Reader Mailbag: Worst Book to Movie Adaptations

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Order of Irish End Game Books

Irish End Game is a series of YA dystopian fiction novels by American author Susan Kiernan-Lewis. Originally a trilogy, the series puts an average American family in the middle of a post-apocalyptic meltdown in a rural Irish setting. (more…)


Order of Maggie Newberry Books

Maggie Newberry is the protagonist in a series of cozy mystery novels by American novelist Susan Kiernan-Lewis. Maggie Newberry is an American living in the south of France on a vineyard, and makes her living as a copywriter. That said, this series is not about her writing advertising copy – it’s about her acting as an amateur sleuth. (more…)


Order of Susan Kiernan-Lewis Books

Susan Kiernan-Lewis is an American author of mystery, romantic suspense and dystopian fiction novels. She writes the Maggie Newberry series, the Irish End Game series and the Burton & Kazmaroff series. Besides being a novelist, Susan is a copywriter, playwright and video editor. Other than writing, her interests include horses, France, cooking and travel – and each of these interests find their way into her writing. As someone who moved around a lot in a military family, Susan tends to write about characters who are adapting to a new environment. Fortunately for her husband, writing about such situations seems to have quelled her own need to always be somewhere different. (more…)


Order of Robert Rankin Books

Robert Rankin is a British author of comedic fantasy novels. He writes the Brentford series, Cornelius Murphy series, Japanese Devil Fish Girl series, and more. Robert often sets his novels in Brentford, which is the London suburb he grew up in. He mixes science fiction, occult, urban legends, gags, metafiction and steampunk together. His goal became to create a new genre called Far-Fetched Fiction, and get its own section into bookstores. (more…)


Order of Kathi S. Barton Books

Kathi S. Barton is an American author of dark fantasy erotic paranormal romance novels. She writes the Aaron’s Kiss series, the Grant Brothers series, the Waite Family series, the Force of Nature series, the Bowen Brothers series, and numerous others. Kathi and her husband Paul live in Nashport, Ohio and have three children and eight grandchildren. (more…)


Order of Witcher Books

The Witcher is a series of fantasy novels and short stories by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. A “witcher” is a monster hunter who possesses supernatural abilities in order to combat monsters. The series focuses on witcher Geralt of Rivia. The series has been adapted to film, television, video games and graphic novels. (more…)


Order of Andrzej Sapkowski Books

Andrzej Sapkowski is a Polish author of fantasy novels. He writes The Witcher series. Prior to becoming a writer, Andrzej studied economics and worked in sales for a foreign trade company. In 1986, his first short story (Wiedzmin) was published in Fantastyka (the number one fantasy magazine in Poland) to tremendously positive reviews. This is what became The Witcher. Due to the success of the story, he turned the story into larger saga. This helped make Andrzej one of the top Polish fantasy novelists of the 1990s. (more…)


Order of Shade Of Vampire Books

Shade of Vampire is a series of paranormal romance/fantasy novels by Bella Forrest. The series is made up of sub-series of about 7 books each. It spins off into the Shade of Kiev series. (more…)


Order of Bella Forrest Books

Bella Forrest is an author of paranormal romance and fantasy novels. She writes the Shade of Vampire and Gender Games series. Bella was writing as soon as age 5; she would sit under the kitchen table and create books with crayons. Since then, any free time she’s had was spent writing on a notepad. Bella likes writing about vampires, which she can relate to – seeing as how her writing day begins at about 1 A.M. (more…)