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Discovery of witches / Sookie series - similar?

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NEtoN10 Sun 30-Jun-19 20:01:03

Hi please help me find a new book series.

My 5 month DS is feeding all the time and I like to read particularly at night to keep me awake!

I've just re-read and loved the Sookie Stackhouse books and recently read the Discovery of Witches series...

Any recommendations in a similar vein - needs to be light enough I don't need deep concentration but addictive please!!

Thank you !

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VittysCardigan Sun 30-Jun-19 21:33:51

Women of the otherworld series by Kelley Armstrong might fit the bill. First in the series is Bitten.

Aaahhhbump Sun 30-Jun-19 21:36:14

Second Kelley Armstrong but also Patricia Briggs Mercy Thompson series, 1st is Moon called.

MrsJakeLovell Sun 30-Jun-19 21:40:03

When I was feeding I think I read all the Aurora Teagarden and Lily Bard books. These are also by Charlaine Harris so might be worth checking out?

MrsJakeLovell Sun 30-Jun-19 21:41:42

The Morganville Vampires I started too, by Rachel Caine.

onemouseplace Sun 30-Jun-19 21:49:39

Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Divergent series. Twilight series?

NEtoN10 Sun 30-Jun-19 22:35:21

Oooh great! Thanks everyone ! Knew you wouldn't let me down ! I had a dreadful pregnancy and re read all the Harry Potters haha I definitely need new material !

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IWannaSeeHowItEnds Sun 30-Jun-19 22:38:04

I enjoyed the Shadowhunters series - good for when you are tired and can't concentrate on anything too heavy.

CarolineForbes Sun 30-Jun-19 22:42:45

The throne of glass and A court of thorns and roses series by Sarah J Maas are really good.
Rewatching Bitten on Netflix right now so might check out the book PPs mentioned!

DancelikeEmmaGoldman Mon 01-Jul-19 09:33:51

The Invisible Library series and Vivian Shaw’s Strange Practice series.

RL King’s Alistair Stone books are entertaining. I ran out of steam with the series eventually, but they’re fun.

The Anita Blake books are good fun, but don’t read past book five, the series went downhill very rapidly after that -the author is Laurell K Hamilton.

I have really enjoyed the two (so far) of Sarah Painter’s Crow Investigations books - she’s a terrific writer.

RL Naquin’s Monster Haven books are super light, but good late at night reading, you don’t have to think too hard.

And anything by Barbara Hambly is worth reading, her early fantasy series The Windrose Chronicles is excellent. Her vampire books are genuinely frightening, so maybe not late-night reading. :-)

hidingmystatus Mon 01-Jul-19 16:16:54

Ilona Andrews' Kate Daniels series, but anything they wrote, really. Anything by Patricia Briggs. Shelly Laurenston if you're up for something a bit more adult, but great fun. Karen Chance. Helen Harper's Slouch Witch series (but not her other books). Kat Richardson's Greywalker series. Nalini Singh's Psy-Changeling stories. And Thea Harrison.

MrsJakeLovell Mon 01-Jul-19 17:53:00

Also, the Gone series by Michael Grant for another hugely popular and easy young adult dystopian type novel

DickZillaofTheVilla Mon 01-Jul-19 18:04:44

@DancelikeEmmaGoldman I’ve just loaded up Barbara Hambly’s vampire books on your recommendation

NEtoN10 Mon 01-Jul-19 18:20:55

Oooh I don't know what to start with! Not sure I can go too scary as I have the window open and I get scared during the 3am feed anyway Hahahaha

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DancelikeEmmaGoldman Mon 01-Jul-19 19:18:26

DickZillaofTheVilla oh good! I hope you enjoy them (in the daylight).

OakElmAsh Mon 01-Jul-19 19:22:01

Benedikt Jacka's Alex Verus series is great - set in London but I found them easier reading than the Rivers of London series

NEtoN10 Mon 01-Jul-19 20:10:33

I started Rivers of London as my Dad kept talking about it and I've found I can't get into it. Maybe my attention span is poor at the moment. I used to read more "intellectual books" but these days I just read Mumsnet, Mills and Boons or Vampire series 😂😂😂

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TheFirstOHN Tue 02-Jul-19 22:05:43

I think you'd like the Marnie Baranuik series.

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