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Young Adult Fiction 2012
A decent sequel to 'Halflings'
(Updated: October 11, 2012)
Overall rating 
 
2.7
Plot 
 
3.0
Characters 
 
3.0
Writing Style 
 
2.0
I had the pleasure of reading the first book in this series, Halflings, about a year ago and I loved it! So, I was extremely excited to read the sequel. All my favorite characters were still there. Nikki, Mace, Raven, etc, all still there! The love triangle is still there, though it's really obvious who Nikki will pick. There are a few new characters as well, though I have to say I honestly wish there were more humans in this book.

I have to be honest here. I was somewhat disappointed and here's why:
The storyline tended to jump POV's without warning and I got confused a few times because I wasn't sure what was going on. The story would be in Nikki's POV and then all of a sudden I was reading what Mace was thinking. It threw me off at first, but once I was expecting it, I could read through a bit more easily. Secondly, the book seems to fall short of the first book. I say that with so much love because I adored the first book so much! So I had really high expectations of this book. Thirdly the plot line was a bit confusing to me. It seemed to jump around a bit. Now, let me say this. I just had a baby and I have the "mommy brain" so this could totally account for my confusion. It could just been me! Hopefully it was and you won't have that issue. I was also a bit confused as to how all of a sudden a relationship between a human and an angel is okay once both parties have agreed to it?! Not necessarily ok, but they don't care about the consequences anymore? That threw me off. I really liked how Nikki could never really be with Mace or Raven for fear of them losing their souls. However in this book, that kind of gets pushed aside.

I still enjoy this series and I will recommend it. I just had the bar set a bit higher for this book. I hope the third book is more on pace with the first book.
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