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(Chronicles of Nick #3)

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The world has fallen in love with Nick Gautier and the Dark-Hunters. Now Nick's saga continues in the next eagerly anticipated volume...

Go to school. Get good grades. Stay out of trouble. That's the mandate for most kids. But Nick Gautier isn't the average teenager. He's a boy with a destiny not even he fully understands. And his first mandate is to stay alive while everyo
ebook, 468 pages
Published March 13th 2012 by Little, Brown and Company
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Mark Wilson Yeah, I suppose you could try cheating your way and starting with the 3rd book because there are some series where you could try that (I personally…moreYeah, I suppose you could try cheating your way and starting with the 3rd book because there are some series where you could try that (I personally read the 5th book of the I Am Number Four series without reading the first 4 books and had no problem understanding the groundwork here), but I would not recommend doing so because like Rexenne said, a lot of the groundwork is set up in previous books, starting with the first. I would suggest at least starting with Infinity and working your way to this book before you actually read Infamous, provided you haven't already read this.(less)
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Jul 01, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Long before reading : go!!! *throws self-control out the window and goes on rampage with an ax screaming hysterically*

After reading: on a scale of 1 to 10, this book was epic! I loved it! It certainly did not disappoint! X-D
Diane ϟ [ Lestrange ]

holy green lantern glowing Nick ,
the cover is glowing and blinding me! lol love it!

The world of the Dark-Hunters is unlike anything you’ve every seen before. It’s dark. It’s gritty. It’s dangerous…

And it’s a whole lot of fun and a lot of laughs.

My name is Nick Gautier and this is the story of my life.

First off, get the name right. It’s pronounced Go-shay not Go-tee-ay or Goat-chay (that has an extra H in it and as my mom says we’re so poor we couldn’t afford the extra letter). I’m not some fanc
Oct 31, 2011 rated it really liked it
Infamous, by Sherrilyn Kenyon pretty much says it all.. who needs to actually write a review? But I will try. When JK Rohling wrote Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, I hated it. It wasn’t because it was dark, I got that, it wasn’t poorly written, it wasn’t about the fact that the world was out to get Harry, No. It was about the fact that 15 year old Harry had a huge attitude. It took me forever to realize that it was the only realistic thing in the book. I had a 15 year old male child at t ...more
Airicka Phoenix
Apr 27, 2012 rated it it was ok
Reading this book, I found a new side of myself that I honestly never thought existed. Now, before you think I mean that in a good way, stop. I bought this book the day it came out. I was first in line for it. I read it in one day and it took me until today to write the review because I just could not trust myself not to blow up in fury.
Never in my whole existence have I EVER wanted to reach into a book, wrap my hands around the neck of a fictional character and squeeze. I have never felt so f
Mar 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone
Shelves: favorites, fantasy
WOW, WOW, WOW!!! Another awesome book by Sherrilyn Kenyon. I have been waiting for this one since Invincible and it was so worth it. Nick continues to grow but never losing his hilarious cajun roots. I was literally laughing out loud on serveral occasions, which was not good because I was at working listening to the audiobook. Are you trying to get me fired Ms. Kenyon? And the cliffhanger at the end. OMG! I won't spoil it for those who haven't finished it, but it is going to be a shocker. I didn ...more
Mar 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Given by Nouda(Thanks man:))

There are distinct comparison from an emotionally-draining read to emotionally-tugging read. I think Infamous had pulled the latter best. This is a heartfelt read, even when you read crazy things like demons possessing people or crazy rich billionaire heir who worked as busboy.Yes, its in this one book that I claimed to be heartfelt. It is because it caught me at times when I least suspected. The vulnerable part of emotions being portrayed by the casts; Nick, and espe
Justin Hazan
Apr 30, 2011 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Skip this book in the series.
Shelves: owned
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Mar 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Nick Gautier's life becomes more complicated and unbelievable as he realizes he has the potential to become the most evil and destructive creature in the universe. And a few months ago, all he thought he had to worry about was disappointing his mom, wearing tacky shirts and getting beat up at school. Will he be able to keep hold of his humanity or will he lose it all?

I am a huge Kenyon fan. I'll be upfront about that. I've read her Dark Hunter series for years and became hooked on The League whe
♆ BookAddict  ✒ La Crimson Femme
Did someone swap out the Ms. Kenyon I've been dutifully following? I did not like this book at all. This book was a hot mess for me. Or perhaps this is how it supposed to be since it's a young adult book. If this is what young adult books are supposed to be like, then it's a damn good thing I never had books like this when I was a young adult.

The characters

In this timeline, Cherise is a cunt. There is no other word for her. She also needs to see a shrink because she's obviously bi-polar and also
Mar 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
If I could I would give this book 4.5 since I am a hardcore Kenyon fan and I did love this book. However, while there were many pros, there were some cons as well.


- The story was wonderfully fast-paced and action packed. It was also as intricate and mysterious as all her books. I don't know how that woman stores so much in her brain, but she is a spectacular story teller.

- The dialogue was hilarious, relatable and full of depth and meaning all at once. Kenyon truly understands emotions and
4.5 stars

I started reading this series when I was in the middle of Kenyon's Dark Hunter series. If you've read them, then I'm sure you know about where I was when I just had to know all the things about Nick. All the things!

This series just gets better and better. It's funny, fast paced, full of quirky and fun characters, and there's cameos from the Dark Hunter-verse. Once I pick one of these books up, it's hard to put it down.

Nick and his friends find themselves in all sorts of shenanigans, onc

This was another slow story and Nick as once again harassed, beaten, and left for dead, which seems to happen a lot in this series, we were also left with another cliff hanger (view spoiler)

6 out of 10
Tangled N Books
Dec 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Book 3: Gossip & Interloper

Nick discovers Ambrose's true identity and reveals to Nick the different possible paths his future could lead, each one worse than the other.

New development: Nekoda is now his gf; his dad makes an appearance and learns Cherise was the one who threw him in prison, he may love her. The possibility that Adarian loves Cherise means Nick was conceived by love and natured by love. First for a Malachai.

Nick and his mom's relationship is ever so irritating and glad they
Feb 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
International bestselling author, Sherrilyn Kenyon, returns again to bring forward another spectacular novel that will captivate readers from beginning to end. Her audience of “Menyons” range from 2 week old infants to 102 years-olds. Ms. Kenyon has inspired thousands to pursue their dreams and follow their hearts. Her stupendous writing has brought fantasy to life where there is no limit to the world of imagination.

Infamous is the third young-adult paranormal fantasy book in Kenyon’s Chronicle
Aug 21, 2012 rated it did not like it
This is Kenyon's third installment of the series Chronicles of Nick and just like her latest book, I did not enjoy this one at all. It lacked good action and her characters are not interesting anymore.

Nick: Nick (older, DH version) is more interesting than this kid who keeps on getting grounded by his mom. This Nick is just a high-school kid going through puberty and learning about the DH world. Some people may like this Nick series, but I don't because I just don't find the kid version of him i
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
**3.5 stars**

Infamous is the third installment in the Chronicles of Nick series and finally we are getting to some good stuff. That's not to say that I didn't have problems with this book, because I did but I'll get to that later.

Someone is causing problems at the school spreading horrible rumors and photo shopping things to make them look real and kids are going nuts. The complaint I had with this is I felt it went a bit far as almost everyone was believing them and some of the victims were co
Ray ☼ Ray
Aug 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing
OH MY GOSH!!!!! I can't wait!!! Lol
Lillian Hong
Oct 17, 2011 rated it really liked it
Wantwantwantwantwantwantwantwaaaannnnntttttt!!!! D:

EDIT: So. I finished it. And I have nothing to say except that was a pretty good book. Not bad. Yea, that's it.
Willah Pure
Mar 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Again this book never fails to make me laugh , cry , get excited or scared i cant wait to read the next book :)
Už od strany 20 sem se modlila, aby byl konec :(
Savannah (Books With Bite)
Jul 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing
What else can I say other that I am addicted to this series? With each new installment, I fall in love all over again!

So what is new in Nick's world? Oh nothing just himself from the future coming to him to help not mess up for the one hundred million time, all the while every time he turns around he is on the brink of being killed, his mom is on him about his grades and school, plus he has work and a girlfriend he must attend too. WOO! Nick has been busy!

The plot of the book unfold amazingly. W
Razorback Princess
Dec 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is the most amazing book ever!!!! It's the third book in the Nick Chronical series and is the the best so far. Nick faces all the troubles of school, like his teacher, the principle, Stone, things trying to kill him, and a website posted for the whole school to see that attacks alot of kids including Nick and his friend Briana. He has to go to court because he is accused of rape and also has to save Briana from suicide. On top of that he finds a deep secret about his girlfriend Kody that ma ...more
Jen  ~The dreamer~
Sep 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
*Sob* Yes, I'm a big baby, this made me cry...a lot. I have a son, he's almost 11, he's my world. When I see the relationship between Nick and his mom, it warms my heart. Yes, there are wonderful children out there, like Nick. I have one. One with a big heart, old soul, and respectful of others.

Now, my opinion...This is a fantastic series and every teen should read it. It's a paranormal story with vampires, demons, and other preternatural creatures, but also deals with a lot of the issues kids f
Devin (Mostly Manga)
Holy crap things got really sad in this one, when you find out what a lot of these characters went through in their past. This book really focused on depression and overcoming it, and I couldn't help but feel a lot happier after reading it. There are so many great messages in this series that make me look forward to the other books, just to learn something new. As far as the story goes, this series looks like it's going to have a crazy endgame. Whatever kind of outcome Nick is going to have, whe ...more
Yelania Nightwalker
Poooooor fin, terminado... Me cayeron un montón de veintes, este libro tiene frases que son simplemente maravillosas. Me encantó por eso y me encantó por toda la acción que hay... Aunque me están dando ganas de volverme a leer los libros de los DH. Lo que no me agrada es que vayan a ser tantos libros de Nick, digo, por lo que veo aquí, cada libro se ha publicado con un año de diferencia, si seguimos así, será para el 2024 cuando termine la serie y quizá para el 2025 tengamos el libro de Nick con ...more
Carolina Carriço
Jan 16, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Nicky Nicky! I have one thing to tell you 'I LOVE YOU'!
I love reading about Boo, he is one of my favourites characters ever and I really want to know what is going to happen in this saga, I really hope Cherise doesn't die. And I finally decided that I like Nekoda and I LOVE Caleb!!! :D

And Bubba asdfghjkl I love him! He can't die :)

Oh almost forgot, every time Ash appears I start fangirling !! He is another of my favourite characters of ALL TIME

Inferno is waiting for me!
Dec 22, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another great adventure for Nick Gautier, I'm really enjoying listening to this series and getting to know Nick as a teenager.
What to say, what to say?
While I absolutely idolise Kenyon and her God given talent for creating a world I desperately want to be a part of, I’m not so sure I loved Infamous as much as I should have.

There were definitely some parts in the story that left me baffled and turning back pages to see if I’d somehow missed a chunk of it. But no, I’d just stumbled across a piece where it was so jumpy and sketchy it took a few seconds to make sense of everything.

But wait, I’m getting ahead of myself here
Braxton Wilhelm
May 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
How many people deal with bullies every day? Nick Gautier and his school had to deal with a big internet bully in Infamous by Sherrilyn Kenyon. The book falls between science fiction and adventure. It took place in a modern time that dealt with supernatural and mythical situations like demons as well as real issues. It was a good book and I would love to read it again.
There were many different characters that were introduced and followed. The main one was Nick Gautier, but it changed up someti
Rocco Sambucci
It has been awhile since I read this series, so I was eager to get back into it. This, however, was quite the let down. While the book does a lot to move the series, as a whole, forward, it meanders as a stand alone book. The main plot of a "cyber bully" is interesting and current, but the book goes on too many tangents: Bubba's past and his family, time in the other realms, sappy teen angst/love moments. Not to mention that the ending is as anticlimactic as it gets. Let's hope Inferno makes up ...more
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