21 of Our Favorite “Books in Order” Lists

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If you’ve ever had a book hangover after reading an amazing book, you know the feeling of wanting to find the next book written by that same author. That feeling inspired each of the “books in order” lists below. We have read and loved every one of these amazing books.

Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Historical Fiction, and Middle Grade picks are all listed below. You’ll find Outlander, Harry Potter, Fourth Wing, Bridgerton, and a dozen other lists for the most avid readers and you saw it first here at Beyond the Bookends.

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Books In Order List

Fiction // Historical Fiction // Mystery // Thriller // Romance // Fantasy // Young Adult // Middle Grade

Fiction Books in Order Lists

Taylor Jenkins Reid

Taylor Jenkins Reid Books in Order: 8 Amazing Books to Adore (+PDF)

If you love TJR, this is a list of all her books by publication date!

The Best Jenny Colgan Books Ranked and Ordered

Are you having a book hangover after reading Jenny Colgan’s books, never fear, she has written more than 30 books.

The Bookshop on the Corner

Historical Fiction Books in Order Lists

Outlander Series in Order: Guide to Diana Gabaldon

19 Outlander Books: The Best Guide to Diana Gabaldon (+PDF)

Head to this list of Outlander Books from beginning to end. Don’t miss out on this iconic series.

Jane Austen Books: A Terrific Guide for 2023 (+PDF)

These classic books are the perfect books to read anytime and we have Austen’s complete works in order.

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The 7 Best Kate Morton Books in Order and Ranked

kate Morton is a master of historical fiction and we have a list of all her books so you never miss one!

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Mystery Books in Order Lists

Louise Penny

Louise Penny Books in Order: Complete Guide to Inspector Gamache

I don’t know about you but I cannot wait to for the next Louise Penny book to come out! This is a guide to all the Chief Inspector Gamache books!

60 Sherlock Holmes Novels in Order: A Complete Guide for Fans

This mystery book list is a doozy but includes Doyle’s favorites too!

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Thriller Books in Order

Daniel Silva

23 Daniel Silva Books in Order: Best Guide to Gabriel Allon +PDF

If you love thrilling book series, this is the perfect series for you. If you have not read the Gabriel Allon series, what are you waiting for?

Romance Books in Order

The Epic List of Colleen Hoover Books in Order & Ranked for 2024

A complete guide to the New York Times Bestselling author’s complete works.

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Carley Fortune Books: 2 Best-Selling Books to Love

If you loved Carley Fortune’s books, you will understand our need to make this list but, if you have not had a chance yet, this is your chance.

Jasmine Guillory Books: 8 Awesome Books to Love

Head over to this list of all of Jasmine Guillory’s books. These are perfect for romance lovers everywhere.

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Bridgerton Books in Order

Julia Quinn’s Bridgerton Books: Complete Guide to 20 Books

Head over to this list of historical romances for all the Bridgerton books!

Fantasy Books in Order Lists

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15 Sarah J Maas Books in Order: A Complete Guide to the Fantastic Books

If you love ACOTAR, you will not want to miss any of these are fantasy books written by Sarah J. Maas!

Fourth Wing Series: 5 Fantasy Books to Obsess Over!

If you have not read Fourth Wing, where have you been? And if you have, we know the struggle waiting for Iron Flame. This is the guide to the series.

Fourth Wing Books in Order
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Practical Magic Books in Order and More Witchy Books for 2023

Head to this list of the Practical Magic books. Did you read them in order of publication or chronologically?

8 Zodiac Academy Books: An Epic Guide to the Popular Series

This is a very intense fantasy dark academia series. If you have not started reading these books, this is the guide for you.

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YA Fantasy Books in Order Lists

Twilight books in order. The Ultimate Guide to the Twilight Saga

7 Twilight Books in Order: The Best Guide to the Twilight Saga

This series is still one of my favorites and I actually love the movie versions as well. Check out this EPIC guide.

Stephanie Garber Books: 2 YA Fantasy Series to Obsess Over

The six books in these two series are some of the best YA fantasy books I have read. If you are looking for the best books, you will love these.

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Leigh Bardugo Books in Order: Complete Guide to 18 Amazing Books

The Greishaverse has almost a cult-like following. This is a list of all of Leigh Bardugo’s books and you will not want to miss a single one.

Middle Grade Fantasy Books in Order

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Harry Potter Books: Complete Guide to the Series in 2023 +PDF

The Harry Potter Series is over and if you have a kid obsessed with the series, we have all the books with a Guide!

Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson Books in Order: An Epic Guide

We have Every book in the Percy Jackson world for the most avid fan!

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Land of Stories and other magical books to read if you love Harry Potter.

Chris Colfer Books in Order: An Epic Guide to 2 Fabulous Series

Chris Colfer has written 2 amazing series and we have the complete guide for both of them.