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

Post by Gravy » 22 Nov 2016, 07:25

greenstripedgiraffe wrote:
Gravy wrote: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:

Thank you!
So, have you decided about reading Roan or not?
I'm planning to, though I can't say when. I've been refraining from most of the topics in here to stay away from spoilers :no-spoil:
I'm glad to know the next book is under way! That makes all the difference :D
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Post by greenstripedgiraffe » 22 Nov 2016, 07:56

Gravy wrote:
I'm planning to, though I can't say when. I've been refraining from most of the topics in here to stay away from spoilers :no-spoil:
I'm glad to know the next book is under way! That makes all the difference :D

HAHA! you are a better person than I am. I can never resist reading spoilers =D
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Post by jacnthabox » 22 Nov 2016, 13:22

@Gravy

I'm so sorry. I do try to keep up with comments and such, but the overwhelming popularity of this particular review really caught me off guard. So, if it's not too late I will answer your questions, in reverse order.

I have not seen any info on Book 2, and I have been watching. That being said, all the nagging questions got answered. There are doors left open, but they are to continue Conor's story, not provide more background. Honestly, I don't have a whole lot of respect for cliffhanger endings or nagging questions that the author refuses to answer. In this case, Roan is but an arc in Conor's life. Conor is a teen, and he has many years ahead of him (hopefully) with many stories to be told.
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Post by Gravy » 22 Nov 2016, 17:01

jacnthabox wrote:@Gravy

I'm so sorry. I do try to keep up with comments and such, but the overwhelming popularity of this particular review really caught me off guard. So, if it's not too late I will answer your questions, in reverse order.

I have not seen any info on Book 2, and I have been watching. That being said, all the nagging questions got answered. There are doors left open, but they are to continue Conor's story, not provide more background. Honestly, I don't have a whole lot of respect for cliffhanger endings or nagging questions that the author refuses to answer. In this case, Roan is but an arc in Conor's life. Conor is a teen, and he has many years ahead of him (hopefully) with many stories to be told.
Thank you! :text-thankyoublue:
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Post by Guppy » 23 Nov 2016, 17:52

gali wrote:
Guppy wrote:Thanks everyone, got the sample and definitely reads like a book I'd like.
Great! So, are you going to read the balance of the book then? Enjoy!
Absolutely gali, starting today! Thanks again for answering my questions.

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Post by alwaysdaddygirl » 25 Nov 2016, 18:42

I been going through alot. Many have it worst. After reading the review, I am going to finish this book. I can releated to Roan.


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Post by Roxye396 » 26 Nov 2016, 17:20

Books are usually a hit or miss. You dont have to force yourself to read something that doesnt keep your attention.

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Post by Viviana Pitino » 26 Nov 2016, 17:39

I'm unsure as well. The book got me at the blurb-super interesting. But the young adult label had me worried. I struggle to empathize with young heroes/heroines... I loved the whole series of Twilight, but it was the first time ever. Also, from the comments I understand it's a slow story at times, and I'm not a patient reader. Maybe I'll give few chapeters a go, see how it feels.

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Roxye396 wrote:Books are usually a hit or miss. You dont have to force yourself to read something that doesnt keep your attention.
I agree, and I have no proble leaving a book at whatever point. LIfe is too short, and there are too many awesome stories to read and enjoy to spend time with one than may be great, just not for you.
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Post by Cheeky » 29 Nov 2016, 13:30

I am not really a twilight fan. But the mystical , magical places in this book, Has made me change my mind. Looking forward to the sequel. :roll:

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Post by himavinay » 01 Dec 2016, 05:08

good book, but not very gripping and too lenthy

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Post by James Craft » 06 Jan 2017, 10:17

Sometimes the author just rambles out, and that's the case in this book. It could have been lot a shorter and would have been much better for it. That being said, it isn't terrible and worth checking out.

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