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Stealing Phoenix

(Benedict-Savant #2)

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4.26  ·  Rating details ·  9,052 ratings  ·  708 reviews
Phoenix belongs to the Community, a gang of thieves with paranormal powers. Yves Benedict, an American student visiting London, is her mark. But Yves turns out to be more than just a target. He is her destiny. Her soulmate. The Community owns Phoenix's past and it wants her future too. Can Phoenix save the boy she loves . . . and herself?
Paperback, 264 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Oxford University Press
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Sapphire just Yves and Phoenix, although they do come in later in the book but its mostly about the main couple

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Katy
Sep 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I really liked this book from cover to cover. It was full of action from the first couple of pages to the end.

I think Yves is perfect for me. I tend to go for the more shy, brainy guys, and it sure didn't hurt that this one was devastatingly handsome and such a gentleman. He's romantic but not to the point where he's too sappy, and he's protective but not to the point where he's possessive.

I love Phoenix because she's your perfect damsel in distress. She's had a hard life, but she's a survivor.
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Arooj
Feb 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I'm such a sucker for this series. I read the whole book in just under 12 hours. All 264 pages in 12 hours - with breaks in between! This may not seem like such a surprise to other, faster readers but to me it was pretty shocking. I usually pace myself and read around 100 to 150 pages a day, but this book? I could not stop reading until I was done. Which was by 3 am in the morning.

I don't remember the first book, Finding Sky, all too well but I do remember loving it. But when I got this book, I
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Sandra
Mar 07, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who enjoy supernatural romance, but don't take the relationships too serious
Let me start this review by saying that I liked this book. No, it is not a literary masterpiece, but it doesn't pretend to be one either. What it is: a nice, fluffy, well-paced, just-exciting-enough YA novel, that you read through in a heartbeat. It combines romance, friendship and some action and suspense in a nice way (although I do have to add here that some of the scenes showing the family-affection felt slightly artificial to me), and although it never keeps you on the edge of your seat or ...more
Jessy MelodyofBooks
Unter diesem Link findet ihr meine Rezension: https://youtu.be/bKeLeNrUUrg
Λίνα Θωμάρεη
Ωχ.. Πως έγινε τώρα αυτό!?!?!?!


Το Κλέβοντας την Φοίνιξ μπορώ να πω ότι ήταν πολύ καλύτερο....
Οι κεντρικοί χαρακτήρες ήταν πιο καλά δουλεμένοι, υπήρχε ένα πλάνο, μια οργάνωση στο μυαλό της Joss και αυτό φαινόντουσαν και στις σελίδες.
Δεν ξέρω πως έγινε αυτό .... αλλά μπράβο της... με έκανε να θέλω να διαβάσω και το 3ο βιβλίο της σειράς !!!!
3 με 3,5 Λονδρέζικα Αστέρια !!!!
Mikayla
Feb 08, 2015 rated it liked it
Overall I did enjoy this book, but thought It was pretty basic, reminding me of other books.
Eulili
Apr 09, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It was cute and a fun and fast read. I guess if I had read this book 5 years ago I would have loved it. But now.... I am a little bit too old for this.
mary
Jul 02, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Όταν διάβασα το ψάχνοντας την Σκάι είχα υποσχεθεί στον εαυτό μου ότι δεν πρόκειται να συνεχίσω με τη συγκεκριμένη σειρά και να διαβάσω τα επόμενα.Τελικά ποτέ μην λες ποτέ, καθώς να που βρέθηκα με το επόμενο!
Η Φοίνιξ είναι ένα νεαρό κορίτσι, μέλος μιας συμμορίας κλεφτών οι οποίοι διαθέτουν υπερφυσικές ικανότητες με αρχηγό τον σκληρό και αδίστακτο Προφήτη.Η ζωή της Φοίνιξ θα ανατραπεί όταν προσπαθώντας να ληστέψει τον Ιβ Μπένετικτ θα ανακαλύψει ότι το μέλλον της είναι πολύ πιο διαφορετικό από αυτό
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Nikoleta
Sep 15, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
3,5 αστεράκια. Το βρήκα καλό, ειναι τελειως εφηβικό οποτε δεν είχα πολλες απαιτήσεις, για αυτό που είναι είναι αρκετά καλό, όμως βαρέθηκα την φλυαρία και τις χαζολογίες ανάμεσα στα αδέρφια Μπένεντικτ...
Meli
Jul 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
RESEÑA COMPLETA EN LEE.SUEÑA.VUELA

¿Quién iba a decir que el más bueno y tierno de los Benedict iba a tener una historia tan poco edulcorada? (Mil veces menos edulcorada que la de Zed, su hermanito el chico malo).
Me encantó eso.
De la misma forma que me encantó conocer mejor a Yves y conocer a Phoenix, tengo algunos peros hacia ella, pero es un personaje roto y ese es el tipo que más me gusta.
En fin, reitero eso de que quisiera ser adoptada por los Benedict, pero ya.


Lo único que no me gustó ni de
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Mateja
Feb 22, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I cannot express how much I love this series. It's been torture waiting for the release of Stealing Phoenix. I did the craziest happy dance when I saw it in my mailbox.

This book was incredibly well written. The storyline was thrilling, exciting and I got absorbed into in from page one. The pages were constantly giving of waves of danger. I was so anxious the entire time, waiting for the axe to drop. Yves sure knows how to get in trouble, with Phoenix’s help of course.

Yves and Phoenix are so ado
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Kiki van Dijk
May 10, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: borrowed
3.5/5 sterren
Esther
Dec 21, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wat was dit weer een geweldig deel. Ik ben zo veel van deze serie gaan houden. Op naar deel 3 en tevens het laatste deel!
 (Lúa)
Dec 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Increíblemente mejor que su primera parte. En busca de Sky me gusto, pero este es jodidamente adictivo! Necesito ya el tercero la verdad
galy poucel
Sep 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Sencillamente me encantó, lo devoré rapidísimo. Sin duda mejoró muchísimo en relación al libro anterior.
Selina
Jun 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is a Bookcase to Heaven™ review.

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Sometimes you immerse yourself in a drama, so much that it's all you can think about when you eat and when you sleep. And all that time spent outside the tale has you aching to get back into the exhilarating experience of hanging onto every word from the endearing cast. Then, as you zoom through the episodes, eagerly waiting to see how it ends, you realize with a start that time flies and there's only one more episode left.

If you're nodding so far, I can on
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Lesley
Jun 28, 2011 rated it really liked it
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My rating 4.5 out of 5

Stealing Phoenix is the second book in the Finding Sky series by Joss Stirling, it's definitely one of the best YA series out there (in my humble opinion), it's fast paced, full of swoon worthy Benedict brothers and has the best creepy villains EVER. The Benedicts are a pretty special family, the parents and the seven brothers who's names start alphabetically with Trace and ends with Zed are savants and all have special pow
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Charlie' (MyBooksAreCorrupted)
Why isnt there a 10 star button!
THIS IS THE BEST BOOK I HAVE PROBABLY READ ALL YEAR!!!
If you thought Finding Sky was good!
Well, this was AMAZING!
I love Phoenix, nickname Phee, 's character!
The life she has to endure, the lies, she doesnt know whats the truth. Since her mother died when she was only 9, Phee learned to trust noone, incase she or someone else gets hurt. Her Mother taught her about Soulmate, but when she died, she thought it was another lie her Mother told her, but only because The
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Flor C.
Aug 15, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016
3.5-
Llevaba años con este libro en pendiente y si no tenía la insistencia de Juli para leerlo, debo admitir que no lo iba a tocar.

Recordé porque no me gustó Sky, creo que tenía problemas con sus personajes principales.

Aunque en Phoenix no lo sufrí tanto y en algún momento me interesó la historia, siento que su prota hacia todo lo posible para despertar mi malhumor, entiendo todas las cosas malas por las que pasó, pero en algunos momentos se merecía unos buenos golpes para que dejara de actuar ta
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Sharon Mariampillai
Actual Rating: 4.25

I loved just the same as the first book. Another Benedict brother has found his soulfinder, or soulmate. This is the story of Yves and Phoenix. This book is great. I enjoyed every minute of it.

Phoenix is a thief. She can freeze brainwaves from others, which is totally awesome if you ask me. She tries to steal from Yves, but is unable to succeed. She makes some bad decisions throughout the book that annoyed me. However, I thought it didn't take away from the story.

Yves is t
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Jessica
Sep 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ich liebe diese Bücher einfach.
Matías G.B.
Jul 01, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Soy un cursi, por eso 5 estrellas.
Fransinda Geers
May 25, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: gelezen-2016
Wat is dit een geweldige serie, wanneer je eenmaal in een boek begonnen bent, wil je hem zo snel mogelijk uitlezen!
Samantha
Mar 22, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Weer een boek van mijn 2018-priority lijst afgevinkt!
Dit keer een boek waar ik stiekem al erg lang naar uit keek. Deel 1 heb ik gelezen in 2016 en daar heb ik onwijs van genoten! Deel 2 was ik dan ook erg benieuwd naar, maarja er staan zoveel boeken op mijn to read..

Deel 2 ging tot mijn grote verbazing anders dan deel 1. Deel 1 volgt Sky en Zed en deze 2 leuke personages waren in deel 2 niet meer de hoofdpersonages. Dit keer volgen we Phoenix en de oudere broer van Zed: Yves. Hier moest ik dan o
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Tanja Voosen
Buchgestaltung

Mir gefällt die deutsche Aufmachung von den Farben her etwas besser. Zu meiner Verwunderung finde ich auch die Abänderung des Titels richtig gut, obwohl beides passt, denn Phoenix wird so gesehen „gestohlen“ aber auch „gerettet“. Ich finde jedoch letztes passt irgendwie besser, wegen der Beziehung zu Yves!

Meinung

Ich erinnere mich noch gut an den Vorgänger Finding Sky und das ich damals nicht ganz überzeugt werden konnte. Von Saving Phoenix gab es aber so viele positive Eindrücke, d
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Nele Van schepdael
Dec 09, 2018 rated it it was ok
net zoals de vorige een ontspannen snelle lezer.
Mihail
Mar 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Поредицата става все по-добра и интересна.
Evelin
Sep 30, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Хареса ми много повече от "Скай". Феникс и Айвс бяха толкова различни и в същото време така добре си пасваха. Книгата беше наситена с повече битки били те физически или със саватски сили.
MagicalAdventures
Mar 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
This one is my personal favorite! I just love Yves! That name tho haha.
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Joss Stirling is a British novelist. Her first novel under this name was the internationally successful, Finding Sky, which is followed by five others in the same series entering into the savant world of young people with special powers. Central to the story are the Benedict Brothers, seven talented guys from Colorado.

In a second series, Struck, Joss begins a new world of detective romance. The f
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