Booking Through Thursday
If you read series, do you ever find a series “jumping the shark?” How do you feel about that?

And, do you keep reading anyway?

I love series. I want to follow familiar characters to further adventures and on occasion see how they change their world. I’ve heard about series where the quality goes down sharply but I’ve been lucky enough not to read them so far. However, a series’ focus or themes can change dramatically, and perhaps they should change so that the books aren’t copies of each other. For example, the Amelia Peabody series seems to be concentrating more on romance than adventure.

I’ll continue a series as long as I get enjoyment out of it.

However, I’m tempted to say that many comic book series have jumped the shark, some of them repeatedly. I still read some of them.

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