Artemis Fowl Series
What the series is about, according to Amazon: "Twelve-year-old Artemis is a millionaire, a genius — and above all, a criminal mastermind. But Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of the bedtime stories — they're dangerous!"
Number of books in the series: 8
Ages the series is best suited to: 10-14
Buy the books here: Artemis Fowl Series ($40)