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.

Fairy Tale Reform School series in order

Imagine that your teachers were evil villains… we collected all the Fairy Tale Reform School books in order, so you can envision how classes would be being if they were taught by the most renowned malefactors. This bestselling series, written by Jen Calonita, tell us about a girl called Gilly who gets caught stealing and is sentenced to stay 3 months at this peculiar school…

Will she be able to survive? or, rather, will she learn the lesson and not steal anymore? anything can happen in the world of Enchantasia

Fairy Tale Reform School books in order by Jen Calonita

This series is composed of six volumes, and it’s concluded, which means you can enjoy this story to its fullest! you should read the Fairy Tale Reform School series in order of publication because author Jen Calonita tells this story chronologically. Here you have all the books in the series, you can get any of them by clicking on their cover.

Would rather get them all? then that’s no problem, because there’s this amazing book set that collects the first 5 volumes in the series. Works great as a gift by the way:

Could the covers of this series be more charming? probably not. Also, they are great anticipation of what’s to come once you start reading these books, a fairy tale story with lots of fun!

Now that we told you the order of Fairy Tale Reform School books don’t miss these series

Let’s be honest, you’ll be willing to read more fairy tale-styled series once you finish with this one, we all have gone through that. And that’s precisely why we are already prepared, here you have 3 book suggestions that you will love because they are really similar to this series:

What better way to keep reading than enjoying another book series by the same author? we got two choices for you, the first one is the Misfits series, which is a great next step to know the author’s work once you have finished all the Fairy Tale Reform School books.

The second one, is The Twisted Tales series, a project in which Jen Calonita has been involved that retells the most popular fantasy tales, she made her own version of Frozen and an alternate Snowhite story in which the Evil Queen poisoned the prince.

What is this series about?

This is the story of Gilly Cobbler, a young girl that is sent to the Reform School after being caught stealing. This school has the most renowned evil villains, such as the Big Bad Wolf from Little Red Riding Hood or Cinderella’s stepmother.

This place won’t be as awful for Gilly once she befriends awful students Jax and Kayla. Together they will find out that the school has lots of mysteries to be unraveled, and who better than them to do so?

A list with all the Fairy Tale Reform School books in order

This story sounds really cool, don’t you think? well, here goes a list with all the Fairy Tale Reform School books in publication order, which is how we recommend you read this series:

Fairy Tale Reform School books in order

Fairy Tale Reform School – Jen Calonita

Publisher:

  • Sourcebooks Young Readers

Reading order:

  • Flunked (Fairy Tale Reform School Book 1 )
  • Charmed (Fairy Tale Reform School Book 2 )
  • Tricked (Fairy Tale Reform School Book 3 )
  • Switched (Fairy Tale Reform School Book 4 )
  • Wished (Fairy Tale Reform School Book 5 )
  • Cursed (Fairy Tale Reform School Book 6 )

This series is concluded, so you’ll be able to know how Gilly’s story ends, not needing to wait for any additional books. These are published by Sourcebooks Young Readers, and they are a fast paced stories addressed to children between 10 and 13 years old.

This story is great for readers who enjoyed twisted fairy tales, and speaking of those, the Lunar Chronicles series is another collection that you would really enjoy as well. Notice however that these have a more mature tone than the Fairy Tale Reform School books.

Have you read any of the books in this series already? then leave a comment and share your opinion with our community!

Order of Mercy Watson

Have you ever wondered how it would be to have a pig as a pet? we collected all the Mercy Watson books in order so you can find it out by reading this fun easy read by author Kate Dicamillo.

You’ll be able to get all the novels individually, but we also have an amazing Mercy Watson boxed set recommendation for you, which collects the complete series! so make sure you don’t miss that one because it works marvels as a gift.

Mercy Watson books in order by Kate DiCamillo

This series is composed of six books, they all have great colored illustrations which will captivate your kids for sure. Each of the volumes in the series can be read as a standalone, however, we recommend you read To the Rescue first, because it’s the first volume in the series and serves great as an introduction to this story. Here you have all the Mercy books in order of publication (which is how we recommend you read them):

If you want to get the complete collection then you can get this Mercy Watson boxed set, it collects all the books in the series and they are wrapped in a super cute box:

Now that we told you the order of the Mercy Watson books don’t miss these series

We thought it would be great if we collected some books that are of the same reading level as the Mercy Watson series. Here you have three awesome recommendations:

Our first recommendation is another book series by Kate DiCamillo, Tales from Deckawoo Drive, if you like the writing and the style of her books then this is a great next read.

Also, your kids will also enjoy the adventures of the Ivy and Bean series, a story about two girls that hate each other but who happen to become best friends.

What is this story about?

Meet Mercy, the new member of the Watson’s family. For the Watson’s she is not just a pig, they love and treat her as if she was her daughter. Their neighbors, however, don’t like this cute pig that much.

Each of the volumes in the Mercy Watson book series tells us a different adventure in which this adorable pig will be involved. These are very easy to read stories, with short texts and a lot of vivid illustrations (by Chris Van Dusen).

Your kids will have a blast when you read these stories, and you will too, because Mercy is hilarious, and always wants hot buttered toast, as she will remind you all along with the series.

A list with all the Mercy Watson books in order

This series, published by Candlewick, is composed of six volumes and is concluded. Here you have a list of the Mercy Watson books in order of publication:

Mercy Watson books in order

Mercy Watson – Kate DiCamillo

Publisher:

  • Candlewick

Reading order:

  • Mercy Watson to the Rescue
  • Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride
  • Mercy Watson Fights Crime
  • Mercy Watson Princess in Disguise
  • Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig
  • Mercy Watson: Something Wonky this Way

This series is addressed to 6-9 years old. The reading level of the Mercy Jackson books is 1-4 grade levels, and 450 L in the Lexile measure. They are quite short, each of the books being around 80 pages.

Here goes another recommendation for you, kids love to watch cartoons, so it’s easier to make them read if a series is based on their favorite shows. Therefore, you can read the Ninjago book series to them, so they can enjoy the stories of their favorite ninjas.

Did you get the Mercy Jackson boxed set or you got the books individually instead? tell us how you discovered this funny story!

All the Diablo books in chronological order

Ey gamers, we got something great for you, we collected all The Diablo books in order! it may take a while until Blizzard releases the fourth installment of this dungeon crawler RPG, so what a better way to get back to the Kingdom of Khanduras than reading about some engaging novels based on this great universe?

Don’t you guys have books? (sorry, we had to use the meme) yes, we have, and you’ll be able to get them all as well. Let’s start before Deckard Cain gets too anxious.

Diablo books in chronological order

There are many novels based on this videogame franchise, so we recommend you read the Diablo novels in chronological order. Why? because this way not only you’ll have a better understanding of the lore, but you’ll also be able to connect the narrative to the events taking place in the video games. Here you have all the books:

There are many other books based on this franchise, however, they are strategy guides, art books, etc. So we skipped all those so we focus only on the ones that are actually fiction.

Now that you have all the Diablo books in order don’t miss these

There are many great videogame franchises that have had a book adaptation, and some of them are just amazing. Here you have 4 of the most popular ones:

If you are a Blizzard fan then you must more than know the other 2 most popular franchises in this company. These have also great lore, therefore, once you finish the Diablo books you can start with the Wow books, for example.

And now, focusing on Xbox fans, did you know that are lots of novels based on one of the most popular exclusive video games of this console? yes, here you have a list of all the Halo novels, they are great by the way, the authors did a great job getting the drill of the videogame series.

What are these books about?

The Diablo books are stories set in the fictional universe created by Blizzard for this videogame franchise. Some of these novels retell the events that players of the videogames experienced along with the 3 installments, while other novels just add some additional info to the lore while telling us a captivating adventure.

For instance, The Sin War trilogy by Richard A. Knaak is set in the times were the angels from the High Heavens and the demons of Burning HElls fight in what seems an unstoppable battle.

These novels are great for Diablo fans that would love to get to know this fictional universe better while reading a more than engaging story.

A list with all the Diablo books in order

We thought it might be great for you if we made a list with some extra info about this series. Here you have a list with the Diablo books in order, including if they belong to a specific series:

Diablo books in order

Diablo – several authors

Publisher:

  • Pocket Star

Reading order:

  • Birthright (The Sinwar)
  • Scales of the Serpent (The Sinwar)
  • The Veiled Prophet (The Sinwar)
  • The Black Road (Diablo Legends)
  • Legacy of Blood (Diablo Legends)
  • The Kingdom of Shadow (Diablo Legends)
  • Moon of the Spider (Diablo Legends)
  • The Order
  • Storm of Light
  • Book of Tyrael

These books are a great way to get back to the Sanctuary, a nice alternative while you wait for Diablo 4. If you finish all these novels before the videogame gets released then you can also take a look at this list with the Starcraft novels in order.

And that’s all, the only thing left is for you to leave a comment telling us if you have already read any of these Diablo books, tell us if you loved them, and also tell us which character of this series is your favorite.

Markus Heitz’s The Dwarves series in order

We have a list with The Dwarves books in order, a series by Markus Heitz that centers on one of the most courageous and bravest races in the fictional world. A classic fantasy story with lots of action and adventure, and lots of orcs too!

The author does a great job depicting this race as we usually know it, long-bearded grumpy stubborn creatures that also have a big heart, and will fight until the very end for everything they find to be a noble cause.

The Dwarves books in order by Markus Heitz

We have great news, this series is concluded, so you can read it from beginning to end. We recommend you read The Dwarves book series in order of publication, because Markus Heitz published the story chronologically. Here you have the 5 novels that compose this series, you can get by clicking on their cover:

As you see, the dwarves shown in the covers look really tough, more than ready to slay some orcs and then celebrate victory while drinking as much beer as possible before they blackout.

Now that you know the order for The Dwarves book series, check out these novels

We love classic fantasy, so we selected 3 books that have a similar setting to the Dwarve books by Markus Heitz. Our first book suggestion actually centers on one of the most common enemies of this race:

Feel like reading a story starred by orcs? then the Orc series by
Stan Nicholls is a great approach to these brutish evil creatures. Also, did you know that it was Tolkien who first used the term orc to define these greenish ogre-like creatures? leave a comment telling us if you already knew this.

There are many stories in which dwarves are part of the setting, one of the most popular is the Warhammer Fantasy universe. If you liked the lore of this miniature wargame then you shouldn’t miss our list with the best Warhammer books, you’ll definitely get addicted to those tales.

What is this series by Markus Heitz about?

The Dwarves books tell us about Tungdil, a dwarf who was abandoned in a city of men when he was just a child. Now, as an adult and has become an expert blacksmith, he will embark on a journey to deliver a message to his kin, but what seemed to be an easy task will turn into a quest to save the Girldlegard, a city of dwarves.

This adventure will make Tungdil finally meet his people, and with this, he’ll start to understand to connect better with his dwarf side, one he never knew given that he was raised by humans.

You will really enjoy this series if you like fast-paced action-adventure fantasy books with lots of battles. Also, lovers of the Tolkien universe will find a great ally in these books.

A list with all the books in The Dwarves series in order

As said before, this series is concluded and is composed of five books. They are easy to follow, but here’s this list with The Dwarves series in order so you make sure you are reading them properly:

The Dwarves books in order

The Dwarves – Markus Heitz

Publisher:

  • Orbit

Reading order:

  • The Dwarves
  • The War of the Dwarves
  • The Revenge of the Dwarves
  • The Fate of the Dwarves
  • The Triumph of the Dwarves

These books are published by Orbit, while they are only five volumes, they happen to be quite extensive, each of them being around 750 pages long. This is great, given that this epic fantasy tale focuses on battles.

You know which story you might find interesting as well? The Pendragon series, go check this amazing story by D.J. McHale, you will not regret it.

We hope you enjoyed this story, also, leave a comment telling us how you discovered The Dwarves series by German author Markus Heitz.

Guardians of Ga’hoole series order by Kathryn Lasky

We collected all the Guardians of Ga’hoole books in order, and we are 100% sure that you will be captivated by this Get ready to get captivated by this epic adventure in which the main characters are owls. An amazing fantasy series written by American author Kathryn Lasky that you might already know because it had a movie adaptation known as Legend of the Guardians.

These books are addressed to a young audience, 9 to 12 years old by the way. However, this is the kind of adventure that can be enjoyed by more mature readers too. Age is just a number after all!

Guardians of Ga’hoole books in order by Kathryn Lasky

This series is composed of 16 volumes, so you might get lost in the plot if you don’t read these novels properly. We recommend you read the Guardians of Ga’hoole series in order of publication because author Kathryn Lasky narrated the books chronologically. Here you have all the books in the series:

If you are going to start this series then there is this amazing book set. It collects the first 5 books, and it looks this cool:

You may have noticed that the covers look different from the individual novels that we showed above. We actually know why this is, but it makes sense that the publishers decided to make a special edition cover for the book set, looks impressive, doesn’t it?

Now that we revealed the order of the Guardians of Ga’hoole books don’t miss these series

It will take a while for you to finish this series, however, they are easy to read and the plot is so enthralling and you won’t be able to put these books down, which means that you’ll have read them all before you know it. But don’t worry, we are ready for that, here you have 3 similar series to the Guardians of Ga’hoole books:

Our first recommendation is actually another book series by Kathryn Lasky, Wolves of the Beyond. This is actually a spinoff of the Guardians of Ga’hoole series, therefore if you loved the writing of this author this one should be your next read.

What about a series in which the main characters are dragons? if you like these powerful fire-breathing creatures then don’t miss the Wings of Fire series, these books are really popular these days, so you might already know them.

What are these books about?


The Guardians of Ga’hoole book series tell us about the owl kingdom, known as the Forest of Tyto, a place in which brave and wistful owls fight the forces of evil.

There are many threats to the peace of Tyto and its citizen. The first volume in the series centers on Soren, a young owl who gets captured together with his friend Gylfie, there’s only one way to escape from that place, but for this, they will have to learn to fly, a feat that seems impossible to them.

As said before, there is a movie based on this series, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole, it was released in 2010 and was directed by Zack Snyder. You should give it a watch once you have finished the series.

A list with the Guardians of Ga’hoole book series in order

This is quite a long series, so we thought it would be of great help for you to have a list with all the Ga’Hoole books in order so you can check it out anytime:

Guardians of Ga’Hoole books in order

Guardians of Ga'Hoole – Kathryn Lasky

Publisher:

  • Scholastic

Reading order:

  • The Capture  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 1)
  • The Journey  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 2)
  • The Rescue  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 3)
  • The Siege  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 4)
  • The Shattering  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 5)
  • The Burning  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 6)
  • The Hatchling  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 7)
  • The Outcast  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 8)
  • The First Collier  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 9)
  • The Coming of Hoole  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 10)
  • To Be a King  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 11)
  • The Golden Tree  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 12)
  • The River of Wind  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 13)
  • Exile  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 14)
  • The War of the Ember  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 15)
  • The Rise of a Legend  (Guardians of Ga’Hoole book 16)

These books are published by Scholastic, and their reading level grades are 4-7, while their Lexile score is 730L. Each of the books in the series is around 250 pages, they are also easy to read, with easy vocabulary and short chapters. In addition, there is a glossary at the end of each book, which will help children to know better all the characters.

Before you leave so you can start reading these books, we have a great recommendation for you. The Dragonwatch series, a story about two teenagers that will have to fight against a powerful horde of dragons.

What made you start reading the Guardians of Ga’Hoole series? is it because you watched the movie? or maybe because you love owls? leave a comment telling us the reason why you are reading these books!

1 2 3 30