I’m a glom reader at heart and have been for many years. If there’s a new series that I really like the look of you won’t see me buying the first book. You also won’t see me buying the 2nd or even 3rd book. I won’t buy the series until it’s complete. It may sound odd and funny, but I’ve never been good at waiting. I also hate cliffhangers with a passion.
I loved the first book in the Fever series by Karen Marie Moning, and I knew without a shadow of a doubt that it would suck waiting each year or more for the series to be completed. I had known that each book had ended on a cliffhanger — and cliffhangers need to die a painful death. I’ve always disliked them, but since watching Lost I now loathe them.
At this very moment, my glomming self is full up. I gorged entirely on the Fever series within a couple of days. And I thank the lucky stars I waited because the waiting would have keeled me. I loved EVERYTHING about this series. The characters – good and bad – the world building, the erotic romance, and Barron. Oh Barron, you mysterious broody son of a bitch. You turned out be something that I would have never had imagined from the first book, and I still don’t even know what you are entirely. Mac was a character that I really liked, and half of the time I didn’t understand or like the decisions she made, but she was a character who held her own no matter what was thrown at her.
I don’t want to reveal any spoilers because I’m sure there are readers out there who haven’t read the series yet. Fever is a series that’s definitely not a romance and I wouldn’t want it to be. But this post isn’t really about the Fever series – though I can’t express how excited I am that Iced will becoming out this year, a continuation of other other characters from the Fever series.
I wanted to ask other readers, are you glommers? Have there been series where you’ve refused to buy until the entire series is completed?
I know for a fact I’m going to wait until the new series by Moning will be completed. It’ll probably keel me more in the waiting stakes this time, but the glomming makes it oh so worth while.