Tell Me Something Tuesday: January 17, 2023 – Spinoffs

Posted January 17, 2023 by Jen in TMST Tags:

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January 17th: Do you tend to enjoy spinoff series? Or are you hesitant about them?

If I love a series and read each book, then I will most likely read any spinoff series. Sometimes those spinoff books are about a new character or location, but most that I’ve read are actually more of the original series. For example, Nalini Singh created the Psy-Changeling Trinity series, but it’s still the Psy-Changeling series, and I wouldn’t recommend starting with the spinoff series. Or more recently, Ilona Andrews released today (January 17th), Magic Tides, which is the first book in the Kate Daniels: Wilmington Years series, but again, this story is just a continuation of the Kate Daniels series. Things can get tricky when the spinoff series is a completely different series; however, the actions and events are critical to the original series storyline. For example, the Alpha and Omega series by Patricia Briggs is very independent from the original Mercy Thompson series; however, the two series are intertwined should be read in chronological order because events in one have an impact in the other.

So yes, I do tend to read spinoff series.

What about you? Tell Me Something and leave a comment!