Lee Child’s unstoppable former military police officer first appeared in The Killing Floor and, more than 20 novels later, he’s still finding trouble wherever he goes. Jack Reacher is a drifter drawn to danger, and readers can’t wait to see where he ends up next.
Diana Gabaldon invented a whole new kind of storytelling, a series in which time travel between 18th-century Scotland and the present day sparks a love affair for the ages. The bestselling books have spurred comics, a musical, and a TV series.
Cassandra Clare’s blockbuster teen paranormal series follows Clary Fray’s search for her mother in an alternate New York City called Downward, filled with faeries, warlocks, vampires, and demons. The compelling story has made the series a mainstay.