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(Watcher #2)

4.53  ·  Rating details ·  64 ratings  ·  36 reviews
This is an alternate cover edition for B0746BPKVV

Strangers become allies. Lovers become enemies. And a destiny formed before birth unfolds.

Sawyer spent most of her life hunting the very thing she has now become. No longer the Watcher she once was, Sawyer struggles to make sense of her new identity. Though she now has the powers of a Carbon, she is also tied to the contro
Kindle Edition, 314 pages
Published January 2018 by Amazon Digital Services (first published August 13th 2017)
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Sep 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I instantly, became a fan of this series and author from the first book. Luckily, my love did not stop with this second book. Although, I must admit that the story and action really seemed to start at the half way mark. Up until this point, it was mainly focused on Sawyer trying to find her way in the world now as a Carbon versus a Watcher. Not that I was really complaining as I like Sawyer. Being a Carbon made Sawyer more human (funny) and stronger at the same time. I use funny as Carbons are n ...more
Tonja Drecker
Sep 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the second book in the series, and it's even better than the first.

Sawyer is in a bad place. She's lost her family, her friends, her home and her humanity. Now, she's underway to a foreign place, has to rediscover who she is as a Carbon, and should save what's left of the human race in the process by destroying the one man nobody seems to be able to destroy.

The author does not readdress any information found in the first book but lets this second book take off where the first one left of
Feb 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The cuffs

More mysteries unravel as Book 2 continues. New characters have been added. A dangerous trip through a muted forest with unending fear.
Sep 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sawyer has lost everyone and everything that ever mattered to her. Now she is on her way to a strange, new place with total strangers, including the irritating Max Murphy, son of her former boss.
Sawyer is so broken. She can't often eat nor sleep. She has no desire to continue to live. The only reason she has to live is to keep Coleman from winning!
Coleman is relentless in creating more Carbons - more killing machines. 
The action from 'Watchers' continues. There are several turns of events but ye
Jessica Bronder
Sep 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sawyer is now a Carbon and on a ship to the United Isles to find out more about being a Carbon and how to possibly break her bond with Coleman. She is with Max but she wants nothing to do with him, she would rather morn her loss of friends and family and to figure out how to get her revenge on Coleman. It’s coming down to a battle for humanity and Sawyer is going to be the key.

First, I want to say that Carbon jumps right into the story we left at the end of Watcher. I don’t recommend reading thi
Sawyer and a group of others fled their home and made their way to the United Isles. They are hoping to make a home here and Sawyer is hoping to learn how to tap into her Carbon abilities. That's all I'm saying in my summary because I'll spoil something!!

I should give this 4 stars because I loathe love triangles and tend to keep well away from them, but I can't, I have to give it the full 5 stars because it's just that good, even with a love triangle of sorts!!!

I loved Sawyer in the first book,
Sep 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So first off I would advise reading Watcher before reading Carbon (Book Two in the Watcher Series) by AJ Eversley as the second book will be very confusing without the background information, character development, and plot line understanding gained from reading Watcher. I liked the fact that Sawyer Russo was still the main character even if she was no longer a Watcher, but instead a Carbon. I understand why she had to become a Carbon for the story line to progress onward, but I really liked her ...more
Sep 03, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is one fiesty, angst, violent, hope shared with grief book. It appears as if the post end of the world war has moved to space but still the rebel humans have safe places on land. Bots, robotic parts, “Alatonion” bodies and a crazed scientest with too much power against the same few who have released themselves from his power and humans.well written story and ongoing plot with well drawn characters. It made me squirm and not very happy especially at the ending.
Alan McDonald
Mar 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I’m a big fan!

The Watcher series should be in any sci-fi reader’s “A” list of books to take seriously.
It has everything you could want in a story.
Great characters, lots of action, a foreboding outcome for the human race, evil dictator types forcing their vision of what the world should be, etc.
“The Watcher” was book one and “Carbon” book two with a third book promised soon, but there are four character background books that shouldn’t be missed in between that will definitely add to the story. An
Michelle VanDaley
Jan 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My review is based on the audiobook. Sawyer's journey continues in Carbon and book 2 is just as thrilling if not more than the 1st book. The author has found the perfect mixture of action, suspense, romance and humor. I am invested in these characters and find myself cheering, cringing, laughing and booing as I read/listen. The narrator is fantastic bringing the characters and story to life. I am excited for Book 3 to see where the author takes the story next. ...more
Chantelle Roblin
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This series is becoming one of my favorite I cannot wait for the next book!! I have listened to them both in audio book form and the voices are great to listen to!the book is thrilling and exciting and I need more!!
Trish Strong
Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent book.Although part of a series it can be read as a stand-alone.I really enjoyed it it was fast-paced and suspenseful.Well worth reading.
May 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Superb writing as always. Sawyer is now what she was once hunting. Lots of action and mystery. Intriguing until the end.
Apr 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An excellent second book from this exciting new series by AJ Eversley! A brilliant progression to the story & development of characters! A well written sci fi adventure that promises more! Great! I do recommend this & will look for more by this writer!
Lilly Charysma
Dec 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This series gets better and better! It is fantastic from all points of view. We have an interesting plot, really really strong characters that really evolve throughout the story and unexpected turn of events. Add to that a great narration and you have one amazing audiobook.

Sawyer goes though many changes. She hast to deal with being a Carbon and also has to face betrayal from those she loves. Her transformation is inside and out. The author has a beautiful way of showing both aspects of our main
Patrick Hodges
I've been on a dystopian kick of late, so when I finished Watcher, I had to go right into Carbon, and I'm glad I did.

What started as a rather simple plot in Book One has gotten incredibly more complex, and yet it still makes sense, which is a testament to Ms. Eversley's writing. Sawyer, with all she's lost - up to and including her humanity - is a sympathetic (if not always likeable) character. She loses one love interest only to find another. Max is a very interesting character (and I read the
Mar 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Carbon picks up almost immediately after Watcher ends, with Sawyer traveling to The United Isles in search of answers and help. Her travel companion, Max, is someone briefly introduced in book one.

One of the things I was hoping for with this book was the expansion of world-building, which was delivered more fully than in book one. I still wish we could have seen more, but that's just because I love the world Eversley has created so much that I feel like I'd always be wanting more.

The United Isl
Angela Thompson
Sep 12, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Carbon was another page turner. While I did not find the action in this book to be as constant as in the first book--the author's writing style pulls readers into the storyline and the character's lives and just holds them there! I didn't read this one in one sitting like I did the first--but, would still call it a page turner that is tough to put down. As with the first book, the reader can expect the unexpected and enough twists and turns to hold interest and draw them toward the 3rd book of t ...more
Sep 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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When the first book ended, I didn't waste any time and continued reading the sequel. I have to say that this book felt longer than the first. As you read my musings, you will know why.

The story started off where it ended in the first book. From there, it zoomed off but then slowed down a bit. The first half was slow. It was more emotion and character based than plot. And that's the reason for my lengthier thought. I am not saying that it was boring. On the contrary it was as interesting as the a
Lauren Jones
Mar 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If your streets and the buildings around you were all empty, how would you react? It would be quite lonely, one would imagine–if you were one of the only humans left, fighting against robots for the survival of the human species? That is a lot of pressure for one person to have. Eversley continues this journey into a new world, one of science fiction and adventure which will pull readers in quickly and keep them hanging on every detail.

Leaving the world that she knew—the place that she called ho
Aug 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read Watcher, the first book in the Watcher series, a thrilling dystopian trilogy that I loved. Carbon is an excellent sequel to this first book that I enjoyed just as much, but how am I going to patiently wait for Book #3??

Carbon continues off where Watcher left off, and like most thrilling dystopian books I've read in the past (Hunger Games and Divergent) these books need to be read in order. They are not stand-alone novels. Although there are similarities to the Hunger Games in this trilogy
Note: This is Book 2 in the series and you really do need to check out Book 1 before jumping into this story.

Sawyer Russo and her dog Chevy are sharing a small cabin in a sub as they hunt for the United Isles in hopes of finding an ally. Max Murphy is with her and she’s pretty irritated with him. Sawyer’s short fuse was starting to annoy everyone, including myself, by the time she reined it in. The first 3-4 hours of this book has a lot of teen angst and that made it a slow, dull start for me.

Elena Alvarez Dosil
Mar 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Sawyer is on her way to the United Isles with Max in search of an ally but also to train her new abilities as a carbon. There is also the fact that she still has her real body alive and waiting for her, but she does not now yet how to do that.

The story is gripping and the characters get more developed than in the previous book. Nevertheless, secondary characters still remain one dimensional. There is plenty of action and some violence in this book that worked well for me, but should be taken int
Sep 14, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I chose to read this book after receiving a free copy. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased. I recently read Watcher, the first book in the series and I was excited to read this book because Watcher was so good.

Carbon picks up where Watcher left off. Sawyer is on a ship on the way to the United Isles to find out more about being a Carbon and breaking her tie to Coleman. He can control her and all Carbons when in close proximity but she's told there is someone who has br
Lelia Taylor
Mar 06, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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In my review of the first book, Watcher, I mentioned that I thought the beginning was a bit slow-going and I also felt that way about this book. I do want to emphasize that the pacing didn’t affect my enjoyment of the story; it just caught my attention.

Much has happened in Sawyer’s world, both her own personal existence and the larger world in which she lives. Coming to terms with her life as one of the Carbons she used to hunt is difficult, to say the least, but she’s also learning—and testing—
The Book Junkie Reads . . .
not disappointed at all this was fab

Overall 5 out of 5 stars
Performance 4 out of 5 stars
Story 5 out of 5 stars

The Book Junkie Reads . . . Review of . . . CARBON (The Watcher, #2) . . . One exciting exploration in a world of copied humans, advanced humans, protective humans, a world like none we know of. That was book one of the series. And here in book two you feel no less connected to the character. Their struggles. Their battles and more. Once I got my hands on book two of this series, I did
Alexandra Mack
Mar 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Sawyer is now a Carbon and is under Coleman's control since he created her. Kenzie is also under Coleman's control, as his arm has part of Coleman's work in it. Sawyer travels to the United Isles with Max to try and find and find an ally, along with trying to heal her heart that was broken by Kenzie. The war for humanity continues, but it has just gotten more difficult as now the lines between human and Bot start to blur. Sawyer must come to terms with herself and her new powers, as she has beco ...more
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Aug 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Lisa Huskins
Dec 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
In the second book of the watcher series, we get to follow Sawyer after the world she knew was destroyed. With help, from new and dynamic characters, Sawyer learns more about herself and what she can do in the new body she was given. This book is full of adventure, excitement, and plot twists you don't see coming. It kept me on the edge of my seat and I couldn't put it down. Before reading this book I would recommend reading the short novels Max and Kenzie to gain beneficial insight into these t ...more
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