What did you think about the way this book ended?

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Re: What did you think about the way this book ended?

Post by renatta12 » 10 Dec 2017, 17:06

cliffhanger endings for me are usually quite upsetting at first but it really does peak your interest in wanting to know what happens next. The wait however is the killer for me :mrgreen:

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Post by powergirl » 11 Dec 2017, 09:59

I did not like the way the book ended because i did want my reading to finish.Anyway i am waiting for book 2 of these fantastic series and imaginative because it ended in a rushed way.
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Post by Insightsintobooks729 » 12 Dec 2017, 14:33

I didn't like how it ended as now I have to get the next one. I'm not a fan of cliffhangers.
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Post by Bancroft » 13 Dec 2017, 04:02

When I finished the book, I was left feeling eager to read the next. The book was quite interesting and exciting

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Post by Amie Gene » 14 Dec 2017, 00:01

When the book ended, I wanted it to keep going! I think that the book tied up enough loose ends to satisfy the reader and make it feel like one part of the journey was complete, but it left enough of a cliffhanger to entice the reader to want to read the second one.

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Post by Frenjie » 14 Dec 2017, 03:51

In some tv series, some directors intend to end the show cliffhanging not to dissatisfy the audience but to keep the rating at its peak and to find out later on that a sequel of it is underway. So, I think the story ends just as perfect as it was written and the beautiful part of it is that, the readers have something to look forward to - the second part.
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Post by Bancroft » 14 Dec 2017, 08:54

Christina Rose wrote:
01 Dec 2017, 18:22
Some readers dislike cliffhanger endings, while others don’t mind them. What are your opinions on the ending of End of the Last Great Kingdom?
When I finished the book, I was left feeling eager to read the next. The author left enough open to lead the reader to the next installment, but also brought closure to certain events that happened within this first book. Personally, I enjoyed the ending of this book.
I agree with you that strength is a learning and it is great one :( :( :( :( :( :(

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Post by MsDree » 15 Dec 2017, 01:13

I like the ending of this book. I do not know if I had the patience to wait for the next installment. But I will be excited and waiting for it anyway!
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Post by David_92 » 15 Dec 2017, 04:10

well I loved it when the book ended by Crimson coming together . And I hope in the next book the school gate will be improved.Aha

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Post by Rosemary Wright » 15 Dec 2017, 14:24

I don't mind it ending with a cliffhanger. Since it's the first book in the series, it makes the readers drooling for the next book.

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Post by CaitlinGonya » 15 Dec 2017, 14:50

Books with cliffhangers are a double edged sword. On one side I like them because I can come up with different theories as to what will happen next, but on the other I JUST WANT TO KNOW!!!

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Post by Christina Rose » 15 Dec 2017, 15:43

CaitlinGonya wrote:
15 Dec 2017, 14:50
Books with cliffhangers are a double edged sword. On one side I like them because I can come up with different theories as to what will happen next, but on the other I JUST WANT TO KNOW!!!
I can agree with you on this. Oftentimes, I won’t start a new series unless I have access to the next books. That wasn’t the case this time, so I’ll just have to be patient. 🙃

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Post by jwalker73 » 15 Dec 2017, 19:17

I do not like cliffhangers. I prefer the book to feel complete when I reach the end. I know this incomplete ending encourages people to purchase the next book, however, I find that, if I enjoy a writer's style, I will purchase and read virtually any books they write. If I finish a book that makes me feel forced to have to read a second story for closure, I, personally, find this more of a deterrent.

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Post by Izesicle » 17 Dec 2017, 03:59

I like the right amount of cliffhanger and some unresolved issues. I like imagining what could have happened to some minor characters and plot points. If all are resolved neatly and tied with a bow, I feel that it pandered to the readers too much.

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Post by Ayisha M Ashruf » 18 Dec 2017, 03:48

I, for one, hate cliffhangers. This is mainly a problem when you have to wait another year or so for the next one. I need some closure.

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