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Fade by Lisa McMann


by Lisa McMann

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Series: Wake Trilogy (2)

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Good story. I'm looking forward to book number three. ( )
  stevealtier | Sep 10, 2015 |
Darker and more intense than its prequel, Fade runs like a good cop show that just happens to have a supernatural element or two. The plot is smoother overall, but just as interesting. It's traded some of the twists and turns for a few incredibly powerful emotional moments, but overall it's a spectacular sequel, and all the things I loved about the first book are still there. Cabel and Janie are still awesome, the Captain is the coolest person ever, the dreaming power remains interesting and believable, and I certainly couldn't tear myself away from the unfolding storyline. It's a little less human-focused than its predecessor, but seems more factual. My only real complaint is about the particular subject matter of this story, and that's a personal issue. If you are not comfortable with mentions of rape and horrible people who take advantage of minors, this is not a book you're going to enjoy too much. It's not quite as empowering as the first book either, but maybe a little more realistic?
I appear to be running in circles here, so let me sum up my point: I preferred Wake personally, but Fade was an excellent sequel and worth the read if you're looking for a fast-paced, exciting story where the main character is a non-useless high school girl.
Who can bench one twenty. Just saying. ( )
  Inkwind | Dec 28, 2013 |
it was a good concept crossing 2 different genres, it had a bit of crime investigations and fantasy. It was a little difficult getting used to reading all those choppy sentences but overall it was a good growing plot. ( )
  bubblyair | Nov 28, 2013 |
Another great book in the series. And I still love Cabe. ( )
  CreativeJunkie | Sep 23, 2013 |
I love the slow build-up in this one. I love how bad-ass Janie is both with her martial arts and her training - and she's really smart as well. I love how she took care of the bad-guys, even after she got drugged.

I didn't love how Cabe couldn't handle things after the bust - I felt so sorry for Janie, the way she had no idea how or why it happened that he needed a break. But she's strong. And I love how she is able to pick herself off the floor, even when there's noone else around - except for maybe the captain. ( )
  Lexxie | Apr 23, 2013 |
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Using her ability to tap into other people's dreams, eighteen-year-old Janie investigates an alleged sex ring at her high school that involves teachers using the date rape drug on students.

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