TOP TEN TUESDAY | NEW SERIES I WANT TO START

Top Ten Tuesday - New

 

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday on The Broke and the Bookish is: Top Ten New Series I Want to Start. I’m not that big on series usually, but when I started reading Young Adult fiction more series hit my radar. Here are some of the first that come to mind:

The 5th Wave - Rick Yancey       The Giver Quartet - Lois Lowry       Partials - Dan Wells

 

The 5th Wave – Rick Yancey
The Giver – Lois Lowry
Partials Sequence – Dan Wells

 

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer - Michelle Hodkin       Cinder - Marissa Meyer       Pivot Point - Kasie West

 

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer – Michelle Hodkin
The Lunar Chronicles – Marissa Meyer
Pivot Point – Kasie West

 

Shadow and Bone - Leigh Bardugo       Olympians Series - Rick Riordan
 
The Grisha – Leigh Bardugo

 

The Cuckoo's Calling (North American Cover) - Robert Galbraith/J.K. Rowling       The 100 - Kass Morgan

 

Cormoran Strike – Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling)
The 100 – Kass Morgan

I cheated a little bit, as you may have noticed. The topic said that we should include series published in the last year or two, but there were a couple older ones I snuck in there. The Giver, because with the movie coming out soon I feel like it’s back in the current book narrative. And Percy Jackson and the Olympians because I just keep on hearing about it! Everywhere I turn it seems like a fellow book blogger is saying now awesome this series is. So I feel like it belongs on the list.

What about you guys? Which series are you dying to read – and which others should be on my list? Share in the comments!

28 thoughts on “TOP TEN TUESDAY | NEW SERIES I WANT TO START

  1. M.

    Haha! Yeah, the reason I've started and stopped so many of these is because of others distracting me. It's the curse of the omnivorous reader, I suppose! I have heard so many great things about Percy Jackson and nothing negative. I think I'm a bit “meh” because of the movie – but I intend to push through until that feeling fades! I may or may not have picked up the beautiful box set. Ahem.

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  2. M.

    Haha! Yeah, the reason I've started and stopped so many of these is because of others distracting me. It's the curse of the omnivorous reader, I suppose! I have heard so many great things about Percy Jackson and nothing negative. I think I'm a bit “meh” because of the movie – but I intend to push through until that feeling fades! I may or may not have picked up the beautiful box set. Ahem.

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  3. M.

    I have heard SO many good things about all of those. I started Cinder and though I did get distracted, it wasn't because I didn't like it – the world-building was great and the characters and storyline had great potential. I'm looking forward to getting to it! Yeah, honestly that's the main reason it's on my radar right now! I hate watching the movie first. It's a challenge. Maybe a bit OCD. I'm working on it.

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  4. M.

    Thanks! My problem is always deciding which to start first – and I often don't want to start a series until the sequels are published but then when they are I've kind of gotten past my initial enthusiasm… it's all very stressful.

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  5. M.

    Thanks! My problem is always deciding which to start first – and I often don't want to start a series until the sequels are published but then when they are I've kind of gotten past my initial enthusiasm… it's all very stressful.

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  6. M.

    I've heard so many great things about Percy Jackson. I've read part of the first book but have yet to finish one – I think it was a mistake to watch the movie first. But I got the (really pretty) box set, so I'm determined to give it a fair shake… one of these days!

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  7. M.

    Honestly? I don't know much either! I mainly just know that it's considered something of a classic and that it's going to be a movie – and I generally try to read the book before watching a movie whenever I can. It's not very long, though, so it shouldn't take long to read!

    I started Cuckoo's and I enjoyed it, but got a bit lost in the middle because of picking it up and putting it down a few too many times. I need to start again and really give it my undivided attention. I know I'm going to like it thought – I can see Rowling's fingerprints in the exquisite world and character building. Really glad it's an ongoing series!

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  8. M.

    It's funny, because those are two series I've started, but haven't actually finished any books from! But I liked both of them. In both cases I just got distracted. Oops. But I know I'll enjoy them and kind of like having them to look forward to!

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  9. M.

    It's funny, because those are two series I've started, but haven't actually finished any books from! But I liked both of them. In both cases I just got distracted. Oops. But I know I'll enjoy them and kind of like having them to look forward to!

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  10. M.

    Dude, that is so good to hear! I have started Cinder, but I got distracted. Probably by a cover that was new and shiny. But I liked the way it was written, and I remember thinking there was a lot of potential – so I have a feeling I'll really dig it once I finally settle in and finish it! And I know the series will be like chips – I will keep going once I get through Cinder!

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  11. Trisha

    I love series, but until I finish some I currently have going, I am just not allowed to start a new one. On a side note, definitely recommend the Percy Jackson series. I just really enjoyed that one.

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  12. Trisha

    I love series, but until I finish some I currently have going, I am just not allowed to start a new one. On a side note, definitely recommend the Percy Jackson series. I just really enjoyed that one.

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  13. Charlotte A

    I've seen The Giver recommended a lot recently but I don't know anything about it. I'll have to have a look.

    I can recommend The Cuckoo's Calling! I really enjoyed it. I need to get my hands on Pivot Point.

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  14. Charlotte A

    I've seen The Giver recommended a lot recently but I don't know anything about it. I'll have to have a look.

    I can recommend The Cuckoo's Calling! I really enjoyed it. I need to get my hands on Pivot Point.

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  15. Bekka

    The Lunar Chronicles! This is one of my all-time favorite series, particularly the last book, Cress. Honestly, each heroine is better than the last. The world-building is amazing, and the narration is just cinematic. There's no way you could dislike it, so I really hope you get to Cinder soon!

    Bekka
    Great Imaginations

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  16. Bekka

    The Lunar Chronicles! This is one of my all-time favorite series, particularly the last book, Cress. Honestly, each heroine is better than the last. The world-building is amazing, and the narration is just cinematic. There's no way you could dislike it, so I really hope you get to Cinder soon!

    Bekka
    Great Imaginations

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