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Hybrid (The Healer #2)

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My Aunt Lucy used to say, “If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” She said many wise things I never heeded when she was alive. I want to be the woman that’s okay with hiding from what she fears and letting her big, strong man protect her. But that’s not me. I hate to be scared. I hate the feeling that there is an evil out there tha ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published March 25th 2014 by B N Toler (first published March 12th 2014)
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Snow

Definitely a 5 star read!

this is so...so...so....interwoven...I can't just slice it into simple sentences...

"My name is Aldo Lawson.
I'm a healer. I have a unique ability to pull energy from one human and transfer it to another in order to heal illness, injury and sometimes death...I can also absorb information from those I touch..."


Aldo is lost, confused, after the loss of the only person who took care of her and her two brothers, she is in search of herself.
She is found secrets and lies a
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Jamie *Gypsy Smut-a-teer*
I FINALLY FINISHED. Word of advice, never try to read while moving. It's next to impossible.

I really liked this book, but find myself severely frustrated with Aldo. PICK A MAN AND STAY WITH HIM. I fall in love with every guy only to be disappointed when they don't stick. First, with Thomas, I thought he was amazing, only he ended up hurting her so I got over him, especially when Rhett came into the picture. But then the slutbag (not really) leaves him, and the next thing you know she's with Dan
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Hollie
I'm done with this series now

I know Im in the minority on this one, but I just didn't care for this book. The plot was tiring for me and I almost gave up on it a couple times, but
decided to stick it out. I tired of Aldo falling in love so easily. And the cliffhanger endings, nope...............I'm done. I have no interest to see how this story plays out.
t'irla ~The Bookslayer~ t'irla's Talk Book Blog
Mar 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: If you like something different in PNR
Recommended to t'irla ~The Bookslayer~ by: Review request from Author
I've been waiting Six LONG months for this book and I was so excited when Author B.N. Toler gave it to me early so that I could write an honest review


Hybrid is the second book in the Healer Series and picks up where Healer left off. We find Aldo with her brothers and still crushing on Rhett. But in this book we see her grow into herself and a become the beginning of the woman she is going to be. Aldo is 20 years old for the most part in this novel and we see her take on more adult themes and exp
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✿kawehi.reviews
Feb 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
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Honestly, B.N. Toler keeps surprising me and surprising me! In a good way that is!

A previously unknown author to me, B.N’s work was introduced to me when she had contacted me out of the blue to read the first book in the series, Healer. At first I nearly turned it down because of the old cover (*ducks head sheepishly) but after reading some lovely reviews on it I decided to take a chance.

Let me just say that from Healer to Hybrid Ms. Toler keeps us on her A-game! I was enthralled with the
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Lani ⚔⚔  the Destroyer ⚔⚔
I should start with saying I loathe love triangles and TSTL heroines, but I had been warned Aldo would get worse before she got better so I was prepared. So many of my book buddies loved this book so this is likely a case of it is just me but I couldn't get over what a complete moron Aldo was. She was beyond juvenile and I prefer to read about character that has some sense. I can understand her reasoning with wanting revenge but she had no cohesive plan to execute it. It was like watching monkey ...more
preppea
If you haven’t read HEALER yet, you may not want to read my review of HYBRID until you do. Instead, you can read my review of HEALER here.

B.N. Toler knew not every reader would love Aldo’s impulsive and immature tendencies, but she wasn’t willing to alter Aldo to appease the masses because it wouldn’t be true to who Aldo is and the journey she is on. Ms. Toler said as much in her note to the reader after HYBRID. Man, was she right. I wanted to shake Aldo until her head bounced back and forth, th
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Lisa
Apr 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Lisa by: Amber's Reading Room
I received a copy of this story from the author for an honest review for Amber's Reading Room.

Hybrid picks up directly where Healer left off, with Aldo Lawson waking from a yearlong coma ready to fight. Aldo is a Healer, someone born with the ability to pull energy from one person and transfer it to another to treat illness, injury, and even death. Aldo emerges from her coma knowing the truth that she and her brothers are the by-products of a breeding project to ensure a pure, unlimited food sou
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Krystle ~A Booknatic~
Mar 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC of 'Hybrid' by B.N. Toler in exchange for an honest review, and here are my thoughts -


First off, let me just say that I LOVE this book, it's all kinds of wow. I was captivated, and didn't want to put it down until I was finished...and now I'm squirming in my seat as I wait for 'Savage' to be released!

The storyline is so unique and refreshing, I really, really love the way the author thinks and how she wrote this book. The abilities that her characters have, for example - drea
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Tiffy
Feb 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC copy of Hybrid from B.N. Toler for an Honest opinion

Lets see my honest opinion is this book is beyond words. I freakin loved it. Mrs. Toler 1st book Healer was soo well written its hard to believe it was an debut novel. HYBRID was even better (I didn't think the writing could better). Mrs. Toler has wrote such an unique book one I could read over and over again and not get tired of it. B.N. really brought some wonder things to HYBRID, things I didn't think this series need but
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Carrie (Book Fairy) Fort
Jan 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Favorite Lines “You couldn’t stop me.”

“Tragedy can make lions out of kittens.”

“I feel like I’m exactly where I belong. I’m on my way to getting exactly what I want. Revenge.”

“I think couples who don’t have at least a little jealousy are the ones with the real issues.”

“People think the heart is only capable of having one true love. You can have more than one. I can see what you feel for Daniel. But I can see what you feel for this man too. But in the end Aldo, would you take away his right to mou
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Maria's Book Blog
Feb 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Hybrid picks up where Healer left off. Aldo has just awoken from a self induced coma and is now trying to readjust to life again. She knows Rhett and Sarah are keeping secrets from her, but that's okay because she's got a secret of her own. Her quest for vengeance is stronger than ever and she's determined to break away to exact revenge and take down the Vampires responsible for the torture of female Healers. She's eventually able to sneak away in search of the answers Lucy promised her and ends ...more
Book Junky Girls
Mar 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
Our 4.5 Star Review

Aldo is finally awake from her dream world and with Lucy's message she has to decide what to do. Lucy could have left her the information she needs to seek vengeance on those who abused her mother and killed Lucy, but going after the Vampires means leaving her brothers and Rhet behind. After everything he's done for her Aldo has fallen in love with Rhet, but he wants to keeps her safe and not using her abilities to help others keeping under the radar for the rest of their live
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Fiona Wilson
If you think you understood Aldo's story in Healer, then prepare yourself to be blown away in Hybrid. The author takes what we think we know about her and totally turns it on its head. You really need to read Healer before reading this book.

Aldo has been lied to, many times, by people she trusted. Trying to decipher what is truth amongst those lies will take Aldo further than she ever imagined.

She has to turn her back on people she trusts. She lies, cheats and manages to immerse herself totally
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Anino
This book was simply fantastic! Not only was it captivating with multidimensional characters, delicious drama, a plot with more twists and turns than a Texas Tornado, but all of this wonderful delicious stuff was wrapped up in an ever expanding world that became more interesting by the minute.

My only issues with the book was a small amount of lag and a character (Aldo) who at times acted like she was TSTL. Since she's in the process of growing up, I can understand the immaturity, but still one
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Dreama Camphuysen
Mar 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Hybrid BN Toler

Ok...where to begin?! Hybrid, book two in the Healer series, has left me wanting!! I am aching for the 3rd installment and dying to see Aldo finally come into her own! Aldo drives me crazy!!! I want to pull that fierce woman out of her that is just lying in wait for her to realize its existence, and I'm totally envious of her ability to keep in going even when she doesn't fully realize how awesome she is! I'm not one to give spoilers in a review since some of your are looking to
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Amanda
Apr 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paranormal
Wow! That's all I have to say.. Nope, that's a lie. For an author coming into her own, BN Toler has once again said, "I'm here to stay." I accepted Aldo in Healer, but melded with her in Hybrid. Yes, at times I wanted to smack her, but hey, I wanted to punch a few of the guys too. I laughed, cried, yearned with Aldo, even felt rejected with her. I don't normally write a review, but this series has definitely dug in deep. I will be one of those addicted readers checking all possible sites, lookin ...more
Lindsey
Mar 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
5 of 5 Fangs

Aldo Lawson’s adventure continues in the newest addition of B. N. Toler’s Healer series, Hybrid. Some familiar faces reappear as well as several new and exciting players. As Aldo explores her new found abilities, her endgame is ever present in the back of her mind. To get what she wants, she comes to realize her enemy’s enemy just may be her friend. But love and the one man who makes her blood boil in anger and lust becomes the monkey wrench in her chess game. I’ve come to appreci
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Romance Novel Releases
Apr 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing

5 Stars!!!
What makes it 5 stars? I couldn’t put it down!!! It has soooo many twist and turns that made me want to keep reading to see where Toler was going to go with the characters. I am not going to give much away and we will be posting a full on review later today, but If you haven’t started this series you are missing out.

Side note – I normally don’t read paranormal it’s not my cup of tea but I was asked to read this book for a Book Club and I am glad I didn’t pass on this read

~J
Tasha Ann
Mar 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This second book in the Healer series is nothing short of amazing. You will laugh, you will be angry, and you will fall in love. This is a book you can not put down without missing the characters. In this book of the series Aldo finds out a secret that will always change her life. As soon as i finished reading Hybrid i wished i had read slower. I am already awaiting Savage!! Well done again B N Toler.
Tanisha Rhyne
Jun 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I would recommend this book to anyone along with healer.. I absolutely love this book and can not wait for the next one. I am a huge fan of Daniel and Aldo's I cant wait to see what the next one brings. If you have not read this series then i highly recommend you pick up healer and hybrid by B.N. Toler. you will not be sorry.
Tricia
Apr 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is such an incredible series! I started reading Hybrid yesterday afternoon and finished it at 2:00am! I could not put the book down! I don't like to give too many descriptions of the books cause I don't want to spoil it for anyone. I just LOVE Daniel! At the end I was like what the $&$&!! , I knew I didn't like that guy for a reason! :) Cannot wait for the third book!
Maria
Mar 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars
Jessica
Mar 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Review to come :)
The BookChick
I am going to offer some full disclosure right now. This book frustrated me, plain and simple. Oh, I know what you're thinking, "But you gave it 5 stars so it couldn't possibly be THAT bad." To which I would rejoin, "You're absolutely right." The book was exceptional and the story line was brilliant. What frustrated me? Our dear confused and maddeningly frustrating heroine, Aldo. Aldo will make you want to punch her in the throat. Hard. And...a lot. She definitely is dealing with a lot of change ...more
Miranda (MrsLeif's Two Fangs About It)

This book picks up right where the first book, "Healer", left off. There was plenty of action, mystery, and romance to keep me hooked to this book. I loved the paranormal aspect of this book with healers, blood healers, hybrids, and more! It is a unique world, and Toler does a wonderful job building that world. I also really love Toler's writing style. She knows how to make her characters believable and lovable. Toler also incorporates a lot of humor, even in the darker moments of the book.

There
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Mariah Rice
Jan 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
WOW is all I can said. Book was much faster pace and lots of twist.. Really enjoyed this one.

My Aunt Lucy used to say, “If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” She said many wise things I never heeded when she was alive. I want to be the woman that’s okay with hiding from what she fears and letting her big, strong man protect her. But that’s not me. I hate to be scared. I hate the feeling that there is an evil out there that could hurt me if it finds me.
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Paranormal Books R Us
Mar 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
OH THE FEELS! Hybrid was an absolute emotional roller coaster that left me with one heck of a book hangover! Between being so irritated with Aldo I wanted to reach into the book and slap some sense into her, being worried for her, and crushing over the men (especially Daniel) I couldn't put this book down! The main character is not perfect by any means constantly getting herself into trouble by being impulsive and not listening to the people around her that are trying to help. But it's in watchi ...more
Carra
Oct 08, 2014 rated it liked it
In this second book of BN Toler's Healer series, Hybrid, I found myself getting a bit irritated with Aldo. She acts even more impulsively -and frankly a bit more immature-than in the first book...without regard for how her actions will affect others-let alone herself. I found myself feeling sorry for Rhett with the way Aldo treated him, even if he has his own secrets that he is keeping.

We get a nice healthy dose of Daniel here, and apart from the fact that he smokes all the time, he's an excell
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The Healer (3 books)
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