The Endless Summer Reading List: 14 Long-Running Novel Series
If you're anything like me, you finish your summer reading list by mid-July. To help curb your end-of-summer reading blues, here are some of the longest-running series of novels in the most popular genres. If you're so inclined, these will keep you busy until next summer.
Discworld "“ 62 books (37 novels and 25 companion books)
This groundbreaking series takes place in a fictional disc-shaped land populated by wizards, elves, and even a walking suitcase. The stories borrow from standard fantasy tropes, but uses them in a humorous, often satirical way. And if 37 novels isn't enough, there are also 25 supplemental books on topics ranging from short stories to maps, and even educational books that use the series to help explain real scientific concepts.
Deathlands -135 books and counting (including a spin-off series)
Malaf Al Mostakbal (The Future Files) - 158 books
Montana Mavericks "“ 63 (including spin-offs)
Fortune's Children "“ 69 books (including spin-offs)
The Destroyer "“ 149 books
Nick Carter: Killmaster "“ 260 books
The Executioner "“ 709 books (including spin-offs)
The Baby-sitters Club "“ 207 books
Inspector Jamshed "“ over 400 books
Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys "“ 616 books combined
Perry Mason "“ 87 books
Nero Wolfe "“ 97 books (including novellas and companion books)
Did we miss your favorite book series? Or do you have some suggestions for great summer reading? Tell us about it in the comments below.