Wait for it…….

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Book Three

I’m a big fan of book series  (plural for book series – seriess, seriei?).  Characters grow and change, plots thicken, twist, turn, sometimes they take us backward, sometimes forward.  I’d rather get sick of characters than feel like I didn’t get enough.  Usually, I will not even consider beginning a series unless all the books are published.  I have self discipline to wait for something at the beginning but once I start reading my addictive brain wants to inhale the whole thing as soon as possible……I’m the same way with pie.

So when I finished Deborah Harkness’s “A Discovery of Witches” and realized it was a trilogy I was thrilled…..UNTIL I learned the third book was not yet published.  “A Discovery of Witches” rang all my bells: supernatural, historical fiction, adventure, romance.  I couldn’t help myself after finishing the first, I HAD to go for the second even though I knew it be that much more painful to wait and wait and wait.  Two years, my friends, two years later book three is available!!  I can’t say I’ll ever knowingly do this again but I decided to reread the first two books in order to recreate the excitement of tucking into a final book and right now my anticipation is thru the roof, there might be something to this waiting game after all.




One Comment on “Wait for it…….”

  1. Susan Towle says:

    I think it would be ” books series”.

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