The action genre is characterized by more emphasis on exciting action sequences than on character development or story-telling.

Take the Key and Lock Her Up (Embassy Row, #3)
The Burning Page (The Invisible Library, #3)
The Seventh Plague (Sigma Force, #12)
Black Moon (Zodiac, #3)
The Hero (Sons of Texas, #1)
The Legend of Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Origins
Sinners (Monster Hunter Memoirs, #2)
Nice Guys Bite (Elemental Assassin, #15.5)
After the Crown (The Indranan War, #2)
Descender, Volume Three: Singularities
Five Minutes Longer
進撃の巨人 21 [Shingeki no Kyojin 21] (Attack on Titan, #21)
Devlin (Hell Squad, #11)
Fate of Flames (Effigies, #1)
The Operator (The Peri Reed Chronicles, #2)
No Man's Land (John Puller, #4)
Night School (Jack Reacher, #21)
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles, #2)
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3)
Below the Belt (Stone Barrington #40)
Cross the Line (Alex Cross, #24)
The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo, #1)
True Faith and Allegiance (Jack Ryan Universe, #22)
Escape Clause (Virgil Flowers, #9)
The Atlantis Gene (The Origin Mystery, #1)
The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1)
The Girl in the Spider's Web (Millennium, #4)
Jurassic Park by Michael CrichtonThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienThe Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Best Action-Adventure Novels
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Anything You Really Liked
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Saga, Volume Five by Brian K. VaughanNimona by Noelle StevensonRat Queens, Vol. 2 by Kurtis J. WiebeLumberjanes, Vol. 1 by Noelle StevensonMs. Marvel, Vol. 2 by G. Willow Wilson
Best Graphic Novels 2015
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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Da Vinci Code by Dan BrownAngels & Demons by Dan BrownAmong the Shrouded by Amalie JahnGone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Top Fast-Paced Mystery
291 books — 343 voters

Secrets of the Realm by Bev StoutLone Wolf Rising by Jami BrumfieldAlien Species Intervention by J.K. AccinniGet Clean by Jams N. RosesDominoes by C.B. Blaha
What to read in summer?
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The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareSwitch! The Lost Kingdoms of Karibu by Karen  PrinceCatching Fire by Suzanne CollinsMockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Fantastic YA Books
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Popular Action Books

The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
Insurgent (Divergent, #2)
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
Sister Sable (The Mad Queen #1)
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
Legend (Legend, #1)

James Patterson
I feel like, like pudding," Iggy groaned. "Pudding with nerve endings. Pudding in great pain.
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