Wednesday, 5 August 2015
Half Wild is the second part of Sally Greens Half Bad Trilogy.
I absolutely loved Half Bad and I had rated it a 4.5/5. Somehow Half Wild, just didn't measure up. The story moved forward, but not at the breakneck speed of the first one and a lot of this book fell in the "predictable" section. I got the feeling that this book was drawn out, just so that it could be turned into a trilogy.
When I first opened the book, I floundered a bit. Normally my memory is good enough, that even if I read a sequel a year after the previous book, I remember enough of the story and the author gives me enough hints, as to continue reading wherever the previous book had finished. But with Half Wild, I had to read Half Bad again, so I could recognise characters and follow the continuity.
The only good thing about Half Wild is that we get to know Marcus a bit better.
My honest opinion would be to wait until Book 3 is released in March 2016, so you have a sense of closure, rather than a story that is being unnecessarily drawn out.
Rating : 3.25/5