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The best crime law books

Get ready for the most complete list of law books you will find! in this post you will find the best crime law books, the ones that you must read if you are a lawyer or if you like lawyer books.

In case you want to be a lawyer here you will find some books to read before law school, they will help you to open your mind. But don’t think that by reading these you will become a lawyer, you have to study for real in order to get to that!).

Law books, what will you find here?

If you are seeking a good law book to read you will find it hard to choose one from the following list, they are all great and each has its own style and purpose.

Some of these law books will help you to understand the intricacies of law, other books will help you to learn to persuade the jury (please use this power for the sake of good and not evil) while others will serve as a way to think different and discover new perspectives.

A list with the best crime law books

This list with crime law books has no particular order, so let’s show them:

Winning Arguments by Jay Heinrichs: one of the best law books for lawyers

Best selling author Jay Heinrichs introduces us in this the book the powerful art of persuasion in order to win arguments. This is not actuallly a law book, since having the knowledge of how to win an argument can be useful in different scenarios of our life, but it is definitely useful and powerful when it is applied in court in order to convince the jury.

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee: a classic law book

This book is probably included in every single list of recommended law books, and there’s only one reason for it: it’s that good. This is the story of Atticus Finch, a local lawyer who will risk his career and his reputation to defend a black man who has been accused unjustly for a terrible crime.

A great book to learn some lessons, and understand the importance of morals and to do the righteous thing despite what others think.

The Rule of Law by Tom Bingham

A book that will bring us a definition of the Rule of the Law and tell us about it’s origins, and history as well as illustrating these expositions with some examples and real cases. This book is actually suitable for everyone, not only lawyers.

Jeremy Hutchinson’s Case Histories by Thomas Grant

This is a biography of Jeremy Hutchinson, one of the most popular barristers of all times. This book shows us different relevant cases in which Hutchinson was involved as is the case for Vassall Trial, and the George Blake case, among others.

The book includes real quotes extracted from the transcripts of the real trials, which makes this law book even more interesting.

  Bleak House  by Charles Dickens

This book revolves around the court of Chancery  which has to determine the inheritance of Jarndyce and Jarndyce, a case that has been open for generations but that now might be finallly closed thanks to a new piece of evidence.

One of the most popular books by Charles Dickens that just had to be in this list of lawyer books.

The Happy Lawyer: Making a Good Life in the Law

This book is adressed to all those lawyers who are not happy, and tries to lead them into the path of happiness. A different approach for a lawyer’s book that will help you with depressoin and dissatisfaction as a lawyer.

A way to understand better what makes a lawyer happy, spoiler alert: it’s not all about money.

The End of Lawyers by Richard Susskind

A lawyer’s book that centers on how the world is drastically changing and how the legal services should (or could) adapt to such a change.

Do you know any Law books that should be in the list? leave a comment!

If you know any crime law books or books to read before law school do not hesitate to leave a comment telling us a bit about to the book so I can include it in this list!

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Magic tree house books in order

How many Magic Tree house books are there? a list with the complete series

The fact that you are seeking a list with all the Magic Tree House books in order is more than understandable since this series is unbelieably long and is composed of several volumes. As you migtht already know, the Magic Three House series is adressed to children and is written by American author Mary Pope Osborne, this series has won many awards and has been translated into different languages. So how Many Magic three House books are there? let’s find out!

Also, if you would like to get a 4.7 star Magic Tree House book set you will find it after our list. In the same way, in case you are not sure if your kids are old enough for this series you will find a section where you will find The Magic Tree house reading level as well.

Magic Tree House books in order, what is the best order to read this series?

The best way to enjoy the Magic Tree House series is by reading it in published order. Before giving you a list with all the Magic Tree House books in order of publication notice that this series is divided in two subseries, the first one is composed of 30 books and does not have an specific name, the second subseries is composed of 30 books as well as is known as the Merlin Missions.

Here you have the Magic Tree House books in order. If you want to check any of them out you only have to click on their book cover, the link will take you to Amazon (it opens in a new tab).

This is a list with the Magic Tree House Merlin missions:

So, if you were wondering how many books are there in The Magic Tree House series you know the answer now: 56! They have nice covers don’t they? let’s take a look at some awesome box sets with all the books in the series.

Now that you have a list with all the Magic Tree House books in order, maybe you would like to get Magic Tree House book set?

In case you have decided you want to read the The Magic Tree house series there are different sets for you.

The most popular is the first one, this Magic Tree House book set collects he first 28 books in the series, and has a 4.6 out of 5 stars rating having already more than 600 reviews. You can get this Magic Tree House Merlin Missions book set as well, together you will get all the books in this series:

These book sets are great for birthday gifts, as well as an easier way to get all the books in this series.

Books like Magic Tree House

In case you are looking for books like Magic Tree House, here goes 5 recomendations:

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There are lots of other similar books to Magic Tree House, but those in particular are quite popular.

A Magic Tree House book list

Here you have a list of the Magic Tree House books in order:

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Ingredients

  • Random House Books

Instructions

  • Dinosaurs Before Dark
  • The Knight at Dawn
  • Mummies in the Morning
  • Pirates Past Noon
  • Night of the Ninjas
  • Afternoon on the Amazon
  • Sunset of the Sabertooth
  • Midnight on the Moon
  • Dolphins at Daybreak
  • Ghost Town at Sundown
  • Lions at Lunchtime
  • Polar Bears Past Bedtime
  • Vacation Under the Volcano
  • Day of the Dragon King
  • Viking Ships at Sunrise
  • Hour of the Olympics
  • Tonight on the Titanic
  • Buffalo Before Breakfast
  • Tigers at Twilight
  • Dingoes at Dinnertime
  • Civil War on Sunday
  • Revolutionary War on Wednesday
  • Twister on Tuesday
  • Earthquake in the Early Morning
  • Stage Fright on a Summer Night
  • Good Morning, Gorillas
  • Thanksgiving on Thursday
  • High Tide in Hawaii
  • A Big Day for Baseball
  • Hurricane Heroes in Texas
  • Christmas in Camelot (first book in the Merlin series)
  • Haunted Castle on Hallow’s Eve
  • Summer of the Sea Serpent
  • Winter of the Ice Wizard
  • Carnival at Candlelight
  • Season of the Sandstorms
  • Night of the New Magicians
  • Blizzard of the Blue Moon
  • Dragon of the Red Dawn
  • Monday with a Mad Genius
  • Dark Day in the Deep Sea
  • Eve of the Emperor Penguin
  • Moonlight on the Magic Flute
  • A Good Night for Ghosts
  • Leprechaun in Late Winter
  • A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time
  • A Crazy Day with Cobras
  • Dogs in the Dead of Night
  • Abe Lincoln At Last
  • A Perfect Time For Pandas
  • Stallion at Starlight
  • Hurry Up Houdini!
  • High Time for Heroes
  • Soccer on Sunday
  • Shadow of the Shark
  • Balto of the Blue Dawn
  • Danger in the Darkest Hour
  • Night of the Ninth Dragon
  • A Big Day for Baseball
  • Hurricane Heroes in Texas

Magic Tree House reading level

In case you are wondering what age is appropriate for the the Magic Tree House books the age range for this series is seven to ten years.

That is, the Magic Tree House reading level is M and N (which is grade 2 more or less).

Let’s know a bit more about this series

As said before, these books are written by Mary Pope Osborne.  She was inspired to write this series after the many travels she did with a friend once both graduated College.

The series centers on Jack and Anie, two children that discover a magic book in their tree house. This book allows them to travel to the past, in the first book in the series they travel to the Cretaceous period. Each of the volumes in the series narrate a time travel that these kids do, their adventures lead them to travel to Ancient Egypt or Japan, the Middle Ages of England or even the Ice Age.

In the Merlin series, the plot is similar but this time Jack and Anie will travel wherever the wizard Merlin tells them to do so. In the same way, some of the books of this subseries take place in different fictional worlds such as Camelot.

Any adaptations of this saga?

There has been a musical adaptation of this series which premiered in 2007. Also, there have been theatrical adaptations of several of the books in this series, all of them performed by kids.

There was an animated film as well, it was released in 2012 and was produced the Japanese company Media Factory which is known for producing the Pokemon anime series (until 2013). The anime film, which had the same title as the series, was directed by Hiroshi Nishikiori, and grossed  5.7 million dollars in the United States.

Also, Lionsgate acquired the film rights in 2016 and are supposedly working on a Magic Tree House movie, however, there are is no release dates or news about such a project.

Hope this post was useful for you. If you like Young adult then you should take a look a this post with the Harley Merlin books in order. But if you are looking for more books like Magic Tree House then take a look at the Wings of Fire books in order to read.

Will you start reading this series or do you want to get these books for your kids? don’t forget to leave a comment telling us why you like this series!

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Adagio

Esta historia parecía ser una cosa, una historia de fantasmas, y lo cierto es que acabo siendo algo todavía mejor, una thriller oscuro con mucho transfondo que poco a poco te va atrapando en sus redes.

Anabel tiene una historia, un pasado que no revelerá hasta que aparece un desconocido, el joven Alan Horvat. Poco a poco este personaje irá descubriendo secretos de la familia vecina, los Soto, e irá encajando las piezas del rompecabezas de un dramático pasado.

Cuadros, fotos, habitaciones… todos los elementos de la casa de Anabel serán cable para ir poco a poco desentrañando las profundidades de este thriller.

Una lectura de lo más entretenida con un estilo muy ameno que hace que te sumerjas de lleno y quieras saber más.

Tengo que admitir que al principo me echó un poco para atrás el ver que esta obra estaba escrita en primera persona, pero de algún modo es cierto que acaba dando sus frutos ya que al ser una historia de fantasmas (o eso parece en un principio ya que no quiero desvelar nada de la obra) es cierto que esa forma de ser narrada acaba funcionando.

2019 Best selling fantasy books

2019 Best selling Fantasy books

Have you been wondering which are the best selling fantasy books of 2019? Here goes what you have been waiting for then!

List of 2019 Best Selling Fantasy Books:

These are the 2019 Best Selling Fantasy Books according to Amazon:

The best selling fantasy book of 2019: Age of Myth by Michael J. Sullivan

As you can see the best selling fantasy book of 2019 so far is no other than Age of Myth, the first novel of a new six-book series known as The Legends of the First Empire. Age of Myth is written by Michael J. Sullivan, also known for his Riyria Series which has been recommended more than once on Wottaread. This story also takes place in the world of Elan and is set 3,000 years before the Riyria Revelations.

Another best selling fantasy books of 2019

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Water Dancer is a story about slavery, centering on Hiram Walker, a boy who will run from the only home he has ever known. Even though this title appears in the fantasy list of Amazon, it is mostly a historical fiction novel but it is true that is has some fantasy components.

Percy Jackson boxed set by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson is a best selling series written by Rick Riordan. This Percy Jackson boxed set includes the five books that compose the series with new cover art and packaged with a special poster. A story for those who love both Greek gods and monsters.

If you love this series and want to know why the movie adaptation flopped here is why.

The Vine witch by Luanne G. Smith

A young witch emerges from a curse to find her world upended in this gripping fantasy of betrayal, vengeance, and self-discovery set in turn-of-the-century France.

The Keeper Chronicles by JA Andrews

Queenland must be saved, but this time its destiny won’t be in the hands of a powerful hero but instead, it will depend on an untrained girl, a bad magician and a man who lives in the past. This pack includes the entire trilogy.

A Little Hatred by Joe Abercrombie

A little Hatred is the first book of The Age of Madness, the new series written by Joe Abercrombie known for The First Law series. If you are looking for grimdark fantasy and witty dialogues, this is for you.

Archangel’s War by Nalini Singh

This is the 12th novel in A Guild Hunter series. In this world, the angels rule over humans and vampires. There is nothing more powerful than the archangels, their beauty is only surpassed by their cruelty.

Uncrowned  by Will Wight

The 7th novel in Cradle Series. Sacred artists follow a thousand Paths to power, using their souls to control the forces of the natural world.

Hope you enjoyed this list of 2019 Best Selling Fantasy Books, will you start reading any of these? don’t forget to comment!

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John Bierce author

Knowing John Bierce

Hello wottareaders! today we are interviewing John Bierce, author of Mage Errant series.  Need magic? this is the series you are looking for then! Let`s know more about John Bierce and his books:

The man

Who is John Bierce, not the writer, the man. What can you tell us about you?

I’m a huge nerd. I cannot get enough science fiction and fantasy in my life. I’m also a huge science and history buff, pun fan (though I’m bad at making them), environmentalist, and a truly terrible cook. I also have an excellent mustache (think Lemmy from Motorhead or Union general Ambrose Burnside) and a nonzero quantity of tattoos.

Where are you from? Has your Country influenced your stories somehow?

I was born in Kansas, smack-dab in the middle of the United States. I don’t think that there’s any way to escape the places you live affecting your stories- even down to a level as fundamental as your word-choice and language. But… I’m not really actively drawing inspiration from the United States or Kansas- there are so many other places and cultures that I want to explore other than, you know, Midwestern American. My Jewish roots, for instance,  or the history of the Indian Ocean Spice Trade,  or geology, are all way more interesting to me as an author.

Writers are such for different reasons, which was your thing that made you decide you wanted to become a professional writer?

So this is a little weird, but reading Stephen King’s Misery in late middle school/ early high school. I’m not a masochist, so it might seem a little weird that a novel about an author being kidnapped and tortured would inspire me to become a writer, but it was really the first time I ever heard an author talk about their writing, their process, their lifestyle, etc. It really struck a chord in me, and it just grew stronger over time. I went down a lot of false starts on the way- I thought I wanted to be a high school english teacher, then a historian of medieval Europe, then a historian of the intellectual development of Europe, then a geologist (which, if I hadn’t made it as an author, would have actually played out- my geology degree is so close to completion. Being a research scientist is one of the only other careers I could see myself being happy doing.)

Any non-book related hobbies you want to share with us?

I study science and history pretty devotedly! I mean, I guess those are pretty book related, though. Hmm. I love to hike, camp, swim, travel, and… well, read a lot. Books are a huge part of my life.

One book, one movie, one song, one food, one sport and one videogame?

Book: Terry Pratchett’s Small Gods;

Movie: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy;

Song: Queen’s Don’t Stop Me Now;

Food: spanikopita;

Sport: ōllamaliztli ( The Mesoamerican ballgame also known as pok-ta-pok);

Videogame: Baldur’s Gate 2: Shadows of Amn.

You announced on your blog that you are now a full time novelist, congratulations! How has your life changed after this?

Well, I got to quit my awful dayjob as a grocery store greeter, which was pretty amazing. I’ve actually been able to afford to go to the doctor for the first time in years, which is pretty nice.

Most excitingly, I’m about to go digital nomad- I can write anywhere so long as I have a laptop, so I’m just going to start traveling full time. It’s honestly cheaper to travel the world full time than to rent in a West Coast American city if you do it right. First stop, Thailand! (I love Thai food so much.)

Your series, Mage Errant, is a story full of magic. Which is your favorite magic trick ever? And magician?

Honestly, it’s any magic trick you do for babies. Endlessly adorable reactions. And magician… I don’t have a favorite real life magician (most stage magic isn’t really my thing), but for favorite fictional mage, I’d have to say Ged, from Ursula K. LeGuin’s Earthsea series. Or maybe Rincewind, from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld.

The writer

I’d like to know about your first steps, the very first day you decided to become a professional writer, what made you do it?

I already mentioned how I was first inspired to dream about becoming a writer (Stephen King’s Misery) but the day I started working on Into the Labyrinth, well… I’d been trying to break into the comic book industry for a few years now, and I’d reached a really frustrating spot with that- things were going really slow there, I wasn’t currently in school, my freelance writing work had dried up and I’d had to pick up aforementioned awful dayjob as a grocery store greeter (it was like getting paid to be in timeout, I swear). One day, I ran out of the wizard school books I  was reading to keep myself distracted, and, well, I decided I needed to write one. I then proceeded to marathon write the entire book at nights and on the weekend, basically not having a social life until it was done. The rest is history.

Do you have any ritual for writing? any kind of habit or goals to achieve every day?

I aim for 3k words per day. On a really good day, I sometimes do two or three times that many words, but that’s not super common.

Do you take real people you know and put them in your stories?

Not directly, but many of my characters are influenced by people I know.

What are you writing right now?

Mostly just doing editing on Mage Errant 3 and prepping it for release. Getting ready to start writing a standalone epidemiological fantasy novel soon, though! Then after that, on to Mage Errant 4.

If you had to define yourself just using one sentence of your novels, which one would be?

I honestly don’t know.

Which would you say was your best and your worst moments as a writer?

Hah, this question is giving me massive impostor syndrome. Uh… I’d say my best moments involve fans reaching out to tell me how much they enjoy my series. It still feels weird to hear, but really good. My worst moment… I had a friend end our friendship over my novels. It was pretty awful, but, well, someone who isn’t happy for your successes really isn’t that good of a friend in the first place.

The Books

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Mage Errant Book 1

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Mage Errant Book 2

This series narrates the story of Hugh of Emblin, a guy who can barely cast any spell, his life changes drastically when a mage chooses him as an apprentice. This is a world of magic and wizards, what makes your series special and unique?

I’m especially proud of my magic system- I put a lot of work into it, and I think it’s a pretty solid one. Makes for some wonderful action sequences, and it’s extremely versatile. Special or unique, though… I dunno. I wasn’t trying to have the most original series ever (it wouldn’t have been a magic school series in that case), I was just trying to write a solid, enjoyable story.

A magic school, wizards… Will Harry Potter fans find in this series a great alternative?

Well, I certainly don’t want to replace Harry Potter- I love it far too much for that- but I think that the heavy influence of Harry Potter on Mage Errant will mean that quite a few Potter fans will enjoy Mage Errant.

The second book in the series, Jewel of the Endless Erg, is a great follow up in the series. Lots of new elements: pirates, monsters and a dragon queen! Is this the perfect summer for Hugh?

Oh, definitely not. Hugh’s perfect summer would involve lots of lazing about and hanging with his friends, with absolutely nothing resembling an adventure.

 How long do we have to wait for more of Hugh and his friends? Any idea when the third book of the series will be released?

Book 3, A Traitor in Skyhold, will be out August 20th, alongside the combined audiobook publisher’s pack for books 1 & 2. (Narrated by Ralph Lister.)

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