Never Fade (a Darkest Minds Novel) by Alexandra BrackenNever Fade (a Darkest Minds Novel) by Alexandra Bracken

Never Fade (a Darkest Minds Novel)

byAlexandra Bracken

Paperback | September 30, 2014

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Book two in the hit series that's soon to be a major motion picture!
Ruby never asked for the abilities that almost cost her her life. Now she must call upon them on a daily basis, leading dangerous missions to bring down a corrupt government and breaking into the minds of her enemies. Other kids in the Children's League call Ruby "Leader", but she knows what she really is: a monster.

When Ruby is entrusted with an explosive secret, she must embark on her most dangerous mission yet: leaving the Children's League behind. Crucial information about the disease that killed most of America's children-and turned Ruby and the others who lived into feared and hated outcasts-has survived every attempt to destroy it. But the truth is only saved in one place: a flashdrive in the hands of Liam Stewart, the boy Ruby once believed was her future-and who now wouldn't recognize her.

As Ruby sets out across a desperate, lawless country to find Liam-and answers about the catastrophe that has ripped both her life and America apart-she is torn between old friends and the promise she made to serve the League. Ruby will do anything to protect the people she loves. But what if winning the war means losing herself?

About The Author

Alexandra Bracken is the #1New York Timesbestselling author of The Darkest Minds series and Passenger series. Born and raised in Arizona, she moved east to study history and English at the College of William & Mary in Virginia. After working in publishing for several years, Alex now writes full time and can be found hard at work on her...
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Title:Never Fade (a Darkest Minds Novel)Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.12 inPublished:September 30, 2014Publisher:Disney-HyperionLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781423159339

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing sequel! I can understand why some people might find it slow in the beginning, but it is definitely worth the wait. OMG it's such a good sequel! Usually sequels tend to let me down but this one definitely didn't! Already reading the third book! :)
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Boring I don't care for the characters or plot
Date published: 2017-07-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Just as good as the first book
Date published: 2017-07-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good sequel This was good enough to want to continue to the last book but there were some filler parts in the plot that I could have done without
Date published: 2017-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING second edition! I loved it so much! I sped read this book so quickly, all I could think about was Liam, Liam, and Liam! I love all the characters so much, and Liam is just the best guy in the whole wide world <3! This was a fantastic second edition!
Date published: 2017-06-24
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not For Me The beginning was way too slow for me to get into.
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not My Cup of Tea I did not like the main character Ruby at all and the beginning was just too slow for me to get into causing me to DNF this book entirely. I dont know if I will ever pick this trilogy up again after reading this book. probably not though.
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Soooo many feels <3 This book made me feel happy, sad, devastated, and everything in between. I loved seeing the old characters again and getting to know the new ones. Cant wait to read the next book!
Date published: 2017-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I want more!! Amazing book, makes me want more!! I love all the plot line, the characters, and all the little actions! Fell in love with the characters. I love it!!!!
Date published: 2017-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from TOO MANY FEELSSSSSSSS I COULD NOT put this book down!!!! So many twists that I didn't expect and too many feels I couldn't handle!!!
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from NOOOO!!!!! But YES! what an amazing sequel! I could not put this one down!
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from so many feels this was an excellent sequel and I absolutely love all of the characters. It kept me entertained from beginning to end.
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OH MY GOD NO THIS BOOK KILLED ME. In the best possible way. Well, I mean, there were a lot of squeals of dismay and some tears and a lot of staring blankly into the horizon in despair, but otherwise YES DEFINITELY GET THIS BOOK.
Date published: 2016-12-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book I absolutely LOVED this book! It was just so great!
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Sequel! Definitely a lot more action in this story (I wasn't expecting Ruby to take the turn that she did) and I felt the plot was more streamlined. The new characters were great, we finally got to meet some of the Reds, and the sense of danger was a lot stronger. As grateful as I was to see old, beloved characters again, I have to admit that Ruby's actions made me a little crazy. She's made mistakes in the past, but there were some times when I thought she needed a smack upside the head, especially in regards to Liam, who was still, deep down, as heartbreakingly sweet as always. The end was a bit of a cliffhanger, but a good one for a change, so I look forward to seeing how it all wraps up!
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from SO Much Better Than the First Book! *Actual Rating: 3.5/5* Wow. This book was so much better than The Darkest Minds! I was originally going to give this book a 3/5 star rating, but the ending bumped it up a whole half star! It was so sad, but then something amazing happened! I'm so excited for the last book! I think I enjoyed this book more since the storyline was more interesting than the first book's. I felt way more engaged in the story! The characters fell really flat for me in the first book, but in this book, I feel like the characters grew on me a bit more. Although I only really love a couple of the characters in this book, I feel like all the characters are really crucial to the story, and they added a lot! There were quite a few times in this book where I was completely surprised by what happened. Most of what happened was super different from what I expected (meaning it wasn't very predictable) which I really enjoyed! I'm going to read the novella (Sparks Rise) right after this, since I read the first novella (In Time) after the first book, and it added a lot to the story! It also answered many of the questions Book 1 left me with, so hopefully the second novella is just as great as the first one! I think that if you didn't enjoy the first book, read this one, since it's way better!
Date published: 2016-04-16

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