For some reason I had thought The Diviners series by Libba Bray was a trilogy, but by the time I got to the last hour of this audiobook, it was clear that Bray was far from wrapping things up. Turns out there is, in fact, another book in the series coming out in February and I cannot wait because I just want to keep hanging out with these characters.
For a refresher on what happened in the previous book, check out my review of it here.
This book starts out at an insane asylum. Always a good place to start a ghost story. The inmates keep going on and on about the King of Crows, but of course they aren’t hallucinating, they just see things the others can’t. A boy at the asylum, Conner Flynn, has learned to count to keep the King of Crows out of his head, but for some reason sixes are bad, so he counts, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, and then starts over and keeps doing that until the danger has passed.
Meanwhile, Evie is trying to deal with someone called Sarah Snow, who hosts a religious radio program at the same radio station and is quickly becoming more popular than Evie. There’s also a movement against diviners, with the assumption being that they’re somehow ungodly, so that hasn’t been helping Evie’s ratings.MORE +