Category Archives: Reading order

Some book seriess are really long and it gets difficult to know which is the proper order to read them. Sometimes there are prequels, other times the publishing dates makes are not in chronological order…  all this makes us confused, wondering what is the best order to read certain saga. As a result, we may even give up trying to start reading new series. It’s time to stop that, if you want to know the proper reading order just check here!

This category is pretty simple and straight forward.  If you want to know the best order to read a certain saga just stay tuned.

How to read The Wheel of Time

How to read The Wheel of Time

Want to start reading The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan? now it’s a great time to start reading this epic fantasy series since there is going to be a web series adaptation produced by Amazon. What better way to start watching this upcoming adaptation than reading the books first? Here you have How to read The Wheel of Time.

In what order should I read The Wheel of Time?

The best order for reading The Wheel of Time series is in publication order. There is also a prequel, New Spring, which takes places 20 years before the events of The Eye of the World and that we suggest to read after the original series.

The Wheel of Time is composed of 15 books, as you see Robert Jordan’s most notorious work is a really long series, having more than 4 thousand words. However, hope this does not discourage you from reading this story. Yes, it is long, but it is more than worth it.

The worldbuilding in TWOT is just impressive, Robert Jordan created an intricated world and describes it with as many details as possible. The magic system is also worth to mention, the One Power is one of the most entertaining aspects of this series. Also, the characters are rich, even the villains, who have a logical motivation to perform their evil deeds.

This series is actually finished, which is great so you can start The Wheel of Time and know how it ends. For those who didn’t know, Robert Jordan died before he was able to finish this series, as a result, it was another writer (Brandon Sanderson) who finished his series based on all the annotations Robert Jordan had.

How to read The Wheel of Time

Instructions

  • The Eye of the World
  • The Great Hunt
  • The Dragon Reborn
  • The Shadow Rising
  • The Fires of Heaven
  • Lord of Chaos
  • A Crown of Swords
  • The Path of Daggers
  • Winter's Heart
  • Crossroads of Twilight
  • Knife of Dreams
  • The Gathering Storm
  • Towers of Midnight
  • A Memory of Light
  • New Spring

If you were wondering what is the best order to read The Wheel of Time her you have the answer. Keep reading!

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How to read Riyria books

How to read Riyria by Michael J. Sullivan

Do you want to start reading the Riyria series by Michael J. Sullivan and do you don’t know where to start? don’t worry, if you want to know how to read Riyria by Michael J. Sullivan here you will find the answer.

Currently, there are three series that take place in Elan, the fictional world where Riyria is set. These series are:

Riyria Revelations: this is the original series, the ones that started this epic fantasy series. This series is composed of the following books Theft of Swords, Rise of Empire and Heir of Novron.

Riyria Chronicles: a prequel to Riyria Revelations, occurring ten years in the past. Composed of The Crown Tower, The Rose and the Thorn, The Death of Dulgath and The Disappearance of Winter’s Daughter.

Legends of the First Empire: a series also set in the world of Elan but taking place 3.000 years before the events of the original series. Composed of Age of Myth, Age of Swords, Age of War, Age of Legend, Age of Death and Age of Empyre.

Notice that Legends of the First Empire takes place a long time ago, as a result, not only all the characters are different, but also the cultures and technology.

In what order should I read Riyria by Michael J. Sullivan?

According to the author of this epic fantasy novels, Michael J. Sullivan, the best way to read the Riyria books is in publication order. Here is the reading order then:

Riyria reading order

Instructions

  • Theft of Swords (The Riyria Revelations)
  • Rise of Empire (The Riyria Revelations)
  • Heir of Novron (The Riyria Revelations)
  • The Crown Tower (The Riyria Chronicles)
  • The Rose and the Thorn (The Riyria Chronicles)
  • The Death of Dulgath (The Riyria Chronicles)
  • The Disappearance of Winter's Daughter (The Riyria Chronicles)
  • Age of Myth (The First Empire)
  • Age of Swords (The First Empire)
  • Age of War (The First Empire)
  • Age of Legend  (The First Empire)

Some readers suggest reading this series in chronological order. For those who want to give a try to this approach, you just have to read these three series oppositedly to publication order, that is, first Legends of the First Empire, then Chronicles and lastly Revelations.

If you were wondering what is the best order here you have the answer. Keep reading!

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queen of shadows

Throne of Glass: all you need to know

Hello Wottareaders! today we are introducing Throne of Glass, a young adult high fantasy series written by American author Sara J. Mass. Have you ever head of Sarah J.Mass books? If not, it’s time you know more about the Throne of Glass books.

What is Throne of Glass series about?

This series narrate the story of Celaena Sardothien, a teenage assassin who lives in the Kingdom of Adarlan.Celaena lives in a slave camp until the king’s son, Prince Dorian, offers her to compete with other assasins for a chance to become the new King’s Champion and after for years being totally free. Will she become victorious and survive death?

Celaena is a 18 year old girl that was trained as an assassin and who gets eventually betrayed by no other than her master, who imprisons her in the salt mines of Endovier expecting her to die.

What will you like about this series

You will like Celaena’s story if you like books with great worldbuilding. This is a fantasy story with slight touchs of comedy and also violence, this is the story of a murderer after all.  There is also a room for romance in this series, more specifically a love triangle.

Where does Throne of Glass take place?

Throne of glass is set in a fictional world with no name, while the action of Throne of Glass takes place in the kingdom of Adarlan. For those who would want to know more about it’s geography, locations or history among other topics, a supplementary book in this series called The World of Throne of Glass will be released on  October 1st, 2019. I

 The World of Throne of Glass will be a guide to this fantasy world while also it will bring some trivia and additional info from all the events occurred along the story of Celaena. This book will contain a glossary, a timeline of events and it will even include epilogues for the characters ten years after with the Valg King Erawan and Valg Queen Maeve.

But The World of Throne of Glass is not only an encyclopedia of the series, this book guide will also include black and white illustrations. So yes, for all the fans of the series this upcoming book is simply a must have.

Throne of glass series order

If  you want to read Sarah J Maas books in order, I suggest you read this fantasy series in published order.  Here you have how to read Throne of Glass

In what order should I read Throne of Glass?

Instructions

  • Throne of Glass
  • Crown of Midnight
  • Heir of fire
  • Queen of shadows
  • Empire of Storms
  • Tower of Dawn
  • Kingdom of Ash

After reading the entire series, you can read  The Assassin’s Blade which is a collection of stories. And of course, remember about the upcoming book The World of Throne of Glass.

How long is this series?

Sarah J. Maas throne of glass series first two books in the series are slightly more than 400 pages, that is 118.000 words more or less, the subsequent novels become gradually longer, the last book in the series, Kingdom of As, has 272,682 words which is around 984 pages.

Will Throne of Glass be a movie? Queen of Shadows tv series

No, instead Throne of glass will be a tv series.  An upcoming television based on throne of glass is supposedly on the way, the adaptation is called Queen of Shadows, taking the name from the fourth book of the series.

The author of the books, Sarah J. Maas, shared on her official Instagram accounta picture of the pilot, this pilot episode is called Celaena  and is written by Kyra Snyder  (producer of other tv series such as The Handmaid’s Tale, The 100 and also movies like Pacific Rim: Uprising) and developed by Hulu.

However, the announcement of a Throne of Glass tv series was made in 2016 and years after there is not even a Queen of Shadows trailer.

There is even a petition on Change.org already signed by six thousand people who ask Queen of Shadows to become real, if you want to sign it here goes the link by the way: sign in in the petition.

When is Throne of Glass coming to Hulu?

As said before it was Hulu, a streaming video service company, that was about to develop Queen of Shadows. Said company is now in control of Disney indirectly after acquiring  21st Century Fox in march 2019. As a result, looks like Queen of Shadows will happen if Disney wants to, as it happens with a possible new Percy Jackson tv series.

Maybe Throne of Glass will be made into a movie now? We can’t know, but let’s hope Disney brings good news!

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Percy Jackson

How to read Percy Jackson

Want to start reading Percy Jackson and don’t know where to start? here is How to read Percy Jackson. If you are wondering about Percy Jackson’s films, here is why Percy Jackson movies  were cancelled.

In case you are considering the proper order for this series,  I recommend you reading them in published order. Percy Jackson consists of four sagas, the original series is a pentalogy, then comes a tretalogy, The Heroes of Olympus, followed by The Kane Chronicles and finished by Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard.

As you see Percy Jackson series is pretty long, a lot of books to enjoy.

Here you go, this is the best order to read Percy Jackson’s books:

Reading order Percy Jackson

Instructions

  • The Lightning Thief.
  • The Sea of Monsters.
  • The Titan's Curse.
  • The Battle of the Labyrinth.
  • The Last Olympian.
  • The Lost Hero. (The Heroes of Olympus)
  • The Son of Neptune. (The Heroes of Olympus)
  • The Mark of Athena. (The Heroes of Olympus)
  • The House of Hades. (The Heroes of Olympus)
  • The Blood of Olympus. (The Heroes of Olympus)
  • The Red Pyramid. (The Kane Chronicles)
  • The Throne of Fire. (The Kane Chronicles)
  • The Serpent's Shadow. (The Kane Chronicles)
  • The Sword of Summer. (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard)
  • The Hammer of Thor. (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard)
  • The Ship of the Dead. (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard)

If you were wondering what is the best order to read Percy Jackson here you have the answer. Keep reading!

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Harry Potter how to read

How to read Harry Potter

If you’ve finally decided to join the Harry Potter phenomenon, this article will show you how to read Harry Potter. J.K. Rowling’s famous series is full of magic, friendship and epicity. Did you know that there is an upcoming Harry Potter videogame?

This story tells the life of Harry Potter, a ten-year-old boy who will discover that he is a wizard. A a fact of which he had no idea and that will change his life forever. But that’s not all, Harry is not a mere magician; he is a child who unconsciously defeated the most powerful magician of all time, Lord Voldemort. An achievement that made him incredibly popular in the magical world and which in turn is the reason why he lost his parents when he was just a baby. As a wizard, his life will change forever, from being beaten by his cousin Dudley to making great friends like Ron and Hermione, with whom he will live great adventures and discover the ins and outs of Hogwarts.

In what order should I read Harry Potter?

Harry Potter’s adventures consist of seven books. We recommend you read  them in publication order as it is a linear story that tells Harry Potter’s experience at Hogwarts, the school of magic.

Here’s how to read Harry Potter in order:

How to read Harry Potter

Instructions

  • The Philosopher's Stone
  • The Chamber of Secrets
  • The Prisoner of Azkaban
  • The Goblet of Fire
  • The Order of the Phoenix
  • The Half-Blood Prince
  • The Deathly Hallows

Now that you know how to read Harry Potter we hope you enjoy this fantastic saga that has delighted so many children around the world. If you’re an adult, don’t think this saga is not for you. We assure you that although the target audience is young people; it’s a story that will captivate you no matter how old you are, you’re never old enough to read Harry Potter. Believe in magic!

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