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(Academy of the Fallen #2)

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The Academy has always been the home of fallen angels and haunted humans, but that is about to change.

Hunter and Kayla, the immortal and the Nephilim, find themselves trapped in a place that they hate... with beings that they do not trust. Inside the Academy they are surrounded by fallen ones... the screw-ups... Outside, the Academy is surrounded by demons and ghosts who a
Paperback, 212 pages
Published February 28th 2012 (first published February 22nd 2012)
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Oct 19, 2011 marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2012, books-i-own
Seeing the cover and realise that the lovely couple is Hunter and Kayla i just wanted to screaaam! 2012 is taken so long till the second book of the series!!!
Jul 19, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2016
The writing style was that of a really badly written fanfiction. You know, the kind of which you read like three paragraphs and decide to close it with "oh fuck no"
Kelsy (Kelsey?? I don't even know) was a total brat and the amounts of "whatever" in the first several pages could literally bury me. I definitely didn't get into any of the characters, it was just so dry and so fast.
Also, there were just too many exclamation points, and joined with weird writing style, no full characterization and j
Sep 18, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Another amazing book by Daniele Lanzarotta! I loved it.
The story flows from beginning to end with plenty of twists and turns that catch you by surprise, and of course her famous cliff hangers. There is a lot more action in this book and I just couldn't put it down, I kept telling myself "just one more chapter" and 4 or 5 chapters later I finally put it down for bed.
I really like that she doesn't kill you with the details. I don't need to know what color each characters clothes are or what they
Lalaine *myficbookreviews*
Apr 05, 2012 marked it as review-wishlist
Jan 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Great follow on from 1st book takes you to a completely different place so the story moves on instead of being 1 of a series that all seem the same! loving this series!
Feb 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Review to come
May 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: trilogies
I can't wait for the 3rd book to come out on audio. I love the author and the narrator is amazing. Can't wait!
Nov 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: completed
really good. i'm really liking Hunter and Ethan.
Jun 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: daniele
We meet up with Hunter and he has brought Kayla to the Academy to see if they can help her after her brother Benjamin had sent her into the Otherworld. Hunter really didn’t want to go back to the Academy of the Fallen because he had a hard time dealing with all the different people there, but he knew it was the only way he could save Kayla.
When Kayla woke up Mr. Daniels and everyone in the Academy’s clinic was convinced it was the real Kayla until Hunter came into the room and took one look at h
May 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
WOW WOW WOW WOW is all that is going through my head a few days after reading Nephilim. It was that fantastic. I will also admit that I am a goner when it comes to Daniele’s writing as I love everyone think that she writes.

The story line and plot flow so smoothly that I did not even notice how much I had read. There are plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing about what will happen next. Nephilim has a lot more action then Wide Awake did, but I loved both books just the same.

I loved the
Danielle Eisner
Sep 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A great sequel, that may even be better than the first. I liked the book a lot. The characters got even better in this one. I like where the relationship between Kayla and Hunter, for a while there i worried they were going to keep pushing each other away. I kind of wished Benjamin had more time. I like him as a bad guy lol I think the stuff with Kaylas dad was interesting. He definitely wont be dad of the year. I found it interesting that he seemed to care more about the kids that weren't actua ...more
~ Lihllith ~
Aug 26, 2013 rated it it was ok
Full disclosure I didn't read book 1 because I've never heard of this series and I received book 2 for free and gave it a go.

I'm glad this was a short book. What in God's name was the rush? It read like a police report or an account of facts as apposed to a story. Also, switching between multiple characters is fine but doing it all in first person was just straight up confusing.

The story idea was great, fallen angels, ghost and the, never really clearly explained, nephilim but rotten luck on t
Brenda Lochinger
Apr 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Love the character developement in the second of the Academy of the Fallen Books, Nephilim. Kayla is learning who she is and what she is capable of. Lots of different twist and turns in this series of books by Daniele Lanzarotta. Can't forget the love story between Kayla and Hunter. Looking forward to what happens to the Academy as a whole in the next book!
Mar 11, 2012 rated it liked it
This book was really good. It was good as the first book and it really did keep me on my edge of my set. I think as the first and the second book were both so good, I'm going to say that the Third one is going to just as good.
Ritu Raveendran
Jun 27, 2012 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: nobody
This is more horrible than the first one
Black Queen
Feb 03, 2012 marked it as to-read
I've always wanted to read this book...I read the book review on it and said it was awesome..I've just hadn't had the chance to read it..:D
Jennifer Milius
Nov 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Love the character development, especially of Kayla. I liked her in the first book, but even more so in this one. Quick read, and I enjoy books that are like that.
Mar 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I can't wait for more!!! I think that may be my only complaint! These books are not long enough!
Tara Pennington
Loved it can't wait till the next book!
Apr 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
Still not a Kayla fan. This one was longer than the first which was nice. Hopefully I'll like Kayla better in the next one
Apr 14, 2016 rated it liked it
The writing was meh. I just felt so....not part of it. Needs an editor, please!
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Daniele Lanzarotta is the author of young adult and new adult paranormal/fantasy/contemporary novels, including the Imprinted Souls Series, Academy of the Fallen Series, Sudden Hope, and A Mermaid's Curse Trilogy.

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