Sometimes, there are books that can totally suck you in and keep you inside their world for days.. weeks, if you're lucky. This is definitely one of those series. I've loved every book in it so far and the writing, the stories and the characters just get better with each book. I started this series on a boring Friday night and was instantly hooked, binge reading all the published books in the series throughout the weekend and not coming out of my reading euphoria until I was forced to Sunday night. I can't say enough about how much I love this series and these characters. Definitely must reads!
SERIES: Fallen Crest Series
SERIES PLACEMENT: #3
AGE GROUP: Mature YA, New Adult
RELEASE DATE: December 30, 2013
PUBLISHER: Self Published
PAGES: Approx. 354
COPY PROVIDED BY: Purchased
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RATING: 5 Stars!
Sam's first day at Fallen Crest Public doesn't go well. Some girls want to be her. Some girls want to destroy her. And some just don't like her. All in all, despite being protected by Mason and Logan, it's still only the strong survive. Sam will not only have to survive, she needs to learn how to conquer too, but there's another battle growing. Things are about to come to a disastrous end between the towns, Roussou and Fallen Crest. Sam's other main dilemma? Keeping Mason and Logan from getting arrested or hospitalized.
This is the third book in the Fallen Crest Series.
Fallen Crest High
Fallen Crest Family
Fallen Crest Public
5 “...you’re my other half...”Stars!
With every book, this series just keeps getting better and better!
Remarkable! This book was such a great read. This author has really found her voice and has truly connected with her characters in this series. She’s sussed out their desires, their motives, their hearts and their souls and that shines through in the flawless writing and fluid storytelling of this installment in the series. I thoroughly enjoyed this book from beginning to end.
Sam carries on...
With all the upheavals Sam has faced, she’s looking to her future and trying to decide what the best course is. Deciding to go with Mason’s ideas for a new school and a chance at a scholarship, she switches from Fallen Crest Academy to Fallen Crest Public. She knew it would be hard to acclimate given her connection to the Kade brothers and she was right. Her new school isn’t any easier than being at her past school. The catty queen bees at Fallen Crest Public feel Sam is threatening their social hierarchy and their side action, so they’ve made plans and plotted against her to ensure her time at their school is as hellish as possible. And they just Dont. Let. Up! It was completely over the top and insane but also like a train wreck. You just can’t look away. The things they did. The things they said. Talk about “Mean Girls”. They are the definition of that!
I was thrilled to have Sam’s strength back once again as she tries to deal with her past obstacles as well as take on the new hurdles laid before her, on her own. She wants to prove to herself, as well as to Mason and Logan, that she can be strong for herself and be strong for them. There’s some intense and wonder conflict as secrets are kept, lies are told and there’s a new strain between her and Mason as Sam struggles to be independent.
Mason! What a man...
Mason has an agenda of his own this time and it’s all to protect the love of his life. He proves once and for all, where his heart and soul truly lie... as if there was any doubt. There’s nothing he won't do, but his methods could end up costing him the very thing he’s trying to protect.
Logan and Nate are at odds again...
... but I love how even in the midst of their problems and disconnect, they still come together and fight for what they want to protect. I’ve said this in a previous review for these characters, they truly are family and though, like most families, they may fight and disagree, they come together and protect and fight for one another.
Family is a running theme in this series and family don’t end in blood. They prove this time and again and it’s such a wonderful thing to read. It’s constantly hitting me right in the “feels” and I can’t get enough!
Oh and let’s not forget...
...YAY!! Dual POV’s. That’s right. We get BOTH Sam AND Mason! I loved, LOVED getting inside Mason’s head. He’s always so stoic and silent. And though the author does an incredible job connecting his character to the reader through actions and motions, it’s always a pleasure to get the words and thoughts and feelings directly from the source. So, yay again! A Mason-POV is awesome!
The author really does know how to write some very energetic sexy-scenes. Steam pours off the pages when Mason and Sam are together. Those wild ducks just can’t keep their hands off one another and I feel dirty for loving how hot they are together because they are young enough to be my kids. But wow! Mason is so freaking yummy and so is Logan with all his fun and charm.
I’m on to the next book. I’ve basically spent the last two days inside the Fallen Crest world and still, I want more, more, more!