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Coffee2words

I write, read and review, I blog frequently and love anything to do with books and writing, including editing. I am a Book Nerd and I wear that badge with pride.  http://coffee2words.wordpress.com

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What Tomorrow May Bring
Deborah Rix, Shelbi Wescott, Joseph A. Turkot, David J. Normoyle, Cary Caffrey, Samantha Durante, Megan Thomason, Jenni Merritt, David Estes, Susan Kaye Quinn, Tony Bertauski

It's just a sequel...

Invincible: Piercing the Veil, Book 2 - C.A. Gray

Invincible (book #2 in C A Gray's Piercing the veil series) continues the story just a couple of days after book one ends.

My review of Intangible likened it quite strongly to Harry Potter. I found a number of similarities in this book too, but not as many as book one.

The first 50% of the book was slow. Little happens that I felt was pertinent to the story, outside for building the emotional roller coaster ride of budding love.

I liked Eustace. I feel he might become a more important part of the story later. I didn't feel any sort of connection to Peter, Lily or Brock. Cole's character was a bit more of a pussy this time too, which annoyed me. I would like to see him develop into a braver character.

Ultimately, this read like a sequel. Most sequels don’t have a good reason to exist outside of commercial interests and the continued storyline is usually just tacked on after the fact, if not a complete rehash. It certainly wasn't as good as the first, it was filled with attempted character development and a whole lot of fluff.

The conclusion of the series could be spectacular, but I'm probably not likely to get to it anytime soon.

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