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Envy (The Fury Trilogy #2)

3.89  ·  Rating Details  ·  1,040 Ratings  ·  150 Reviews
The Furies are back in the second book of a chilling paranormal trilogy where revenge rules the day—and “sorry” isn’t going to cut it.

Spring is coming, and the ice is slowly melting in Ascension... revealing the secrets buried beneath.

Emily Winters knows the Furies have roots in Ascension, Maine—but she’s about to discover that they’re deeper than she ever imagined. With
Hardcover, 400 pages
Published September 4th 2012 by Simon Pulse (first published August 1st 2012)
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Ashley Daviau
Aug 25, 2016 Ashley Daviau rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was heaps better than the first in the series. I was instantly sucked into the story this time and couldn't stop turning the pages. I'm so in love with the mythology that this series is based on, it's absolutely fascinating! As I hoped, Emily grew quite a bit as a character in the second book and I actually grew to really like her. And then there's JD that I can't help but love because he's just so sweet. The new characters that are introduced are great as I well and I quickly found my ...more
Sep 08, 2012 Mitch rated it did not like it
Shelves: no-just-no
I don't know how it's possible, but even as the covers of the Fury trilogy have gotten more beautiful, the books themselves are getting far uglier. Whereas Fury was merely a train wreck I couldn't look away from, Envy is just frustratingly bad - the first book on steroids, or, in this case, more bad behavior, more shallow romance, and generally more moral ugliness. Don't be fooled by the cover. Just don't.

At this point, I don’t think the premise is salvageable. A bunch of teenagers engaging in q
Sep 16, 2013 Monica&spikey rated it it was amazing
This book presents a new twist on an old frustration of mine.

The frustration is: LACK OF COMMUNICATION. Do you know that, like, fifty percent of the angst and pointless drama in most books could be cut if the main character just COMMUNICATED with those around her? (Particularly the boyfriend/love interest…)
The twist: She can’t. At least, not without bringing down the wrath of the Furies to fuck up everyone’s lives even MORE.

So, I didn’t really like the first book that much. But it was interestin
Mar 15, 2014 Brina rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lange habe ich dem zweiten Band der "Fury"-Trilogie entgegengefiebert. Ich habe den ersten Band erst vor wenigen Monaten gelesen und war so begeistert, dass ich am liebsten sofort gewusst hätte, wie es mit der Geschichte weitergeht. Nun, wo ich das Buch endlich in den Händen halten konnte, musste ich es natürlich direkt lesen und habe es nur selten aus den Händen legen können. Man könnte zu diesem Buch jetzt wirklich viel schreiben, die Aussage wäre jedoch immer gleich: Bitte mehr davon!

Jan 13, 2013 PrincyJessie rated it really liked it
Shelves: finished
Envy by Elizabeth Miles
Summary : the furies are back with a new target skylar
Characters :
Skylar: this is the brand new target of the furies, she just want to fit in and be loved by someone. At the end I finally know what she did to Lucy and I feel sad for her one mistake caused the furies to chase after her. Sometimes she can be ignorant but I still like her, alot of scenes makes me soo nervous for her.
Gabby : the sweet best friend that skylar and Em has, she is caring and sweet I hope on the
Jun 16, 2016 Olga rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
„Ich glaube, wir nehmen einfach, was wir kriegen können“

„Im Herzen der Zorn“ ist der zweite Band der „Furientrilogie“ von Elizabeth Miles. Die Geschichte rund um Emily setzt sich fort und thematisiert vorwiegend ihr verändertes Leben nach dem (etwas plumpen) „Pakt“ mit den Furien. Sie sehnt sich nach Normalität und muss bald einsehen, dass sie nicht mehr so einfach in ihr unbeschwertes Leben zurückkehren kann. Somit versucht sie mit ihrer neuen Freundin Drea eine Möglichkeit zu finden, die Furie
Jules Goud
I didn't think that the people in the world could get shallower. I was wrong.

Man, people would do anything to climb the social ladder. Just think, if they applied all of this planning to good things, cancer might be cured.

Emily was all I love JD and maybe if I fix things, I can have him back. Seriously, too. Much. I get it, she wants to get back together with him, but the pining was too much.

Skylar. I don't think I've seen a character more shallower or faker. I understand that she wanted to be o
Oct 16, 2012 Mara rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

I thought this sequel to FURY started out stronger than the first and I liked the inclusion of Skylar as a POV. The excessive use of parentheses in Book #1 have been replaced by an excessive use of hyphens, and pop culture references still abound, but not quite as much. I wanted a bit more on what, exactly, happened to Zach, but I'm guessing that is addressed in Book #3. Gabby keeps getting more perfect, which is annoying, and sometimes the descriptions of clothing were too long, detail
Giselle (Book Nerd Canada)
Warning: if you haven’t read Fury the first book, my review might contain minor spoilers.

Emily Winters is determined to bring the Furies down after they have created havoc on her life. She doesn’t believe that JD has forgotten her so she does everything she can to make him see she cares about him and only him, but another boy has caught her interest, and things soon heat up. Then there’s Skylar who is new to the school and wants to be popular no matter who stands in her way. What will the Furies
Sep 05, 2012 Juhina rated it really liked it
Shelves: for-review, own, my-arcs
Envy was a definite step up to Fury. I enjoyed Envy so much more than Fury and that is mainly due to the fact that the characters in this installment weren't as clueless and hence frustrating as Fury. Emily Winters knows the Furies are back. She doesn't ignore the obvious clues and occurrences and this time she's not going to wait for The Furies to come and get here, she's going to fight. I finally let out a sigh of relief when I saw how Emily isn't going to hide in her room and is actually tryi ...more
Sarah Briggs
Sep 06, 2012 Sarah Briggs rated it really liked it
(This review may contain spoilers).

I didn't actually intend to read the whole of this book today, but I started reading it before my work shift and then I carried on.

I didn't do a very good job of remembering what had happened in the previous book and unfortunately, I couldn't double check, since the book is either in storage or has been given away.

Still, after some confusion over who was who and which fury had starred in book one, I managed to settle in and enjoy the book fairly well. I've foun
Rating: 3.5 out of 5

*A copy was provided by Simon Pulse for review purposes*

I have a policy that when I read the first book in a series and hate it, I always read the second book to give the author another try. That is what I did with this series. The first book, Fury , I didn’t care for at all, but this book was a huge improvement over it.

I think what made this book so much better than Fury was the fact that the story line was already established and explained. (view spoiler)
May 03, 2015 Viola rated it it was ok
Again, like the first book, nothing happened. Things just kind of mosied along without any real meaning to them.
I will admit that I somehow liked this one better than the first, and that might be because maybe there was a tiny bit more substance and it wasnt COMPLETELY focused on 'poor me, I love him but he doesn't love me.' Nd it actually might have been about that if you think about how DJ is involved.

I still don't like the main character and I stil felt as though the characters are
Dina Orban
Feb 16, 2014 Dina Orban rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The first book of this series sent shivers up and down my spine,but this one almost broke my heart.All the things the Furies do to drive Em -and the other people in Ascension,Maine go mad, -just build up the feeling that you're going to die if you don't get to the end of the book ASAP.And when you do get at the end of it,your heart breaks for all the things that happen.
Losing her new friend,Chase and her best friend found love,gets Em into a psychic paralysis.She just can't understand wh
Valerie Andrews
Emily is popular, pretty and has caught the attention of The Furies, ancient Mean Girls who foment dissent and disaster and seem to be focused on making Emily's life a living hell. JD and Gabby, her best friend, can't know what Emily's problem is, or foul things will befall them. Drea, a new friend, seems to be a "bad girl" but is more clued in to what's going on and willing to fight the good fight, whatever that turns out to be.

Amid all the evil are time-honored high school themes, like who si
Aug 22, 2014 Dydionline rated it really liked it
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Stefanie Hasse
„Das Sweatshirt war ein Zeichen, da war sie sich sicher – ein Zeichen dafür, dass sie in Ascension das Leben bekommen würde, das ihr zustand.“
(S. 44)

Skylar will ihr altes Leben hinter sich lassen. Sie zieht zu ihrer Tante Nora nach Ascension und möchte endlich ein normales Leben führen – außerhalb des Schattens ihrer Schwester. Sie will Freundinnen haben, vielleicht sogar „beliebt“ sein. Genau wie die begehrte Gabby, die so hübsch, selbstbewusst und trotzdem freundlich ist.

Skylar w
Angela Gabriel
Aug 28, 2016 Angela Gabriel rated it really liked it

This book is the continuation of the first book of the trilogy, FURY. The story centers on the heroine, Emily Winters, and the new "player" Skylar McVoy. In here Emily tries to find a way to banish the furies with the help of her new friends, Crow and Drea, and finally release Ascension from their injustice acts.


The book was a quick to read and easy to follow. The choice of words were applicable to the time setting of the story. I loved how the author visualized the furies, f
May 09, 2015 alexa~♥ rated it it was amazing
So many plot-twists!! I can't wait to read the next book!
Rebecca Veight
Jan 09, 2015 Rebecca Veight rated it really liked it
The book gets 4 stars for storytelling, but 3 1/2 for setting the plot. The start with a "crime" has really almost nothing to do with the book & seems like it was put there for shock value only! New character Skylar is fleshed out properly & I am intrigued by Crow. What we learn of the Furies is quite compelling but in my opinion should of been introduced in the book earlier. Some things that happen in the book are never explained, unless they are being "saved" for book 3. The action at ...more
Oct 01, 2015 Keksisbaby rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: borrowed, read-2015
Durch einen Pakt der sie für immer an die Furien bindet konnte Emily ihre Liebe JD retten. Doch sie darf ihm nicht erzählen was an jenem Abend geschah im Shoppingmonster. Daher denkt JD, Em wäre Schuld an seinen Verletzungen und spricht nicht mehr mit ihr. Nur mit ihrer neuen Freundin Drea kann Emily sich über die drei Rachegöttinnen austauschen und einen Weg suchen, diese aus der Stadt zu vertreiben. Die haben sich derweil ein neues Opfer gesucht. Skylar kommt nach Ascension, weil ihre Mutter i ...more
Apr 06, 2015 Leselurch rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
*Worum geht's?*
Um ihre Liebe zu retten, hat Emily einen Pakt mit den Furien geschlossen: Sie hat sich für immer an sie gebunden. Sein Leben konnte sie dadurch retten, seine Liebe jedoch nicht. Seit jener verhängnisvollen Nacht tut JD alles, um Emily aus dem Weg zu gehen. Wenigstens mit ihrer besten Freundin Gabby ist sie wieder im Reinen, doch das Geheimnis der Furien hat eine unüberwindbare Mauer zwischen den Freundinnen erschaffen. Wie soll sich Emily auf Bälle und Komitees konzentrieren, wie
Diane Ferbrache
Back at Ascension High, the Furies are back. Meg has latched onto Skylar, a new girl with a mother in prison and a sister that haunts her memory. Skylar is determined to change her life, become one of the popular kids, and win the heart of the campus heartthrob. In the meantime, Drea and Em are still suffering from the consequences of their last encounter with the Furies that resulted in the deaths of their friends. They are on the track of the means of ridding themselves of the Furies forever. ...more
Kaitlyn Francis
Being tormented is hard enough, but losing your closest friends to a bunch of furies isn't really fare, for Emily just getting through the day without interruption is hard enough. Having to lie to friends close to you is hard to stomach, but when you add in the furies, if you cross them than its not only your life, but also theirs as well. Keeping her promise, Emily has not shared what she went through and how hard it was for her, even her friends are noticing that her behavior has changed. So w ...more
Yolanda Sfetsos
I borrowed this book from the library and as soon as I started reading, I was hooked. I got sucked into this one as quickly as I did with the first one.

Em's still being haunted by the three beautiful but super freaky girls she now knows are the Furies. Her neighbour--who also happens to be the guy she's in love with--isn't talking to her. She's becoming distant from her friends and can't concentrate on schoolwork. All she wants to do is spend time trying to figure out a way to stop the Furies fr
Miles' haphazard writing is back for another instalment, but whereas Fury had a few great characters, there's not much about this book I liked. Envy is told in dual perspective - Em, our simpering, shallow protagonist from the last book is back and tells the story with Skylar, the new girl at school laden with secrets. Still lacking in execution and solid grounding in mythology, Envy seems to take everything I disliked about Fury and run with it.

I had thought - hoped - that the events at the end
May 06, 2013 Krystal rated it it was amazing
Okay, let's get one thing straight. I am so mad I have to until September for the last book! I love this Trilogy and I can't wait to dive into the next book! I have to say, I thought JD was a good person for Em, but then Crow came into the picture. Please, tell me I am not the only one who is like in love with Crow?! There is something about him that just makes me think of one of my friends and I think he's perfect. I know that makes me sound crazy and messed up, but it's the truth. I, hm, I don ...more
Melissa (YA Book Shelf)
When I read the deliciously creepy book, Fury by Elizabeth Miles, I was in Gothic novel loving heaven, and I was looking forward to continuing the series. The follow up novel, Envy, certainly kept my interest, but I have to say that I enjoyed it less than the first book in the series. Written from the prospectives of Em Winters and a new character named, Skyler, this book has less of a Gothic feel to it than the first book. Moreover, I found that many things - including why Skyler was targeted b ...more
Sep 18, 2012 Krystal rated it liked it
Envy follows the lives of Em, Drea, JD and others from the first novel in this trilogy, Fury (my review here). We are reunited with these characters along with Ali, Ty and Meg, the beautiful 'cousins', also known to destroy the lives of others because they are Furies. Beautiful girls who wreak havoc on those who have wronged someone. The wrath they dealt out continues when the new girl in town, Skylar becomes close friends with Meg. Skylar moves to Ascension to start her life again and make the ...more
Bohyně pomsty nebo-li Fúrie vám zničí život. Em by o tom mohla vyprávět. V minulém dílu měla všechno štěstí na dosah, ale Fúrie zničily vše, na čem Em záleželo. Například její vtah k Juddovi, do kterého se Em zamilovala. Fúrie donutily Judda zapomenout na jeho city a zapříčinily tak rozpad jejich kamarádství i možné lásky.
Do města se za tetičkou Norou stěhuje nová studentka Skylar, kterou pronásleduje její děsivá minulost. Na každém kroku vidí svou sestru Lucy, která byla vždy lepší než Sky. Pro
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Elizabeth Miles grew up in Chappaqua, New York, not far from New York City. She graduated from Boston University in 2004, and has worked ever since as a journalist for an alternative newsweekly. She has been honored by the New England Press Association and the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. Elizabeth serves on the board of trustees of Portland Players, a community theater and second home ...more
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