By: Lisa McMann
Published: October 8th 2013
Listening Length: 5 hours and 13 minutes
What Sawyer’s seeing might mean murder. The second “dramatic, quick-paced thriller (Kirkus Reviews)” in a series from the New York Times bestselling author of the Wake trilogy.
Jules should be happy. She saved a lot of people’s lives and she’s finally with Sawyer, pretty much the guy of her dreams. But the nightmare’s not over, because she somehow managed to pass the psycho vision stuff to Sawyer. Excellent.
Feeling responsible for what he’s going through and knowing that people’s lives are at stake, Jules is determined to help him figure it all out. But Sawyer’s vision is so awful he can barely describe it, much less make sense of it. All he can tell her is there’s a gun, and eleven ear-splitting shots. Bang.
Jules and Sawyer have to work out the details fast, because the visions are getting worse and that means only one thing: time is running out. But every clue they see takes them down the wrong path. If they can’t prevent the vision from happening, lives will be lost. And they may be among the casualties…
Bang was everything I had expected with just a touch more than what Crash had offered us. Book two picks up right where book one ended. Sawyer now having the vision that seemed to have been passed over from his now girlfriend Jules.
While this story take a stab at gun violence that fall on school campuses, McMann was able to string together a fiction story with realistic events making the story all the more impactful.
While I wasn’t the keenest on the narrator who was chosen for Crash, the narration for book two Bang was spot on. It made the execution of the plot easy to visualize as the story was being told.
I do plan on continue the journey of this series in audiobook. I’m looking forward to the pair again.