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Fractured Suns (Broken Skies #2)

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We came in peace. Lie.
We had no role in the Collapse. Lie.
I have always been honest. Lie.
I never lied to her. Truth.


Reunited with her brother, and surrounded by Flint, Peter and her new-found grandfather, Jax Mitchell has still never felt more alone. The choice to follow Rym back to the city to find answers and see Lir is an easy one, but their reunion is cut short and Jax
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Kindle Edition, 278 pages
Published September 18th 2015 (first published September 11th 2015)
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Theresa Kay Definitely still happening! I had to wait for some details to be ironed out before I could announce a release date, but there's one up there now :)

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Definitely still happening! I had to wait for some details to be ironed out before I could announce a release date, but there's one up there now :)

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Theresa Kay Ack! So sorry about the late response. Apparently GR doesn't notify *me* if there are questions :) I'm hoping to have the third book ready by…moreAck! So sorry about the late response. Apparently GR doesn't notify *me* if there are questions :) I'm hoping to have the third book ready by September 2016. If not then, by January of 2017.

I'm glad you've enjoyed it so far!(less)

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Angela
Just gonna go ahead and get this out of the way... Fractured Suns does not suffer from second book syndrome... it was AMAZING!!!! The Broken Skies Series is a true hidden gem! This is a series that is WAY under-hyped! Theresa Kay makes writing look easy. Fractured Suns is the second book in the Broken Skies Series and again doesn't disappoint. When Theresa contacted us again to review her second novel I have "give me hands" flying all over the place! I knew I needed it but had no clue how much I ...more
Paula M. of Her Book Thoughts!
DEAR THERESA KAY,


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"In the face of everything we’ve been through, both together and separately, nothing matters right now but the fact that, for this moment, we are both breathing and not alone."


I don't even know where to begin. I guess by thanking the book gods first because Fractured Suns isn't a product of Second Book Syndrome. Fractured Suns is not a filler so if you loved the first book, Broken Skies, and you're afraid that the sequel will disappoint you.... please banish that thought right
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Jen (in her Unicorn Bubble)
*Spoilers for Broken Skies #1 (but the 1st paragraph is safe to read)*

Oh you guys.   This book.  This amazing book.  I tear up even thinking about this story, because Fractured Suns was breathtaking.  It quickly pulled me back into the story and I found myself immersed in a world and surrounded by characters that I love.  And be prepared, because my emotions felt as though they were being pulled all over the place.  Happy and sad tears streaked down my face while I spent a good portion of the s
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Theresa Kay
Apr 08, 2014 Theresa Kay marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)
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**UPDATE 8/8/14**

I've been a very busy girl lately and Fractured Suns is nearly complete. That's the good news. The not-so-good news is that Fractured Suns won't be out this September(please don't throw things at me :) It'll be late for a *very* good reason. You see, about a month ago THIS happened.

I know so many of you are excited to find out what happens next and I'm so grateful for all your support and enthusiasm. I'll still be posting teaser
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Curly Carla Celebrity Readers
I recieved this book because I begged for it! Okay, maybe not begged, but I did volunteer to review for honesty. This is the second book in the series and can be catorgorized as dystopian/sci-fi-ish. This story was fast paced. I couldn't put it down. I literally stayed up till about one in the morning finishing it.

It was fecking amazeballs! The growth of the characteres in this book was many layered and detailed. I found the pacing faster than BS. The plot was more intricate and the romance had
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Cee (The Mistress Case)
Mar 06, 2015 Cee (The Mistress Case) marked it as have-and-need-to-read-next
August 2015: OMG, I'm starting this :DDD Thank you so much to the author for giving me an ARC! YOU ROCK!!

Here's my review for the first book Broken Skies.


March 2015: The Broken Skies series is a hidden gem and it's definitely worth checking out!

I enjoyed the first book more than I thought I would and now I anticipate the author will top it off with an incredible sequel.

Jax, baby, you know I miss your fiery temper and your hair on fire (not literally but I'm sure it would be quite a spectacle. I
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Brianna ☯
4 stars

This eARC was provided to me by the author herself in exchange for an honest review.

Fractured Suns picks up where Broken Skies left off and follows Jax as she deals with the consequences of the last book while still trying to survive.

I will say this was a good sequel, was it better than its predecessor? No not really. What was really different about this book was the dynamics of the characters. Jax was interesting because her knee jerk reactions are now back in action and causes so
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MorganReadsBooks
Wow! You did it again, Theresa Kay!! This book kept me on the edge of my seat and constantly wanting more! With way more twists and turns than the first, this book left me speechless and a little emotional at times!

I don't want to spoil anything for anyone, so I'm just going to say that this is the best sequel I've read in a long time!!

Thank you Theresa Kay for the opportunity to read and review this book!! Can't wait til the third one comes out!!

I recommend this book to EVERYONE who loves ya sc
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Leah
Jul 16, 2015 Leah rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015-favorites
FOR THIS REVIEW AND MORE: http://southernbredsouthernread.blogs...

Fractured Suns picks up pretty close to where Broken Skies left off. Jax, her brother, Flint, Peter, and Jastren are all holed up in Peter's cabin out in the woods. Jace is still pretty busted up, but he is doing what he can to recover. His relationship Flint, and well everyone, is strained because of the mental stress they have all been under. Jax is still very broken from what Lir did to her, but she is holding herself together
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Declarations of a Fangirl
Aug 24, 2015 Declarations of a Fangirl rated it it was amazing
Shelves: e-books, kindle
You can find this review and more like it on my blog, Declarations of a Fangirl.

I received a copy of this book in exchange for a honest review.

You know how some sequels fall victim to that Book 2 Syndrome where nothing overly exciting happens but it's the meat of the story line and is essential to the series as a whole? Yeah, that didn't happen with this book. I think I may have loved this one more than Broken Skies. You can find my review of Broken Skies here.

Fair warning: this review is going
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Jenna
Apr 22, 2014 Jenna rated it it was amazing
OMG I just died and went to book heaven. Woot Woot I got an arc (after stalking the author for a long time.)



Where to start? I look like crap again, man I could not put this book down.

Normally I tend to get disappointed reading sequels but nope not Broken Skies I loved it as much as the first book.

Jax is the perfect female heroine she strong and loyal she doesn’t shy away from danger for the ones she loves.

Lir sigh………he’s still my favorite alien book boyfriend.

I love the Extraordinary side charac
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Lillian
I received an eARC of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of this book or the content of this review.

Fractured Suns
by Theresa Kay is the follow up to Broken Skies and follows Jax and Lir a few months after the attacks in the E’rikon city. ***Please note that if you HAVE NOT READ book one of Broken Skies there are minor spoilers in this review.*** Jax successfully rescued her twin brother Jace from the cruelty of the E’rikon and is now hi
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Lenore Kosinski
OMG EPIC!!!!!!!!! Yes yes yes, I feel your jealousy and I understand... I was honoured to be a beta reader for this book. And thankfully this time I had people to talk to about it so I didn't have to go insane waiting for release!

OK, so back to the important stuff -- I've actually just finished my second read through of this gem, and let me tell you it's even better a second time through. It's like one of those movies that is awesome the first time through, but on each viewing you start noticing
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Kaysia
Jul 10, 2015 Kaysia rated it it was amazing
Firstly WOW. This book went beyond exceeding my expectations, it just blew my mind. I loved Broken Skies and Fractured Suns was such a perfect sequel I really can't get over how much I loved it. I wanna reread it like right now haha. Just a warning this review may have some Broken Skies spoilers but is spoiler free for Fractured Suns!

The first thing I want to address is that WE GOT LIR'S POV YESSSSS. Although Lir's POV wasn't as action packed as Jax's I still loved it equally because you got to
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Siobhan Davis
Sep 18, 2015 Siobhan Davis rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya, fantasy, romance, series, sci-fi
This was a fantastic follow-up to Broken Skies, and a thoroughly enjoyable read.

Jax and Lir have been separated and their connection is broken at the start of this novel. Jax is confused over her feelings for him and feels totally betrayed. But she can't get him out of her head. When Rym appears, requesting to take her to him, she goes without question. When she uncovers the truth, she feels bad for ever doubting him. Everything he has done has been done to protect her.

Being in Jax' head is dif
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Cassandra Curiel
Sep 16, 2015 Cassandra Curiel rated it it was amazing
*Copy provided in exchange for an honest review*

I. Love. This. Series!!!!! I didn't know how much I missed it until I picked this one up. I almost read it all in one sitting! The only reason I didn't was because I couldn't keep my eyes open anymore from all the crying. Yes, this book broke my heart. I was JUST getting over a slump but Theresa made sure that I was back in one with her story.
Her characters are amazing and their character developments are off the charts!! This book is nothing shor
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Anna (Yoda Is My Spirit Animal)
No date yet??? HOW WILL I LIVE???!!! I NEEDS IT NOW. Especially after the ending of Broken Skies... *weeps unapologetically*
Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
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Maria
Aug 07, 2015 Maria rated it it was amazing
Wow, just wow. Wow! I had been looking forward to reading Fractured Suns since finishing Broken Skies back in April. I was thrilled to receive an ARC so that I could read it early.

I had really high hopes for this book based off of where Broken Skies ended.

I was NOT disappointed.

**Minor spoilers ahead for those of you who haven't read Broken Skies. I have tried to not reveal anything that wasn't already said in the synopsis.**

Fractured Suns picks up shortly after Broken Skies with Jax and Lir apa
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Jessica (Goldenfurpro)
This and other reviews can be found on The Psychotic Nerd

MY THOUGHTS
This book takes place shortly after the events of the last book. Jax is still reeling from Lir's possible betrayal and coming into terms with her new abilities. With foreboding news, Jax must travel back to the town she intended to never go back to. At the same time, Lir is back in the city, being tortured by his uncle. But neither know who to trust and secrets will come to light, as well as the start of possible war.

This boo
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Kelly
Jan 24, 2015 Kelly rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Lovers of the Lux Series by Jennifer L Armentrout and Kricket Series by Amy A Bartol
****I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thank you****

Fractured Suns is the second book in the Broken Skies Series. It is a sci-fi dystopian romantic series told from the POV of Jax and Lir. I was so excited to hear Lir’s POV. I love my green and gold alien boy!

I have been anxiously been awaiting this book. Broken Skies left me heartbroken as Jax was. This book DID deliver. The story picks up about a few weeks after Broken Skies ended. Jax has been heartbroken over t
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Sarah
Mar 06, 2015 Sarah rated it it was amazing
Shelves: aliens
First of all, a big thank you to Theresa Kay for sending me an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

Fractured Suns picks up not long after Broken Skies ended. What I love about this book series the most is the relationship between Jax and Lir and also between Jax and Jace. In this second book, Jax is still the fiery redhead we all know and love, and Lir is still the same charming and swoon-worthy guy. Because of the events in the first book, we sadly don't get to see the power couple together a
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Tiffany
"Members of both species will have to make a choice about what they want the future to be - or if they want one at all."

The sequel to Broken Skies will leave readers breathless and in anticipation for Shattered Stars the moment they finish reading. So many things happen to each character within the pages of Fractured Suns.

The long wait for this sequel was worth every second and more! This sequel does NOT disappoint in any way. I never expected it to take me where it did.

"Bond or no bond, sh
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Pyangee lariosa
Jul 16, 2015 Pyangee lariosa rated it it was amazing
it takes me years to finish this but hey! i have reasons!

here goes what i think about this sequel.
ITS AMAZING! its just... wow! from the jaw locking first book down to this. Theresa Kay has done major damage in my brain. Can't wait for the next book. And I hope there is cause if not, i'm gonna cry til i'll run out water in my body!!
Rachel
Mar 31, 2015 Rachel rated it liked it
Shelves: read-2015
*3.5 stars* I was sent this by the author for review (thank you so much!) but as always this review is my honest opinion :-)

I can't decide if I should round down or up for this one, but I usually always round down just for fairness so I decided to stick to tradition! So, even though I think I liked the first book better, this one was still really enjoyable, I just think it suffered a little bit from "second book syndrome" and having some filler moments. This series gets crazier and crazier, and
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Miranda (MrsLeif's Two Fangs About It)
3.5 / 5 Fangs

I was so excited to start reading this book. I was completely obsessed with the first book in this series, Broken Skies , and I raved about the book to everyone. When I got my hands on this book, I dove right into it. I was happy that this book started right where the first book left off, which I was very thankful for.

I was actually kind of disappointed with this book. One of the most disappointing things about this book was the plot. I liked the very beginning of this book and the
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Kirsten
May 15, 2014 Kirsten rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015
Theresa has delivered a book that is remarkable! I'll be honest and tell you that Sci-fi was never my thing until I read her writing - Theresa is the one that changed my mind about all things aliens; or might I say all things Lir! This book was astounding. It has the perfect pacing, creative and imaginative ideas, and allows the reader to delve deeper into the characters they love. True to her reputation there are plenty of shockers a la Theresa Kay! The truth is that I loved every line of it an ...more
Belkis
Jun 21, 2014 Belkis marked it as to-read
Shelves: alien-earth-pnr, 3
OMG I need this book like right now!
Shrimalya
Mar 31, 2014 Shrimalya marked it as to-read
Ugh!!I need this now..Is it going to be a dual POV??
Brittany
Feb 25, 2015 Brittany rated it really liked it
I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. My thoughts are my own.



279 Pages of pure awesomeness.

It pretty much started with a bang and ended with one. After the first few chapters I latched onto the story line and couldn't let go. When I wasn't reading this book I was thinking about it, constantly wondering what was going to happen next.

I won't say this book was as good as the previous, but book it definitely held it's own. The characters were the same ones I fell in love
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