I get this a lot – What order am I supposed to read the Compact Universe? Can I read the Amargosa novels by themselves?
Yes, you can. But here now is the suggested reading order for the Compact Universe, all right here if you need a handy guide!
No Marigolds in the Promised Land – Available only to newsletter subscribers. Compact Universe 0. Not necessary to read the rest of the series, but a good primer.
The Seeds of War Arc – The Roots of War, The Marilynists, Gimme Shelter, available in a single paperback volume, The Seeds of War Omnibus
The Children of Amargosa – Book 1 of the Amargosa Trilogy
The Homefront Arc – Broken Skies, Warped, Tishla
Second Wave – Book 2 of the Amargosa Trilogy
The Gathering Storm Arc – The Amortals, The Exile, Flight Blade – All books coming 2019
Storming Amargosa – Book 3 of the Amargosa Trilogy, coming December, 2019