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The Essence is a good second book not suffering from "middle book syndrome" as most seconds in trilogies. I enjoyed the new character developments, if some were a bit...strange. And the action was as pumping as ever. Although The Essence was a good read, there seemed to be something lacking, almost preparing for the third book. But, as usual Kimberly Derting does not disappoint. So, if you've read the first, then you should read the second.