Gone Books in Order

The Gone books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

If you're just starting with it and want a reading list, you're in luck. Here we list out all the Gone books in order; keeping in mind various factors like the publication year, reviews, its popularity among readers, etc.

It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Gone Books

Gone

Grant, Michael 2008

The first in New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant's breathtaking dystopian sci-fi saga, Gone is a page-turning thriller that invokes the classic The Lord of the Flies along with the horror of Stephen King.In the blink of an eye, everyone disappears.

Gone. Except for the young. There are teens, but not one single adult. Just as suddenly, there are no phones, no internet, no television. No way to get help. And no way to figure out what's happened.Hunger threatens. Bullies rule. A sinister creature lurks.

Animals are mutating. And the teens themselves are changing, developing new talents—unimaginable, dangerous, deadly powers—that grow stronger by the day.It's a terrifying new world. Sides are being chosen, a fight is shaping up. Townies against rich kids.

Bullies against the weak. Powerful against powerless. And time is running out: on your birthday, you disappear just like everyone else. . . .“A potent mix of action and thoughtfulness—centered around good and evil, courage and cowardice—renders this a tour de force that will leave readers dazed, disturbed, and utterly breathless.

” —ALA Booklist (starred review)Read the entire series:GoneHungerLiesPlagueFearLightMonsterVillainHero

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Hunger

Grant, Michael 2009

The second book in Michael Grant's New York Times bestselling Gone series, Hunger is a thrilling, action-packed story that is impossible to put down. It's been three months since all the adults disappeared. Gone. Food ran out weeks ago and starvation is imminent.

Meanwhile, the normal teens have grown resentful of the kids with powers. And when an unthinkable tragedy occurs, chaos descends upon the town. There is no longer right and wrong. Each kid is out for himself and even the good ones turn murderous. But a larger problem looms.

The Darkness, a sinister creature that has lived buried deep in the hills, begins calling to some of the teens in the FAYZ. Calling to them, guiding them, manipulating them.The Darkness has awakened. And it is hungry.“Readers will be unable to avoid involuntarily gasping, shuddering, or flinching while reading this suspense-filled story.

” —Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) (starred review)Read the entire series:GoneHungerLiesPlagueFearLightMonsterVillainHero

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Lies

Grant, Michael 2010

The third book in Michael Grant's New York Times bestselling Gone series, Lies is another heart-in-your-throat page-turner, both chilling and thought-provoking.It's been seven months since all the adults disappeared. Gone.It happens in one night.

A girl who died now walks among the living; Zil and the Human Crew set fire to Perdido Beach, and amid the flames and smoke, Sam sees the figure of the boy he fears the most: Drake. But Drake is dead. Sam and Caine defeated him along with the Darkness—or so they thought.

As Perdido Beach burns, battles rage: Astrid against the Town Council; the Human Crew versus the mutants; and Sam against Drake, who is back from the dead and ready to finish where he and Sam left off. And all the while deadly rumors are raging like the fire itself, spread by the prophetess Orsay and her companion, Nerezza.

They say that death is a way to escape the FAYZ. Conditions are worse than ever and kids are desperate to get out. But are they desperate enough to believe that death will set them free?“Disturbing, brilliantly plotted, and boasting a balanced mix of action and scheming.

” —ALA BooklistRead the entire series:GoneHungerLiesPlagueFearLightMonsterVillainHero

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Plague

Grant, Michael 2011

Plague, Michael Grant's fourth book in the bestselling Gone series, will satisfy dystopian fans of all ages.It's been eight months since all the adults disappeared. Gone.They've survived hunger. They've survived lies. But the stakes keep rising, and the dystopian horror keeps building.

Yet despite the simmering unrest left behind by so many battles, power struggles, and angry divides, there is a momentary calm in Perdido Beach.But enemies in the FAYZ don't just fade away, and in the quiet, deadly things are stirring, mutating, and finding their way free.

The Darkness has found its way into the mind of its Nemesis at last and is controlling it through a haze of delirium and confusion. A highly contagious, fatal illness spreads at an alarming rate. Sinister, predatory insects terrorize Perdido Beach. And Sam, Astrid, Diana, and Caine are plagued by a growing doubt that they'll escape—or even survive—life in the FAYZ.

With so much turmoil surrounding them, what desperate choices will they make when it comes to saving themselves and those they love? “Grant’s sf-fantasy thrillers continue to be the very definition of a page-turner.” —ALA BooklistRead the entire series:GoneHungerLiesPlagueFearLightMonsterVillainHero

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Fear

Grant, Michael 2012

The fifth book in the bestselling Gone series by Michael Grant continues the page-turning saga of Sam, Astrid, and Drake in their terrifying post-apocalyptic world.It's been one year since all the adults disappeared. Gone.Despite the hunger, despite the lies, even despite the plague, the kids of Perdido Beach are determined to survive.

Creeping into the tenuous new world they've built, though, is the worst incarnation yet of the enemy known as the Darkness: fear.Within the FAYZ, life breaks down while the Darkness takes over—turning the dome-world of the FAYZ entirely black. A will to survive and a desire to take care of those they love endure in this ravaged band, even in the bleakest moments.

But in darkness, the worst fears of all emerge, and the cruelest of intentions are carried out. After so many months, is all about to be lost in the FAYZ?“Fans can count on more excellent storytelling, multidimensional characters who continue to develop in unexpected ways, and some mighty find eye-popping moments.

” —VOYA (starred review)Read the entire series:GoneHungerLiesPlague Fear LightMonster Villain Hero

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Light

Grant, Michael 2013

The sixth book in the New York Times bestselling Gone series by Michael Grant is another masterful, arresting depiction of life in the FAYZ.It's been over a year since all the adults disappeared. Gone.In the time since every person over the age of fourteen disappeared from the town of Perdido Beach, California, countless battles have been fought: battles against hunger and lies and plague, and epic battles of good against evil.

And now, the gaiaphage has been reborn as Diana's malicious mutant daughter, Gaia. Gaia is endlessly hungry for destruction. She yearns to conquer her nemesis, Little Pete, and then bend the entire world to her warped will. As long-standing enemies become allies, secrets are revealed and unexpected sacrifices are made.

Will their attempts to save themselves and one another matter in the end, or will the kids of Perdido Beach perish in this final power struggle?“[T]his book is more than satisfying—it is epic.”—VOYA (starred review)Read the entire series:GoneHungerLiesPlague Fear LightMonster Villain Hero

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Monster

Grant, Michael 2017

Acclaimed author Michael Grant delivers a stunning follow-up to the globally bestselling Gone series—perfect for fans of Stephen King’s suspenseful writing. It’s been four years since a meteor hit Perdido Beach and everyone disappeared. Everyone, except the kids trapped in the FAYZ—an invisible dome that was created by an alien virus.

Inside the FAYZ, animals began to mutate and teens developed dangerous powers. The terrifying new world was plagued with hunger, lies, and fear of the unknown. Now the dome is gone and meteors are hitting earth with an even deadlier virus. Humans will mutate into monsters and the whole world will be exposed.

As some teens begin to morph into heroes, they will find that others have become dangerously out of control . . . and that the world is on the brink of a monstrous battle between good and evil. “Ratchets up the gore and action, and features a diverse cast of characters.

An evocative, intricately plotted companion series.” —ALA BooklistRead the entire series:GoneHungerLiesPlague Fear LightMonster Villain Hero

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Villain

Grant, Michael 2018

Acclaimed author Michael Grant’s globally bestselling Gone series continues with Villain, where old foes return and new ones rise, with action-packed scenes, gory battles, and plot twists that will leave readers scrambling for more. It’s been four years since the events of GONE.

The Perdido Beach dome is down, but the horrors within have spread. The alien virus-infested rock that created the FAYZ is creating monsters—monsters that walk the cities and countryside, terrorizing all.There are tanks in the street and predator drones in the sky, doomed efforts to stop the disintegration of civilization.

Into this chaos comes a villain with the power to control anyone with just the sound of his voice. Dillon Poe wanted to be a comedian once . . . but everyone made fun of him. Dillon the loser. Dillon the freak. Now he’s sending thousands to their death.

Who’s laughing now? The only people who can stop a superpowered villain are superpowered heroes. Dekka, Shade, Cruz, Malik, Armo, and a new mutant with unmatched powers, are all that stand in Dillon’s way. But when the lines begin to blur between hero and villain—some begin to wonder who’s really the monster.

Praise for Monster:“Ratchets up the gore and action, and features a diverse cast of characters. An evocative, intricately plotted companion series.” –ALA BooklistRead the entire series:GoneHungerLiesPlague Fear LightMonster Villain Hero

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Hero

Grant, Michael 2019

The mind-blowing conclusion to the Monster trilogy and the final installment in the Gone series from science fiction and fantasy master Michael Grant is perfect for superhero and Stephen King fans alike.After the fall of Perdido Beach dome, a new set of humans developed mutant powers from the rock infected with alien virus.

They are the Rockborn Gang: Dekka, Shade, Cruz, Malik, Armo, and Francis. With their superpowers, they have defended the earth from other rockborn who used their powers for evil, like Dillon Poe.When another rock carrying the virus strikes New York, a new foe, Bob Markovic, rises with a horrifying and nearly unstoppable ability.

Markovic’s unending ambition and lack of a moral compass made him unbearable before the virus. And that was before he was a swarm of plague-ridden insects, with the power and means to take over the city—and maybe the world.As the Rockborn Gang try to defeat their latest villain, they will find themselves on morally gray grounds and have to make tough decisions if they want to save the world.

In this pulse-pounding finale to the saga more than ten years in the making, Michael Grant delivers an unforgettable conclusion while asking: What does it take to be a hero?Praise for Monster:“Ratchets up the gore and action, and features a diverse cast of characters.

An evocative, intricately plotted companion series.” –ALA BooklistRead the entire series:GoneHungerLiesPlague Fear LightMonster Villain Hero

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