Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksSign In
SeriesThursday Next

Thursday Next Series

Thursday Next books in order

Thursday Next is a literary detective who goes inside books from her futuristic time-travel world.
7 books in series
Sort by
Series Order
Layout
Book 1
#1
The Eyre Affair
A Thursday Next Novel
Jasper Fforde - Feb 25, 2003 (first published in 2001)
Goodreads Rating
Great Britain circa 1985: time travel is routine, cloning is a reality (dodos are the resurrected pet of choice), and literature is taken very, very seriously. Baconians are trying to convince the world that Francis Bacon really wrote Shakespeare, there are riots between the Surrealists and Impressionists, and thousands of men are named John Milton...
Book 2
#2
Lost in a Good Book
A Thursday Next Novel
Jasper Fforde - Feb 24, 2004 (first published in 2002)
Goodreads Rating
Intrepid literary detective Thursday Next is back in the second installment of Jasper Fforde's one-of-a-kind series The inventive, exuberant, and totally original literary fun that began with The Eyre Affair continues with Jasper Fforde's magnificent second adventure starring the resourceful, fearless literary sleuth Thursday Next. When Landen, the...
Book 3
#3
The Well of Lost Plots
A Thursday Next Novel
Jasper Fforde - Aug 03, 2004
Goodreads Rating
The third installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York Times bestselling series follows literary detective Thursday Next on another adventure in her alternate reality of literature-obsessed England Jasper Fforde has done it again in this genre-bending blend of crime fiction, fantasy, and top-drawer literary entertainment. After two rollicking New York ...
Book 4
#4
Something Rotten
A Thursday Next Novel
Jasper Fforde - Jul 26, 2005 (first published in 2004)
Goodreads Rating
The fourth installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York Times bestselling series follows literary detective Thursday Next on another adventure in her alternate reality of literature-obsessed England—from the author of Early RiserThe popularity of Jasper Fforde’s one-of-a-kind series of genre-bending blend of crime fiction, fantasy, and top-drawer litera...
Book 5
#5
First Among Sequels
First Among Sequels
Jasper Fforde - Jul 24, 2007
Goodreads Rating
Literary sleuth Thursday Next is out to save literature in the fifth installment of Jasper Fforde's wildly popular series Beloved for his prodigious imagination, his satirical gifts, his literate humor, and sheer silliness, Jasper Fforde has delighted book lovers since Thursday Next first appeared in The Eyre Affair, a genre send-up hailed as an i...
Book 6
#6
One of Our Thursdays Is Missing
A Thursday Next Novel
Jasper Fforde - Mar 08, 2011
Goodreads Rating
The newest tour de force from The New York Times bestselling author of Thursday Next and Shades of Grey. Jasper Fforde's exuberant return to the fantastical BookWorld opens during a time of great unrest. All-out Genre war is rumbling, and the BookWorld desperately needs a heroine like Thursday Next. But with the real Thursday apparently retired to...
Book 7
#7
The Woman Who Died a Lot
A Thursday Next Novel
Jasper Fforde - Oct 02, 2012
Goodreads Rating
The Bookworld's leading enforcement officer Thursday Next is four months into an enforced semi-retirement following a near fatal assassination attempt. She returns home to Swindon for what you'd expect to be a time of recuperation and rest. If only life were that simple. Thursday is faced with an array of family problems - her son Friday's lack of ...