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7 Finished Series I Have Yet to Finish
I do not read a lot of series. I actually prefer contemporary standalone stories over big, long series but I have 7 series that I either completed and that I want to finish or that are almost completed and I want to finish.
I devoured the first two books in this mega series. I am a sucker for a good YA Dystopian (hence my blog name) but after a patron of mine spoiled Allegiant for me I haven't had the heart to pick up the final book. But now, I think enough time has passed that I can finish out this series without too much emotional turmoil.
So, I have read The Giver at least ten times since discovering this series several years ago. It is probably one of my favorite dystopians I have ever read. Nowadays, this book is required reading in school but not when I was attending. When Son (the final book in the series) came out a couple of years ago, I immediately picked it up but found that I just could not get into it. I have decided that I want to go back and reread The Giver along with the rest of the books in the series to see if my opinion changes.
I read the first book in this series last year and really enjoyed it. It was one of the stories for me that started off slow but got increasing better as it progressed. I purchased the second book on my Kindle about a year ago and have yet to pick it up. I guess I have the "too many books, so little time" argument to blame for that, but I would love to finish this series in the coming year!
I can't believe it's been 5 years since I read The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo! Man, time flies! I got the second book as a Christmas gift a couple of years ago but just haven't picked it up but I am really interested in finish the trilogy soon. I know that another author has picked up the series and is writing more books but I am hesitant about it and may only read the books that Larsson himself wrote.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone was one of my favorite books of last year! I had every intention of picking up the second book in this trilogy but I find that I have to be in a very specific mood to want to read fantasy. But, I do want to read the final two books in this series. Taylor creates such a fantastic original world and I miss Karou and Akiva's love story so much!
Though not completed yet, Meyer's final book in this series comes out in November so I thought I'd slip it in. I LOVED Cinder so much when I read it last year but I have yet to pick up the rest of the series. I have heard that it only gets better so I am really going to try and pick up Scarlet soon. I have no excuse--I own Scarlet and Cress on my Kindle and on audiobook. I really want to find out what happens to Cinder!
Finally, the number one finished series that I want to finish--Vampire Academy! God I love this series so much! I feel like the series gets better with every book. I have finished the first 3--Vampire Academy, Frostbite and Shadow Kiss. Shadow Kiss gutted me for reasons I won't spoil for you and left me in a MAJOR book hangover so I have been hesitant to pick up the next one. I think enough time has passed however to pick up the final three. Dimitri and Rose forever!
So, tell me: Have you read/completed any of these series? If so, what are your thoughts?
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”