Echo (Soul Seekers, #2)
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Echo (The Soul Seekers #2)

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"A rush of romance will sweep you away in this hauntingly mystical read. I'm already as addicted to Daire and Dace as I was to Ever and Damen!" –Justine magazine

She inherited a magical destiny—and a mission to stop a powerful family of dark sorcerers. She never expected to fall in love with one of them.

There’s still so much Daire Santos has to learn about being the last So...more
Hardcover, 396 pages
Published November 13th 2012 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published November 1st 2012)
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Brooke
Holy Heck! What an ending! I need the next book right now!
Meri
Mar 17, 2014 Meri marked it as maybe-to-read
beautiuful cover!
Soumi
One line, seven words, twenty seven letters…….
What the hell happened in the end? I mean seriously. I gave Echo just for the mind blowing end and that killing cliffhanger.

I haven’t read Alyson Noel’s Immortal series or other contemporary romance but I can say that she knows how to tell a story with descriptive detailing. Fated had intriguing premises but when somewhere I felt it was dragged up. However in case of Echo, I didn't feel that way, rather I enjoyed the story more than Fated.

In fated...more
Carol [Goodreads addict]
This is the second book in The Soul Seekers series. In this book I think we delve more into the characters themselves, into their growth and the personal obstacles they are trying to overcome. Also, into the relationship between Daire and Dace. The book is told in dual POV's which I really enjoyed. We switch back and forth between Daire and Dace which I think adds so much to how well we are able to connect with them.

Daire has grown so much towards the soul seeker she is prophesied to become. I s...more
Jules Goud
I was a little worried because the second one is the immortals series was the one that ruined it for me.

This is by far the best out of the two I read.

And, I have to say that ending was INTENSE!!!!

So we begin the story all happy, Daire and Dace are together and lad di da. But then, Cade has to ruin it. Like he ruins everything.

Every time that Daire and Dace are together, Cade gets stronger. Which means that they have to spend time apart.

That is so sad. They are two halves of a whole and yet, the...more
Lyndsey Rushby
I really loved the first book in this series, Fated, because it was something so different to Alyson Noel’s other books. I really enjoyed the plot and setting and couldn’t wait to get on to book two.

In Echo, Daire is learning how to become a Soul Seeker. Although she has already had some training, she doesn’t know everything… not by a long shot. Unlike in Fated, Echo doesn’t have to spend numerous chapters letting the reader know backgrounds and information about what is going on. I felt like F...more
Avry15
ECHO picked up where Fated ends. But unlike Fated, the second book doesn't dwell more on backstories and information, Echo jumps right into the plot.

But I really believe what makes ECHO so gripping is the main characters' relationship; their love has become stronger as well as the complications and danger that comes with Daire as a Soul Seeker and Dace as the Echo. It's so heartbreaking to see them perfect for each other but they cannot be together for the greater good.

Daire does a lot of growin...more
Savannah (Books With Bite)
Now, diving deeper into her destiny, I found this book quite intriguing. While the first book is filled with lots of information, in this story, we get more answers.

What I loved most about this story is the great back round history. The reader is informed more of Daire and what she is meant to do. Each chapter reveals more of what she is too become as well as the twins, Dace and Cade. The battle between them is raging and I KNOW it's only a matter of time. The author did a great job in giving th...more
*Lynn*
I enjoyed Echo a bit more than I did Fated. I thought this story had better character developement and the story was more interesting. The only real complaints I have is the romance. I couldn't help finding myself role my eyes on numerous occasions. It's just, personally, not for me. I think that is what bugs me in most YA books. The cheesy, mushy, unrealistic boyfriends. I know they are written like this for a reason, but it would still be nice, to try at least, to make them human in a sense....more
Lightning
I'M FREAKING THE FREAK OUT YOU GUYS.
BECAUSE THIS BOOK, THIS FREAKIN' BOOK RIGHT HERE?
WAIT DEEP BREATH, NO NEED FOR CAPS LOCK.
...
Okay. Phoo. Let's talk about Echo.
More like let's talk about what was the most awesome YA PNR I've read in quite some time.
Especially coming from Alyson Noel.
There was so much going on in this book and it all cumulated into something fantastic. Noel laid the law down with Daire and Dace coming into their respective power, with side characters adding to the forward movem...more
Sarah Erickson
I can't tell you why but I hated this book. I don't think I read even half of it. I tried. I tried so very hard. I think I read every word of the first two or so chapters before I started only reading dialogue till around page 140. After that I gave up and started skipping whole pages then whole chapters.
I've never done this before. I've never disrespected a book or author like that before and I'm ashamed that I couldn't give this book the respect it deserves. I know how hard it is to write a bo...more
Isabella Leopard

Overall Rating: 1.5

Oh god...KILL ME!
This book was a pain to read! It was horribly paced, the main character and the boy whom she had sex with, then just ignored for the majority of the book, for really no reason, if you think about it (the antagonist was going to do horrible things with or without them together), and to have them just mostly complain throughout the whole book and not take action throughout almost the whole thing was absolutely dreadful! I couldn't even finish the book! And I'm...more
Hayden Casey
4.5 Stars

Review coming soon . . . What a crazy ending! Y'all are gonna DIE!
Laura
Jan 02, 2013 Laura marked it as to-read
*Me, walking through a bookstore*

"Hm, what to get, let's see...no, nope, double nope, kangaroo, DEFINITELY NOT! Oh wait..."

*Sees Echo, stops for a moment, contemplating...*

"AW HELL NO."

*Walks off*

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*Walks back*

"Let me just see this..."

And THAT ladies and gentlemen, is how I am going to end up buying this book.

Its like a train wreck - even though I've never witnessed one in my life, I'm betting that I wouldn't look away. And not because of the fact that injured, bloody people...more
Naomi
Echo is a great read. The plot is engaging, the characters are developing and the setting is pretty unique. This book doesn’t make it into my all time favourites, but any previous Alyson Noel fans who have read her style before But, in this book, I loved the development of many characters: not just Daire and Dace, but also their parents and friends. Two characters that I thought could have received a little more development were the newly introduced Phyre, and the resident bad guy, Cade. We saw...more
Sam
Echo is the second book in the Soul Seekers series that will leave readers prepared for the next book. If you are a fan of forbidden romance and dark magic then definitely check this series out.

Echo is centred around Dace and Daire's doomed relationship and how they must find a way to stop Dace's twin brother, Cade, from taking over not only their small town in New Mexico, but the entire world. At the beginning of the book, everything is find and Daire is enjoying her time with her gorgeous boyf...more
Ingrid Hansen
Jeg læste Ekko på 1 dag og den var super super god og jeg blev ikke skuffet, overhovedet. I denne her bog følger vi både Daire og Dace's historie. Når man vænner sig til det så er det faktisk en rigtig god måde at følge deres kamp for at tage de rigtige beslutninger i forhold til bekæmpelse af det onde - Richterne og specielt Cade (Daces's tvillingbror) som er den der har lavet for alvor meget ged i den og som gerne vil have sin fars respekt og derfor gerne vil vise ham at han er den perfekte on...more
Pamela Kramer
"Fated" by Alyson Noel began the series with the story of Daire Santos, thought to be psychotic because she sees things. Finding someone understanding in her grandmother, she learns that she is a Seeker, someone with special powers to see different worlds.

In "Echo," the second novel in the series, Daire and Dace, her boyfriend, must fight an evil family that is determined to destroy the world. Specifically, they must fight Dace's evil twin, Cade, whose powers get stronger and stronger.

There is m...more
Alice Of Wonderland
Now this series is just getting ironic. In Fated, we learn of a separate group that isn't with Ever and the Immortals but set in the same universe. First in Fated, Dace and Daire are meant to be, or at least in their minds. Now, the world is bent on breaking them apart. Yeah, the cruel world and I have no sympathy (which is even sadder).

Echo digs deeper into the strange bond of Cade and Dace. (Anyone notice that when you switch the places in the consonants of Cade or Dade's name, you get the op...more
Dianne
A prophecy must be fulfilled, and although open to interpretation, someone must die. Daire is convinced that her generation of Seekers is about to face things far worse than any Seeker before her as the strength and cunning of the Richters and their demon minions grows and evolves. Cade’s evil grows, his madness is dark and menacing as he uses the love Daire and Dace share as a weapon against them. Alternating chapter POVs between Daire and Dace, the story becomes more intense, the full horror d...more
Shelley aka Gizmo's Reviews
*Genre* YA Paranormal
*Rating* 3.0

*Thoughts*

Echo is the sequel to Fated in the Soul Seekers series and reintroduces readers to Daire, Dace, Xotichl, Cade, Lita, and Paloma to name the main cast. I'm not really sure what I think about this particular ending other than I was ready to scream my bloody head off. I mean, if you weren't awake while reading the first and middle parts of this book, you were by the time the ending came around. I'm sure I am not the only one who thought WTH, is this the en...more
Arely
Oh my God. Oh my God. That was literally the only thing running through my head when I finished the book. If you thought that this book was going to answer all of the questions Fated left, you were wrong. It answers a lot of those questions, but leaves countless others in its wake.
Daire is still stubborn and thick-headed, but everything she does is with good intentions. Dace does everything with good intentions too, but most of the times I wanted to beat his head and tell him that he was wrong!
I...more
Chandana
Rated 3.5 Stars, Rounding Up
Daire Santos is frighteningly in love with Dace, but with Cade Richter (the evil twin) loose in Enchantment, their love must be put aside. With the introduction of new characters, mysteries revealed, and heart-touching events, Daire struggles to win the fight against the Richters.
Okay. So I had a pretty high expectation for this book, and I really don't think it was met. I totally liked the first book better. First of all, I thought seeing Dace's POV would be interest...more
Yvonne Boag
Daire has let the Richter family into the Lowerworld in order to save her grandmother's life. They are corrupting it, the animals have gone into hiding and those that haven't can no longer be trusted. Daire and her boyfriend Dace are charged with finding the Richter undead and putting an end to them. But Cade, Dace's evil twin brother (eye roll) keeps stopping them. Cade seems to feed off the love that Daire and Dace share and the best thing would be for them to break up. Which they do, repeated...more
Bookaholiclover
Echo

Reading this book was so amazing, although it was dragging at the first part at some point but it was really interesting when you get to the pages of more than a hundred, its like you couldn't stop not knowing what would happen and what the characters would actually do. Would they do something stupid, unexpected.

Summary:

Dairy and Dace have finally gotten together, but now they have to face Dace's other half, Cade. The evil one in the family. In this story of Daire and Dace find out the true...more
Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Ξέρω πως το συγκεκριμένο review έχει καθυστερήσει απελπιστικά πολύ, ωστόσο, σας υπόσχομαι πως θα ακολουθήσει και εκείνο το τρίτου βιβλίου της σειράς, "Οι Κυνηγοί Των Ψυχών", μέσα στις επόμενες μέρες. Όπως μπορώ να σας υποσχεθώ πως άξιζε τον κόπο, αν κι εφόσον περιμένατε να μάθετε πως εξελίσσεται η ιστορία ώστε να προχωρήσετε στην αγορά και ανάγνωση της εν λόγω σειράς. Όσοι είχατε διαβάσει την άποψή μου για το "Πεπρωμένο" ίσως να θυμάστε πως ήταν ένα βιβλίο του οποίου η θεματολογική μου άρεσε ιδι...more
Edlyn Blanch Maegan Alog
At first it took me days to read this because I really can't feel it. The echo book was also good but since there were a lot of chapters wherein it just talks about the trainings of Daire and Dace I got really bored that's why I have to skip some part and focused only on what's really important. That is why at first it was just an 'okay'. But then the ending made pulled everything up! I like the ending it's not an annoying major cliffhanger like that of the others. In here, there's really an end...more
Meghan
The second book in the Soul Seekers series. It’s still a fight between good and evil. The evil twin verses the good one. Daire and Dace are trying to break what the prophecy said would come true because one of them must die in order for it to come true, and those two love birds don’t want that to happen. It ends in both going after Cade, the evil twin, but who wins it’s a mystery since it’s left on a cliffhanger. This novel gives the perspective of not only Daire, but Dace too. That gave the nov...more
Svenja
Das Glück von Daire und Dace währt nur einen Augenblick, denn schnell merken die beiden, dass Dace und sein Zwillingsbruder Cade auf eine viel tiefere Art und Weise miteinander verbunden sind als vermutet.
Cade gelingt es sich durch die Liebe der beiden zu nähren, er gelangt zu ungeheuerlichen Kräften die weder Daire noch Dace im Stande sind zu besiegen. Durch diese Offenbarung stärken sich die Ängste um die Prophezeiung bei den Liebenden, wie sollen sie es schaffen sie aufzuhalten?
Den beiden bl...more
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BETTER THAN THE FIRST! 2 5 Jan 21, 2014 04:23PM  
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okay can someone tell me......*(SPOILERS)* 18 31 Mar 01, 2013 02:53PM  
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“The other side of midnight’s hour strikes a herald thrice rung
Seer, Shadow, Sun—together they come
Sixteen winters hence—the light shall be eclipsed
Leaving darkness to ascend beneath a sky bleeding fire”
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“It's the same talk we parted with when she left Enchantment just a few months earlier. More warnings about the dangers of cute boys- especially the cute ones, like Dace. In 'The World According to Jennika' boys like that live solely to sweet talk their way into your skinny jeans only to dump you once they've had their way.” 3 likes
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