Trilogies are the best and worst kind of torture in the world of reading. You read the first book, hit the cliffhanger, and end up agonizing while you wait for the next installment. It’s not much easier when you stumble upon a trilogy that’s already completely published. Then you have not just one book, but three books to devour; ensuring you won’t function in reality any time soon.
A lot of the books I’ve enjoyed over the years have been trilogies or part of a series. However, minor characters don’t usually hold my attention. Therefore I’m not a huge fan of series that branch off into novels about every supporting character. I can’t keep track of all them and end up having no idea who I’m reading about or where they fit into the storyline.
Personally, I prefer series and trilogies that follow the main characters from the original novel throughout each subsequent book, but that’s just me and of course, there are always exceptions.… Read the rest