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my personal reviews on books as well as reading challenges, weekly memes I participate in, and all other bookish topics.
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This week's question comes from Christina who blogs at All About YA Books:
"If you find a book that looks interesting but is part of a series, do you always start with the first title?"
I strongly prefer it. You understand the characters a lot better, you know their history and inside jokes. It makes it a lot easier to start from the beginning otherwise you end up confused and with a lot of questions.
But I also wish that the books that are series were marked better as series. For example, The Left Behind series I read (and was totally awesome, such a good book series!) They weren't marked in order but it did have the list in order inside the book. A good example of books being clearly marked would be the The Women's Murder Club by James Patterson. I read my first one a few years back, I started with the fourth one, and I didn't understand when they referred to past times or past crimes. I later read the first one and through-out the book lights were coming on in my head and clearing up questions I had. I also knew better because that series IS clearly marked.