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Invisible (The Twixt #2)

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Some things lie beneath the surface.

Invisible.

With the power to change everything.


Joy Malone wants it all—power, freedom and the boyfriend who loves her. Yet when an unstoppable assassin is hired to kill her, Joy learns that being the girl with the Sight comes with a price that might be too high to pay. Love will be tested, lives will be threatened, and everyone Joy kno
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Paperback, 380 pages
Published September 30th 2014 by Harlequin Teen
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Cassy It's got a little adventure but I would describe this one as more of an intrigue vibe, I bit more so than the first. It's still got a fair deal of…moreIt's got a little adventure but I would describe this one as more of an intrigue vibe, I bit more so than the first. It's still got a fair deal of romance.(less)

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Emily (Falling for YA)
After I finished Indelible I couldn’t wait to return to the world of the Twixt. It reminded me of a combination between Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki and a faerie world. Invisible made all that waiting worthwhile!

Invisible begins with a bang, after the events in Indelible Joy is protected by an edict from the council and the council wants to talk. The problem is Joy is being attacked irregardless of the edict by a knight bent on killing her. It is only with the help of Ink, Inq, and the Balliw
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Lily
Nov 11, 2013 Lily is currently reading it
I loved indelible! This one looks even better! If you haven't read indelible you need to its crazy and beautiful! I can't wait to read this one!
Rachel Friars
Aug 26, 2014 Rachel Friars rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"I'm Mark Carver, but most folks call me Ink." Dyyyyyyying.

*update*
So now that I have time to actually review this coherently, I want to fangirl a little.
I LOVE these books. I was given both books one and two for review through NetGalley, and these books are equally incredible. This is such an awesome take on faeries and that entire world, I definitely recommend it if you want something new and original.
These characters are some of the best that I've ever read, Joy is someone I would totally b
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Bee {Quite the Novel Idea}

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Seriously, what is up with sequels nowadays? When did they become more than just set-ups for an epic finale? This is the second sequel I've read in a row and neither suffered from the Second-Book-Syndrome. That's a very good thing, but my poor heart can't take this many feels!

I'll keep this spoiler free for both books, so I'll just go straight to telling you what I liked and disliked. This'll probably be a shorter review than normal. When I read In
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Brandi
Apr 09, 2014 Brandi rated it it was amazing
First, let me start by saying this book was better than the first. My love for the twixt and ink and even joy, who is my favorite character though she annoys me sometimes (which I will explain later), has grown a million times in Invisible. This wonderful sequel surpassed all my expectations and makes me want more! NOW!! :)

Dawn Metcalf has created an original world that is full of wonderfully scary, weird and imaginative creatures. The Twixt world is one I love to lose myself in often. My copy o
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Danielle (is trying to escape reality)
3.5 stars ;)

This series is an interesting take on fey and all that encompasses that. It's a solid series so far. The romance between Ink and Joy is refreshing and wonderful; the cast of characters is really vibrate and unique; and there are lots of lessons to be learned and a decent plot.

If you like fey books or want to read something in the fantasy realm that doesn't have a love triangle, give these a shot.
Jenny
Oct 19, 2014 Jenny rated it really liked it
I love this series! This one was just as good, if not a little better than the first book, Indelible. I love fairy stories in general, and this one is very well done. And I love that this was not all about Ink and Joy, either. It was really more of Joy's story.
Nicole Hewitt
This review and many others can be found on my blog - Feed Your Fiction Addiction

I think I’m in love with Dawn Metcalf. Honestly, I don’t know where she comes up with these books, but I love them! They have the types of magical creatures that we’re used to from faery books, but then Metcalf adds this whole new layer with the Signaturae, the symbols that connect the human world to the Twixt. I know, it sounds a bit confusing (and it can be a bit in the first book), but I’m in love with the idea a
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Holly
First off, I'm a fan of this series. Really, I am! But there is a ton of things that I really didn't enjoy. This installment was certainly easier to follow than Book 1, but it still wasn't the smoothest flowing book.

So I'll first share my thoughts on WHAT WENT WRONG:

1. Slow, lingering scenes for pages, and pages, and pages, and...
2. Again, confusing in reasonings for actions/beliefs of Folk.
3. The romance between Ink and Joy struck a creepy chord with me in this book, despite finding it sweet i
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Amber Sok
This is a 2.5 rating, but I rounded it up because I'm nice.

I am utterly on the fence about this book. There were moments that I was just utterly bored out of my mind and there were other parts that I couldn't get enough of. So much of it felt unnecessary and there was a lot of tell, but not nearly enough show. While I understand the importance of making sure that I'm caught up with everything that's going on, OH GOSH did I get tired of reading all the recaps from the last book, supposedly hidden
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Brooke (The Cover Contessa)
Mar 13, 2014 Brooke (The Cover Contessa) rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, harlequin
I want to thank Harlequin Teen for providing me with an ARC of this book to read and give an honest review. Receiving this book for free has in no way altered my opinion or review.

WARNING: If you did not read the first book in this series there may be spoilers here you don't want to know about. So, what are you waiting for? Go back and read #1! If you're looking for an intriguing fantasy, then this one is it!

Invisible begins right where the first book left off. We are back in the life of Joy and
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Angela
Jan 28, 2016 Angela marked it as deals  ·  review of another edition
28 January 2016: $3.99 on Kindle
Skye (Skye's Scribblings)

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4.5 Stars

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy
Rating: Older Teen (heavy sensuality, violence, minor gore, tense situations)
Told: Third Person Singular (Joy), Past Tense
Format Read: ARC (author)

Why I Read It: I absolutely loved Indelible (even more the second time I read it!), so I was excited to return to the world of the Twixt!

Series: This is Book 2 in The Twixt series, and picks up not long after Book 1. Much of the world and happenings
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Rachel Copeland
Jan 07, 2017 Rachel Copeland rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I came across another review that put my sentiments about this series completely into words, so I'll just quote her here instead of trying to try and fit my feelings into a few lines. ;)

"But that's the thing: I still really like this series. I had absolutely NO CLUE what was happening for most of the first book, but it was so creative and fresh and new, that I just HAD to finish it. It's what made me stick with this one in particularly long scenes in this book. I like the idea. I like the premis
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Rachel
Jul 15, 2014 Rachel rated it it was amazing
The world of the Twixt that Dawn Metcalf created in her series is so different, so imaginative, a little bit creepy, but absolutely wonderful. And INVISIBLE returns readers to that magical world, to characters who are unusual, beautiful, bizarre, and whose motives are most often unknown, complex, and potentially sinister.

This second installment in the series picks up a few months after the events in INDELIBLE. While things first appear to have settled down for Joy Malone, it’s a calm that is sho
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Jessica (a GREAT read)
Aug 29, 2014 Jessica (a GREAT read) rated it really liked it
I received this ARC from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review, I was in no way compensated for this review.


Invisible is Dawn Metcalf's second novel in the Twixt series. At least I think it's a series, maybe a trilogy...only time will tell. And just as the first book was this one was equally exciting!

I feel like now I have a better understanding of the Folk world or the Twist as it's called. Things suddenly became more clear to me as I read this one. I was able to understa
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Farrah
Sep 03, 2014 Farrah rated it it was amazing
Delightfully dark, wonderfully creepy, and adorably romantic, Invisible was an absolutely amazing sequel that was even better than the first. It had twists, turns, and unexpected surprises and it all kept me on the edge of my seat. I was hooked from start to finish and I absolutely loved every bit of it.

Joy continued to grow in this book. Thrown into the world of the Twixt, she had to figure out how to survive. She made mistakes. Mistakes that occasionally made me want to smack her upside the he
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K. Lincoln
Aug 04, 2015 K. Lincoln rated it it was amazing
I used to do this thing where I'd assign a "snack rating" to books in my reviews....because sometimes reading a book is like eating a bag of potato chips :) If Invisible were a snack, it would be one of my go-to comfort foods: Parmesan Garlic kettle chips.

It's basically Kirsten catnip (only missing some "adult romance" if you know what I mean). Dawn Metcalf does a fabulous job of upping the ante, getting deeper into Joy's world, keeping some of those Ink-and-Joy sensuous scenes where he's learni
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Silvara Wilde
Dec 13, 2015 Silvara Wilde rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star
Check out my other reviews, discussions and link ups at Fantasy of the Silver Dragon.

I didn't love this one quite as much as the first book. I still really liked it, but there were some slow bits in the beginning. And while I totally understand why Joy did that one thing, I still wanted to hit her over the head with something.

I also need to take a moment and squee! (without spoilers!) because I totally knew something was going to happen eventually! And it DID! And I didn't know how it was goin
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Rachel
Sep 15, 2013 Rachel rated it it was amazing
Invisible was sooo good! I can't even begin to tell you all of the feels.

So Invisible picks-up a little after Indelible and Joy has to deal with more problems involving the Twixt. This book had a lot more action; Joy is being hunted by an assassin and no one is safe. Joy, Ink and the rest of the gang has to figure out how to stop the unstoppable in order to save Joy and everyone else.

Some more family stuff is going on with Joy. Joy's brother Stef is back for the summer, Joy and her mom seem to b
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Emily
Apr 22, 2014 Emily rated it it was amazing
First off let me say that I LOVED the first book! If you haven't read it you must, because it's beautiful!

When I received the advanced copy in the mail I put aside the other books I was reading so I could read this right away!

When I started reading I wasn't sure what else could happen to Joy but Metcalf surprised me with all sorts of plot twists and an ending that I had to red twice to grasp my head around! This book is beautifully written and I loved all of the twists and turns that left me fru
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Heather
Jun 26, 2014 Heather rated it really liked it
I thought this book was great. I got this as a giveaway and though I did not read the first one I was still able to follow along. I would love to read the first book now though!

I love the main character, Joy, because she is such a brave girl considering how new she is to everything. She just takes things as they come.

I loved the characters Ink and Inq. Ink seems to live the way I would imagine anyone would when brought in and out into the human world. He knows so much, yet he still longs to be
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Hope
Feb 12, 2014 Hope rated it really liked it
Invisible is the second book of the Twixt series by Dawn Metcalf, and I can assure you, it certainly lived up to its predecessor. It can get very intense at times and I often found myself shouting at the characters. Joy's brother Stef is finally introduced, but Joy's parents play a lesser role than before. At the end of the previous book it seemed like everything was settled and there were no more problems to be straightened out, that is far from the truth. Joy and her friend Monica test the bou ...more
Melissa
Sep 03, 2014 Melissa rated it liked it
This is the second book in the Twixt series and this series should be read in order. I think it is important here not just for character development but for world building as well.

I enjoyed most of the book and liked that Joy grows and finds her own inner strength and saves herself rather than relying on others constantly. Her behavior before that frustrated me but at the same time I also can see that it was purposeful to highlight her growth. Still, some of the things she did left me shaking my
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Shelley
May 01, 2014 Shelley rated it really liked it
**I received this E-book for free from NetGalley/Harlequin Teen in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.**

*Genre* Young Adult Paranormal Romance
*Rating* 3.5-4

*My Thoughts*

"Sometimes we must chose immediately unpleasant things in order to prevent greater unpleasantness." Ink

Indelible introduced readers to Dawn Metcalf's world of the Twixt, and her protagonist Joy Malone. Joy is a human who has the Sight which means she can see the
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Ange (Libby Blog) Schmelzer
Oct 15, 2013 Ange (Libby Blog) Schmelzer rated it really liked it
An assassin has been hired to kill Joy, and it has become very obvious that surviving with Sight is becoming harder and harder. Can she keep her heart in tact while also keeping her new status she's found in the Twixt?

My thoughts: From the moment I slipped into this second book, it was like I was cuddling in my favorite PJ's! I just love these characters and everything about their wild world they live in.

Ink and Joy were just as lush and velvet-like as a couple as I remember them from before. P
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Bruna Bellini
Jan 16, 2014 Bruna Bellini rated it it was amazing
Once again, it was a great reading!
The story is really catchy and so full of mysteries all the time.
Although Joy was kind of annoying on this book, because she was so stubborn and even selfish, but atleast, she come to her sense, in the end.
I think the dialogs between her and her dad and her best friend, Monica, too forced!
So, when they show up in the book, it's always boring.
I love how Joy and Ink's relationship unrolls. They discovering the feelings and discovering each other.
Ink is a great
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Emily
Oct 11, 2014 Emily rated it really liked it
Shelves: autographed
Wow! That ending! When does the next book come out?!

OK, I guess I should back track.
This book starts out at a run with some serious action. Joy continues to grow and while she sometimes annoyed me, I could appreciate it because she felt like a real teenager to me (and honestly teenagers can be annoying sometimes). I was absolutely smitten by Ink's development, but I loved that he managed to still be true to his scribe/folk-ness.

The assassin hired to kill Joy provides a lot of action and moves
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Connolly
Mar 05, 2015 Connolly rated it really liked it
Joy has everything she could possibly want, but all of that changes when an unstoppable assassin is hired to kill her. The sight comes with a price. Joy can either leave the Twixt forever, or stay and fight for the life that she has created for herself with them.

I love the way that this series portrays the Fae. I have read many books with fae creatures, and this is among my favorites. These fae can be cold, emotionless, and self centered, but at the same time feel incredibly human and experience
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Stephanie
Feb 24, 2014 Stephanie rated it really liked it
I love the world of the Twixt. LOVE it! And I was so excited to go back there with Joy and Ink and the rest of this very interesting cast of characters. This particular book was, I felt, more Joy's story than anyone else. She sort of comes into her own, makes her own mistakes and triumphs, and I was definitely thrown at the end of the book when it's revealed how she has the Sight and is able to wield the scalpel that Ink gave her. Although it makes perfect sense, it was still a surprise to me. I ...more
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I have no good excuse for the way I write. I lived in a normal, loving, suburban home, studied hard, went to college, went to graduate school, got married, had babies, and settled down in north
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“You have never let me down. You are always there for me. You are the best part of me, who I want to be, and every time I look at you I can hardly believe how lucky I am to be with you and I hope you know that.” 3 likes
“Joy, you are my everything. You are everything that matters to me. Tell me that you understand. Tell me that you feel this, too.” 2 likes
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