sort of look at it as one book. And well I've become a Quidditch fan. I just noticed i like to read about the matches, ironic however that i only like book 4, but that thing has gotten me trough the other ones I suppose.
(borrow all books from a friend)
1) Philosophers Stone
2) Chamber of Secrets
3) Prisoner of Azkaban
4) Goblet of Fire
5) Order of Phoenix
6) Half-Blood Prince
7) Deathly Hallows

[ The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black, Tony DiTerlizzi ]
I just sort of started reading it for no particular reason. It's totally children's books and really average as well. But since i started already i feel like finishing it and it's not like the book are that long. I think the movie that is coming out now contains all 5 books.
(get them all from the library)
1) The field Guide
2) The Seeing Stone
3) Lucinda's Secret
4) The Ironwood Tree
5) The Wrath of Mulgrath
frotcake on March 5th, 2008 03:39 pm (UTC)
Wow, that's a lot of series!!! :O I had heard about most of these (except 1 and 4), but I'm not reading all of them - as you know. Another friend of mine reall likes Uglies too.

I should really finish The Horse and His Boy! I started reading it last year and then forgot about it because it sort of got lost under the mess on our coffee table ... :| I've retrieved it now ;)
a_red_spot on March 5th, 2008 05:33 pm (UTC)
it is isn't it, i didn't even realize it until i was finished. in total that makes quite a lot of books. The thing about series what is good actually as i think now is that if you like it and feel like you want to read something like that again you get to. It's what you can't do with an individual book. Plus it's sort of nice because of character developments and all that stuff.

yeah i want to go back reading Narnia again as well i really should, mostly i have had issues with my copy :P it's big and doesn't fold well and i hate to ruin the cover... sad i know. But it's a pretty cover. But i will get to it since i always have to read a book i own being made into a movie before the movie comes out and i feel tempted to see it.
wow.... tough Greet that must have a big mess if you managed to hide that book under there :D if i remember correctly it was sort thick :D :P but thank god it's saved now!