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(Ascenders #2)

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In the Midst—a place for those who die young—there are no rules except one.

And Walker Callaghan, dead at seventeen, just broke it. She briefly revisited her earthly life . . . and the punishment is eternal. Longing for her rebel love interest, Daniel Reid, Walker finds an ally in Cass, whose attraction to her is as alive as he is. “Life is short,” he tells her. “I’m bankin
Kindle Edition, 443 pages
Published April 19th 2016 by Big Picture Media
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Mar 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
Skypunch by C.L. Gaber is a paranormal book with fantasy, mystery and ghosts. This is the 2nd book in the series and I definitely recommend reading the first book as this one starts right where book one leaves off. In the last book Daniel and Walker broke the one rule that they really weren't supposed to break and now have to suffer the consequences. Neither of them regret it because Bobby is now in the right place with all his brothers and sisters. The new principal which I found hilarious is b ...more
Sisters with a Booktique
Sep 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: irma-reads
“There are two great days in a person’s life. The day we were born. And the day we discover why. —William Barclay    ”― C.L. Gaber, Skypunch
Skypunch by C.L. Gaber is a sequel of Ascenders series, a paranormal book mixed with fantasy and mystery. Sky Punch is the 2nd book in the series.
It’s my official review for the C.L. GABER'S Interview & Review tour Package hosted by Teaser Addicts Book Blog. I haven’t heard or read about this Author or her book before and I am really shocked at what I wa
Lori Hammons
Mar 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Walker and Daniel are rescued from their punishment and conscripted to a mission for the Higher Authority. They train and train and must be wary of a parent who shows up unwanted. This is an amazing series and I highly recommend it.
JL Roberts
Skypunch is the second book to the Ascenders series and is recemended to be read in that order as this book picks up immediately after High School for the Recently Departed (Ascenders #1).

Walker Callahan and afterlife love Daniel Reid have just returned from a journey that was forbidden. Both are living in the Midst, the place where teens go after they die, a transitional in-between before they move on to the next stage afterlife. They only have one rule in the Midst. Do not try to go back to t
Joy Corkery
Sep 22, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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I want to write this review with minimal spoilers for the first book as I really feel that Skypunch should not be a standalone book (although, it does offer a good intro to the past). But, in order to proceed, I have to reveal that in the last book, Walker and boyfriend Daniel, broke the one ultimate rule, they travelled back to the living realm. Skypunch picks up from here and the reader finds them preparing for yet ano
Recipe Fairy
Apr 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The brilliant adventure continues! You definitely want to read the first book first, as this sequel picks up right where it left off. I am completely awed by this series, and this second book is as good as the first one! With all new characters, the intrigue keeps rolling out and the complexity of all the characters is just stunning! The storyline is absolutely original and unique, the dialogue is full and rounded and the descriptions of everything is point on and flawless! I just can't get over ...more
Pamela Sims
Apr 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
There's not enough stars for this book!

Rarely, if ever, does the second book in a series come close to being as good as the first....But, this book! New characters are introduced, some twists you won't see coming and the epic storyline continues. I would put this series in my top three favorites ever. One-click it, you won't be disappointed.
Tammy "Z Girl"
Apr 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Oh how I LOVE this series!! Such an awesome story, that I just can't get enough of....CL Gaber writes one spectacular book! So need Book 3 ❤❤ ...more
Jun 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Ascenders: Skypunch is book 2 in the Ascenders saga by C.L. Gaber and is not a standalone.

We first met Walker in Ascenders: High School, book 1, when she dies and finds herself in the Midst; a place where recently departed children go to continue developing before they move on. There she meets Daniel who takes her on a mission to search for a portal so he can return to the living realm and find his missing brother, Bobby, who is an Earth Bound Spirit.

“The truth is simple. Since I’ve been gone -
Casey ~BookObsessionConfessions~
Skypunch, the 2nd book in the Ascenders saga, picks up right where the last book left off. Walker and Daniel have returned from their trip to the living realm, which is considered a crime against eternity… and now, they’re under arrest and have a reservation to serve an eternal sentence at ITT - a prison for the dead that’s run by infamous serial killers like Lizzie Borden and Aileen Wuornos.


“If you screwed up in life, you were screwed in death. We screwed up in death, and now we were just scr
Jun 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Ascenders: Skypunch (Ascenders Saga Book 2) by C.L. Gaber

5 Stars

Book two was just as fantastic as book one. This story picks right up where the first book ended. Daniel and Walker just returned from the living realm and are reunited with the family. Walker is fearful because they broke the only rule that is enforced in the midst by jumping realms and going back, what will their punishment be? Will anyone even know they did it?

She finds out soon enough and it is devastating to say the least. She
Kerry Baker
Jun 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Ascenders: Skypunch by C.L. Gaber is the second in the High school for the dead series. Still following the afterlives of Walker and Daniel this book follows immediately on from where the last one ended – they made it back to their realm somehow and now had to wait and see if any consequences would follow.

“He told me you can’t die twice. What he showed me is that you can…. Die again and again, In your heart.”

Walker is relieve to be back home again having managed to rescue the youngest Reid broth
Jenni Bishop
Jun 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
CL Gaber is one excellent story teller as she will certainly keep you on the edge of your seat as you read her books. Putting the book down until the very end is not an option, as this series will pull you in and leave you wanting more. These books are definitely not standalone books. You need to read each of them in the correct order to fully understand all the world that CL has cleverly weaved in this story of Walker Callaghan. This book continues with the same characters we enjoyed in the fir ...more
April Epley
Nov 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely LOVED this book and am so very sad that it is over. I cannot wait for the next book in this saga!!! This book gets a raving 5 stars from me. If I could give it more I would!!!
CL Gaber keeps you on the edge with her excellent story telling. You will start to think that you know what is going to happen and then Bam.... Plot Twist!! This book will suck you in and not let you go until you have completed it. It will leave you wanting more and begging to know what happens next! I am worki
Jun 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Ascenders SkyPunch is the second book in this really well written YA series. Walker and Daniel have barely made it back from their great adventure when things start in this book. They achieved their goal, lost an ally, gained an unlikely one with Cass - who can see ghosts and tells Walker he will see her again and seemingly does. What does this all mean?
The Reid family is all reunited now and things couldn't seem better. Until school assembly. In front of all to see Walker and Daniel are arreste
Nancy J. Sandidge
Feb 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Title: Ascenders: Skypunch ( Ascenders Saga Book 2)
Author: C.L. Gaber
Stars: 5

Holy moly talk about amazing!!! I am very rarely impressed with 2nd book in a series, but this book totally impressed me. Again, C.L. Gaber had me entranced with her writing. Each scene was vivid in my mind, and every emotion was felt. Skypunch punched in me the afterlife realm and the new places & people that are revealed in this book.

Skypunch starts off right where Ascenders Book One left off. Walker and Daniel r
Jean Martin
Jun 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow, Another five star book for C. L. Gaber. skypunch continues the story of Daniel and Walker. C.L. Gaber writes an amazing book in Ascenders and continues the tradition in Skypunch. Her plot is fresh, her characters are real and her descriptions are out of this world.
I love the plot of the Ascenders series. I’m not usually a fan of Young Adult books because the parents of these high schoolers are usually non-existent. However, that is not the case in Skypunch. Walker and Daniel still have in
Jul 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This story starts off right where book one ended. Our heroine, Walker Callaghan, gives us a quick review of what happened in book one, but it would be so much better for you, the reader, if you started with Ascenders: High School for the Recently Departed.

We get straight to the action when Daniel and Callaghan are captured and punished for their travels. This book introduces new characters, some very evil. However, many characters we met in book one have returned. Friendships are formed and tig
Elizabeth Patch
Jun 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
As the second book in the Ascenders series, Skypunch picks up straight where the previous story finished.

There is only one rule in the Midst and Walker Callaghan just broke it. Living in a world designated for those who die young, Walker did the one thing she was told not to. Returning to the living realm to see her mother one last time means one thing: eternal punishment. With her rebel boyfriend, Daniel Reid, Walker is forced to comply with her new leader. But the mysterious Cass refuses to l
Mar 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing

“Ascenders: Skypunch” by C.L. Gaber is the second book in the Ascenders series. This book continues the adventures of Walker Callahan and Daniel Reid in the Realm. They have returned from the living world after realm jumping, but now must face their punishment. Without giving too much away, they are given a deal by the Higher Authority. Will they fulfill the challenge or back out?
This book continues with many of the characters we enjoyed in the first book, plus introduces some new characters als
Jun 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Ascenders: Skypunch by C.L. Gaber
Five Stars

Ascenders: Skypunch is the second book in the Ascenders Series by C.L. Gaber. This book picks up right where Ascenders: High School left off. It is best if you read this series in order to get the whole story. I was hoping the second book would be as good as the first and it didn't disappoint. Actually I think this book was even better. The storyline and characters are easily relatable. Teenagers will be teenagers even when they are dead.

This story is
Sandra Kaye
Jun 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Skypunch is book two in the Ascenders series by C.L Gaber. Ascenders is a young adult series about the adventures of a group of teens and their actions packed life alerter their death on earth. Book two gives more of a view from the darker side of the teen after life. With an inside look of the day to day life of life at ITT and an afterlife that isn't all flowers and sunshine which we found in the first book.Gaber made sure to expand on these little after life world she has created and I have t ...more
Mar 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The second book in the Ascenders series, Skypunch by C L Gaber picks up straight where the previous story finished. Written in first person, once again we follow Walker’s story as she struggles to navigate the afterlife, having been killed as a teenage. If you read the first book, Skypunch is a must read. Although not normally a genre I would choose, I can safely say this series has my full interest and attention; I can’t get enough!

There is only one rule in the Midst and Walker Callaghan just b
Cyndi Flores
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The sega continues!!!
Daniel Reed is back, and swoon worthy! This is the 2nd book in the Assenders series, so make sure you read the first book prior to this one.
Both are fantastic reads! Unique story line, about a after life realm for the "living dead" so teenagers go here after death. This picks up where book one left off, and is full of suspence and romance. I was shocked at the twists and turns, the characters are so well writen you will want to meet them in real life! ( maybe for hugs? Or a
Julie Ramsey
Jul 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Walker Callahan and Daniel Reid just got back from realm travelling with Daniel little brother Bobby. Now Walker and Daniel must face the consequences of realm travelling which mean eternity at ITT (Institution for Troubled Teens). Walker and Daniel face the worst at ITT along with a new principal who will strike up a deal that will seal a fate.

Book two in the Ascenders series start right off right from the end of book one. The book was just as fast pace and attention grabbing as the first. It
Mar 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I give Ascenders: Skypunch (Ascenders Saga, book 2) by C.L. Gaber, 5 stars.
This book may include spoilers of book 1.

Walker Callaghan is dead. She has adjusted to that. But after a trip to the living realm, a trip that is strictly forbidden and illegal, she finds herself in a whole new world. Their wonderful principal is gone, replaced by someone who seemingly hates kids and is only out for himself. His first order of business is to send Walker and Daniel to ITT, the equivalent of prison for bad
Oct 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.25 stars
This suffered a bit from second book syndrome.
It took place right after the ending of Ascenders, despite it being over a year since I've been in this world.
I enjoyed the continued storyline with Walker and her dealing with her mother in the living realm.
But... I didn't like the introduction of a love triangle with her, Daniel, and Cass.
My only other complaint is nothing really happened in this one.
We got introductions to new characters, including fleshing their individual stories a bit
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Amazing Storytelling!

Skypunch starts where book one ended. I definitely recommend reading book one first. This book took me on an amazing journey from page one. This story is full of twists and turns and a bit darker than the first. I love Walker's growth as a person. The new characters introduced are well written and very interesting/likable (for me anyways ). I am absolutely in love with the way this author paints such a picture with her storytelling. This, so far, has been one of the best se
Dec 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
So this book starts exactly where we left off in book 1. If you haven't read the first book Ascenders: High School for the Recently Departed, then put this down, and read it first!!
This was even better than book 1! With more plot twists, turns, loopy loops and summersaults, this book will really have you trapped between its pages until you are spat out the other end! Get started with book 1 NOW!!!
Aug 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Unpredictable yet familiar...
Life and the after such an amazing journey. So many unknowns startle us. It is comforting to find pieces stay reliably the same. Each has it's place in this giant puzzle. This story is so complex. Full of obstacles to surpass. Friends, Family and Foes. Discovering which each are. Can't wait to continue the adventure!
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