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London Falling (International School #2)

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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31  ·  rating details  ·  193 ratings  ·  64 reviews
We weren't a relationship, we were a ticking time bomb...

Maggie Carpenter walked away from the hottest encounter of her life when she left the seductive glitz of England for summer break in her South Carolina hometown. Now that she's returned to the International School in London--and sexy, privileged Samir Khouri is once again close enough to touch--she can't help but rem
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ebook, 384 pages
Published July 7th 2014 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2014)
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Cora Linn
5 Words: Surprising, love, friendship, family, heartbreak.

I have to start by saying that this was amazing. It was a perfect end to the two International School books. In honour of this awesomeness I'm going to try something a little different with my review.

Check it out in its original format at Tea Party Princess and enter the giveaway too!

Dear Chanel Cleeton,

My name is Cora and I loved your first International School book, I See London. It was one of the books that helped to reinstate my fait
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Autumn Review
This is what I was looking for in the first book! I wanted to see more with Maggie and Samir and Cleeton certainly delivered in London Falling. Despite the issues I had with the first book, it's the kind of story that stays on your mind. The kind that you can't wait to see what will happen with the couple. And things left off at a good spot in the first book, but their relationship status was still a bit uncertain. I loved seeing where their relationship went in this one!

I liked Maggie a bit mor
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ABOUT THE BOOK

Tittle: London Falling
Series: International School #2
Author: Chanel Cleeton
Release Date: July 7th 2014
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Stars
Cliffhanger: Not really sure... (´・ω・`)
Writing Style: First Person, Dual POV
HEA: (view spoiler)

MY REVIEW

Finally it's here. The sequel of I See London!
I read I See London on Feb 2014. I've been waiting for months! And finally I met Samir and Maggie again. I'm glad it's worth waiting for

After their first sex, Maggie
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Jess * Jess Time To Read*
Big thanks to Harlequin and Jessica for an ARC copy for review.

I am a Chanel Cleeton fan for-life! I can remember when I first read I See London and thinking to myself, man this novel is utterly fantastic and it couldn't be any better. Well Chanel definitely pulled the rug out from under me because I loved this book even more. It is still just as passionate and exciting, but the love story between Samir and Maggie is what remains my favorite. Not to mention their amazing sexual chemistry, trust
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Les Chroniques Aléatoires
Whereas I See London had been a true discovery, one of the best books than I have read this year, I was a little excited to read the conclusion with London Falling. Finally I am not disappointed at all, on the contrary! The story, the narration, the characters, all evolved and we reset everything to zero with new intrigues and new waitings. This book is much more mature than the precedent, more concentrated on the couple that form Samir and Maggie and more tearing.

Maggie returns in Internationa
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Falling In Fall Book Blog
I rated London Falling with four and one half leaves! I loved this book. I just finished reading I See London by Chanel Cleeton and was able to go right into London Falling which is the second book in the International School series. Maggie is back for her second year at the International School in London, England. She is originally from South Carolina but when she gets rejected from her dream school, Harvard, she packs up and moves to London. Maggie has a group of good friends that she made her ...more
Olga
4 Butterflies! You can find my whole review here: http://shattering-words.blogspot.com/...




“London was like a drug - an incredible high you never wanted to come off of. It made you feel like you could do anything, be anyone. You could reinvent yourself in a city like this.”












I already have read *and loved* I See London, the first book in this great series, and because I was lazy, I still haven't posted my review... and while I was sure that this ride couldn't get more crazy and deliciously ep
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Becky
This book may have been the only thing that kept me sane on a twelve-hour long car trip that was supposed to be only eight....

London Falling is a sequel to I See London, which I didn't have time to read first (because, hello, it's Camp NaNoWriMo time) but that was okay, because really the major things from book one that you need to know are all mentioned in this one so I never felt lost. (I own the first book, and chances are excellent that I'll pick it up at some point--knowing how these two wi
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Meg - A Bookish Affair
3.5 stars. "London Falling" is the second book in Cleeton's International School series. This New Adult book is hot and a lot of fun. Even though this book is the second in the series, you can definitely read it as a standalone. I actually did not realize that this book was part of a series when I got it off of Netgalley and did not miss a beat.

Maggie and Samir are not sure that the romance that they started in the previous school year can thrive. Maggie went back to the States. Samir went back
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Allura  LeBlanc- Teacups&Bookends Blog
4.5 stars

*I was provided an eARC in exchange for an honest review.

So I find the best stories are the ones I can immediately immerse myself in despite the fact that I read the the previous book months prior. I really liked I See London (read my review here) but I loved London Falling.

London Falling picks up with Maggie back in the states and Samir back in Lebanon with his girlfriend. Other than a couple of text messages, Maggie hasn’t heard from Samir. Maggie’s spent the summer lamenting about he
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Jeracalea
I received this free eARC in exchange for my honest review.

The thing I loved the most about this book was we got Samir's point of view! It was nice to see what the quiet, mysterious Samir was thinking.

I did find myself very annoyed through a lot of this book. Yes, we know Samir and Maggie are attracted to each other. But they found A LOT of reasons to not be together. They were legit reasons, but it was CONSTANTLY mentioned throughout the book and for the first part all they did was talk about
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Kathy (My Nook Books and More)
London Falling is the second book of the International School series. I liked I See London but I LOVED London Falling!!

For me I loved this book more because I made a better connection with the characters. This is because it is written in 2 point of views (POV), Maggie's and Samir's. In the first book Samir was the sexy playboy. Now that we read his POV for me he's sexier and also so romantic! Samir is torn between following his obligations to his family and his need for independence. He is also
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Gabbie (Rampant Readers)
For more of this review and others like it, check out my blog, Rampant Readers.

Plot

London Falling picks up the fall after Maggie’s freshman year with Maggie anxiously awaiting Samir’s arrival after their intimate night the day before summer break. Maggie is shocked to hear that Samir hadn’t broken up with his girlfriend even after their night. But Samir’s family has expectations for him to follow and a path that he’s been set on his whole life—and that doesn’t include Maggie. They can’t deny th
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Kristen

Book #2 in the International School Series, London Falling, picks up right where book #1 ended. Thank god for that! I have been dying to see how Maggie and Samir's steamy night would play out once they all returned back to school! Though this is the second book in the series I believe it could be read without reading first if you must, but I highly recommend checking out book #1 I See London first! It's full of sexual tension and so much angst I could not put it down.

"We were living on borrowe
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Ashley - Book Labyrinth
Samir + Maggie = OTP. Seriously. I've been dying for this book since I read the first one, and in spite of that fact London Falling completely lived up to my expectations. After the first book you kind of expect a swoony but completely angsty and painful read, and that’s exactly what you get here. In a masochistic way I liked that it wasn't easy for these two. Even when it was painful (and oh gosh it was PAINFUL), it was real. I mean, there are completely serious and realistic reasons why Samir ...more
Hilda
Having had the chance to read both I See London and London Falling, I can say that I truly enjoyed London Falling that much more...and I really liked I See London!! Perhaps it was because I really wanted to read more about Samir and Maggie but I felt they were so much more interesting a pair than Hugh and Maggie in the first book. The focus of this book is more on Maggie and Samir's relationship which was nice. The secondary characters, though are key in a few parts of the story, really take a b ...more
Lucy
London Falling is the sequel to I See London, and book two of the International School series. This series features romance, international travel, diversity, friendship and family drama, and has a college setting. Chanel Cleeton is a fresh new voice in New Adult and her books are addictive summer reads. London Falling works okay as a standalone, though I’d recommend starting with the first book, I See London, to get the whole backstory. The romance has a bigger payoff that way.

American student M
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Lisa Hines
London Falling by Chanel Cleeton is the second book in her International School series. It picks up the story after the summer we left her and Samir. We were left wondering what their summer would entail and what kind of relationship they were going to have after their one amazing night together... Well this book answers all those questions and more!

Samir is political royalty and as such his aprents made a match for him for political reasons. When he was with Maggie on the last day of school he
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Bianca
Oh boy, I feel a book hangover coming on... London Falling is a brilliant sequel. Chanel ramped up the angst and romance to the point where she had my heart beating madly, a permanent lump formed in my throat and those dreaded tears made an appearance.

London Falling picks up after the summer break, where everyone returns to the international school, having changed during the time away. Thinking they'd pick up where they left off, Maggie is instantly shocked with news from Samir, forcing her to
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Tina (Typical Distractions Blog) Lynne
Where do you even begin to describe and write about a book that you loved? This book was fantastic. It was heartfelt, emotional, sweet, sexy, and everything I have come to expect from Chanel’s writing.
Samir and Maggie are such a fun couple. Their chemistry is palpable. They are naturally drawn to each other in a way that is impossible to ignore. Maggie is such a sweet girl who wants to be loved and Samir is such a strong man who wants to be with her in any way possible. My heart broke for Samir’
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Kim
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I was a huge fan of Chanel Cleeton's I See London when I first read it a few months ago. I loved the diversity and I have a thing for boarding school or traveling abroad books. But what I loved most of all was watching the shift in dynamic of the relationship between Maggie and Samir. I was hopelessly addicted to these characters and their story and my heart about broke at the end. Things were left so up in the air that I was desperate to get my h
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Heather
Oh it felt so good to be back in Maggie and Samir’s world. Chanel, I adore you and I don’t know why I didn’t put you on my favorite author list before, but you are there now.

In London Falling, Maggie has returned to London after break, after her night with Samir at the end of the last school year. She is waiting to see him, to see how things are between the two of them. Are they going to pick up where they left off? Or are things going to be awkward now that they have slept together? We know th
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Naomi
4.5 Stars

I love it when I can pick up a sequel – a few months after I finished the first book – and I can fall straight back into the world like I read the first book yesterday. I liked the plot and the characters so much that they were still fresh in my mind. Chanel Cleeton also has an easy writing style that I like so it was exciting to go back to London and see Samir and Maggie face new challenges.

London Falling is slightly different from the first book as we follow both Maggie and Samir's pe
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Liza  Dequilla (I Dare You To Read)
Received an ARC for an honest review

Chanel Cleeton's way with words will make you fall in love.

Absolutely and intensely love this conclusion to Samir and Maggie's story! All the struggles, challenges and doubts on their forming relationship has captured my emotions and when they got together, they had my heart.

I truly love Samir's chance to share his mind in this book. It took me by surprise and all the tingly feelings reading about his mind were never gone until the very last page. The end
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Stacy Sties
This book was everything I wanted the first book to be and more. While I enjoyed the first book, it was clearly a set up for the second and left me rather flat when it ended and even before because the chemistry between Maggie and Samir was clearly there but not developed enough for me to really love either character. London Falling does everything I See London did not for me. The characters are wonderful and you clearly see how good of a guy Samir is behind his rich, cocky exterior. Both are ba ...more
Carol
I enjoyed reading this book. I do have to say I enjoyed I See London a tiny bit more. I like how Samir and Maggie's relationship evolved throughout the two books. They grew into mature adults who can handle the hardships in life. And the sexiness obviously made me blush more than a few times. I'm looking forward to more of this authors books. They are very entertaining!
She
While the first book is full of hot, juicy scenes between Maggie and Samir (and written in third person), the second book is more grown-up, with first-person scenes alternating between the main two characters. The attraction between them is still intense, the same push and pull between them is still there, but with Samir's final year at university at hand, he knows he'll be expected to return to Lebanon, get married and go into the family politics as soon as graduation is over. The intensity and ...more
Once Upon

OUaT's Review

This book was good but there were times where I had to go back and reread some things over to get to understand it. I didn't realize it was part of a series. This is the second book of the series. So if you read the first one you would know what was going on with the characters.

Well Maggie and Samir Khouri hooked up a couple times during her trip. She is hoping when she gets back to school they will be able to be together. Well he turns out being related to one of her friends and sh
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Dawn Smith
Finally the return of Samir and Maggie. I have been waiting with bated breath for this sequel to I See London. The wait was well worth it. The passion and chemistry between the couple is still there and burns brighter than ever since Maggie’s return to London. She wants Samir more than ever but even though he returns her feelings, Samir knows that his time in London is almost over and he will soon have to return to Lebanon. This book is the absolute perfect sequel. It contains all of the drama, ...more
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Originally a Florida girl, CHANEL CLEETON moved to London where she received a bachelor’s degree from Richmond, The American International University in London and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Chanel fell in love with London and pl
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