Awesome topic! I have so many series I want to start that I haven't yet. I heard so much about these books that I hope to get to them as soon as I can. Some seem pretty old but I am very much behind, so... Here are the covers for every first book in the series:
With a few others I haven't mentioned: Brandon Sanderson, Robin Hobb, Terry Brooks, more Rick Riordan... I have a loooooong list.
This weekly meme is from The Broke and the Bookish.