Attention, book eaters! That time of year has come when we don't need excuses to stay home reading. Because the weather no longer invites you to go out like it did in summer …
And because we come up with a much better plan! And we are sure that you are also going to love it. Couch, blanket and a warm drink to taste it little by little, while we let ourselves be trapped by the characters and the plot of a book.
Take a seat and choose which drink you are going to taste because in this post we bring you the trilogies and sagas that will catch you this fall and that you will not want to stop reading nor to refill the coffee cup. ⤵️🍁
1) Bevilacqua series, detective novel.
If there is one thing that we like in detective or police series, it is those duets of characters that are like ying and yang, those characters that contradict but complement each other. And of those of us who want to read case after case, no matter how complex and obscure the mission they face.
That happens to us with the saga of the great Lorenzo Silva, starring the unforgettable Bevilacqua and Chamorro. Recently the new case of the agents arrived at our bookstores and… well… we cannot stop reading 📚 Corcira's evil.
A middle-aged man appears naked and brutally murdered on a lonely beach in Formentera. According to several testimonies collected by the Civil Guard of the islands, in the previous days he had been seen in the company of different young people in gay clubs in Ibiza. When his bosses call Bevilacqua to take over the investigation and inform him of the peculiarity of the dead, a Basque citizen convicted in his day for collaboration with ETA, the second lieutenant will understand that it is not just another case.
We will just tell you something. "Lorenzo Silva portrays the Civil Guard with a care similar to that of Le Carré when writing about British espionage." —Comments Antonio Muñoz Molina. Are you really not going to dive into the murky waters of Bevilacqua and Chamorro this fall? 😏
2) Shadowhunters, fantasy.
A summer without adventure is not a complete summer. That's why fans of fantasy and magic can't resist giving themselves a good saga. And we with them, of course. Why Cassandra clare is the author of one of the most successful youth series in recent times, a saga that accumulates as many volumes as loyal fans who wait at face value when a new book will be announced.
That is why we are going to take advantage of this summer to catch up with Shadowhunters. If you still do not know it, these are the basic information you should know. 👇🏼
At New York's trendy nightclub, Pandemonium, Clary follows an attractive blue-haired boy until she witnesses his death at the hands of three young men covered in strange tattoos. Since that night, his destiny joins that of those three Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to freeing the land of demons and, above all, that of Jace, a boy with the appearance of an angel and a tendency to act like an idiot …
36 million readers can't be wrong. 😊
3) Trilogy of the White City, thriller.
The myths and legends of Álava, archeology, family secrets and criminal psychology draw the absorbing plots of this trilogy formed by The silence of the white city (2016), The water rites (2017) and The time lords (2018).
The protagonist of these thrillers, the young inspector Unai López de Ayala (alias Kraken) will try to uncover some ritual murders that terrorize the city and that in the last installment are interspersed with a historical plot. As it says David Zurdo in What to read: «If you want to enjoy and suffer with a book – enjoy the hypnotically interesting and suffer because you cannot read faster – your novel is The silence of the white city».
4) Baztán Series, crime novel.
Inspector Amaia Salazar returns to the Baztán valley, from which she has been fleeing all her life, to investigate the appearance of the corpse of a teenage girl. This thrilling-paced crime thriller trilogy, made up of The invisible guardian (2013), Legacy in the bones (2013) and Offering to the storm (2014), is only suitable for lovers of suspense.
And if you fall in love with the protagonist who has given us Dolores Redondo don't miss the last part of the Baztán series, The north face of the heart, a trip to Amaia's past and to the origin of “the composer”. Are you really going to resist this phenomenon?
5) The Invisible Girl Trilogy, youthful.
Blue jeans, alias Francisco de Paula, is a literary reference and on social networks, where he adds a legion of followers. His trilogy The club of the misunderstood marked a milestone in children's and youth literature. Now he comes back with the same talent and more desire if possible to propose a series full of mystery that we will not be able to get rid of.
It all starts with Aurora Ríos, a girl who is invisible to almost everyone. The events of the past have made her isolate herself from the world and that she barely interacts, tired of the inhabitants of that town talking behind her back. One night in May her mother does not find her at home when she returns from work. Aurora will appear dead the next morning in her high school locker room, with a blow to the head and a compass that someone has left next to her body. Julia Plaza, her classmate, will become obsessed with discovering who is behind the crime.
The trilogy is made up of volumes The invisible girl (2018), The crystal puzzle (2019) and the last part, 📚 Julia's promise, which was published in 2020. Get hooked on this thriller and discover why Blue Jeans has thousands of readers around the world.
6) María Oruña Series, police officer.
Maria Oruña it has no readers, it has fans. And it is that his series of books –formed by Hidden port (2015), A place to go (2017) and Where we were invincible (2018)– you it will captivate so as not to let you go.
In its pages we discover the story of Oliver, a young Londoner with a peculiar family situation and a sad loss who inherits a colonial house on the Cantabrian coast. During the remodeling works, the corpse of a baby is discovered along with an element that is totally anachronistic. And crimes begin to happen in the area. Thus begins a police investigation that will plunge Oliver into a dense personal journey and a race against time to discover the murderer.
In the following episodes of this series (which by the way you can read in no specific order) new murders and new anachronisms question reality beyond what seems possible, along with new characters who will try to restore peace to the town of Suances.
And if after this wonderful series you still have more desire for María Oruña, note: 📚 The forest of the four winds Already waiting for you in the bookstores!
In the Galicia of 1830 a woman will face the conventions of her time. New crimes, new mysteries, new characters that will remind you why you are fans of the police genre.
7) Saga ‘I, Julia’, historical novel.
Two proper names push us to include this saga in the readings that you cannot miss these days. One is that of Santiago Posteguillo, winner of the Planeta Prize with this work that we present to you. The other name that you should take into account is Julia Domna, the magnetic protagonist of the books.
192 AD Several men fight for an empire, but Julia, daughter of kings, mother of Caesars and wife of emperor, thinks of something more ambitious: a dynasty. Amidst tensions and conspiracies, a fire ravages the city of Rome. Is it a disaster or an opportunity? Five men prepare to fight to the death for power. They think the game is about to begin. But for Julia the game has already started. He knows that only a woman can forge a dynasty. Discover his steps in Me, Julia (2018).
And Julia challenged the gods (2020) is the second part of this wonderful historical novel and represents an even greater challenge for our protagonist: when the enemy is your own son… is there victory?
8) Tetralogy ‘The Cemetery of Forgotten Books’, contemporary novel.
Carlos Ruiz Zafon is the author of the greatest international success of the Spanish novel, and a sad loss that we have had this year. But readers will not forget him and if his tetralogy was already a classic in literature, now more than ever we want to give him love and continue paying tribute to this beloved author.
Does it sound like The wind's shadow? Of course. It is the first part of this tetralogy and it introduces us to a literary mystery set in Barcelona in the first half of the 20th century, from the last splendors of Modernism to the post-war darkness. The enigmas and plots intertwine to form a story about the secrets of the heart and the enchantment of books…. a story full of intrigue that will keep you in suspense until the last page. Do you want to know what is hidden in The Cemetery of Forgotten Books? The books await you. 😉
9) The Millennium phenomenon, crime novel.
And now is the time to shoot the adrenaline with one of the essential sagas of recent times, with a brutal protagonist who sticks to our skin and does not leave us, with our beloved Lisbeth Salander.
And with a story that you will not be able to stop reading even if you have already seen the movies in the cinema. The reading experience is unmatched. one00 million readers would like to restart this saga based on family conflict, crime, sexual perversions and financial traps.
Stieg Larsson started the plot with Men who did not love women (2015), The girl who dreamed of a match and a can of gasoline (2015) and The queen in the palace of drafts (2015). After his death, David Lagercrantz continued with What does not kill you makes you stronger (2015) and The man who chased his shadow (2017).
Finally last year we were able to read the book that thousands of readers longed to get their hands on: The girl who lived twice (2019). And with him know the fate of our heroine Lisbeth Salander, put the finishing touch to the Swedish phenomenon of the thriller. Because every great story deserves a great ending. Are you ready to join one of the most powerful literary heroines of recent times?
And if every book you read this fall fades faster than the cream of a Swiss chocolate … take note of these recommended books that will make you read with premeditation and treachery. Make yourself comfortable in your homes and enjoy reading. ☕📖