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5 Great Series Ending in the Second Half of 2018!

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Hello, readers! Earlier this year, we brought you a list of series finishing in the first half of 2018, and really, who would we be if we didn’t follow it up with the second half? A small but mighty list, here are the series that are coming to a close in the end of this year, so you can get in full binge-reading mode!

 

Warcross by Marie Lu

Final book: Wildcard, September 18

Number of books: 2

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu—when a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, one girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths. The sequel and duology-ender, Wildcardhas more action, romance, and adventure than the first book—which is a lot!!

 

Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi

Final book: Crown of Thunder, October 16

Number of books: 2

Black Panther meets Nnedi Okorafor’s Akata Witch in Beasts Made of Night. Picking up right where book one leaves off, Crown of Thunder finds Taj on the run. He’s escaped Kos, but Queen Karima will go to any means necessary–including using the most deadly magic–to track him down.

 

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Final book: Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix, October 23

Number of books: 2

The Wrath and the Dawn meets Snow White and the Huntsman in this dark and mystical East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl’s quest to become Empress. In book two, the flawed heroine of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns finally meets her match.

 

 

The Reader by Traci Chee

Final book: The Storyteller, November 13

Number of books: 3

Set in a world without reading, The Reader is a stunningly written fantasy full of swashbuckling pirates, merciless assassins, and an odd rectangular object that young Sefia will come to realize is a book. In the final book, Sefia is determined to keep Archer out of the Guard’s clutches and their plans for war between the Five Kingdoms.

 

The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

Final book: The Dark Days Deceit, November 20

Number of books: 3

Jane Austen meets Buffy in this twist on the Regency-era heroine tale, Lady Helen Wrexhall must decide between saving her reputation, or saving the world. The final book is a thrilling, genre-bending conclusion to the beloved series.

 

 

 

 

And here’s the perfect list of series to binge in the meantime!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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