Book series recommendations?

Not Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings. I am not really into fantasy books or crime books. I am really not into detective books. Also, not the heavy romance ones where they meet in a school and the boy/girl is mysterious or something. I want something more mature. Also nothing heavy on supernatural type things. Any suggestions? 

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    4 months ago

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  • Spike
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    MAYBE these books for your reading list.

    Empire Falls by Richard Russo

    The Silver Linings Playbook: A Novel by Matthew Quick 

    Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

    Kingdom Keepers series by Ridley Pearson

    Kingdom Keepers: The Return series by Ridley Pearson

    The English Teacher: A Novel by Yiftach Reicher Atir and Translated by Philip Simpson

    Firefly Lane: A Novel by Kristin Hannah 

    Fly Away: A Novel by Kristin Hannah 

    The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

    The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul (originally published as A Cup of Friendship): A Novel by Deborah Rodriguez

    Very Private Gentleman: A Novel by Martin Booth  

    Incarnations of Immortality series by Piers Anthony 

  • 5 months ago

    What about Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings? They're super. Everyone likes those. Fact.

  • Zac Z
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    I saw your question, was distracted by the coffee machine, then kept brainstorming and came up with a couple of suggestions.

    Then I realized that you were asking for book SERIES.

    The thing is that many series are in genres that you exclude.

    What's left is historical novels even though they also often come as stand-alones, science fiction, and not much else. Maybe some thriller series.

    Is that what you're looking for?

    I'll go ahead and give you some suggestions, most of which aren't series. Maybe you'll find some of them useful anyway:

    - Stieg Larsson's Millennium series

    - Ken Follett: The Pillars of the Earth

    - Noah Gordon: The Physician

    - Donna W. Cross: Pope Joan

    - Jonas Jonasson: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

    - Stephen King: Misery

    - Peter S. Beagle: A Fine and Private Place

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  • 5 months ago

    Mein Kampf 

    Mein Kampf 

  • 5 months ago

    It would help to know what you ARE interested in. I read my way through the books by James Michener and the historical fiction books by Kenneth Roberts when I was in high school. Later, I came to appreciate Jane Austen, Willa Cather and Edith Wharton. 

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