Top Ten Tuesday: Series I’ve Been Meaning To Start

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jamie @ The Broke and the Bookish.

This week’s theme is series we have been meaning to start and haven’t yet! I am notorious for starting series and usually never finishing them so there really weren’t that many series on my TBR that I haven’t started at all, but here are the few!

These aren’t in any specific order either!

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10.) The Mistborn Series by Brandon Sanderson

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I actually own the box set of the trilogy but just haven’t gotten to it yet. As a huge fantasy fan reading this seems to be an absolute must and I’m definitely excited to get to it, or really any Brandon Sanderson book!


9.) The Diviners Series by Libba Bray

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I’ve owned the first book for a while and just haven’t gotten to it yet, I am definitely a huge fan of creepy and spooky books so I’m hoping to get to it this October!


8.) The Falling Kingdoms Series by Morgan Rhodes

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Why haven’t I read this?! I bought the first book when it came out and still haven’t read it! I know I’m a terrible person, I will read it eventually especially since it’s such a popular series and was being marketed as a sort of YA Game of Thrones.


7.) The A Court of Thorns and Roses Series by Sarah J. Maas

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Sarah J. Maas and her books are HUGELY hyped and while I did give the first book in her other series “Throne of Glass” a go , I also want to see what the big deal is with this series as well. I may turn out to be that person who just doesn’t click with her writing.


6.) The Heroes of Olympus Series by Rick Riordan

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I read and adored the Percy Jackson series but just haven’t gotten around to this one yet. I know, I know shame on me! I have a lot of catching up to do as far as Riordan’s series go though, but I definitely need to binge this series soon!


5.) The Firebird Trilogy by Claudia Gray

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I actually wasn’t too interested in this series right away since I thought, for some dumb reason, this was a contemporary series. It’s actually sci-fi and once I found that out and actually read the premise I was sold!


4.) The Magicians Trilogy by Lev Grossman

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I actually wasn’t SUPER interested in this trilogy right away but then I started watching the SyFy show on Netflix and could not get enough! No I haven’t finished season one yet but I’m in love and would definitely love to read this series now!


3.) The Abhorsen Trilogy by Garth Nix

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Not really sure why I want to read this series so much but the premise sounds like it promises a badass heroine and it seems to be another staple series in fantasy so I need to read it!


2.) The School For Good and Evil Trilogy by Soman Chainani

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I know this is a middle grade series but honestly it sounds so good! There are schools for training “good” princes and princesses and also to train the “evil” villains, what about this doesn’t sound interesting? I’m definitely excited to give it a try!


1.) The Insignia Trilogy by S.J. Kincaid

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I could always use more YA sci-fi on my TBR and after loving S.J. Kincaid’s other novel “The Diabolic” I really wanted to give her other books a try so I bought the first book in this series!

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What are some series you’ve been meaning to start?

Have you read any of these series/trilogies? What did you think?

Do you have any of these on your TBR as well?

Let me know in the comments!

The Sassy

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14 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Series I’ve Been Meaning To Start

  1. I would love to read A Court of Thorns and Roses once I’m finished with Throne of Glass. I’ve read the first two books and I think the second is much better than the first. And I need to check out The Magicians. Like I need more on my TBR… Haha The first book used to be on mine.

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  2. We share a few series. I’m slowly powering my way through the Percy Jackson books and loving them! I had no idea there was going to be another book in the Diviners series… I’m super excited & I just added that to my calendar, thank you for letting me know!
    The firebird trilogy, I just want to read those books because gosh look at those covers! πŸ˜€ My friend was reading the School for Good & Evil and she really liked them, she keeps telling me I should read them, so they must be good!

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  3. I too am awful at finishing series but great at reading the first book! I literally just finished the first book in the Mistborn series and was BLOWN AWAY by it. I definitely recommend reading it for sure! I’ve also read two out of the three books in the ACOTAR series and will say that the first book definitely drags. It takes a massive turn so definitely get to that before DNFing it. The second book ACOMAF was excellent, so maybe try it to get there if you’re into the end of ACOTAR. As for The Magicians series, I’ve heard that the TV series and the book series are very different. I have not read the book, but enjoyed the TV show. Also, I want to read The School for Good and Evil too. I really like the premise as well.

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  4. The Diviners, The Heroes of Olympus, and The Magicians are all series I started but have yet to manage to finish. I did very much enjoy the first book in the Diviners series in both print and audio (I’ve read it twice, but haven’t moved on). Great list, and happy reading!

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  5. The Firebird series is sci-fi ish, but I think I would classify it as a adventure/romance more than anything. It’s really a lot more centralized on the romance aspect than I had expected going in and that disappointed me a little.

    I LOVED the Magicians series! But all the reviews I’ve seen for the actual books seem pretty negative :/ So I haven’t picked them up yet.

    Mistborn and Falling Kingdoms are still on my TBR too. Too much fantasy, too little time!

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  6. I strongly recommend both the Diviners series and the Firebird trilogy! The Diviners series is definitely a little bit on the spooky side, and would be great for October.

    Great list πŸ™‚

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  7. I have Mistborn and Diviners on my list too. Had them on my shelves for years and have yet to read them. I also need to read the Magicians. The TV shows is hit or miss. Sometimes I like it and sometimes I don’t, but it’s all interesting.

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  8. You’ve got to read the Mistborn trilogy! I haven’t read the last book yet, but the first two were so good! I think you’ll really enjoy it. As for the A Court of Thorns and Roses series, from what I heard, those who didn’t like the Throne of Glass series liked the ACOTAR series much more. Awesome post! ❀

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  9. I haven’t tried Throne of Glass yet but I have to say I love ACOTAR so much. I got really hooked, I’ve heard mixed reviews about Throne of Glass and I have been apprehensive to give that one a try in-case it’s not as good. I haven’t tried any of the other series on your list myself yet though πŸ™‚

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