Status Update: 22%
I feel like the girl in Poltergeist screaming, "What's happening?"
What's happening, indeed. In a word: nada. I'm 22% in and still waiting for a plot to emerge. At the moment, the story is just meandering aimlessly. What the heck happened here? What happened to the magic?
Book 1 was amazing: the pacing was pitch perfect and the story was electric. This one? So far, not so much. I'm bored and desperately fighting the urge to skim. I just hope that it's a simple case of Book 2 being a late bloomer. Here's hoping some of the magic of Book 1 makes an appearance soon...