Anyone find it hard to go from one fantasy series straight into another one?Anyone find it hard to go from one fantasy series straight into another one? Lena #questionnaire #fantasy
Yes. I usually read a book from a different genre in between.
@Megan that is a good idea to do
@Lena it’s been working well for me. Sometimes I even slip a random book in between the books in a trilogy, depending on how much I like it. When I read Robin Hobbs books I wanted to make them last so I tried not to binge read all 16 in a row. ?
I am easily bored, so I always alternate genres. 🙂
Yes, a palette cleanser book is necessary for me usually , something from a different genre
I find reading multiple at the same time keep the ball rolling most of the time.
Like everyone else I usually read different in between to cleanse the palate ?
I just need a couple hours to contemplate the last series i read. Its more of a breather. Then i move on. But lately ive had a lot of time to read and i only allow myself a few minutes inbetween.
I switch back from science fictions to fantasy back-and-forth.
it gets hard after you’ve been reading fantasy for a while. I seem to notice it’s the same story a lot over and over . How many WOT coming of age stories can one read?
Depends how similar they are if they are quite similar I struggle so try to space epic fantasy with some light hearted inbetween.
Yes, because usually I’m devastated with the loss of a character. Like a dear friend who is now gone.
Yes. I have started using “buffer” books. Books that are not my usual jam. It helps.
Yes, sometimes. Sometimes not.
Nope, the more the better…?
Yes. I call it “book hangover.”
@Terri it usually Takes me a few tries to find another good series to get into. My expectations are always very high.
@Jill Me too!
@Terri i feel like i get into a reading relationship with the chRacters then the books ends and i am being a brat bc i don’t want to make new friends ?
Yes, I reread certain books then until I feel ready to take on a new one.
I usually read one or more standalones.
I read romance novels in between reading a large fantasy
I usually go…
Fantasy – usually a dumb one with more sex in it after if I’ve read some old English long-winded book lol
I dont really like any other genres that I’ve tried
Fantasy is my favourite definitely
But it is hard to go from world to world
Sometimes you can get away with doing a really serious fantasy and then a dumb one and it’s a different enough feel.
The struggle is real lol
Nope I love fantasy it’s the only genre I really ever read with a rare occasional skip to another genre. Sometimes I try to read a stand-alone in between a longer series but other than that I stick with fantasy almost exclusively.
Yes especially after the wheel of time
Yes definately. I fineshed 2 series in. Row of Sarah.J.Maas and now i cant get into a new book for more than 2 weeks now ?
I usually cleanse the mental palate with something educational/sciencey like a book on space or human evolution before I start a new series.
Only when I really loved the last one and then find it hard to judge whether the next is OK or rubbish because my expectations have risen. I’m better off reading something in a different genre before going back to fantasy.
Yes!! I usually read a lite book in between each epic. Currently that is dresden files
Yes it’s hard. You get super invested with the characters and events of one series and there’s a time of ‘loss’ after finishing, that makes me feel unable to pick up another straight away.
It depends. If I have read a few books in the same universe, I sometimes struggle to adapt to a new writing style particuarly if I have really embraced the characters.
I’m like that with any book really. I have to wait a day or 2 before starting the next.