Book Series

List of the best series on books selected by visitors to our site: Altered Carbon, Ordeal by Innocence, Castle Rock, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, Les Misérables, A Series of Unfortunate Events, The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, The ABC Murders, The Witcher, Defending Jacob.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Altered Carbon (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Investigation, Technology
StyleSpectacular, Netflix, By books

After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.

Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Mark5.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotInvestigation, Death, Mystery
PlaceEngland, Prison
StyleBy books, Action, Makes me think

The black sheep of the Argyll family, Jack Argyll, was accused of murdering their matriarch a year ago, but now a man shows up on their doorstep claiming Jack’s innocence. The family must come to terms with this news and the fact that the real killer might still be among them.

Castle Rock (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlacePrison, Small towns
StyleBy books

Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 8.1)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersSpecial agents, Terrorists, CIA, Spy
PlotInvestigation, Viruses
StyleBy books, Spectacular, Fascinating

When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the US and her allies.

Les Misérables (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotDepression, Love, Uprising
Time19th century
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy, By books, Touching

France, 1815. Jean Valjean, a common thief, is released from prison after having lived a hell in life for 19 years, but a small mistake puts the law again on his trail. Ruthless Inspector Javert pursues him thorough years, driven by a twisted sense of justice, while Valjean reforms himself, thrives and dedicates his life to good deeds. In 1832, while the revolution ravages the streets of Paris, Valjean and Javert cross their paths for the last time.

A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CharactersChildrens, Family
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating

The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, crime
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Makes me think

A writer gets caught up in a murder investigation involving his mentor, an esteemed American author. Based on the book of the same name, by Joël Dicker.

The ABC Murders (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDetectives, Serial killers
StyleBy books, Atmospheric

It's 1933, and an older and greyer Hercule Poirot has fallen out of the public eye. When he receives anonymous letters threatening murder, he must take matters into his own hands.

The Witcher (2019)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.2)
Genreaction, fantasy, drama, adventure
CountryPoland, USA
CharactersElves, Wizards, Witches, Monsters
PlotMagic, Love, betrayal, Relationship, Intrigue, Fate, Adventures, Superpowers
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Spectacular, Atmospheric

Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Defending Jacob (2020)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersStudents, Pupils, Teenagers
PlotInvestigation, Death
StyleFascinating, By books

A family’s lives are irreparably disrupted when the 14-year-old son is accused of murdering a fellow classmate.

I May Destroy You (2020)
StyleFascinating, By books

Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, the story centers on Arabella, a carefree, self-assured Londoner with a group of great friends, a boyfriend in Italy, and a burgeoning writing career. But when her drink is spiked, she must question and rebuild every element of her life.

The Woods (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryPoland, USA
StyleFascinating, By books

Paul Copeland is looking to solve the murder of his sister back in 1994.

The Luminaries (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand
Time19th century
StyleFascinating, By books

The 19th-century tale of love, murder and revenge as men and women travel across the world to make their fortunes on the wild West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.

Quiz (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
StyleBased on real events, By books

The story of Charles Ingram, a former British army major who caused a major scandal in the early 2000s after being caught cheating his way to winning £1 million on the game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Ingram, his wife Diana and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock, who was sitting in the audience, initially pulled off the on-screen heist before being caught and standing trial.

The Queen's Gambit (2020)
Markimdb: 8.8
CharactersStrong women, Geniuses
PlotGrowing up, Adventures
StyleFascinating, Popular, By books, Netflix

In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.

Condor (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CharactersCIA, Terrorists, Special agents, Serial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Technology, Viruses
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fascinating, By books

Young CIA analyst Joe Turner has his idealism tested when he learns that the CIA has been using an algorithm he developed to spy on American citizens, leading the organization to a terrorist plot that threatens the lives of millions. Inspired by Sydney Pollack’s 1975 political thriller Three Days of the Condor.

Bridgerton (2020)
CharactersRich, Family
PlotLove, Relationship, Money, Intrigue
Time19th century
StyleBy books, Easy, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Wealth, lust, and betrayal set in the backdrop of Regency era England, seen through the eyes of the powerful Bridgerton family.

Little Fires Everywhere (2020)
Markimdb: 7.7
CharactersStrong women, Mothers, Family
PlotMystery, Intrigue
StyleBy books

The intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. Explore the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood – and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster.

Anne with an E (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.7)
CharactersFriends, Teenagers
PlotRelationship, Adventures
StyleTouching, By books, Netflix

A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly woman and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.

Behind Her Eyes (2021)
Markimdb: 7.2
PlotTreason, Relationship
StyleNetflix, By books

A single mother enters a world of twisted mind games when she begins an affair with her psychiatrist boss while secretly befriending his mysterious wife.