The Twelve - Justin Cronin (The Passage #2)

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  1. LKRFN88jp

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    You gave The Passage a 9/10. I can't imagine reading that and not wanting to read the next book!

    It's good. Not as good, but good.
     
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  2. jkun

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    lol yeah it probably should have been lower, I'm a sucker in my ratings. I saw that it introduced new characters so was somewhat turned off, but reading about it more sounds like they intertwine the story lines.
     
  3. LKRFN88jp

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    I'd say it's like The Passage in that regard. Introduces new characters when you want the normal ones but then you're suddenly all in on the new characters too.
     
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  4. laxjoe

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    Haha this was my exact thoughts.

    It does but everything ties together. And Peter, Amy, lish etc are all in this book so you don't start over.

    Even if 9/10 is higher than you actually rate the passage, if you liked that, you'll like this. You might even like it better
     
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  5. Rebelution

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    Just finished the passage about to start on this, really looking forward to it as I loved the first one. Anybody have a ebook I can get? Arkie Proud Truman
     
  6. LKRFN88jp

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    What's your email?
     
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  7. Rebelution

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    Pm sent, thanks man.
     
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  8. LKRFN88jp

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    20% in on my reread so still in the heart of part II. Unlike three years ago, I'm pretty much all in from the jump. Cronin's ability to introduce + flesh out characters so quickly is amazing. Will most definitely be knocking out a bit chuck this weekend. Starting to get really excited for the third book.
     
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  9. LKRFN88jp

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    Still feel this way about this part. Holy crap was it amazing and things really got moving.

    I'm becoming happier and happier that I did a reread. Not only is the story great, but there were soooooo many things that I forgot about. I imagine that the start of City of Mirrors will have a bit of a recap like this one did, but I'm happy I'll have all the characters fresh in my mind again. I have a little over 25% left tonight but the future wife is hanging with one of her friends and I won't have anything to do after the gym. So... I might try to finish this bad boy up. If not, I'll be done before the tournament on Thursday.
     
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  10. Hoss Bonaventure

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    Finished it yesterday. Sucks the audiobook isn't out until May.
     
  11. LKRFN88jp

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    Finished earlier today. Liked it more than the first time I read it. Maybe it was expecting craziness to happen at the end but it didn't seem all over the place like I remembered it being a few years back. Ton of questions that I can't wait to get answered.
     
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  12. One Knight

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    Just finished my re-read, May 26th can't get here fast enough.
     
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  13. One Knight

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    I liked it better the second time too, never going to be a big fan of the first part, or any other part with Lila's delusional ass (except for her last 5 pages of course). I let that bother me too much the first time around, this time i just concentrated on the rest.
    CFW for City of Mirrors, and now we all have to hope Cronin keeps writing, dude is seriously talented.
     
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  14. Truman

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    Forgot how slow this one starts.
     
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  15. rcragg82

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    Just finished. I give it a 6 compared an 8 for the Passage.

    Starting City of Mirrors now and after reading this trilogy, I really need to switch to a non fiction or non zombie type book once finished.
     
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