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The Liberator

(Dante Walker #2)

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Bad boy, meet bad girl.

Dante has a shiny new cuff wrapped around his ankle, and he doesn't like that mess one bit. His new accessory comes straight from Big Guy himself and marks the former demon as a liberator. Despite his gritty past and bad boy ways, Dante Walker has been granted a second chance.

When Dante is given his first mission as a liberator to save the soul of s
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Paperback, 331 pages
Published August 27th 2013 by Entangled Teen
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Isabella
Dec 14, 2012 marked it as to-read
Bad boy, meet bad girl.



Me: don't freaking try it, Dante. I'm going to kill you if something like what I'm thinking happens.
Kill you, Dante.
Kill you.

Victoria Scott
Dec 12, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Gotta' give D-Dub 5-stars. Even though he's probably even less well-behaved in this book. He does his best, though. Kind of. For a demon. *sighs*
Ash Wednesday
SPOILERS FOR THE COLLECTOR

3 STARS
Well, I’d done enough running. These dudes are human.
And I’m immortal.
Born Dante Walker, reborn a demon—
Today a liberator who’s about to put these guys down.

dante

The thing with expectations… is that too much is a killer.

That and my pathological love of The Collector may have killed some of my enjoyment of this book. I tried to come in to this with zero expectations, but its kind of hard with a hero as unique as Dante Walker. Especially with that blurb and th
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
The Liberator is book two in the Dante Walker series by Victoria Scott. I have decided that anything Victoria Scott writes is going to be fabulous. As is this book.

The Liberator starts right up where The Collector left off. Dante Walker believes he is bad, that he is not worthy of redemption. But of one thing he is sure of and that is his love for his Charlie. He is wearing a new cuff now, one given to him from The Big Guy upstairs. He is now a Liberator. But he has been given his first assignm
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Komal Mikaelson
May 06, 2013 marked it as to-read
Update #2
As Jana pointed out in the comments section below, Victoria Scott has confirmed that there will NOT be a love triangle!
*relieved*
Breathe, people! :D

Update #1
I may be mistaken, but the blurb hints heavily on a possible love triangle.



WHAT THE FUCK.

ARE YOU KIDDING ME?

Don't you dare do that Dante. Don't you fucking do that.

There is just one redeeming quality about you and that is Charlie.
Just that one. Don't fuck it up.

And that, seriously, was the last straw. As if the series could fall
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Elle (Ligia)
Edit:

Check out my blog: My Life Through a Book for the cover reveal after midnight (3/5/2013)!!! :D

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AAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

Brenna
Jul 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
Oh, Dante!Is that getting old yet?

I cannot deny my Dante love. Just can’t do it.

With that said, I’m confused about how I feel about this book. Was I completely blown away? Well… no. Was I disappointed? Hmm… not exactly. I still liked it, I still love Dante, it still made me laugh, but it just felt different than The Collector.
Today, they say I’m born again. That I have a second chance as a liberator. But let me tell you something…I’m no angel. Never have been, never will be. I’m just bad,
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Wendy Higgins
Wowee, you guys. If possible, Dante was even hotter and badder and funnier and wittier in THE LIBERATOR! I love him and Charlie together. <3 Get ready for a wild ride with this one!
Cynthia
Pussywhipped, thy name is Dante.

I was obsessed with Dante in The Collector. His character was so refreshing and the way he owned his douchey-ness completely won me over. In The Liberator, he still had it. At least in the beginning. But the more I read, the more the Dante I loved was drowned out by Dante in love.

You know that saying that guys think about sex every 7 seconds. That is how often Dante thought of Charlie. Not doing it with Charlie, just Charlie. Somehow he managed to relate everyth
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Ji


HAHA.. I find my gif ironic... The book's about angels and demons and saviours... It really did test my patience as well... OHHH BOY...
Seriously. The first book was great. It was interesting. I loved Dante. I loved Charlie. Now... I'm not too sure.
Charlie definitely changed. She wasn't as innocent nor was she that mature. She's all innocent, but she sure knows how to act a bit slutty. I seriously rolled my eyes way too many times. I seriously have a headache right now from all the weird facial e
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Alex B.
If my dear Dante steps out of line, I will personally find him and will injure him.

EDIT... The lines that my dear Tori tweeted of this book give me hope yet make me think that our dearest D-Dub hasn't changed.... Perfect!!!

EDIT: So a little excerpt that's on my blog. Oh, Dante.. You're incorrigible!

EDIT: I'M ON THE BLOG TOUR, I WILL BE READING IT SOON, MUAHAHAHA

EDIT: Alex is not okay. Alex is crying. Live in peace, dear goodreads for you will lose all sanity once you read it. CURSE YOU, TORI!!
Tyse
Jan 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Oh yes.......it gets even better ladies! So much action, cool new characters and of course, MORE DANTE HOTNESS! I didn't know how it could get any better than The Collector, but The Liberator takes it to a whole new level. So excited about this fresh new series. Soooooo addicting!!!!!!! WE LOVE DANTE WALKER!!!!!
Jennifer
Mar 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Dante is on the good side but he really doesn't know how to be an angel/liberator. He still feels like a demon and enjoys partying like one too. He is given a mission to liberate Aspen and he must or someone else can take his job. It is too easy for him to fall into his old ways with Aspen. She is very similar to him in many ways. How can he liberate someone exactly like him? Especially since he doesn't feel like he deserves it. Dante must face his demons and hell itself.

Aspen was a great new ad
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Valerie
Feb 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2013-reads
5 stars - Snarky and sexy, I totally love Dante Walker!

How do I describe this book? This book is so Dante Walker. I totally and completely LOVE that it's from his point of view. He is a badass demon turned liberator, sorta. See, Dante may be a liberator working for the big guy but he's not convinced he's anything more than a demon at heart. He loves his girl and he wants to protect her and fight for her but he doesn't feel worthy of her. He has work to do to understand who he is. Enter his assig
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Jodie
Apr 03, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
2.5-3.0 stars..ouch.

There are too many whys and huhs floating around my mind.

I no longer belong to hell. And I do not belong to heaven
I am not a collector.
And I am not a liberator.
I am a warrior.

-Dante Walker, The Liberator.

The Liberator was confusing. Dante's new assignment, Aspen...Charlie...Charlie and Aspen together..Everything altogether. I am not sure why but I am just confused. Glad that the ending was not really a cliffhanger as we can expect what will happen next. I do hope that things
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doctor
Ohhhhhhhhhhhh SNAP.
OHHHHHHHH SNAP SON.
GUESS WHAT I JUST FINISHEDDDDDD?
I'M JUST GOING TO DO A LITTLE DANCE BEFORE WRITING MY REVIEW.
HOOO, ALRIGHT, THE DANCE IS DONE. TIME TO WRITE. CALMLY. AND. SENSIBLY.
ONE LAST ALKJALKJALDSKJDSLAK BEFORE I GO.
ALKJDSFLAKJDKLASJFLKAJ.
OKAY.
FOR REALSIES.
HOOOOooooooo....ha.
So I wasn't going to read this right away because I have no patience whatsoever, and by that I mean I hate finishing books only to realize I have an entire year to go before reading the next one. W
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Steph Sinclair
Actual rating: 3.5

I cannot get enough of Dante! He is one of the best anti-heroes I have read about in a long time and has some of the best lines. I can’t even begin to count how many times I laughed while reading The Liberator. What I loved most was the character development of Dante. He’s a lot more serious this time around, and if you’ve read The Collector, you’ll know that’s pretty big for him. He starts to question his and Charlie’s relationship more because they fell so hard and fast for o
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Shambhawi P.
#Update After Reading the Collector: I'm not even sure I want to read this one :/ Charlie's dumb. Maybe I'll stick up for Dante and this new Bad Girl.

How can I be so excited for the sequel when I haven't even read the first book yet?!!

Making us wait like this is cruel and inhumane Ms. Scott T_T
Ellis
May 17, 2013 marked it as tbr-own  ·  review of another edition
While I'm somewhat ambiguous to a lot of The Collector, any author who thanks God for his "mad swagger" in the acknowledgements deserves to be read.
Sarah
Dec 21, 2012 marked it as to-read
I'm not happy with this!
What.the.Eff.

I hate love triangles. Especially when I don't see it coming! :(

Stop the love triangle trend now!


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Ornella (Nyx)
Mar 05, 2013 rated it liked it
Vicky
Jan 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Gotta give it 5 stars! More action, more romance, just more everything!
Jennifer (Bad Bird Reads)
From http://readingandwritingurbanfantasy....

3.5 stars

At A Glance
Loved almost every part of this book until the ending. That ending made The Liberator pointless.

The Good
This was a 4.5 star book...until the end came and ruined it, so the good section will reflect those 4.5 stars this book could have gotten.

The Liberator was so much better than The Collector. It's rare for me to love a sequel more than the original but Scott did it somehow. There was more of a plot and structure (though that sti
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Jessica
Jul 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adult, reviewed
POW! Dante is flippin' back ya'll! Woooo! I missed him so. I don't really even know where to start! It's always difficult to write reviews for sequels because we definitely don't want any spoilers. Ok! Let's just do this. Dante would kick my butt for beating around the bush.

The Liberator picks up where The Collector leaves off: Dante is sporting a shiny new cuff around his ankle- of the good variety. No longer is he working for the Boss Man, but he's now on Team Big Guy. This should be a great t
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Tracey (Life and Literature)
I'm no angel. Never have been, never will be. I'm just bad, baby. Maybe because of the way I was raised, or maybe it's good old-fashioned genetics.
Or maybe it's because deep down, I like the way being bad feels. Pow!


Victoria Scott has definitely achieved it. She has achieved what I suspect all authors strive for when writing a sequel. And that is that it will be better than the previous book. Well, The Liberator is way beyond better. It is amazing in it's epicness. Every single page was just
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nick
Jul 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc

Read more of my reviews at Nick's Book Blog.

The Liberator took off right where The Collector ended. I wasn't the biggest fan of the first book in the Dante Walker series, but this sequel right here was an improvement to the first book, because the characters were more profound and the haze surrounding the world-building started to lift off.

For those of you who have read The Collector, you should know by now, how cocky and arrogant Dante was. Some readers, including me, were uncomfortable with hi
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Nasty Lady MJ
Jun 12, 2013 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Fans of the Series
Recommended to Nasty Lady MJ by: Me
To see full review click here.


The Collector was probably one of the best books I read this summer. And one of the things I love the most about Entangled (its publishing company) is that they get sequels out fast.

I have to say, my feelings about The Liberator are sort of mixed. On one hand, Dante was entertaining as ever and I thought he developed as a character in this installment.

I have to say I really enjoyed him "slumming" it at the Holiday Inn. That was sort of hilarious. And he's right, Hol
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Amber
Feb 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Victoria Scott has a natural aptitude for creating staggering stories and characters. I fell in love with Dangerous Dante in The Collector, but after reading The Liberator…well, let’s just say that I am even more amazed, and will be first in line when The Warrior becomes available. The Liberator stands strong as The Collectors sequel. With added depth to these characters and mounting twists, I couldn’t put this one down.

Dante has a penchant to drive the reader crazy (in a good way, and who coul
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Henrietta
Aug 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
Dante believes it’s his duty to protect Charlie. So, when he’s being assigned to save the soul of another girl miles away, he is not happy with the arrangement. What he doesn’t expect is how much his assignment reminds him of his old self. When the minions of his ex-Boss recruit humans to spy, trick and put people in harm’s way, Dante becomes furious. Can he come up with a way to save everybody before it’s too late?

I like Dante. While he pretends he doesn’t care much about anyone other than Char
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Victoria Scott is the acclaimed author of nine novels including FIRE & FLOOD, THE COLLECTOR, and the upcoming WE TOLD SIX LIES (January 2019). Victoria’s books have been YALSA-nominated, have appeared on the prestigious Spirit of Texas Reading Program, and have been included on Bank Street College of Education's Best Books of the Year list. She’s been featured in USA Today, Girls’ Life Magazin ...more

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“Can you take me back into town?" I say. "I can't get my voicemails."

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