Losing Lila (Lila, #2)
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Losing Lila (Lila #2)

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Alex and Lila are on the run, desperately trying to stay one step ahead of the Unit, which is somehow tracking their every move. While Alex is determined to keep Lila safe and her ability secret at any cost, Lila's only thought is of finding a way back to California so she can rescue her brother and mother from the military base where they're being held. Struggling to cont...more
Paperback, 340 pages
Published August 2nd 2012 by Simon & Schuster UK
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Sarah Alderson
Sep 30, 2011 Sarah Alderson added it  ·  (Review from the author)
I'm thinking that this is quite scary. There's so much Lila love right now...no pressure or anything to deliver a killer sequel then...

Once I have the official synopsis I will add it to Goodreads straightaway. But let's just say that the sequel involves plenty more action (someone just read it and said it was like Bourne with a kickass teenage girl as the lead), plenty more of Alex (with fewer clothes on) and a fair few more twists to keep you guessing to the end.

Hopefully it will keep everyone...more
Sam
4.5 stars

Action-packed and completely exciting, the sequel to Hunting Lila is even better than the first book.

There is no stopping to catch our breaths with this instalment. We are very briefly reunited with Alex and Lila before the story explodes once again. They are on the run, evading the iron grip of the Unit, along with Demos and the others. For Lila, staying away from the Unit becomes increasingly difficult; they have her mother and brother and she is determined to rescue them. In a bid to...more
Maja (The Nocturnal Library)

One can always count on Sarah Alderson to amuse, entertain and accelerate heartbeats. Losing Lila is no different.
In my review of Hunting Lila, I described Alderson’s debut as deliciously shallow, and it was. In comparison, its successor is far more layered and emotionally demanding. There is plenty of action, yes, but we also get to peek underneath and see dilemmas and insecurities, especially Alex’s. Alderson really allowed her characters to fly free, even when they refused to fly in the righ...more
Jasprit
Losing Lila was a book I’d immediately added to my wish list once I’d devoured Hunting Lila earlier this year. Sarah Alderson had made me go through so much with the first book, and then she left me flabbergasted with two big sucker punches at the end! Alderson sure knows how to toy with your emotions, with teasers for Losing Lila posted on her twitter, a promise of a pov from Alex at the end of Losing Lila and the novella Catching Suki kept me hanging on for more. I honestly couldn’t wait for i...more
Donna {Book Passion for Life}
"It isn't just your fight, it's our fight. It's not just about revenge...it's about stopping them. I would fight this battle even if it wasn't about your mum. Or about you."

Sarah Alderson has done it yet again, and created another completely remarkable book. Losing Lila is full of pure-awesomeness, unputdownable and one of my favourite reads this year!

After the shocking events in Hunting Lila, Alex and Lila are on the run from the Unit, but it’s not long before the unit is hot on their trails. A...more
♥Rachel♥
Okay, I'm just going to be super lazy for my review, and give you my answers to our Vanilla Queens Dream Reads post on The Readers Den. It really just cuts to the chase and gives you what you want to know anyways.

Favorite character and why:
Lila is my favorite, I think because I felt closest to her as the story is told in her POV. She made such strides in character in this story. She was so determined to rescue her family and bring down the bad guys with little concern for her own safety.

Most...more
Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
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Eunice
Who wouldn't love a book when the author goes straight and throw you right away with an action-pack and heart pounding opening? Sarah Alderson sure knows how to capture her audience. Right from the start she had me already really excited and thrilled and I'm very happy to say that she was able to keep it throughout the course of the story. Losing Lila is fantastic sequel with amazing plot, kick-ass characters, thrilling scenes and shocking twists. I absolutely enjoyed it.

Lila. I seriously adore...more
Sarah
It's no secret that I was a massive fan of Hunting Lila (that's a quote from my review on the front cover of Losing Lila after all!) so I had high expectations when I picked up this book. I wasn't worried though and Sarah Alderson not only met them she surpassed them - everything I loved about the first book is multiplied in the sequel. Losing Lila is an action packed read full of adventure, a heroine with kick ass psychic abilities and a sexy hero who puts the steam into steamy. Oh boy is the r...more
Giselle
Apr 24, 2012 Giselle marked it as to-read
It has a cover! :D
~Tina~
What A Rush!!!

Ever since I read Sarah Alderson's Hunting Lila I completely fell in love with this world. So I'm thrilled to say that not only did Losing Lila not disappoint, it surpassed all my expectations. Love love loved it!!

Losing Lila starts off eight days after the events at Joshua Tree. Alex and Lila are on the run from the Unit and trying to come to grips with the guilt that they not only left Jack in their hands but that Lila's mom has been alive the entire time. With the help of Demos,...more
Ferdy
2.5 stars - spoilers

Alex and Lila are on the run from the Unit. With Lila's brother and mum in the hands of the Unit, Alex and Lila must work with Demos and the other psy to form a plan to rescue them without falling back into their clutches.

-Nothing much happened in the first 60% of the book, Lila just plodded along with Alex, Demos and co coming up with silly plans to break out Lila's mum and brother from the Unit. It was quite slow and boring, there was a little more action towards the end an...more
ALPHAreader
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Mands


Losing Lila is the second book in the Lila series by Sarah Alderson. The story picks up eight days after the events of Hunting Lila. Lila and Alex are on the run after the shootout with The Unit and Lila is struggling with the fact that she left her brother, Jack, when he was severely injured. She and Alex team up with Demos and his band of Psys to take down The Unit and Richard Stirling in the hope of rescuing Jack and their mother.

I only recently read and reviewed Hunting Lila and I didn’t enj...more
Keertana
Rating: 3.5

I think this is going to come off as really strange, but I was so skeptical about reading Losing Lila. It wasn’t that I didn’t want to – because I did – it was simply that I was wary of what I would find within its pages. I wasn’t exactly a fan of Lila, or her whirlwind romance with Alex, in the previous novel and I was dreading another bout of this underdeveloped love story, but I needn’t have worried. I liked this story much better than Hunting Lila and fans of the previous...more
Tabatha
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-Official review to come [:

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Ok.. After reading [book:Hunting Lila|10188580] in September of last year (I think it was September.. Before I had a Goodread account anyways.. ) I kind of felt like this:



Then, sadly I realized.. I was going to be waiting a looooong time, though at that point, the release date hadn't been set for Losing Lila.

When I finally found out that it was going to be released this year:



I was Overjoyed!

..And then:


I rea...more
Jena
Oct 08, 2011 Jena marked it as to-read
AUGUST 2nd of NEXT yr?!?!?!? *dies* this will not do. I need this MUCH SOONER.
Jess
Review soon.
Brodie
It's no secret I love Sarah Alderson and her crazy addictive novels, so my expectations were high for Losing Lila... but apparently not high enough, because this book blew me away far more than I was anticipating! Sarah did not waste any time in delivering adrenaline-pumping chase scenes, run-ins with crime lords and SKINNY DIPPING all within the first 50 pages. Given what happened at the end of Hunting Lila, Alex and Lila are on the run from The Unit. They get involved in some crazy shit. They...more
Devyani
It's no surprise that for me , Losing Lila was in every way the most anticipated book of this year along with Quintana of Charyn ,Insurgent and Pandemonium . With anticipation comes tons of expectations ! and when things touch your heart beyond expectations , it just means one thing and that is that you are in love .

I had jumped into Hunting Lila without a thought after reading some rave reviews about it and it didn't fail to blow me away . So if I say that Losing Lila way much much much MUCH be...more
Celine
Review originally posted in: http://forget8me8not.blogspot.com.au/...

Cover:
I love this cover even more than the first book! The girl in the cover looks just like how I imagined Lila! I love that the girl is wearing a grey jacket and pants, plus the white shirt and that pose is amazing. It looks as if the girl is running away from something and it captures the feeling of Losing Lila so well!

Story:

Lila and Alex sitting on a tree! K-I-S-S-I-N...

Whoops, please excuse me! I do not mean to sing the 'p...more
Joanne
Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase.

I absolutely adored Hunting Lila, the first book in the Lila series, so when Losing Lia arrived on my doorstep, I couldn't contain my excitement! More Lila and Alex! More Suki and Nate! More super exciting edge-of-your-seat action! I'm immensely happy to say Losing Lila doesn't fail to deliver!

Sarah Alderson is some kind of genius as these books seem so real! I said in my review of Hunting Lila that I was constantly put in mind of the American TV show He...more
Valeria
1.5 stars



I was going to start by saying 'I really wanted to love this book' but that's a pointless statement to make, nobody wants to waste time reading a book they don't like so I'm going to start by saying this book was a massive disappointment. I loved Hunting Lila, it became one of my favourite books ever so I was really looking forward to this. Maybe my expectations were just too high to be fulfilled but I honestly don't think that's the problem.

Alex and Lila. How is it possible for a c...more
Booknut
Wow. I thought this series couldn't possibly get any better, and I have realised never to make assumptions before reading ever again. This book is the perfect combination of adventure, sci-fi, romance, ya fiction-y goodness and everything else you could possibly want in a novel.

Sarah Alderson is a genius.
Mada
Breathtaking and amazing. I just loved it. I need more Alex, Lila and Jack.
Sarah Alderson is a genius. Hope there will be at least one more book in the series. I'm so obsessed.
Mimi Valentine
Ahhhhhhhhhh, why does August have to be so far away????
Braiden
Leave all expectations, thoughts, guesses, assumptions and inklings at the first page of Losing Lila. Just let this sequel to Sarah Alderson’s popular Hunting Lila lead you into the unknown, which is exciting but treacherous as you journey on through. Leave behind everything you had thought about the abilities of the characters – both the inhuman and human. Leave behind absolutely everything… except for the events that had occurred in Hunting Lila and what we had discovered. Maybe you have a goo...more
Ida
Lila, Alex and his 12-pack abs (Yes, they exist. And I am so not making this up) are back!


Just when I thought this series could not get any better, comes Losing Lila. This book just went all out with the action, twists, drama and yes..steam.

I felt myself caught by the whirlwind events it generated and traped at the center of it. I really didn't see some of the twists coming. I was sucker punched several times, but I was left asking for more. And more it gave.

AND I. ABSOLUTELY. LOVED. IT.


Lila. I...more
Bianca
Okay wow, was that the end? For some reason, this didn't register in my mind even when I searched it up on Goodreads to check if there was a next book in the series. Maybe because I've been reading so many trilogies, but I'm still kind of confused. Not that this book didn't end well of course, because it definitely did!

Moving on! I absolutely loved the fact that this book jumped straight into heart-pounding action. It didn't start off slow and then pick up later on like what in happens in some b...more
Marie
3.5 stars.

Man, this was so less impressive than the first one :/.

Hunting Lila blew me away. Losing Lila got on my nerves.

I was so excited for this and now I feel DISSAPPOINTED.

I'm like 'really that's it?'

And that's when I know it weren't that great.

Yeah it starts off good picks up nearly exactLy where it left off. But them everything seems to go downhill. It gets a little boring and the only bits I enjoyed was Lilas progressive powers and the twist that involves Sara,

I mean when they rob the...more
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“We completely need him. Who else comes up with the plans?"
"Demos?"
"Yes, but he isn't hot, Nate. We talked about is.”
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“When I'm done sorting out the Unit, Alex and I are going to have a little chat"
"Over my dead body"
"I'm thinking over his dead body.”
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