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The Evanescence (Fallen Souls #2)

4.24  ·  Rating Details ·  2,579 Ratings  ·  135 Reviews
Book two in the Fallen Souls Series.

My name is Gemma Lucas and everything in my life is falling apart. Lost Souls are roaming the world, possessing people and the fey have made it their mission to torture the innocent. Death and suffering is becoming a way of life and no matter what I do, things keep tearing Alex and me apart. What’s worse is that every time I look into th
Kindle Edition, 221 pages
Published April 14th 2013
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Jessica Sorensen
Jun 22, 2012 Jessica Sorensen rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Kristin Campbell
Sep 13, 2012 Kristin Campbell rated it it was amazing
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Perfect, perfect, PERFECT way to end the series! The whole series is so captivating, but this book... everything seemed so hopeless, lost; worse than things were in the original series, if you can believe that. As soon as things seem to come together, they fall apart. So sad. I cried so much in the beginning of this book... just WOW!

The writing was phenomenal. The emotions. The story line. The despair.

Such a good book. And again, the ending was Perfection.
Amirah Gibson
Aug 17, 2012 Amirah Gibson rated it it was amazing

I can't wait!!!!! When is it coming out????

Merged review:

When is this coming out??!!!! I love ALL of ur books, ur AMAZING
Sep 01, 2012 Brittany rated it did not like it
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I CAN'T BELIEVE THIS IS THE FINAL BOOK. I JUST.. THIS SUCKS. I seriously have fallen deeply in love with the characters in the series. I started reading this series by chance, when I saw the first book online iTunes for free, and thank goodness I took the chance to download it, because it soon became one of my favourite series to read. This series has it all from a world full of fantasy characters, to friendships between characters you could only wish for, to non stop continuous drama and action ...more
Jul 31, 2012 Alexa rated it it was amazing
i dislike the cover...
Apr 23, 2013 Stephanie rated it it was ok
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Rachel Naughton
May 29, 2013 Rachel Naughton rated it liked it
I am so unbelievably gutted that this series has ended.
This pains me to say as I am a huge fan of Jessica Sorenson's work but this book was a bit of a let down to end the series. I had really high expectations and they weren't fulfilled. The story to me felt rushed and bodged together. We don't really get a resolution to how Laylen and Gemma feel about each other. As a Laylen fan this upset me. Do Alex and Gemma have sex? It is implied but after the intimacy issues in the previous book I would
Melissa Stickney
Dec 15, 2012 Melissa Stickney rated it it was amazing
This is the second series that has ended for me. It is always bitter sweet knowing that you will not hear from some of your favorite fictional characters again, but I think that Jessica did an amazing job ending this series.

The last book pick up right where the last one left off. Gemma and Laylen are still possessed. Aslin and her half sister are still trapped in a different realm and the world as we know it is being torn apart by different wars throughout the super natural world.

Just when the
May 12, 2013 Freyney rated it it was amazing
THIS BOOK WAS ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC. I cannot stress that point enough. I absolutely fell in love with the characters and I read this in a day that's how good it was.

And the ending, OH, the ending.
I can't even-
Just beautiful. I cannot believe the way things would have worked if Gemma and Alex didn't have the star in them it was fantastic.
And my favourite part?

"My room is my favourite place in the house; my walls are covered with posters and pictures of all the places I've been. Some of
May 11, 2013 Chewy rated it did not like it
This book was difficult to read, and I am disappointed in myself for making the effort to finish it. Even though it is short, this book is clearly clumsily written. The plot seemed rushed instead of thought-out, and even the author didn't seem to know where she was going with the story. Consequently, the ending was awful and a lot of things that were started in the story never went anywhere. The characters that I had become attached to in the Fallen Star series suddenly became unlikable, and the ...more
Mar 08, 2013 pdudh19 rated it it was amazing
Jul 17, 2013 Amanda rated it it was ok
I have read and fell in love with the Fallen Star series and was very excited when i found out there was the Fallen Soul series too! The first book was amazing and i was hoping the second book did too... The whole book was rushed and the ending was too short and abrupt. She killed it off to fast. WORST ENDING EVER
Aug 10, 2013 Fatima rated it did not like it
The ending was actually kind of dissapointing. Because this whole amazing world building, fighting, love etc. just becomes kind of meaningless, and just leaves you unsatisfied because of the heroines character in the end.
Apr 05, 2013 Alizon rated it it was amazing
Love, LOVE, LOVE!!!! The way that Ms. Sorensen finished this series could not have been better. All of the action, drama, romance that we've come to expect from her fabulous writing!
I was kind of disappointed in this book. It was super short. And the conclusion just seemed to be a cop out. It was all too easy to fix things. I'm going to scroll down & discuss spoilers so if you don't want to know what happens, don't read anymore...

Ok, so there was all of this interesting build up to the plot line like Alex becoming a Lord & turning evil & Gemma becoming a fairy Empress & her impending fight with Luna (and what about her promise to
Jan 07, 2013 Hannah rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone!
Recommended to Hannah by: Myself after the first books
I love love love! At first I was interested to see how Jessica could carry this on from the ending in "The Lost Soul" which of course was very dark and amazingly done! But it was done well adding Evan in was a great character and added a good twist. Which would later also make an interesting conclusion! I feel like one problem with the beginning was it was brought in to suddenly it literally picked up exactly where we left of which personally I am not the biggest fan of ... it could of been more ...more
Shana Rivera
Dec 10, 2012 Shana Rivera rated it really liked it
this is just okay. it was a quick read. (i finished it sooner just forgot to post it) Im upset tho. Like i said in past reviews for this book series i feel bad for the characters because they have so many problems to fix, like the problems keep on coming non stop... if its not one thing its another, once they fix one thing something else happens and its like never ending. its a bit annoying. But then all of a sudden theres a way to reverse everything... REALLY.. REALLY!! and now they decide to u ...more
Jul 11, 2013 Valerie rated it it was amazing
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This book starts off right where the previous one ends. I've read all of the series now..and just read this one last night and all night as I couldn't put it down. Its my favorite one of all so far. The beginning had a lot of action, and thrown at you with all the quick secrets, powers used, loopholes, lots of them. Later in the book you find out why Alex disappeared in the previous books, and now he can't get out of this one and it is changing him in a ver negative way. There is so many problem ...more
Apr 27, 2013 Tracy rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013
I was captured by Gemma in The Fallen Star series. So I was happy to see the story continue in this series. I liked the first book, but this one fell short for me.

I didn't like the way the stories started changing the first person. But I was willing to forgive that bacause the story was still good. However, in this book I found it to be distracting. And the inner monologue was very annoying.

Overall, I felt as if this book was rushed. There was so much in here for such a short book, it was kaot
May 24, 2014 Amanda rated it it was amazing
AMAZING!!!! Fabulous and ROMANTIC <3

AMAZING!!!! Fabulous and ROMANTIC <3

this book was just too amazing. it left me breathless and there were touching moments in there which I really loved because that's how the books draws me in all the time. YOU WILL NOT WANT TO PUT THIS BOOK DOWN AND SAME WITH THE FIRST BOOK...
Mar 30, 2013 Amber rated it really liked it
Nice to see a happy end but I think there should have been a little more. Still a good read
Jennifer Newell
I thought it was a very interesting book.

Grace Tsichlis
2013????? That's too far away! I'm really looking forward to this book:) the first one was great!!
Feb 27, 2017 Charlotte rated it it was amazing
very good book, love all the characters, but I hate to say the ending was not as I expected and that it could have ended better seeing as the next books are aimed at 18 year olds and above. But overall a very good series
Apr 21, 2013 Annamarie rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Anyone
Shelves: 2014
The Evanescence is the last book in the Fallen Soul series.

It starts off exactly where The Lost Soul ends with Alex and Laylen dead and Gemma grieving and royally angry.

This book has it all with its continuous non stop drama. Took me 2/3 days to read because I was reading it between writing an essay and working on another uni project but it is the best out of the two from the spin off series.

There was a lot of action and a lot of secrets revealed at the start including more loopholes being revea
David Roberts
Jan 08, 2014 David Roberts rated it really liked it
I am reviewing the fantasy novel The Evanescance by Jessica Sorensen which is a very good book which I bought from kindle. This novel is part of the Fallen Souls series which are a jazzed up sexier version with the same story as one of the other series of her books. Jessica normally writes for teenagers and I think this series is aimed at that market. This is the second book in the series. The plot is the 2 lead characters who are both madly in love with each other have been caught in the act of ...more
Sydney rated it did not like it
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Mar 31, 2014 Megan rated it really liked it
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I'm gonna write a full review about this when I have more time to, but this book is not nearly as bad as the people who said it was have commented. I found this ending very fitting, and personally feel like it was the best way for it to end. It was a great book, and there is so much more to love about it than to hate on… in my personal opinion. This series as a whole is extremely good, and one of my favorites. Cant wait to read the new adult version of these books; honestly had I known about the ...more
Jun 14, 2014 Shaili rated it liked it
This is my first novel review. And fallen star series & after that fallen soul series #1 were d first fantasy novels I read.
I hv 2 admit i was a little disappointed at the ending. So much was going on & it all pretty much ended in one big but quick shot which according 2 me ruined d fun & adventure.
The fallen star was d root cause of basically all d ongoing problems including Helena & d lost souls, Luna & d faeries, Alex as a lord of d afterlife, Laylen being a vampire, etc.
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Jessica Sorensen is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author from the snowy mountains of Wyoming. When she's not writing, she spends her time reading and hanging out with her family.
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