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#Reading Pathways

Reading Pathways is a regular Book Riot feature in which we suggest a three-book reading sequence for becoming acquainted with certain authors. Check out previous entries on Toni Morrison, Edith Wharton, John Steinbeck, and others.

Reading Pathways: Rochelle Alers

Fall in love with Rochelle Alers. This pioneer novelist is known for weaving tales of love that will leave you both happy and breathless.

Reading Pathways: Mary Roach Books

Follow along this reading pathway for where to get started with the work of science writer Mary Roach.

Reading Pathways: RK Narayan

Discover the work of RK Narayan, a trailblazing writer of Indian literature who prioritized the Indian perspective over colonizer narratives.

Reading Pathways: Mia Couto

Here are three books to get you started on Mia Couto books, while we wait for more translations of the Mozambican author's stories.

Reading Pathways: José Eduardo Agualusa

Get into the works of a prolific Angolan writer, and learn about the history of Angola, through these José Eduardo Agualusa books.

Once Upon A Fracture: A Helen Oyeyemi Reading Pathway

Are you new to Helen Oyeyemi? Follow this reading pathway into the strange, uncanny, and surreal world of Oyeyemi's fiction.

Reading Pathways: Star Wars Books

Use this handy guide to get started with Star Wars books, including Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – A Crash of Fate by Zoraida Córdova.

Reading Pathways: Romance and Intrigue with Tracy Wolff

Get an intro to the steamy works of Tracy Wolff, with books including Shredded: An Extreme Risk Novel.

The Best C.J. Cherryh Books: 8 Books to Get You Started

C.J. Cherryh books can be a bit intimidating to get started with--she's written over 80! Here's some entry points to aim yourself at.

The Best Jhumpa Lahiri Books: 5 Books to Get You Started

With novels, short stories, and nonfiction titles, this is how to get started with the best Jhumpa Lahiri books from her debut to today.