I started reading this series last summer, and not a lot of people seemed to be into it-- but over the course of the last year, I've noticed a HUGE increase in readers, and general interest.
I have no idea why, unless it's delayed popularity from the TV show or just plain old word of mouth.
:) Have any of you guys read the series? What are your thoughts?
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I've read all of them except the most recent one, which I'm trying to save for a while so I don't have to wait too long afterwards for the next one to come out. =)
I really like them, particularly Butcher's writing style, though I've heard it criticized in reviews and such. The only thing I don't like is how characters really seem to come and go - entire books will go by without mention of a character who figured prominently in one of the previous books. And then, three books later, he/she will suddenly become a main character again. It just throws me off sometimes, and I'll spend entire books wondering where such and such character went.
Otherwise, though...I really love the series.
Sooo, I just finished the entire series. ^^;; I kind of tore through the books I had left to read.
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I really, really enjoyed them all. Still loving the characters, the plot, everything. Bob is very cool, and a war T-Rex will be awesome from this day until eternity.
I found the idea of soulfire to be almost unbelievably interesting/cool. :) I'm not sure what he's going to do with it, but I am looking forward to it. I love the relationship dynamics between Harry and.. well, lots of people. Thomas, Murphy, Ramirez, Ebenezer McCoy, Mab... it really just makes me squirm with joy. :D
Random thought on Mab and Greymalkin... I was wondering if it could have been some sort of payment? She made a deal with someone to lose heir voice, but she could get around it by having one of her servants speak for her... :) I'm just really curious about what's been going around in the Faerie courts, I can't wait until we actually know. XD It's been a few books now already that we've been wondering, after all.
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I wish I knew more people personally who had read this series-- I only know one person, even though I know it's quite popular.
In December of 2006 and ex boyfriend of mine gave me the first book of this series. I tried to read it but honestly just couldn't get that into it. Maybe it's because he gave it to me and he really annoys me and I didn't think anything he could recommend could actually be good haha. The book is still in my bookcase. I did not know they made a show after it. Maybe I will give it another shot since people are saying suc good things about it on here!