How did you first find up about wot?

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For me, I came across dragon reborn at a bookstore and thought the cover looked cool.

So, I bought the book and read it.
 

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In my case, a friend at school was reading the books, and she recommended it.
 

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My freshman high school English teacher recommended Eye of the World as the book that I do for my group project at the end of the year.

The rest is history. :laugh:
 

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My HS librarian gave it to me to test read. I was a library aide and she wasn’t sure if it would resonate with teenagers. I devoured it and immediately went out to buy the other two books that had been published to that point.
 

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I saw Daes Dae'mar on some paperwork or other related to my dog's breed (Japanese Spitz) and wanted to know what it meant :D
 

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And here you are! :joy :hug
 
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After I finished reading Tolkien and Sanderson I was researching for fantasy series and WOT was at the top in many lists, so I started reading it. Couldn't stop until finished all the books.
 

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Found it at a book sale at my high school library and bought EOTW. I met Dnae 6 months later.
 

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My dad read it and handed it to me and my sister (we were young teens at the time) to read after he finished. We were all hooked right away. That was back in the early 1990s. :D
 

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That's so nice. I hope my daughter will read my fantasy books collection when she's bigger.
I hope so! My dad introduced me to most of my favorite fantasy reads. It's a great thing to share with him. :pleased-1:
 
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A cousin told me about it while on vacation but I completely forgot about it by the time I got home. A few years later my mom saw a hardcover book in perfect condition at a garage sale and bought it. She brought it home, I took a look at the cover and told her I had to go buy eight more books first. It was Winter's Heart.
 

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Roh then told Cinna, who told me. This would have been in about 2006-7. So like many others in the state apparently I have a random garage sale purchase to thank.
 

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I think I found the first book in the local library. Probably 1991, but certainly some time between 1990 and 1993
 

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My first husband and his best friend were reading it. They wouldn’t shut up about it and I wanted to participate in the conversation.
 
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Randomly in a book store, I saw the Eye of the World on a book shelf and thought the cover looked neat. I was 13 at the time and mentioned it to my dad who later gave me a copy as a birthday gift. That was in 1998.
 

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I think someone who'd tried to get me into fantasy recommended it after id finished the Malazan series up to where it was (at the time).
 

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A school friend gave it to me at the same time he gave me Game of Thrones (he saw me with Hobbit during lunch break). EoTW started a bit slow. For some reason I couldn't get pass 1st chapter. So I read first 2 books of ASoIF. A month later I started Eye again and couldn't stop! I think he only had first 4 books (they didn't have translations for others at that time in my country). So I read those 4 about 3 times. Forced my brother to read it :shifty then my uncle :laugh: I needed people to understand what I am talking about. Then 4 years later I moved to the UK and bought 5th book from my first pay!!
 
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My friend from college has been talking about the series for YEARS and I knew she went to JordanCon every year. Finally during lockdown, I decided to pick up Eye of the World and I. Was. HOOKED. Made my husband read it when I was done with it and he was hooked too! We tore through all the books like wildfire and when we got to the Last Battle, we paused, scheduled a date night with snacks and caffiene, and stayed up into the wee hours of the morning reading it together. We laughed. We cried. We went online to buy all the Wheel of Time things. It was love at first read :)
 
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