I'm on the fence! (Looking for some info)

Discuss the November 2016 Book of the Month, Roan: The Tales Of Conor Archer by E. R. Barr.
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I'm on the fence! (Looking for some info)

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I am super interested in this book, but am still hesitant to invest myself in reading it. I'm hoping that someone can help me with this.

For those who've read it:
  • Does it end in a cliffhanger, or with other gnawing questions left unanswered?
  • Does anyone know if or when the second book will be out?
Please, no spoilers :no-spoil:

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I'm sorry, which book is this about? Are you talking about 'Roan'?

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I thought that went without saying, but yes, I'm asking about Roan :tiphat:
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The reviewer can probably answer those questions best. As it is the first book in the series, there are most likely to be some unanswered questions. I will give this book a try regardless, as it sounds captivating.
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gali wrote:The reviewer can probably answer those questions best. As it is the first book in the series, there are most likely to be some unanswered questions. I will give this book a try regardless, as it sounds captivating.
I tried that first with no luck. There's still hope for an answer here. I'm patient :tiphat:
I assume there will be some ongoing storyline, but with the date when this was published, it makes me reluctant to dive in before I know.
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Gravy wrote:
gali wrote:The reviewer can probably answer those questions best. As it is the first book in the series, there are most likely to be some unanswered questions. I will give this book a try regardless, as it sounds captivating.
I tried that first with no luck. There's still hope for an answer here. I'm patient :tiphat:
I assume there will be some ongoing storyline, but with the date when this was published, it makes me reluctant to dive in before I know.
I understand and I feel the same. If it wasn't the BOTM, I would have awaited before starting it. Hopefully you will get an answer fast. :)
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I feel the same way. I have other things that I want to read before this. I am curious whether people think it is good enough to jump the queue.
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I'm on the fence too! I'm a few chapters in, but it will be a big time investment to finish the whole book....I didn't even think about cliffhanger endings. I certainly hope it doesn't have an incomplete feeling at the end!
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I am more than half way in; and while the book is good, it is very long. I'm having a little trouble finishing it because it seems to drag a little for me in places. I usually read very fast, but am getting stuck in a couple places. I hope it picks up; I don't want to stop reading this far into the book. I do feel the book is worth the chance though if you have the time to invest.

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I am the same way. It feels like it is taking it a long time to read, however, they did do a good job still keeping me interested in it. I find myself having to flip back and forth from this book to my other book to keep me going also.
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Me too! I usually have a couple books going at a time when I take a break from writing. ☺ It's like clearing your palate, ha!

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I find the length daunting. This will take me several weeks in my busy schedule. I would need to find a dedicated time to read the book and nothing else. I would really prefer if it was shorter so that I would only need to spend a few days on it as opposed to a few weeks.
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I will be starting this book this week. I am looking forward to reading it.
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Vermont Reviews wrote:I will be starting this book this week. I am looking forward to reading it.
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It is a good story, it's just a little long. I think you will enjoy it. ☺

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Roan is a rich story with a raft of believable characters, even the "mythical" ones. I do recommend it.
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