The Time Will Come (7)

“The Time Will Come”  is a weekly feature hosted by Jodie from Books for Company.
Each Thursday, we share a book that might be sitting unread on our shelves for now, but we do intend to get to! 
(Thanks go to Jennifer @ It’s Fay, Not Fey! for the graphic!) 
I was so excited when I saw Gifts by the legendary Lady Le Guin on the shelves at the store! And just as excited that it was part of a series with really cool cover art!
You can’t go wrong with Ursula Le Guin, so I can’t explain or understand why I haven’t yet read this! I guess every time I pick it up and glance at the first few pages, it feels more dense in terms of world-building than I had anticipated and I’m just not feeling in the mood.  One thing is certain:  If you pick up a book and force yourself to read it when your mood and desire is not there, the experience will be less than satisfying.  So, knowing that a good series like this is waiting to be read, I patiently bide my time.

Any sci-fi/fantasy folks out there who’ve read the Annals of the Western Shore series? I’d love to hear about it!

 

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3 thoughts on “The Time Will Come (7)

  1. Kate September 8, 2011 at 5:28 PM Reply

    I'll have to look this up on Goodreads, especially as you're so complimentary of the author 🙂 Intense world building at the start can be a bit of an off put

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  2. Louisa September 9, 2011 at 1:17 AM Reply

    I've heard of the author, I can't remember where, but that cover looks really great! Hope that you get to it soon!

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  3. Amber September 9, 2011 at 5:04 AM Reply

    That's a very insightful reason for not reading this yet and you're right. If you aren't in the mood, you're much less likely to fall in love.

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