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Subject: JD ROBB
Date Posted: 12/29/2010 1:25 AM ET
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I am trying to find a list of the books written by JD ROBB aka Nora Roberts that is in order.

I love to read the trilogies and such, but since this one is alot of books and an ongoing series I would love to read them from #1 through #??

I have been on Nora's page and she doesnt really have a list of them in order that I can find. If anyone has that list or knows where I can find it please let me know.

Thanks

Date Posted: 12/29/2010 2:14 AM ET
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It's slightly out of date: http://jdrobb.com/books/quick.html

Date Posted: 12/29/2010 2:45 AM ET
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Fantastic Fiction has a good list also.  It shows where the novellas fit into the list. Sorry, I don't know how to do a link.   

Date Posted: 12/29/2010 7:25 AM ET
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up at the top it says JD Robb (on her website) and they're in reverse order..scroll to the bottom and go up - naked in death is the first then I think it's glory in death. some of the shorter stories have been reprinted and they say 'reprint of...'

Date Posted: 12/29/2010 7:56 AM ET
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there's also fictfact.com.  It's free and you can set up an account and use it to mark off which ones you've read and which you own. 

Date Posted: 12/30/2010 8:06 AM ET
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There is this one. It includes all the smaller books in order, which a lot of other lists do not.
 

http://www.amazon.com/gp/richpub/syltguides/fullview/178O7F80LZ5CJ/ref=cm_bg_guides



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Date Posted: 12/30/2010 12:40 PM ET
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How do you mark the ones you own on FictFact, Mary? I just started using it.

Date Posted: 12/31/2010 6:32 AM ET
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Not Mary, but I'm at fictfact and there's no option for marking the books we own. I've suggested it but what was suggested back to me was to mark the ones I own at "to be read" which I'm using for now. I'm tinking if enough people request the books-owned option they might incorporate it.

Side note: I suggested this option on their Facebook page and other members (NOT fictfact team) suggested using that option - I haven't written to them directly about it - that might have more impact. They've been very responsive to  e-mails I've sent - hope they can stay that responsive the more they grow.

Other than that, I love fictfact - it's been a huge help in tracking the series I've started reading, as well as setting up those I want to start.

Gail

Date Posted: 12/31/2010 6:36 AM ET
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Willa - I just had a thought. Maybe adding a Tag for "books I own" is the way Mary is doing it. I tag books at my LibraryThing pages but nowhere else. I'll have to look into doing it at FF.

Gail

Date Posted: 1/1/2011 6:16 PM ET
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At Amazon, there is a button somewhere to mark that you own a book. I know when they reccomd books to read, you can mark that you own it. Not sure it you can simply get it in list form which ones you marked read. They also have a Wish List feature. I suppose you can just mark the one's you haven't  read, so you know which ones to get.

Date Posted: 1/1/2011 7:09 PM ET
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I mark the ones I own as To-Be-Read.  To me that means I own it.  I don't add books to my TBR pile here that I don't own.  I tried using the tags on Fictfact and couldn't figure them out. 

Reallly I find Goodreads to be the best way to keep track of books I own.  I have an ebook shelf, a 1st in a series shelf, and a next in a series shelf.  Fict-fact is best for keeping track of where you are in a series, and which ones you've read, especially if it's a long series that you've been reading out of order.  Becuase you can bring up the whole series, see a thumbnail of each book and if you've check it off as read.

Date Posted: 1/1/2011 7:57 PM ET
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 I tried using the tags on Fictfact and couldn't figure them out. 

After I posted my message(s) above, I tried doing tags at fictfact and couldn't get it to work, either. Marking a book "to be read" is the best way.

Gail

Date Posted: 1/12/2011 1:14 PM ET
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I am SOOO jealous of someone just finding J.D. Robb... all the great books to enjoy for the first time.

Enjoy!!

Date Posted: 1/12/2011 5:40 PM ET
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I find fFictFact a bit cumbersome to use, so wish GoodReads would do a similar feature, because it is very useful.

Date Posted: 1/12/2011 7:47 PM ET
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It IS a bit cumbersome to use in more detail than what's on the surface: seeing all the books in a series and being able to mark them 'read' as you go. I read from my personal book stash and from the library and sometimes forget exactly where I am in a series so they've been a huge help. Plus I like to see the "%"'s increase as I read towards the end of the series.

I have to say they are very accommodating when you contact them to add a series not found there. I e-mailed them the other night with 3 titles in an Elizabeth Bevarly trilogy (Sil Desires) that they didn't have and the next morning there was an e-mail in my inbox thanking me, telling me the series had been added. Have done this 3-4 times and the turn around time is awesome.

Gail 

Date Posted: 1/26/2011 6:05 PM ET
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What about fictiondb.com's author series list?

Date Posted: 2/11/2011 7:51 AM ET
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I've been wanting to read this series but feel overwhelmed by there being so many books about the same two people. Can they stand alone? Do they lean towards mystery even though they are set in a paranormal/alternate universe?

Date Posted: 2/11/2011 11:14 AM ET
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They aren't set in a paranormal/alternate universe. They're just in the future a hundred years or so. No aliens, no shape-shifters, no vampires, no psycics etc..,  There is some off planet travel but I don't remember any of the planets having natives.  It's more like humans having developed space travel and the technology to make other planets/moons livable. They're Romantic Suspense.   I've read them all otu of order. I usually get them from the library. Well I should say I started reading them out of order and then went back and filled in the ones I missed.  I find that Eve gets a little over the top for me.  But  they're good murder mysteries.  Frequently a serial killer. 



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Date Posted: 2/11/2011 12:16 PM ET
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S. Y. : 

I just started the In Death series last month, and am already on book 11.  They are fast, easy reads.   I think you might enjoy them more in order (at least I have) because you see many of the same characters from book to book, so you can follow the relationship building and character development, which I find helpful and interesting.  A character that might appear in a minor role in one book, might reappear with a larger part in book 5...stuff like that.  As the books all deal with a case the Heroine has to solve, they are probably okay to read as stand alone stories, you just wouldn't pick up on some of the background stuff going on.  Books are mainly set in New York in the 2050ish range, so not too far into the future, but enough so that they can have way better gadgets than we have now, and the aforementioned interplanetary travel.  :  )  

As a "newbie" to the series, I would totally recommend it.