I was hesitant to start such a long series, but I heard so many good things I decided to jump in and give it a try. I have now read the first three books and bought the next three, although not in the same format! These books were very unwieldy to read and hard on my arthritic hands. I bought the new ones on my kindle. If you want the actual book I would advise the large -size paperbacks or the hardcovers if you can afford them. That aside, I did really enjoy these books. Jordan writes with a lot of character development which I love. He also is quite descriptive in general, but I also enjoy that. Others, however, might find him a tad slow to read. Having only read three so far, I'm not an expert on this series, but I have enjoyed getting to know the characters and their motivations. I like his writing style and definitely am interested in what is happening with our little group (which does keep getting bigger as we go along). I can't wait to start the next book, and this lockdown we are in right now has certainly helped me have the time to read! That's the ONLY positive thing about the whole situation I see. Happy reading!