Help for readers: Start a new series

Series are a great way to “stock up” on reads when you can’t browse. Our adult fiction expert has broken down some popular and more obscure series into genres below (click on a title below to see it in the catalog and place a hold):


Mystery/Cozy Mystery/Suspense/Thrillers:
Veronica Speedwell – Deanna Raybourn (Historical Victorian)
Lady Sherlock – Sherry Thomas (Historical Victorian)
Armand Gamache Three Pines – Louise Penny (Canadian)
Walt Longmire  – Craig Johnson (Western)
Hannah Swensen – Joanne Fluke (Minnesota Cozy)
Chloe Ellefson – Kathleen Ernst (Wisconsin Cozy)
No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency – Alexander McCall Smith (African Cozy)
Myron Bolitar – Harlan Coben (Suspense)
Harry Bosch – Michael Connelly (Thriller)
Charlie Parker – John Connolly (Thriller)
Dublin Murder Squad – Tana French (Irish Thriller)

Saxon Tales/Last Kingdom – Bernard Cornwell (Medieval Great Britain)
Kingsbridge – Ken Follett (Medieval Great Britain)
Egyptian – Wilbur Smith (Ancient)
War at Home  – Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (Britain WWl)
Outlander  – Diana Gabaldon (Time Travel Romance, 1700s, 1940s)

Family Sagas:
Clifton Chronicles – Jeffrey Archer (Domestic England)
Emma Harte Saga – Barbara Taylor Bradford (British)
Irish Country – Patrick Taylor (Physicians Country Life)

Contemporary Romance:
Cedar Cove – Debbie Macomber (Puget Sound, Washington)
Beach House – Mary Alice Monroe (Charleston, South Carolina)
Chesapeake Shores – Sherryl Woods (Chesapeake Bay, Maryland)
Virgin River – Robyn Carr (California)
Finfarran Peninsula – Felicity Hayes-McCoy (Ireland)

Mitford – Jan Karon (Small Town North Carolina)
Baxter Family – Karen Kingsbury (Family Saga)
Lavender Tides – Colleen Coble (Suspense Puget Sound, Washington)
Wedding Collection – Rachel Hauck (Romance)
Walk – Richard Paul Evans (Contemporary Life Lessons)

Fantasy/Science Fiction:
Dresden Files – Jim Butcher (Fantasy Mystery)
Stormlight Archive – Brandon Sanderson (Epic Fantasy)
Novel of the Others – Anne Bishop (Paranormal Fantasy)
Broken Earth – N. K. Jemisin (Dystopian Fantasy)
Expanse – James S.A. Corey (Space Warfare Science Fiction)
Red Rising Saga – Pierce Brown (Dystopian Science Fiction)

Bill Hodges – Stephen King (Suspense Horror)
Vampire Chronicles – Anne Rice (Psychological)
Rot and Ruin – Jonathan Maberry (Survival, YA)