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.

harriet blue series in order

Harriet Blue books in order

We hope you are into murder thrillers because it’s time to show you the Harriet Blue series in order, a story written by bestselling author James Patterson together with author Candice Fox. The story centers on Harriet, one of the best sex crime investigators in Australia, who will have to face the most personal case she has ever had: the murder of 3 young women at the hands of her brother Sam.

But not only you’ll find all Harriet Blue books in order here, but we also have great a list of series that are similar to these novels.

Detective Harriet Blue series in order 

This series is composed of 4 books, the last one was released in 2020, and there is no news that there will be more novels in the series (however, neither James Patterson nor Candice Fox have stated that there won’t be more books in the series). We suggest you read the Harriet Blue series in order of publication, here you have all the books listed following that recommendation:

Don’t you love that all the titles in the series have a similar structure? it is great when authors are coherent with their book titles and cover. It makes their series to be more properly connected. Don’t you think?

Now that we told you the order for the Harriet Blue series, don’t miss these recommendations

We thought it would be great if we made a list of some other female detectives, there are plenty of them actually. So here are our 3 recommendations which we hope you enjoy:

The Invisible series is also written by James Patterson (together with David Ellis this time). It tells the story of Emmy Dockery, a former FBI researcher who will investigate a serial murderer on her own. A quick and unpredictable read that you should read after finishing all the Harriet Blue books.

And speaking of Patterson’s work, what about a story that puts together magical abilities and a dystopian world? are you thrilled? then check out this post with the Witch and Wizard series in order.

What are these books about?

detective harriet blue series order

The Harriet Blue books center on the character by the same name. She is an emotional detective who works as a Sex Crimes investigator. Being the only female in this department, which is based in Sidney (Australia) she happens to be the best at her job. She and her brother Sam had a tough childhood, which explains, in part at least, why Harriet is such a formidable lady.

In the first volume in the series, Harriet will see how her brother Sam is being accused of having murdered three young women. But she will not be able to investigate the case. Instead, she is sent to another location (Perth) to investigate the disappearance of a mine worker.

A list with the Harriet Blue series in order

These books are published by Grand Central Publishing, and each of them is around 400 pages long. Here goes a list with all Harriet Blue books in order:

Harriet Blue series in order

Harriet Blue – James Patterson & Candice Fox

Ingredients

  • Grand Central Publishing

Instructions

  • Never, Never (Harriet Blue book 1)
  • Fifty, Fifty (Harriet Blue book 2)
  • Liar, Liar (Harriet Blue book 3)
  • Hush, Hush(Harriet Blue book 4)

We will update this list as soon as James Patterson and Candice Fox decide to write the fifth volume in the series.

Author James Patterson compared the Harriet Blue novels to the famous series by Lee Child. So if you haven’t read the Jack Reacher books it’s a good time to start reading this thrilling series which happens to have several movie adaptations starred by Tom Cruise.

Do you have a favorite book in the Harriet Blue series? then tell us which of these novels you enjoyed the most. Also, tell us if you would like if there was a new novel in the series.

witch and wizard series in order

James Patterson’s Witch and Wizard series in order

There are few things better than a dystopian story, but we got the Witch and Wizard series in order, a tale written by James Patterson together with Gabrielle Charbonnet that mixes dystopia with magic, and that is surely even better!

Wisty and Whit are siblings, they are a witch and a wizard, and they have a crucial mission: to overthrow an authoritarian government known as the New Order.

Witch and Wizard book series in order

The Witch and Wizard series must be read in publication order, the series is five volumes long and it’s concluded, so you can read it from beginning to end. Here you have all the books in the series:

There are some book sets that collect all the books in the series but, to be honest, they are way more expensive than if you get the books individually. For this reason, we decided not to recommend any of them in this post.

Know that we told you the order for the Witch and Wizard series, don’t miss these recommendations

Once you start reading wizardry books you never stop. And, let’s face it, you will finish these books in a few weeks because they are not long. Therefore, here you have 3 book recommendations that are similar to the Witch and Wizard books:

Also, if you are up for a mystery fantasy story then here you have this post with the Fever series in order. These books are about MacKayla Lane, a young teenage girl that discovers she has an incredible magical power that allows her to get into the shadow realm world.

In addition, we collected a list of books like Harry Potter for adults, in which magical story lovers will find great book recommendations for them.

What are these books about?

james patterson witch and wizard series in order

Every aspect of society is controlled by an authoritarian government known as the New Order. This organization does not like kids with magical power, this is why they kidnap Wisty and Whit, two teenagers who are not aware of their magical abilities. But when their life is at a stake their powers will finally show up, and with their new abilities, they will be entrusted on the most important mission.

Siblings Wisty and Whit Allgood are a witch and a wizard. And they have a prophecy to fulfill: to overthrow the New Order so as to free their world from their manipulative and vicious control. They may have magical powers now, but they are just two teenagers after all, will they be able to overthrow an entire organization just on their own?

The Witch and Wizard books tell us an action-packed story with lots of magic. It’s a quick read, and also very easy to follow. The chapters in this series are very short, being 2 or 3 pages long at most.

A list with the Witch and Wizard series in order

Here you have a list with the Witch and Wizard series in order of publication, make sure you read these books by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet (which by the way is the pen name of Cate Tiernan) in the proper order so you enjoy it as much as possible:

Witch and Wizard series in order

Witch and Wizard – Jammes Patterson & Gabrielle Charbonnet

Ingredients

  • Jimmy Patterson

Instructions

  • Witch and Wizard (Witch and Wizard book 1)
  • The Gift (Witch and Wizard book 2)
  • The Fire (Witch and Wizard book 3)
  • The Kiss (Witch and Wizard book 4)
  • The Lost (Witch and Wizard book 5)

The Witch and Wizard books are recommended to teenagers between 12 and 15 years old. This series is published by Jimmy Patterson publishing, as are most of the series written by this author that are addressed to children or teens.

This is not the only story that James Patterson has written about siblings, there is the Treasure Hunters series too. A story addressed to children centered on Bick and Beck Kidd, who travel around the world hunting treasures long time lost in the oceans.

If you have already started this series then leave a comment telling us your favorite moment of the Witch and Wizard book series. Also, would you recommend it to fans of the Harry Potter series?

treasure hunters book series order

Treasure Hunters series in order

We hope that your kids are ready to live great adventures because we have the Treasure Hunters book series in order for you! Your children will love Bick and Beck Kidd, the two siblings that happen to be the main characters of these amazing stories.

This is quite a peculiar story actually, because the Kidd siblings travel the world recovering the most unusual objects from the bottom of the ocean. A feat that won’t come easy, because these treasures are also hunted by some dangerous pirates!

The Treasure Hunters series in order

Each of the volumes in the series is self conclusive, which means that they can be read as a standalone. However, we recommend you read the Treasure Hunter series by James Patterson in order of publication, it will be way more fun this way! Here you have all the books:

In case you want to gift them to your kids, maybe for a birthday party? here you have a superb book set that collects the first 6 books in the series:

By getting this set you will only have to get the seventh volume in the series individually. Also, there are more books to come, however, there’s no info about when the eighth book will be released.

Now that we showed you the Treasure hunters series in order don’t miss these books!

The Treasure Hunters series is addressed to mid schoolers, and James Patterson has written lots of other series addressed to kids of the same age. Here you have the first volume of some of them:

There are other authors that also have written great stories for children, here you can discover the Spy School books, a great story of a boy who wants to become a CIA Agent, a hilarious tale.

What is this series about?

treasure hunters book series in order

As we anticipated at the beginning of this post, the Treasure Hunter books are centered on Bick and Beck Kidd, two siblings that travel around the world together with their parents recovering treasures from the depths of the ocean.

The first volume in the series was published in 2013, and since then a new book in the series has been published each year. Except for 2017, in which James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein seemingly had a break. However, it is fair to assume that the eighth volume in the series will be released in 2021.

A list with the treasure hunters book series in order by James Patterson

Here goest this list with the Treasure Hunters book series in order, we will update it as soon as book 8 gets released, which we hope happens soon.

treasure hunters book series order

Treasure Hunters – James Patterson

Ingredients

  • Arrow

Instructions

  • Treasure Hunters (Treasure Hunters book 1)
  • Danger Down the Nile (Treasure Hunters book 2)
  • Secret of the Forbidden City (Treasure Hunters book 3)
  • Peril at the Top of the World (Treasure Hunters book 4)
  • Quest for the City of Gold (Treasure Hunters book 5)
  • All-American Adventure (Treasure Hunters book 6)
  • The Plunder Down Under (Treasure Hunters book 7)

These books are great for kids not only because they are quite fun and really easy to read, but they also tell lots of interesting facts related to the oceans.

The Treasure Hunters’ recommended reading age is from 9 to 11 eleven years old. These books are published by Vision Publishing.

Also, if you are a parent reading this post, then you can also enjoy the books by this author, here you have this post with the Private series in order, a story about an investigation firm that will solve any case they are hired for.

Hope you enjoy this story, who knows? maybe thanks to these books you end up becoming a treasure hunter yourself? leave a comment telling us what you love the most about the oceans.

private series in order

James Patterson’s Private series in order

We know you love thrillers, this is why we have the Private book series in order for you, there is no case that Jack Morgan and his investigation firm cannot solve, or there is? these books, written by bestselling author James Patterson together with  Maxine Paetro, will draw you into the most mysterious cases.

This series is quite long, but we know you’ll read them really fast because Jack Morgan’s stories are kind of addictive, that is why we will recommend you some similar series as well.

James Patterson’s Private series in order

We recommend you read the Private book series in order of publication. The books were published in chronological order, therefore, it’s the best way to know Jack Morgan and his impressive agency located in Los Angeles. This series is composed of 16 volumes, and here you have them all, you can get any of the novels in the series by clicking either on their cover or on the check it out button:

In fact, there is this awesome Private book set that collects the first 6 volumes in the series. A great way to start reading these books, and also perfect if you want to gift it to someone who loves Jammes Pattersons’ books.

Now that we told you the best order for the Private book series don’t miss these novels

Once you start reading the Private books you will be entertained for quite a while. But the day on which you finish the 16th volume in the series will arrive, and what then? panic and fear? not at all, because here you have 3 great book suggestions that you will really enjoy:

The first of our recommendations is actually one of the most notorious works by James Patterson, here you have the Alex Cross books in order, a series about a detective and former FBI agent. Definitely worth a read if you enjoy detective stories.

In fact, James Patterson has written so many novels that his own work is enough to make a great list of books that are similar to the Private book series. You’ll definitely be thrilled reading NY Police Red and the Michael Benett series.

What are these books about?

james patterson private series in order

Former Marine pilot Jack Morgan has opened a business: the most technological and resourceful investigation firm ever. This agency has the reputation of having the most prepared and smartest agents in the world, this is why their results are unparalleled, and it’s also why it has such a select clientele. If someone in the elite needs a case to be solved, the Private agency’s phone will start ringing.

From murders to scandals, there is nothing that this incredibly prepared staff of this agency based on LA can’t solve.

It is important for you to know that not all the books are starred by Jack Morgan, the Private agency has different divisions all around the world, and we will get to know some of their best investigators in the firm. This is the case of Private London, in which we get to know Dan Carter, head of the UK division.

One of the most delightful aspects of this series is the relationship of Jack Morgan and Del Rio, a great connection between the two men that run the firm.

A list with the Private series in order of publication

Here goes a list with James Patterson’s Private series in order, you can use this list for a quick check to make sure you are reading the next book in the series:

Private series in order

Private – James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

Ingredients

  • Vision

Instructions

  • Private (Private book 1)
  • #1 Suspect (Private book 2)
  • Private Games (Private book 3)
  • Private London (Private book 4)
  • Private Berlin (Private book 5)
  • Private Down Under (Private book 6)
  • Private L.A. (Private book 7)
  • Private India (Private book 8)
  • Private Vegas (Private book 9)
  • Private Missing (Private book 10)
  • Private Paris (Private book 11)
  • The Games (Private book 12)
  • Royals (Private book 13)
  • Gold (Private book 14)
  • Count to Ten (Private book 15)
  • Private Princess (Private book 16)

James Patterson is an author that loves to write for different genres, from mystery, to books for kids, and teenagers. Here you have the Daniel X series in order, which is also written by this prolific author.

That would be all, just leave a comment telling us which of the Private divisions is your favorite, and also tell us the book in the series that you enjoyed the most!

daniel x series in order

Daniel x series order of books

It is time to save the Earth! and to help this task, we collected the Daniel X series in order, because we may not have the power to save our planet from dangerous and powerful enemies, but Daniel does! that is why he is known as the protector of the Earth after all.

But if providing you the order of the books in the Daniel X series doesn’t sound epic enough to you then don’t worry because we will also recommend some similar series to you, that sounds way better, doesn’t it?

Daniel X series in order by James Patterson

The best way to read the Daniel X series is in chronological order, which also happens to be the publication order. This is a story about protecting the planet Earth from alien creatures mixed with a vow of vengeance for the murder of Daniel’s parents, sounds interesting, doesn’t it? here you have all the books in the series:

It is important that you read the Daniel X books in order because this way you will be introduced to the main character of the series and then you’ll learn how he got his amazing powers, the ones that allow him to create whatever he wants.

Now that you know the order for the Daniel X series don’t miss these recommendations

The Daniel X series is concluded, so the six volumes that you saw are all you’ll be able to read about this character. However, there are some similar stories out there, so we decided to suggest you 3 of them so you can enjoy them as well:

The first of our recommendations happen to be the first volume of the incredibly popular I Am Number Four series, in these books the main character has also sworn to protect the Earth, and they certainly have a similar tone.

If you are a fan of the comics books by DC you might have noticed that there is some resemblance between the Daniel X books and the Green Lantern comics. Yes, both are the ones who have sworn to protect our planet, and they also have similar powers, however, this is where the coincidences end. Daniel does not wear a tight costume as Hal Jordan does, for example.

What are the Daniel X books about?

daniel x series order of books

This is the story of Daniel, a boy who had to witness how his parents were murdered in front of him, he not being able to do anything to stop their murderer. But now things are way different, because he has a secret ability that allows him to create anything he wants to, a great power with which not only he is willing to protect the planet Earth but he is also eager to find the one who killed his parents, and to bring justice to the world.

The Daniel X series is written by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge, this series reading age is for 8 to 12 years old, but this is one of those stories that can be enjoyed by adults as well. These books are published by Jimmy Patterson publishing, a publishing company by the author of this series.

A list with the Daniel X series in order by James Patterson

Daniel X series in order

Daniel X – James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge

Ingredients

  • Jimmy Patterson

Instructions

  • The Dangerous Days of Daniel X (Daniel X book 1)
  • Watch the Skies (Daniel X book 2)
  • Demons (Daniel X book 3)
  • Game Over (Daniel X book 4)
  • Armageddon (Daniel X book 5)
  • Lights Out (Daniel X book 6)

The volumes in the series are quite short, being each of them approximately 250-300 pages long, which makes this story a quick fast-paced read.

Before we finish, if you have small kids, or maybe a little brother, then you shouldn’t miss the I Funny series, they are just hilarious, the main character in these books wants to be a standup comedian and he’ll do anything to make his dreams come true.

Have you read any of the Daniel X books? if that is the case, tell us which is your favorite character in the entire series. Also, tell us which one would be your secret power if you had to be the Alien Hunter.

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