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What Happened in Witches Wood (Class Heroes, #2)

What Happened in Witches Wood (Class Heroes, #2) - Stephen Henning Originally Reviewed At: Mother/Gamer/WriterRating: 5 ControllersReview Source: Author SubmittedReviewer: AimeeKayWhat Happened in Witches Wood is the second book in the Class Heroes series by Stephen Henning. Unlike the first book, this one didn’t seem to drag in the beginning. I’m not sure if this was because I already had an interest in the characters or because there wasn’t jumping back and forth from present to past and back. I again enjoyed watching Sam and James interact and learn to use their powers. Plus, there were some new characters introduced in this one that were entertaining as well. I liked Simon and Asha and I hope they are in future books. Also, the twins finally get to really interact with Lolly. More is revealed about who she is and where she came from. The story itself this time revolves more around one of the newly introduced characters, the twins Aunt Katie. ***spoiler alert*** I have to say I kinda saw the ending for this one coming. But it was still fun to read and I still got attached to Katie, even though her being dead and all kinda meant she wasn’t going to be around forever, I had hoped maybe I was wrong.***end spoiler alert*** A lot of the twins family history was also revealed. Things like where their powers came from and why others have powers as well. I enjoyed the ending more in What Happened in Witches Wood. Last time the ending was very cliffy and it felt like there wasn’t really a conclusion. But in What Happened in Witches Wood, while there are definitely some strings left untied, it didn’t feel so incomplete. Plus there is a bonus easter egg attached to my Kindle edition. There is a link to check out 24/7 Interactive News. (The news that James and Sam are always tuning into) I think that was really cleaver as it gives a way for readers to further interact with the story. I still would definitely recommend this one to mid-grade/younger teen readers and on up. The book itself can stand on its own, but I think that if you haven’t read the first one yet, A Class Apart, you should certainly pick it up! Overall, I think I enjoyed this one more than the first. It didn’t seem to drag in the beginning and the ending was solid. I give this one 5 out of 5 controllers and if I had to rate the whole series I would give it 5 out of 5 as well.