This is my first time reading Dreamcatcher and boy... it pains me to say it but I don't know if I'm going to be able to finish it. I've taken a break and gone back to it twice and I'm still only half way through. That's a bad sign on its own - when I'm reading something I love I absolutely devour it, but this I'm finding really slow and plodding and I really don't care about any of the characters. Anyone care to defend it? Does it get better?