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(Contagion #2)

3.87  ·  Rating details ·  733 ratings  ·  176 reviews
Survivors of a deadly planetary outbreak take on a new, sinister adversary in the sequel to Contagion.

They thought their nightmare was over, but Thea, Coen, and Nova’s rescue was only the beginning. After being imprisoned on a ship they thought was their ticket to safety, it’s clear that the threat they left behind isn’t as distant as they’d hoped—and this time the entire
Kindle Edition, 434 pages
Published July 2nd 2019 by HarperTeen
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Erin Bowman Yes. It's still very much a subplot, but there is more romance in IMMUNITY than in CONTAGION.
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Many thanks to Wunderkind PR for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review. Another thanks to HarperAudio for sending me an audio file in exchange for an honest review

This is going to be a pretty brief review but here it is anyway.

I really enjoyed this novel and it had a very satisfying ending. Something I was honestly worried about, as all of my recent science fiction reads have been very disappointing. But we’re not here to talk about them.

Even though the ending was satisfying, I
destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
#1 Contagion
#2 Immunity

They were monsters together now, forever altered by the contagion they'd encountered on Achlys.

If you've been around a while, you might remember my sudden and vocal obsession with the first book in this duology last year. I love sci-fi/horror crossover tales, and Contagion immediately cemented itself as one of my favorites. Between the characters, the plot, Erin's quick and fun writing, and the legitimately awful nature of the infection — coupled with a cliffhanger that
Kal ★ Reader Voracious
This duology is unputdownable: I devoured this book in essentially one sitting.

Chances are that you've heard me yell about how much I loved Contagion. Considering the first book in this duology was one of my top 5 reads for 2018, I was equal parts nervous and excited because my own expectations sometimes ruin a book for me. But I didn't need to worry. Immunity is an action-packed, smart, and satisfying end to the story.

Immunity raises the stakes and we learn a lot more about the world as our
Stephani Beltran
Aug 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a highly anticipated book for me as Contagion was a 5 star read. Full review to come soon but 4 solid stars for sure.
Sep 19, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2019

this really is one of the most satisfying duologies that i’ve read in a while. i absolutely loved the first book; its zombie-esque atmosphere, the suspense, the action. immunity is a little different in the sense that it is more about the survival and logical aspect of it, instead of the exploring. i really liked it though. i assume some people would want to stay for the thrills and creepiness, but if you're expecting that here, you're not gonna find it.

but i enjoyed
Ugh, cliffhangers.

I feel like I flew through my audio of Immunity. Seriously, it went by so fast that I'm slightly peeved that it's over. Besides that, I still freaking love Coen and Thea because I am all about those two getting better acquainted (if you know what I mean). Then there's Nova and Amber and ugh.. I just can't. Seriously I love all of these characters but some of the stuff that went down was insane.

I wouldn't necessarily say that this book was more horror than anything. Pretty sure
Not sure: 3-3.5 stars. I’m annoyed by a plot point I found implausible, which was critical to moving the story forward.
Aug 31, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2019-read
Not as good as the first book, Contagion, but not bad.
Aug 14, 2019 rated it liked it
I really enjoyed the first book, loved the tension, the mystery the action, it worked with the characters and their world fit very well. This one didn't. The main characters seemed to have reverted in age and common sense. The story became ridiculous. It was filled with fantastical moments all just when needed, the eye rolling almost gave me a headache. I wished I'd left it at book 1, it was ending enough.
Adah Udechukwu
Jul 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Immunity is a five star novel. It is a worthy end to the duology.
Katerina Kondrenko
7 out of 10

A bit worse than the first installment. Still fast-paced, still nicely written, but I'd prefer it to be a story about a virus and zombies instead of an open-world story. Also too much romance. I'm shocked I say it! I'm always up for kissing and tension, but I needed horror here. Despite the cons, I liked this series much. Yes, it has genre cliches, but everything is tropes, so... Hope the author would write more stories in the style of Contagion to give us chills)


Deadly Virus With Some Being Immune-ish
Telepathy & Super Human Strength
Tween Romance
Deep Space
Interstellar Traveling
Book #1 Rating5STARS
With Audio Performed by Amy McFadden


Contagion, the first book absolutely blew me away. The Zombie-Esque virus, the scary intense action, the mystery of what the flip is going on. Unfortunately, Immunity dragged a bit for me...without giving away any spoilers...I was wondering if the story was ever
*Source* Publisher
*Genre* Young Adult, SyFy
*Rating* 4.0


Immunity is the second and final installment in author Erin Bowman's Contagion duology. Immunity picks up right where Contagion left off. Althea Sadik, Coen Rivli, and Nova Singh thought they had survived the evil they faced on the planet Achlys. They were wrong. Althea and Coen are forever altered by the Psychrobacter achli contagion and are now lab experiments and prisoners onboard the UBS Paramount. Thea and Coen find themselves
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Nov 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019-read
For the first 50% I was livid. I wasn’t hating the book but damn if the circumstances didn’t have me plotting the brutal deaths of a number of characters. Even Thea and Coen pissed me off, making smart moves but then even dumber ones that only made their situation worse. I’m still festering an apocalyptic rage at Burke and even Ambers father, Dr. Farraday. Regardless of the circumstances there is something so unimaginable about people who can and torture others, in this case children. I don’t ...more
Jun 26, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: most-anticipated
This duology needs more hype!! Erin Bowman deserves more recognition because her books are amazing but are hardly talked about. I already know this sequel will be great!
Alexia | Right Writing Words
Hi! Welcome to my review of Immunity by Erin Bowman!

The spoiler-free review:

I can’t even remember how I came across Contagion (the prequel for Immunity) but I absolutely loved it. It was scary, the stakes were high and the characters could not be trusted.

I couldn’t wait for the next book and then it finally arrived! Seven months of waiting and now it’s over!

We follow Thea, Coen, and Nova as they find themselves onboard the ship they thought rescued them but was really the Radicals capturing them
Shannon (It Starts At Midnight)
You can find the full review and all the fancy and/or randomness that accompanies it at It Starts at Midnight

I liked and enjoyedContagion , butImmunitydefinitely took the series to the next level! And now, I am going to tell you why I thought that this book really outdid its predecessor, which let's be real, is a rare feat!

•The stakes are higher than ever, which is actually saying a lot! I mean, the plot of book 1 is space zombie virus, so. It's safe to say that upping the ante was going to
Nov 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019-read
Thea, Coen and Nova were rescued from the disaster that was the planet Achlys, but aboard the military vessel they face even worse dangers. Nova must recover from being incorrectly taken out of cryo-freezing which results in her slipping into a coma where she relives memories with Dylan. Coen and Thea are imprisoned and experimented on as the revolutionaries hope to use their enhanced abilities to make super soldiers.

I loved seeing Thea and Coen test their abilities and become even closer. I
Aug 04, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Ashlee » Library In The Country
This book definitely had a different feel to it than Contagion but I thoroughly enjoyed it! Erin did a good job of tying the story up nicely and basically giving me everything I had hoped for!
Okay, first off I didn't like this nearly as much as the first book. It lacked the horror aspect of the previous book. It wasn't as intense, scary, hold your breath like before. There were almost no infected people to worry about, it was just the radical group wanting to use Thea and Coen for their own purposes. I didn't hate it, I liked seeing Coen and Thea get closer and form a bond and Nova and Amber were cute too. The pacing was slower and I wanted more action. I'm glad I listened to the ...more
Amber (The Book Bratz)
The full review + more can be found at The Book Bratz

After the ending of Contagion I was screaming for the next book because: THAT ENDING! There were so many unanswered questions, things that happened and so many "what the hell" moments that it was almost painful to wait for Immunity. But I can tell you that that wait was worth it. Immunity was everything I hoped for it to be and more and was a perfect ending to an amazing series.

Thea, Coen and Nova thought their nightmare was over, having been
Jul 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: waiting_arg
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this book almost brought me to tears which is very rare for me (to b fair it was 1am and I get more hyped after midnight) also for the first time in years I was able to sit and read for more than an hour at a time wow I binge read this it was unbelievable
I gotta say most duologies feel incomplete or unnecessary or imbalanced, but this was so perfect, even better than
Nicole Alycia
Aug 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Such a great duology!
This book definitely started out a bit slower than the first one but the ending did not disappoint! It had its moments where it was just as action packed and suspenseful as the first book! But I don’t know how I feel about the ending ending .... I don’t know if it was meant to set something else up or if I’m just reading too much into it and am a little curious about the ending
But it was a great series and I highly recommend giving it a read!
Jul 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this sci fi duology. I think I like the first one more, but this one was still really good. The first one is definitely sci fi horror, while this one is more sci fi action and adventure. I enjoyed the multiple perspectives, and the romances were really well done. There was a lot of action and excitement, and I liked seeing it all come together. The inside cover is basically a spoiler though - don’t read it if you want to be surprised!

**read for book scavenger hunt - a book set
Forever Young Adult
Graded By: Stephanie
Cover Story: Under A Microscope, Light Version
BFF Charm: Destiny’s Child
Swoonworthy Scale: 5
Talky Talk: A Change Of Pace
Bonus Factors: Superpowers, Space Love
Relationship Status: Better Off Friends

Read the full book report here.
Aug 27, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
I enjoyed the story, but the first one was better. This one was bogged down with them being prisoner, and the ending seemed rather abrupt and easy. Overall though, I did enjoy it. I guess I wish there was more.
I feel so guilty giving this three stars, but it really was just an average book. Contagion didn’t need a sequel. This didn’t need to be a series. And I was absolutely bored for almost the entire book.
Jenn (The Book Refuge)
Sep 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
I wish there was more! But also, I applaud the restraint. This was painful and wonderful and thrilling!
Jul 22, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: sci-fi, 2019-reads
I’ve never been so upset after reading a sequel.

“Immunity” follows the survivors of book 1 as the navigate a world where Radicals hope to use the contagion in their blood as a weapon and with time running out and the risk of infection increasing with each new blood sample they must link up with an unlikely ally if they ever wish to return to live out a normal life.

This book suffers from something I see all too often in sci fi books where they run through the exact same plot over and over again
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Erin Bowman is the critically acclaimed author of numerous books for teens, including the Taken Trilogy, Vengeance Road, Retribution Rails, and the Edgar Award-nominated Contagion duology. A web designer turned author, Erin has always been invested in telling stories—both visually and with words. When not writing, she can often be found hiking, commenting on good typography, and obsessing over all ...more

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