I really enjoyed the "Twilight" series and was wondering if anyone would recommend another series to me.Twilight
I echo post #2 about the "Uglies" series - those books were great.
I also recommend Cassandra Clare's series, including "City of Bones," "City of Ashes," and "City of Glass." This series is about a girl named Clary who learns that demons walk among us, and eventually starts to fight them.
Another good one was Melissa Marr's "Wicked Lovely," which tells the story of Aislinn, a girl who knows about faeries but tries to avoid them, until they begin to interfere in her life. The follow-up to this book is "Ink Exchange."
I have heard good reviews of the "House of Night" series, which is about teenage vampires, but I haven't read that particular series myself (yet). The same goes for the "Inkspell" series, the first of which is now a movie.
I also recently read "Hunger Games," which was a great book. It is the first in a series, and it's about a girl who lives in a society where every town has to send one boy and one girl to the capital (annually) to compete in a battle-to-the-death scenario not unlike "Survivor." The only winner is the one who has killed or out-survived everyone else. It was very enthralling.
These may seem like strange recommendations, but if you were captivated by the love story in the Twilight books, it's possible that you might really enjoy Jane Eyre, and/or Pride and Prejudice. Like Edward in Twilight, Mr. Rochester and Mr. Darcy at first appear to be cold, aloof, and fairly unsuitable suitors for the young Jane Eyre and Elizabeth Bennett; like Bella, Jane and Elizabeth are stubborn and occasionally strong-willed, and are not afraid to speak their opinions. All three young ladies tend to become embroiled in exasperating disputes with the men that will become their husbands, and it is that quality of hard-headedness that makes them such charming heroines. Therein we learn more about the characters of Rochester, Darcy, and in Twilight, Cullen, because instead of moving on to another love interest, all three of these characters are intrigued by the stubborn women that irritate them, but whom they ultimately fall in love with.
You haven't indicated your age, so I have to qualify my suggestions.
If you are over 18, I recommend Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse series, which begins with "Dead Until Dark." You'll see some parallels to the Twilight books in that a human woman falls in love with a male vampire. But it is a very adult-oriented series.
The "Uglies" series, about a girl named Tally Youngblood, is pretty good, but the 4th book is disappointing. Tally plays a very minor role in it.
If you like historical fiction, try Sam Barrone's "Dawn of Empire" and "Empire Rising," about the development of cities in Mesopotamia.
A couple of very old series that are still good but may be harder to find are the Anne of Green Gables books by Lucy Maud Montgomery and the "Jalna" books by Mazo de la Roche.
If you enjoy the love aspect of Twilight I would recommend anything by Francesca Lia Block. She has the Wetzy Bat series that is interesting.Some of her work is in the realm of fantasy.
If you are over 18, (this isn't so much a series, but a grouping of novels that speak to each other) I recommend reading the following in this order:
Nalo Hopkinson's "Greedy Choke Puppy" (a short story)
Jewelle Gomez's "The Gilda Stories" (The newest edition with the added chapter)
Octavia Butler's "Fledgling."
These works are AMAZING and ground breaking for the vampire narrative.
If you want another vampire series, you should try the Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris. The first book is titled Dead Until Dark. Be warned, however, that they contain more "mature" subject matter and language than you'll find in the Twilight series. The series "True Blood" is based on these books.
I have not read them myself, but my students who like the Twilight series really seem to enjoy The Vampire Diaries by L.J. Smith. If you are over 18, I would also recommend Anne Rice.
I suggest "Sunshine" by Robin McKinley if you like the vampire/human relationship theme. Excellent book that came out awhile ago. I highly recommend anything by Robin McKinley, especially her fairy tale retellings.
Harry Potter. My favorite series.
Eragon was a great book and interesting as a series.
The Lord of the Rings is a great phenomenon.
The Hunger Games
I am a huge Harry Potter fan so I would recommend that 100%, The Lord of the Rings is good, Eragon, Ink Spell, Hunger Games, Falls the Shadows, Chronicles of Narnia, and I would rec Merlin as a TV series because all of these are truly amazing and I immediately got hooked from when I started them.
Three great series would have to be Mortal Instruments, Hush Hush, and House of Night series. They are all really great with characters that have strong personalities which was what drew me to twilight since Bella her self seemed independent. Also they all seem to have these guys that are either hilariously creepy or just hilariously over bearing which makes for a great book in my eye haha.
I have read tons of books since Twilight..I think you can safely say Twilight got me into a serious reading addiction!!
I've mostly read young adult paranormal fiction, some have been great!! And others so-so, or rather they have been aimed towards young adult only. (I'm 32 so can hardly count myself as YA anymore!)
Great books (involving romance and supernatural elements), have been: Poison Study, The Immortal Instruments Series, The Wake Series, The Hunger Games, Graceling, to name a few.
For more tips, you might want to have a look at my blog, where I've reviewed all the books I read post-twilight:
try 'Wings' by Aprilynne Pike and 'Ironside' by Holly Black. These two are quite interesting novels if you like Twilight and Night World.
the series i got into after twilight is "Night World" by L.J. Smith or "The Imortal Series-Evermore" by Alyson Noel !!!!!
If u love Twilight u will also most likely love Evermore. Ever the main girl meets Damen. Who is mysterious and she knows theres somethin different about him bcuz he moves so fast and talks like he lived a long time ago. Sounds a lot like Twilight huh.But hes not a vampire as she first expects. hes a lot like Edward in many ways.u find out what he is @ the end of the book
I really enjoyed the "Twilight" series and was wondering if anyone would recommend another series to me.
Well if you like stuff like wizards and mythical creatures then have you read the "Harry Potter" series? If You have then you could try the "Ink Heart" series. I just got done reading them and they were fantastic!
If you're into "Chick Lit", I'd recommend Michelle Rowen's Immortality Bites series - imagine Carrie Bradshaw turned into a vampire, trying to come to terms with her new "life". The vampire theme with a touch of irony, and of course a romance. There are 4 novels at the moment, "Bitten and Smitten", "Fanged and Fabulous", "Lady and the Vamp", "Stakes and Stilettos".
Yes, I would agree with everyone who recomended the "Uglies" series.
Also, there's the series Midnighters. Which I personally enjoyed.
There's also the "Bard Academy" series. #1 is Wuthering High. #2 is The Scarlet Letterman. #3 is Moby Clique.
Based on the recommendation of a co-worker, I recently picked up the first two books in the House of Night series by PC Cast & Kristin Cast. The first is Marked and the second is Betrayed. There are two others and I think it's book #5 that just came out today.
The premise is that teens are marked as vampires (spelled vampyres in this series) and attend a private boarding/prep school. It's not Twilight but it's enough to fan my vampire needs! The books are a step up (maturity wise/sexual content wise) from Twilight. They're considered grades 8 and up, as they contain some mild sexual content (at least the first book does).
I agree with post #3 the Cassandra Clare's series are really good. I have'nt read the "City Of Glass" yet but their really good books with a lot of funny twists.
um...theres one series its called Private-Kate Brain no vampiers or werewolves...=[ but they are still are really good books!
I would say to read harry potter
You might enjoy books by Lois Duncan. There are no vampires, but they can be incredibly entertaining. I recommend Don't look Behind You or "Summer of Fear" (It all depends on your age, because the characters are mainly teenagers, but I think that adult women will enjoy Duncan's work too).
I totally recommend the Warriors series by Erin Hunter. They're absolutely great. It's a series about feral cats. There's six books in each series which include the original "Warriors", "Warriors The New Prophecy", and "Warriors Power Of Three". I guarantee that once you pick up one of these books, you'll want to finish it to the end. Happy reading!