Is this your typical genre?

Discuss the November 2016 Book of the Month, Roan: The Tales Of Conor Archer by E. R. Barr.
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Re: Is this your typical genre?

Post by MerryLove » 04 Dec 2016, 21:34

Absolutely. I love a good fantasy, especially those centered around fairy tales or folklore. I was so excited to see this as the book of the month!

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Post by Pookabooks » 09 Dec 2016, 13:12

I dont know that I have ever read legends or myths as a book. This is very close to my favorite genre which is fantasy. Simliar to what some others have said, I think they are close enough that it is not really a stretch, but it is interesting to see the variations!

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Post by Shelle » 12 Dec 2016, 14:18

Fantasy isn't usually a draw for me either, but like others have mentioned, it's good to break out of one's comfort zone every once in a while and try something new. I know for me, I'm usually glad I did!
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Post by jamesabr » 22 Dec 2016, 17:28

Yep. I'm a sucker for coming-of-age stories set in fantasy worlds.

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Post by cjohns105 » 23 Dec 2016, 01:38

I think that this piece seems to almost straddle genres. It doesn't seem super clear cut to me. It is an unusual read, to be sure. But that is rarely a bad thing!

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Post by rvenkat » 23 Dec 2016, 10:09

My 'typical' 'genre' is non-fiction :-P. I love fast-moving stories of
the likes of Sidney Sheldon. So, this book does not excite me,
but somehow I want to read it and complete it!

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Post by lovereading2 » 24 Dec 2016, 14:30

Definitely not my comfort zone as far as genres go, but I'm always open to try new things! :)

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Post by va2016 » 26 Dec 2016, 02:45

No, this is not my typical genre. I like suspense thrillers and romance.

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Post by ChillAndRead » 05 Jan 2017, 05:42

Fantasy is not my thing, but I can read them usually. It is good to try something different every once in awhile!

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Post by James Craft » 06 Jan 2017, 10:15

Not really my thing, but certainly wasn't bad at all. I enjoyed it more than I thought I would.

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Post by Lady Countryrose » 06 Jan 2017, 16:25

I am well rounded person, but I mainly like Sci-fi, fantasy, poetry, and historical. But I do pick up time travel a lot more lately than I had in my life.

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Post by mewsmash » 16 Jan 2017, 09:59

I have to admit, I'm not usually a big fantasy person. I like ore realistic books, specifically mystery. Something about this book was very different, though, and I got through the whole thing in a day!

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Post by Jax14 » 17 Jan 2017, 04:01

I love fantasy, and the more that gets written about myths and legends, the more "new information" comes to light and the more we learn about different cultural beliefs.

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Post by Anjum » 10 Dec 2017, 06:33

I really love myths and legends. It is like entering into a new kind of world.

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Post by inaramid » 15 Dec 2017, 13:06

Is like having a "type" book-wise? Yes, perhaps. But even if it turns out to be something that isn't necessarily my "type," as long as it's written well, I would be glad to give it a try.

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