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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.

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Terry pratchett Discworld reading order

If you are seeking Terry Pratchet’s reading order it’s because you want to be part of the fun and yet intriging world of Discworld. A satire of the fantasy genre that turned out to be a best selling series, here you will find all the Discworld books in order by Terry Pratchett and way more.

Way more? yes, because we will provide you alternative reading orders for Terry Pratchett’s Discworld books in case you want to focus on a particular character (such as Rincewind for example). And also, we have some great Discworld book set recommendations for you as well!

Terry Pratchett reading order for the Discworld books

Each Discworld novel is self contained, however, I suggest you read the Discworld books in publication order. Pratchett’s writing evolves book after book, this way you will be aware of such evolution.

Here you have Terry Pratchet’s reading order. If you want to get any of the Discworld books you only have to click on cover of the novel you want to purchase or know more, the link will take you to Amazon: (opens in a new tab):

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Lords Ladies 

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Men at Arms 

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Soul Music 

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Jingo 

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Carpe Jugulum 

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The Truth 

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Thud! 

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Now that you know the best reading order for Terry Pratchet’s Discworld books, check out these book sets!

After taking a look at our Discworld reading order you might have noticed that getting a book set might not be a bad idea in order to collect all the books in the Discworld series for a better price.

Each of the following Discworld book sets collect 10 books of the series, so by getting both of them you will get a total of 20 differnt books by Terry Pratchett.

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Ingredients

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  • The Colour of Magic (Discworld book 1)
  • The Light Fantastic (Discworld book 2)
  • Equal Rites (Discworld book 3)
  • Mort (Discworld book 4)
  • Sourcery (Discworld book 5)
  • Wyrd Sisters (Discworld book 6)
  • Pyramids (Discworld book 7)
  • Guards! Guards! (Discworld book 8)
  • Faust Eric (Discworld book 9)
  • Moving Pictures (Discworld book 10)
  • Reaper Man (Discworld book 11)
  • Witches Abroad (Discworld book 12)
  • Small Gods (Discworld book 13)
  • Lords Ladies (Discworld book 14)
  • Troll Bridge (Short story) (Discworld book 15)
  • Men at Arms (Discworld book 16)
  • Theatre of Cruelty (Short story) (Discworld book 17)
  • Soul Music (Discworld book 18)
  • Interesting Times (Discworld book 19)
  • Maskerade (Discworld book 20)
  • Feet of Clay (Discworld book 21)
  • Hogfather (Discworld book 22)
  • Jingo (Discworld book 23)
  • The Last Continent (Discworld book 24)
  • Carpe Jugulum (Discworld book 25)
  • The Sea Little Fishes (Short story) (Discworld book 26)
  • The Fifth Elephant (Discworld book 27)
  • The Truth (Discworld book 28)
  • Thief of Time (Discworld book 29)
  • The Last Hero (Discworld book 30)
  • The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rodents (Discworld book 31)
  • Night Watch (Discworld book 32)
  • Death and What Comes Next (Short story) (Discworld book 33)
  • The Wee Free Men (Discworld book 34)
  • Monstrous Regiment (Discworld book 35)
  • A Hat Full of Sky (Discworld book 36)
  • Going Postal (Discworld book 37)
  • Once More* With Footnotes (Discworld book 38)
  • Thud! (Discworld book 39)
  • Where’s my cow (Discworld book 40)
  • Wintersmith (Discworld book 41)
  • Making Money (Discworld book 42)
  • Unseen Academicals (Discworld book 43)
  • I Shall Wear Midnight (Discworld book 44)
  • Snuff (Discworld book 45)
  • Raising Steam (Discworld book 46)
  • The Shepherd’s Crown (Discworld book 47)

This was Discworld’s publication order. Terry Pratchett Discworld  is plit into several mini-series (based on the main characters); Additionally, the Discworld books is a lovely collection for readers of any age bracket. This series is a parody of the Fantasy cliches and stereotypes, full of real-world analogies and references.

You will see that there are less book covers than novels in the list from Discworld’s reading order, this is because all short stories are collected in Once More* With Footnotes.

If you want to start reading Discworld now that you have Terry Pratchett’s books in order then here you can buy the Discworld novels.

Discworld’s Terry Pratchett alterantive reading order

Now that you have Terry Pratchett’s reading order let me tell you one secret: it doens’t matter in what order you read Discworld. As said, each novel tells its own story. But of course, since some Discworld novels follow the same character (as is the case for Rincewind, Death or The Watch) you might want to read those mini series in order, and here you have them in publication order:

Terry pratchett Discworld reading order: Rincewind books in publication order:

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  • The Colour of Magic.
  • The Light Fantastic.
  • Sourcery.
  • Faust Eric.
  • Interesting Times.
  • The Last Continent.
  • The Last Hero.
  • Unseen Academicals.

Terry pratchett Discworld reading order: Death novels in publication order:

What order to read Discworld’s Death:

  • Mort.
  • Reaper Man.
  • Soul Music.
  • Hogfather.
  • Thief of Time.
  • Death and What Comes Next.

Discworld reading order for: City Watch novels in publication order:

  • Guards! Guards!
  • Men at Arms.
  • Feet of Clay.
  • Jingo.
  • The Fifth Elephant.
  • Night Watch.
  • Thud! 
  • Snuff

Discworld reading order for: Witches novels in publication order:

  • Equal Rites.
  • Wyrd Sisters.
  • Witches Abroad.
  • Lords  Ladies.
  • Maskerade.
  • Carpe Jugulum.

Tiffany Achings novels in publication order:

  • The Wee Free Men.
  • A Hat Full of Sky.
  • Wintersmith.
  • I Shall Wear Midnight.
  • The Shepherd’s Crown. 

What are the Strengths of Discworld books?

Each time you come across the coinage “Discworld,” do not forget that it refers to an outstanding fantasy series in the world of literature. Discworld books are a must-read for every fantasy lover. Are you looking for a fun saga to read? Terry Pratchett Discworld is what you were looking for. If you have been following my blog, then you have heard before, since I mentioned this saga in my article about Racism in literature.

The truth is; no book rivals Discworld’s magic, warmth, humor, command of words, silliness, emotion, character and occasional despairs. It is thrilling and aptly written. Every fan of the Discworld series has the same opinion.

Readers looking for a stand-alone-book can be happy any of the stories can be enjoyed independently.

There is a purpose for Death’s appearance in every book: he’s the best one in the universe and the most magnificent saga of the Discworld Series. The first novel focused on him showing him at his freshest and funniest. Death as a predominant saga unfolds from the beginning through all the books.

What is Discworld about? 

The author of this series worked relentlessly hard and created an irresistible magical flat Discworld on a turtle’s back floating laterally in space. The natives of this “turtledom” are hardworking patriots committed to building their world into a better and happy sphere.

The first book tells the story of Rincewind, an unskilled magician, he is not a hero but a coward instead. Despite his reluctance, he will get involved in several dangerous expeditions.

Which Discworld novel should you read first?

If you don’t want to read Discworld in publicationr order then the most recommended novels to start enjoying Terry Pratchett’s series are Mort and Guards! Guards!

But still, I would you recommend you to start Discworld by reading the first book that was published: The Color of Magic.

Who wrote this series?

The Discworld books were written by no other else than Sir Terence David John Pratchett? Terry Pratchett was an excellent English writer of comical fantasy novels. One of his greatest works is the Discworld series which comprise of over 40 books. Pratchett published his first novel, The Carpet People, in 1971 at the age of thirteen.

Adaptations: Terry Pratchett movies

Terry Pratchett’s books would be difficult to be adapted into a movie format, this is why there are no Terry Pratchett films. However,  for those who were praying for any Terry Pratchett movies. there is a miniseries composed of two episodes narrating the story of The Color of Magic and The Light Fantastic.

Therefore, this miniseries narrates the story of Rincewind (David Jason) when he meets the naive tourist Twoflower (Sean Astin). The series cast of this Discworld’s miniseries is actually worth the mention:

  • David Jason- Rincewind
  • Sean Astin – Twoflower
  • Tim Curry – Trymon
  • Jeremy Irons – Patrician
  • Brian Cox – Narrator
  • Christopher Lee – Death

Even the same Pretty Pratchett did a cameo playing one of the astrozoologists.

Also, an upcoming tv series will take place in the world of Discworld: The Watch.

Alternatively to Terry Pratchett films, 18 novels of the series have a stage adaptation, so if you are fond of theatre you might want to check if you can watch one of these productions!

Any Discworld Game?

Also, fancy to play a Discworld game? Discworld series has more than one videogame adaptation, most notorious are Discworld and Discworld II for Play Station and Play Station 2 respectively. Furthermore, if you like board games, you can enjoy some of this series in such format, it is the case for Thud! Guards! Guards! Clacks and Ankh-Morpork.

You should read Discworld if you liked

If you like Steven Erikson’s Malazan Books of the Fallen, Lois McMaster Bujold’s Five Gods novels, or Kate Griffin’s Matthew Swift and the related Magical Anonymous series, then you will love Terry Pratchett’s books.

Hope this Discworld reading guide thrilled you to read the Terry Pratchett Discworld series, will you play a Discworld game? maybe watch some of the Terry Pratchett movies? don’t forget to leave a comment!

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Dune book order

Dune books in order: Frank Herbert’s books guide

Looking for the best Dune reading order? All who have read Dune will agree that the first volume of this series is one of the best science fiction novels of all time. If you decided to start reading the Dune series I can only congratulate you. Because you will not regret it. In this post, you will be able to find all the Dune books in order by Frank Herbert and also the subsequent novels written by his son Brian, and Kevin J. Anderson.

But not only you will find the Dune series order here, you will also find a great Dune book set recommendation at the end of this post, make sure you don’t miss it because getting such a book collection is a great way to start this series.

Dune reading order? Frank Herbert books in order

So, here is a summary for my suggested Dune read order. First of all, I recommend you read the original work by Frank Herbert, at least the first three books. After you have finished with all his original work you can read the sequels and lately Legends of Dune and its sequel.

If you want to start reading this series, you only have to click on the cover of the book you want to purchase, the link will take you to Amazon. Here you have the original Dune books in order, if you are looking for the rest of the books of the series, they are in the next section of this post.

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Now that you have the Dune series order, what if you get this amazing Dune book set?

This Dune book set collects the first six books in the series (which are the books written by Frank Herbert), this set has a 4.7 out of 5 stars rating and is a great way to start this series:

In this Dune book set you can choose between paperback, hardcover, and Kindle formats so you can choose the one that fits better to you.

Dune books in order including Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson work

After the original series by Frank Herbert, you have the following books to read. Here goes the order of the Dune books (extended series)

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Here is an updated list with the Dune book order:

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  • Dune
  • Dune Messiah.
  • Children of Dune
  • God Emperor of Dune
  • Heretics of Dune
  • Chapterhouse: Dune
  • Hunters of Dune
  • Sandworms of Dune
  • House Atreides
  • House Harkonnen
  • House Corrino
  • The Butlerian Jihad
  • The Machine Crusade
  • The Battle of Corrin
  • Sisterhood of Dune
  • Mentats of Dune
  • Navigators of Dune

So this is the complete Dune series order. If you read all of these books you will become a Dune god and people will kneel to your divine presence.

What is the proper reading order for Dune? extended guide

As it happens with other long series, there is a bit of controversy regarding the proper order to read this series. Some say it is best to read them in chronological order, meanwhile others think it is better to read them in published order… if you ask me, in this case, I think you should start reading this saga by the one book that made Dune series to be known as one of the best science fiction novels ever, that is,  starting by the first book published: Dune.

So, in my opinion, the best Dune reading order is to read first the original series. This is the story of Paul Atreides and the planet Arrakis, where the priceless spice named mélange, sometimes just called “the spice,” is grown. Even though it is usually said that Dune is a series of six novels, for me at least, it is more like a three-book original saga and a three-book sequel. I say this because centuries pass between the third book, Children of Dune, and the fourth, God Emperor of Dune,so I think think they should not be considered at the same level.

Here you have the Dune original saga books in order, with a bit more detail:

  • Dune. 412 pages.
  • Dune Messiah. 256 pages.
  • Children of Dune. 416 pages.

This would be like the basic pack, the must-read I would say. If you read these three books you will know how the story of Paul Atreides concludes. Of course, Dune keeps being alive after him.

The extended Dune reading order

If you are willing for more Dune, and trust me you will, you have way more to read. Following to Children of Dune you have I call a three-book sequel.

  • God Emperor of Dune.
  • Heretics of Dune.
  • Chapterhouse: Dune.

Unfortunately, the latest book, Chapter House: Dune, ends with a cliffhanger and since the author died the next year after this book was published,1985, he left a lot of the plotlines unsettled.

However, this matter was somehow resolved by the two next novels written by Brian Herbert, Frank Herbert’s older son, and Kevin J. Anderson (spin-off novel writer for Star Wars or Starcraft among others and also known for his work The Saga of Seven Suns).  Please notice that, from now on, all the novels mentioned are not written by Frank Herbert but by his son and Kevin J. Anderson.

  • Hunters of Dune.
  • Sandworms of Dune.

Still want more? At this point, the reading order gets more and more complicated, two prequel series, and sequel of one of those prequels…none of these will be Frank Herbert’s work as previously explained.

First Dune prequel

The first prequel is set just before the first published book, that is, before the Arrakis conflict. These books are narrated from the point of view of three noble houses, which give the name to each manuscript:

  • House Atreides.
  • House Harkonnen.
  • House Corrino.

Second prequel (Legends of Dune) and its sequel (Great Schools of Dune)

While the first prequel happens just before the first Dune novel, this prequel narrates a story occurring thousands of years before.

  • The Butlerian Jihad.
  • The Machine Crusade.
  • The Battle of Corrin.

This second prequel trilogy has a sequel trilogy also:

  • Sisterhood of Dune.
  • Mentats of Dune.
  • Navigators of Dune.

That would be all, there are also short stories but we will leave it there from now. If you are willing for more Dune just leave a comment and I will provide you more info about the short stories!

What is this Dune about?

If you were searching for the Dune reading order you probably know what is this series about, but in case you just came here by coincidence:

In 1965, a book was quietly published which later became an incredible success. Reportedly, it is Frank Herbert’s Dune Saga. The Dune series is somewhat complicated, and a bit slow-witted. This novel was previously rejected by over 20 publishers before an automobile manuals publisher took on the book.

Dune is a series that encompasses six books that are not individually dependent upon one storyline. Though Dune Messiah, the second book in the series firmly establishes the 5,000-year time frame of the remaining novels as “the Golden Path” and ties them all loosely together. Each story itself accounts for a brief, and possibly most significant of periods with that path.

Most importantly, the series as a whole is excellent. What sets this series above most others is its sheer scope. Encompassing a timeline of some 7,500 years, Herbert was able to justifiably link the first book, Dune, with the last, Chapterhouse: Dune. Let take a look at books individually.

The first book in the series: Dune

About forty years after its initial publication, Dune persists as a significant book in the fiction genre and is easily the most notable of the series. It is here that the author sets the foundation for the remaining series. Of them all, Dune comprises the most comprehensive and, most complete story. On the periphery, the predominant saga is political intrigue and maneuvering.  But through Herbert’s expert characterizations and strong world-building, the issues he addresses parallel issues we are still suffering in recent times.

Originally published in 1965, and set outwards of 20,000 years in the future; the original saga revolves around the political strife between three noble houses, House Corrino, House Harkonnen, and House Atreides. The story revolves around the battle for sovereignty over the planet, Dune. This strife fuses political, economic, religious, and even mystical intrigue and manipulation.

Dune Messiah

This book publishing date was in 1969, twelve years after Dune. Though the central narrative is wholly reliant upon the first book, Herbert successfully crafted a sequel able to stand on its own without having intimate knowledge of its forerunner; Dune.

Dune Messiah, while a highly enjoyable read, seems secondary and in place only to serve as a launching point for the four subsequent books.

Children of Dune

In 1976, nine years after the Dune Messiah, the new Emperor’s children are getting of age in a time of the massive social and economic revolution. Children of Dune is one of the weaker books of the series.

As with Dune Messiah, Herbert focuses on a singular theme picked from Dune and thrashes better, and with a likely better result. His explorations are fascinating, and a must read for all lovers of books.

God Emperor of Dune

A reader needs the knowledge of the earlier series to understand the premise for God Emperor of Dune published in 1981. Since this novel is, for some, weak. Herbert was well aware of this, as the early chapters are filled with a rehashing of information from the previous three novels. Without this, there is just no way God Emperor of Dune would have stood on its own. Beyond initial pages, which may be a bit repetitive from his previous novels; lies Frank Herbert’s thorough exploration of religious fanaticism through the 4,000-year-old Leto II, the immortal Emperor of Dune.

In addition, the author breaks from the style of the previous series in that significant segments of narration are teaching dialogue from Leto II.

The duo; Heretics of Dune and Chapterhouse Dune

There is no way to isolate these two novels published in 1984 and 1985 respectively. There isn’t a complete story contained within either one individually, and neither one can stand individually on an average read. Collectively, though, they make for a rich, complex; and potent ending that stands out among previous books as the best writing and most enjoyable read since the original Dune 20 years earlier.

The storylines weave and evolve throughout the two novels. At times they seem to drag slightly, but the culmination in Chapterhouse Dune makes it all worthwhile.

However, taken individually, Heretics of Dune is placed slightly below Chapterhouse Dune only because there is no adequate resolution to the ongoing storylines.

Who wrote this series?

Frank Herbert was a world celebrated and commercially thriving American science-fiction author.  Also, Frank was also the father of another erudite author, Brian Herbert. Another great book by Frank Herbert is the Priests of Psi, a novella which was the cover story for the February 1960 issue of Fantastic.

Adaptations

Dune had a movie adaptation in the 80s. But that’s not all, a new movie of Dune started filming this very same year. If you want to know more just check the following article Dune upcoming movie.

You will love this series if you liked…

If Hyperion by Dan Simmons a look appeals to you, you might want to read this saga. It has a lot of similar themes, plot, and saga to Dune, and it has excellent word building and is one of those stories that stick with you.

Did you know Dune is having a movie adaptation? make sure you read the books first, here you found Dune reading order order, so no excuses! you still got time to read them.

Take a look at The Witcher reading order if you like fantasy stories.

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Mortal Engines reading order

Looking for Mortal Engines reading order? Either if you are here because of the Mortal Engines movie adaptation or because of my book suggestions for kids, or maybe none of those, and it’s just because you wanted to know more about Peter Jackson’s new movie, as they call it. No matter why you want to read Philip Reeve books. If you want to know how to read Mortal Engines series, here you will find the answer.

This story is set in a post-apocalyptic universe and it’s part of the fantasy and adventure genre. This book’s audience was originally for young teenagers, even so, you will enjoy this story no matter your age.

In what order should I read Mortal Engines?

In case you are considering the proper order for this series,  I recommend you reading them in published order. Mortal Engines consists of two sagas, the original series is a quartet while Fever Crumb is a trilogy. Fever Crumb is actually a prequel, but despite that, I advise you to read it after the original tetralogy since the prequel has a different tone.

Here you go, this is the best order to read this series:

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  • Mortal Engines (Mortal Engines quartet)
  • Predator’s Gold (Mortal Engines quartet)
  • Infernal Devices (Mortal Engines quartet)
  • A Darkling Plain (Mortal Engines quartet)
  • Fever Crumb (Fever Crumb trilogy)
  • A Web of Air (Fever Crumb trilogy)
  • Scrivener’s Moon (Fever Crumb trilogy)

Aditionally, there is a a collection of short stories called Night Flights that you will also enjoy. 

Want to buy Mortal Engines books?

Now that you know the proper reading order of this series you might want to buy Mortal Engines books. Here you can buy the original quartet and Fever Crumb trilogy:

If you are sure you will love this series, then you can buy this awesome Mortal Engines Book Collection:

Here you have a link to buy all the books in Mortal Engines original series:

If you want to read the prequel series, Fever Crumb, here you have the books:

Regarding Mortal Engines movie adaptation, it will probably not have a sequel after what happened with the first movie: Mortal Engines 2

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

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The First Law reading order

The First Law series order

Looking for The First Law reading order? You probably heard of The First Law, superb books. Amazing catchphrases, really action thriving, and a great story. If you want to know The First Law series in order just keep reading, here you will find all Joe Abercrombie’s books in this series.

Also, if you want to get a cool The First Law trilogy book set you will find a great recommendation at the end of this post, make sure you don’t miss it!

The First Law reading order: In what order should I read Joe Abercrombie’s books

If you are wondering the proper order for this series, in this case, I recommend you reading the First Law books in publication order since it is at the same time the chronological order.

Here you go, this is The First Law reading order. Just click on any of the following book covers to check out any the books, you will see how amazing the reviews are for these books.

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1. The Blade Itself

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2. Before They Are Hanged

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3. Last Argument Of Kings

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4. Best Served Cold

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5. The Heroes

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6. Red Country

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7. A Little Hatred

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8. The trouble with peace

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Just in case you are wondering, the books shown above include the original trilogy, and also The World of First Law series, and The Age of Madness.

Now that you know the First Law reading order, maybe you’d want to get this The First Law trilogy set?

Here goes a cool The First Law trilogy set that collects the three books of the original series, a great way to start reading these books by Joe Abercrombie.

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Here you have a handful list with all the books in the First Law series in order of publication:

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  • The Blade Itself (The First Law trilogy)
  • Before They Are Hanged (The First Law trilogy)
  • Last Argument of Kings (The First Law trilogy)
  • Best Served Cold (stand alone novel)
  • The Heroes (stand alone novel)
  • Red Country  (stand alone novel)
  • A Little Hatred (The Age of Madness trilogy)
  • The Trouble With Peace (The Age of Madness trilogy)
  • The Beautiful Machine (The Age of Madness trilogy) release date 2021

Quick note: there are also short stories that I didn’t include in this reading order. In case you want to read them, I suggest you do it after reading Red Country. Considering the short stories, that is the best way to read The First Law books in order.

The first novel of his new series,  A Little Hatred, was recently published, and you should read it if you haven’t yet.

What is this series about?

The First Law is a medieval fantasy series written by Joe Abercrombie. Initially, this series consisted only of a trilogy and therefore it was pretty easy to know the proper reading order but the British author wrote also three stand-alone novels set in the same world. If that was not enough, the first book of Abercrombie’s new trilogy was published in September 2019 and it’s called A Little Hatred.

In this story, you will meet well developed characters, this is not the usual tale where the world is divided between good and evil people. This series shows how everyone has a dark side, and nobody here is uncorrupted.

The Fist Law books surely are a great introduction to immerse yourself into a grimdark journey, are you ready for it?

If you like fantasy series then you have to take a look at this post with The Witcher reading order.

If you were wondering what is the best order for The First Law series here you have the answer. Keep reading!

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Drizzt reading order

R.A Salvatore books in order – Drizzt Do’urden series

Are you looking for The Legend of Drizzt reading order? do not despair, we got an updated list with the complete series. In this story by R.A Salvatore the main character is not a human, but a dark elf, who instead of being evil as is customary among his people he is a gentle elf. The first book in the Drizzt series is Homeland ⚔️.

If you don’t know where to start with the Drizzt series, here you have all the Drizzt books in order, you can get any of these novels by clicking on their cover . Also, this is the most recommended book set 📘 to start these novels by R.A Salvatore.

An story with lots of adventure, friendship, and courage; you will love these books! Here you have the Drizzt books in order. Also, you will find a lot Drizzt book set recommendations in the next section of this post, make sure you don’t miss them because they are a great way to start reading this series.

Now that you have The Drizzt reading order, maybe you’d prefer to buy a The Legend of Drizzt boxed set?

You can buy these The Legend of Drizzt boxed sets for the first six books in the series:

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In what order should I read The Legend of Drizzt? R.A Salvatore books in order

We recommend you read the Drizzt books in chronological order. Some might prefer to do it in publication order, in that case just read The Icewind Dale Trilogy before the Dark Elf Trilogy.

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Now that you know the Drizzt reading order you might have realized that getting a boxed set is not a bad idea. We have some recommendations for you.

Pretty long series? now that you have Drizzt books in order you better start reading this series . Hope you enjoy them!

A list with the Legend of Drizzt books in order 2021

The following list shows you the Legend of Drizzt book order so you can start reading this series. This list has been updated in 2021 so it includes all the Drizzt novels.

The legend of Drizzt reading order

What order should I read The Legend of Drizzt books?

Publisher:

  • Harper Voyager

Reading order:

  • Homeland (The Dark Elf Trilogy)
  • Exile (The Dark Elf Trilogy)
  • Sojourn (The Dark Elf Trilogy)
  • The Crystal Shard (The Icewind Dale Trilogy)
  • Streams of Silver (The Icewind Dale Trilogy)
  • The Halfling’s Gem (The Icewind Dale Trilogy)
  • The Legacy (The Legacy of the Drow Tetralogy)
  • Starless Night (The Legacy of the Drow Tetralogy)
  • Siege of Darkness  (The Legacy of the Drow Tetralogy)
  •  Passage to Dawn (The Legacy of the Drow Tetralogy)
  • The Silent Blade (The Paths of Darkness Tetralogy)
  • The Spine of the World (The Paths of Darkness Tetralogy)
  • Servant of the Shard (The Paths of Darkness Tetralogy)
  • Sea of Swords (The Paths of Darkness Tetralogy)
  • The Thousand Orcs (The Hunter’s Blade trilogy)
  • The Lone Drow (The Hunter’s Blade trilogy)
  • The Two Swords (The Hunter’s Blade trilogy)
  • The Orc King (The Transitions trilogy)
  • The Pirate King (The Transitions trilogy)
  • The Ghost King (The Transitions trilogy)
  • Gauntlgrym (The Neverwinter tetralogy)
  • Neverwinter (The Neverwinter tetralogy)
  • Charon’s Claw (The Neverwinter tetralogy)
  • The Last Threshold (The Neverwinter tetralogy)
  • The Companions (The Sundering)
  • Night of the Hunter (The Companions Codex trilogy)
  • Rise of the King (The Companions Codex trilogy)
  • Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf (The Companions Codex trilogy)
  • Archmage (Homecoming)
  • Maestro (Homecoming)
  • Hero (Homecoming)
  • Timeless (Generations)
  • Boundless (Generations)
  • Relentless (Generations)
  • Starlight Enclave (The Way of the Drow)
  • Glacier's Edge (The Way of the Drow)

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Let’s know a bit more about this series




The Legend of Drizzt is a fantasy series by the American author R.A Salvatore. This series tells the story of  Drizzt Do’Urden, a drow (or a dark elf) who decides not to follow the evil way of his people and leaving the Underdark (the place below the surface where drows and other dark creatures dwell). Drizzt books are based in the Forgotten Realms setting in the dimension of Abeir-Toril.

Besides of giving you The Legend of Drizzt reading order, here you have some info about Drizzt:

Did you know…

Drizzt Do’Urden made his first appearance as a sidekick character in the Icewind Dale series. His popularity grew and as a result R.A Salvatore started writing the Drizzt book series.

What are Drizzt swords?




Drizzt Do’Urden uses two scimitars (sabres with a curved blade). At first he used two unnamed scimitars forged by the Durigar dark dwarves these two swords were made of adamantine and both broke when he left the Underdark.

After this, he gets two new Scimitars: Icingdeath and Twinkle. Icindeath protects the wielder against fire, while Twinkle emits a blue hue when held.

How did Drizzt get Guenhwyvar?

Guenhwyvar is a black panther who resides on the Astral plane. It can be summoned using an onyx figurine.

This figurine was owned by Masoj Hun’ett, who instructed Drizzt in the magical arts. Eventually, Drizzt and Guenhwyvar became friends. Drizzt got the figurine after defeating Masoj.

How old is Drizzt?

This character is 140 years old, his birthday date is unknown.

RA Salvatore books in order

RA Salvatore books in order


Hope you enjoy this The Legend of Drizzt series by R.A. Salvatore, did you know that this best selling series? it is indeed, several books in this collection have been included in NY Times Best Seller, as you can see in this NY Times best seller books from october 2008 listing the Orc King novel.

If you like this series you might like to take a look at The Witcher reading order.