Bookworm children and adults alike will absolutely love the exquisitely dark comedy A Series of Unfortunate Events written by Daniel Handler under the pen name Lemony Snicket. After the death of their parents, the rather unfortunate children Violet, Klaus and Sunny are sent to Count Olaf, a murderous relative of the family. What follows is a series of strange, slightly scary, and unfortunate events. This highly addictive book series that consists of 13 books, is also the perfect pick for reluctant readers as Lemony Snicket makes reading truly enjoyable and exciting! The combination of family mysteries, secrets and a few tragedies will keep readers hooked till the end.