Series by Genre

The genre categories are mine, not backed up by anything other than a couple of cataloguing courses way back in library school, and my system is as imperfect as these systems often are. I've put things where I think they fit best, for the sake of making it easier to find what you might be looking for. In cases where it's really impossible to decide which genre to stick the book into, I've stuck it in two.

These are series I intend to continue with, at some point. However, the observant reader will note that only three of the following series have been completed. Do not hold your breath on any of the incomplete ones. I'm working on it.

Alternate History
The Company (Kage Baker)
Frontier Magic (Patricia C. Wrede)
Regency Magic (Patricia C. Wrede)
Spiritwalker (Kate Elliott)
Temeraire (Naomi Novik)

Contemporary
The Hard Pan Trilogy (Susan Patron)
Penderwicks (Jeanne Birdsall)

Fantasy (Graphic Novel or Manga)
Amulet (Kazu Kibuishi)
Bone (Jeff Smith)
Cardcaptor Sakura (CLAMP)
Fables (Bill Willingham)
Gunnerkrigg Court (Tom Siddell)
Jellaby (Kean Soo)
Ranma 1/2 (Rumiko Takahashi) complete
Scott Pilgrim (Bryan Lee O'Malley) complete
Zita the Spacegirl (Ben Hatke)

Fantasy, High
The Anvil of the World (Kage Baker)
The Books of Pellinor (Alison Croggon) complete
Discworld (Sir Terry Pratchett)
Seraphina (Rachel Hartman)
Tales of Elemental Spirits (Robin McKinley and Peter Dickenson)

Fantasy, Portal
Keys to the Kingdom (Garth Nix)

Fantasy, Urban
Shades of London (Maureen Johnson)
Spiderwick Chronicles (Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi)
Tales of Elemental Spirits (Robin McKinley and Peter Dickinson)

Mystery
Amelia Peabody (Elizabeth Peters)
Brother Cadfael (Ellis Peters)
Commissario Guido Brunetti (Donna Leon)
Dr. Siri Paiboon (Colin Cotterill)
In Death (JD Robb)
The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place (Maryrose Wood)
Inspector Ari Greene (Robert Rotenberg)
Johnny Dixon (John Bellairs)
Lady Julia Grey (Deanna Raybourn)
Lord Peter Wimsey (Dorothy Sayers)
Marcus Didius Falco (Lindsey Davis)
No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (Alexander McCall Smith)
Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
Tempe Brennan (Kathy Reichs)
Three Pines Mysteries (Louise Penny)
Trixie Belden (Julie Campbell)

Nonfiction
Massey Lectures
National Geographic Directions

Romance
Bevelstokes (Julia Quinn)
Bridgertons (Julia Quinn)
The Brothers Sinister (Courtney Milan)

Science Fiction
The Company (Kage Baker)
Old Man's War (John Scalzi)
Zita the Spacegirl (Ben Hatke)

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