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.
Dive into shadowy worlds of magic and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of a dark fantasy series with this Reading Pathway into Laini Taylor books.
Fans of YA urban and gothic fantasy will love Cassandra Clare's books. Here's where to get started with her extensive catalog.
Get into some dark and darkly funny sci-fi and fantasy with this reading pathway to Jay Kristoff books.
Where to begin reading the fantasy and romance Brigid Kemmerer books.
A reading guide to Holly Black's books: prepare for immersive tales of fantasy and adventure set in gorgeous—and treacherous— worlds.
Now is a great time to discover the work of Ally Condie, whose hit YA dystopian Matched trilogy celebrates its 10th anniversary this year!
Love historical fantasy? More of a gamer? How about superheroes? You've got a reading taste and we've got the Marie Lu books to match them.
Not sure where to start with this YA superstar? Check out these John Green books for an introduction to the author of The Fault in Our Stars.
Use this guide to make your way through books by Maureen Johnson, especially if you're in the mood for mystery and rom-coms.
Anthony Horowitz is a prolific author. We walk you through four series with a focus on murder and intrigue to get you started.
So you want to get into the works of acclaimed fantasy author V.E. Schwab. Find your reading pathway here.
Looking to get into the works of prolific Indigenous author Louise Erdrich? Find your reading pathway here.
Curious about Jane Yolen books but don't know where to begin with her prolific catalog? We've got a guide to get you started.
Take a step beyond PRACTICAL MAGIC and get into some magical and evocative Alice Hoffman books with this Reading Pathway.
Want to read more of this classic author? These are the best James Baldwin books to serve as a starting point to his work.