Top Ten Picks: Book Series

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Top Ten Picks will be a weekly post here in this blog that talks about just that -- my top 10 picks! Every week, there will be a different and specific topic given. I will then choose 10 of my favorites from that given category, create the list, and post them up here!
For week one, the topic will be on 'Book Series.'
In a variety of different genres, in no particular order, here are my picks.

Top Ten Favorite Book Series

1. Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
3. Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
4. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
5. The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien
6. His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman
7. Shopaholic series by Sophie Kinsella
8. Jane Rizzoli/Maura Isles series by Tess Gerritsen
9. The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice
10. Animorphs by K.A. Applegate <-- as a kid, this was my favorite! :D

There you have it. What are yours? I would love to hear your answers, and everyone is absolutely welcome to join!
All you have to do is:
1. Do a post similar to this, listing all of your answers. It can be in any genre, and does not have to be in any particular order.
2. Please sign the Mr. Linky box below. Enter the specific blog post URL that will lead directly to your actual post. It'll be a lot easier for us to find it! Also, you do not need to have "Top Ten Picks" as your title. Feel free to be creative!

Important: Your last day to answer this topic will be on March 29th, Monday. On March 30, Tuesday, a week from now, the topic will change. However, you can still list -- and add it to Mr. Linky -- your 'Book Series' picks whenever you'd like, even if the topic has already changed.

I can't wait to read yours! :)


  1. +JMJ+

    Oh, man! I love series!!!

    Give me a few days to work on this, and I'll definitely have a post up. =D

  2. So excited-- my first meme to participate in-- I love series, too. My post is up. I couldn't limit to 10, sorry Jillian. I will ask DeLynne if she wants to participate as well.


    When you get linky working I will link up.

  3. me again-- Mr.Linky finally let me link my info-- don't see anything yet--- maybe it takes awhile or maybe I didn't do it right.


  4. @Enbrethiliel: Can't wait to read yours!
    @ Lesa, I just checked it and your link is in! Thanks for joining. Love your picks!

  5. This is a cool idea, unfortunately I haven't read enough series to total ten. Maybe I'll have better luck with your next category!

  6. I like your picks too-- the ones I'm familiar with. There are 3 that I haven't heard of and need to check out. Saw the Percy Jackson movie and plan to start reading that series.

    Didn't put it on my list but I really liked His Dark Materials too.

  7. Cool meme - this was fun! I can't wait to see what your topic is next week!

  8. @OutnumberedMama: Thanks for joining! Nice picks! :)

    @Enbrethiliel: Wo0hoo, love that you actually added descriptions!

  9. @june: would love to have you in the next one!

  10. Animorphs? OMG! I remember that series. I thought it was great :o)

    Have you read the EverWorld series? It's another one by Applegate.

  11. Oh I guess I saw this too late form Mr. Linky. Not sure of your dates though as the 23rd was Tuesday (just yesterday). Did you mean to post next Monday the 29th?

    Thanks for a fun meme. I couldn't keep my list to 10 though.

  12. @Darkwyrmreads: No I have actually never heard of that one! Were you a fan of it as well?
    I love Tobias&Rachel in Animorphs! :)

    @Marthae! Aw man, thank you so much for that! What a stupid mistake, haha. I just changed it, and yes, you're correct the last day to post is on the 29th. On the 30th, the topic will change.
    Please post your link on Mr.Linky, thank you again!

  13. I can't resist a list! I am going to come up with mine and make "Favorite Series" list, even though it will be too late for this week's event.

  14. @Rose City Reader: Please feel free to put it up on Mr. Linky also if you'd like even if there is a new topic. I'd still love to read yours. :)

  15. Had to pop back in to follow your blog as the computer wouldn't let me do that earlier this week. I am #100. :)
    Looking forward to the next ten list!

  16. I added my link to Mr. Linky because I got my list posted today. It was too much fun to put off.

  17. I prefer stand alones but the Wake Thrilogy I love.......

  18. YEAH! Jane Rizzoli/Maura Isles series ROCKS! Loving it!

  19. I managed 9 series, or at least pairs of books. Good idea!

  20. @Marthae: My blog didn't want you to follow me at that time because it was meant to be that you were going to be the #100! Haha! Thank you :D

    @Rose City Reader: Thanks for joining! Love the picks!

    @Marce J: Hm, I have not read that one. I might have to look that up.. :)

    @Raila: I love Tess Gerritsen's work -- one of my favorites! She has a new one coming out in June and a Maura/Jane tv series on TNT! So exciting, isn't it??

    @Kim, Too: 9 series is perfectly fine! I'm just glad you could join! And thank you, hope to see you again for the new topic tomorrow!

  21. It took me so long to choose only 10 series to list on my own blog.
    I've never heard of the Jane Rizzoli/Maura Isles series by Tess Gerritsen. I might just have to check it out!

  22. I know that I'm late but I just posted my first Top Ten Pick post!

    You have some great picks - a few of which I'm going to have to check out as I've never read them! Thanks!