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Second books in a series that disappointed me

Second books in a series that disappointed me

This is a list of “second book syndrome”. There’s a quite a few second books from a series that really let me down.

Stone Cold Touch by Jennifer L. Armentrout

stonecoldtouch

I really didn’t like Zayne in the original series and this book just made me so mad. I was bored out of my mind when I reread it after many years even though I remembered like nothing about it. The series started and ended so strongly that I don’t even know if I have the will power to read the second book again.

A Devil of a Date by Andie M. Long

A Devil of a Date

I absolutely loved the first book of the series but I didn’t see any romance in this one. I mean this one was supposed to have demon romance and I didn’t know what this book was supposed to be about really.

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

New Moon

Ugh a whole book about Bella and Jacob. When I reread it this year I only read all the scenes including the cullens.

Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken

Wayfarer

I finally found a time travel book in Passenger (first book of the series) and the second book almost ruined the whole experience for me.

Firewalker by Josephine Angelini

firewalker

I found the whole mirror world thing interesting and after reading the first book I ordered last two books right away but of course neither was as good as the first one.


Which second books from the series did disappoint you?

4 thoughts on “Second books in a series that disappointed me”

  1. mmh- I don’t usually read series, so I can’t think of second books that really dissapointed me.. although Meet me in cockleberry bay might’ve been a bit less nice than the first one, though still good!

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  2. Second books are often challenging especially when the first book is super good and sets up high expectations. The book that I am currently reading, Unravel The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim, is the secone book in the Blood Stars duology. I am halfway done and I am already disappointed

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  3. Ugh I still haven’t read Wayfairer because I picked it up then just put it down since I wasn’t feeling it. I just…yeah I may read it one day but I wasn’t a fan of what I’d managed to read.

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