top ten series i’d like to start but haven’t yet

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 |
Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, where we all get to exercise our OCD tendencies and come up with bookish lists.  If you’d like to play along, check out this post.

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I’m convinced that this week’s Top Ten Tuesday is going to make us all look like imposters.  If we can think of ten series we’d like to read but haven’t yet, we’re all lazy readers, right?  Ha!  No.  I have dozens of books I own and haven’t read yet, just sitting on the shelf.  This a list of series I don’t own, but from everything I’ve heard, I should, and will try to get to in this lifetime… yeah.  Too many books, too little time!

Top Ten Series I’d Like to Start But Haven’t Yet 

1. Naomi Novik’s Dragons of Temeraire
2. Megan Whelan Turner’s Attolia
3. Beth Revis’ Across the Universe
4. Tamora Pierce’s The Song of the Lioness
5. Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl

6. Neil Gaiman’s Sandman
7. Jennifer A. Nielsen’s The Ascendance Trilogy
8. Susan Cooper’s The Dark is Rising Sequence
9. Terry Pratchett’s Discworld
10. Paolo Bacigalupi’s Ship Breaker

What are some series you’d like to start reading but haven’t gotten around to yet?


Melody Simpson said...

Artemis Fowl is on my list to read very soon! Can't wait to get to it! Great list!

Anonymous said...

I really liked Artemis Fowl after about 5 I got a wee bored but they were good fun and this reminds me to go back.

Marissa @ Rae Gun Ramblings

marissa | Rae Gun Ramblings said...

oops sorry I didn't meant to comment as annonymous

lillylilac said...

Good list, I liked what I've read of the Artmis Fowl series and I've been meaning to read Discworld as well.

Unknown said...

I forgot Beth Revis' series :(

Here's my Top Ten Tuesday.

Unknown said...

I forgot Beth Revis' series :(

Here's my Top Ten Tuesday.

danicapage said...

Um yeah most of these didn't make my list, but I'm dying to read almost all of these. Great picks!I've only read Artemis Fowl. Seriously need to get caught up. :)

Here's my birthday Tuesday memes post

~Danica Page@Taking it One Page at a Time

Kyra said...

I also need to read the Across the Universe series, it looks so good! Same with Artemis Fowl! New GFC follower! ;)

Kyra @ Blog of a Bookaholic
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Steph Su said...

Ohhh, I've been wanting to start the Dragons of Temeraire series. Been meaning to do that for a few years now. ^_^

And the Attolia series is omigod so worth it, you MUST, ASAP.

Mel@Thedailyprophecy said...

The false prince also made it to my list! :) Across the Universe is definitely a series I need to read soon. Great picks.

Top 10 Tuesday - Mel@thedailyprophecy.

Lori said...

I really need to read Tamora's books as well. I'm always hearing such great things about them!

My Top Ten

Nina said...

You'll love Across the Universe! I have read the first two books and I love it. One of my favourite series. :)

J'adore Happy Endings

Anonymous said...

3, 4, 7 and 8 are must reads! I loved all of them and have very happy childhood memories of reading The Dark is Rising and The Song of the Lioness =)

Allison @ Good Books & Good Wine said...

Across the Universe is so good. I'm currently reading the last one, Shades of Earth, and it is so addicting!

-Allison @ Good Books & Good Wine

kayerj said...

the only one I've read is the Dark is Rising and I loved it. I'll have to look into some of the others you have listed. nice list today. kelley—the road goes ever ever on

Unknown said...

The only series I can comment on is Megan Whelan Turner’s Attolia... it is truly a wonderful series and well-worth the read. :)
My Top Ten Tuesday!

Unknown said...

I read the first book in Across the Universe and it was absolutely fantastic! I'm definitely looking forward to finishing the series.

Tales of Whimsy said...

I'm with you on Artemis.

I reallly liked Across the Universe but haven't finished the series.

Anonymous said...

I've only read the first two books of Artemis Fowl, but it is AWESOME! He's such an interesting character. Oh, and I totally forgot about the Attolia series. I definitely want to read that. AND something by Tamora Pierce. Seriously, it's ridiculous the amount of books I want to read :)

Liviania said...

I've read almost all of these. (But, er, I'm guilty of not reading The Dark is Rising too. I know it's a classic! Someday.)

Kristen said...

I love Artemis Fowl and suggest it as an audio! Alanna is one of my favorite characters of all times. And I loved the False Prince and The Thief. So many good series to start! :)

Milo@BlogProfits said...

those books must be really good I must have them but the only book that I have was the Sandman and I was enjoying it

Charlotte said...

I'm working my way through Discworld myself, and enjoying it lots!

I do hope you like Megan Whalen Turner!

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