I don’t feel strongly either way - I only got one page in and am trying to keep up with other clubs. We could always split chapter 1 over 2 weeks but start the discussion now, just to get a bit of momentum going.
Right now it seems like we’re down to about 3 active readers. And I don’t think we feel strongly about either option. I think this is what we’ll do.
Anyone can post in the discussion thread for volume 3, chapter 1. And then we’ll just extend the read date so next week will just be an additional week to finish chapter 1. That means we’ll officially open up to chapter 2 discussion on December 18.
I just ask that if anyone wants to discuss chapter 1 now to keep their posts under a Hide Details and big spoilers under a spoiler tag. I think we’ll do volume dedicated discussion threads this time around, so labeling would be helpful too. For example,
As mentioned last week, here’s a poll on volume 4 interest. We have 3 active readers currently, so if you’re reading at a different pace but would like to read with the group and could use the break time to catch up, please vote!
Are you interested in reading volume 4 with the group?
I’m not sure about continuing. The series isn’t grabbing me though I do think it’s reasonable language practice, and there are bits I enjoy. Also, when it was on sale ages back I bought several volumes which pushes me towards still reading.
I bought 2, 3, and 4 at the same time, so I have the next volume and I figure I may as well read it, but it’s possible I may end up dropping it, we’ll see. I won’t be continuing past that though. Which I’m disappointed about, because I did actually like the first book