Sunday, May 30, 2010
Serious about series
Right now I'm reading The Invisible Mountain by Carolina de Robertis (Did you know May was Latino Books Month? By the way, the paperback of The Invisible Mountain is out this August). When I'm done with my current TBR pile (see last week's post), I'm thinking I'd like to read another series, and I'm looking for suggestions. Anybody have any good ideas? Series by black authors not required, but definitely appreciated.
Series seem to be most common in genre works, though Trisha R. Thomas has her women's fiction series featuring her protagonist Venus. The sixth (sixth!) is out now, Un-Nappily in Love. And Pearl Cleage often writes in her novels about characters in Atlanta's West End neighborhood, with characters from different books mingling together.
Can anyone think of any other commercial or literary fiction that's a series? What do you all think is the best: