Poldark: The Joy and the Terror of Series Reading

PINK HEART SOCIETY COLUMN I’m prefacing this column with a my nutshell view of the good and the bad of reading a book series – and by series, I mean a continuing story over several volumes (think Game of Thrones) rather than a group of discrete stories featuring interlinked characters (like Rachel Gibson’s Seattle Chinooks series – six standalone books, each featuring a different hero from the one ice hockey team) So…the good: Enormous potential for deep, rich character development Intricate, sweeping, multi-layered plots And…the bad: Waiting for the next book to come out – especially if the last one ended on a cliffhanger Coming to terms with the fact that in the large cast of characters ne

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