Non-geeks, please move along. Francesca has something to say to her Ren-Faire sisters.
In case you haven’t heard, the 12th and pen-ultimate book of the Wheel of Time series, The Gathering Storm, has finally been released.
As you know if you have been following the series thus far, the author, Robert Jordan, sadly died after a long illness before he could finish the story.
His wife and editor hired another fantasy writer, Brandon Sanderson, to use Mr. Jordan’s copious notes and taped synopses to finish the epic adventure for the fans.
For those who have not yet started the Wheel of Time, book One, The Eye of the World, is available here. Boxed set of first three books here. Books 4-6 here. Francesca warns: You will get sucked in by the fascinating characters and endless mysteries and loose threads. You will also lose patience starting around book 6 or so and wish that Jordan had hurried things up. And then around book 10 or so you will feel the pace picking up again and be happy. The color and texture of this series is outstanding. Francesca loves!