Supernaturally (Paranormalcy Series #2)

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Evie finally has the normal life she’s always longed for. But she’s shocked to discover that being ordinary can be . . . kind of boring. Just when Evie starts to long for her days at the International Paranormal Containment Agency, she’s given a chance to work for them again. Desperate for a break from all the normalcy, she agrees.

But as one disastrous mission leads to another, Evie starts to wonder if she made the right choice. And when Evie’s faerie ex-boyfriend Reth appears ...

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Overview

Evie finally has the normal life she’s always longed for. But she’s shocked to discover that being ordinary can be . . . kind of boring. Just when Evie starts to long for her days at the International Paranormal Containment Agency, she’s given a chance to work for them again. Desperate for a break from all the normalcy, she agrees.

But as one disastrous mission leads to another, Evie starts to wonder if she made the right choice. And when Evie’s faerie ex-boyfriend Reth appears with devastating revelations about her past, she discovers that there’s a battle brewing between the faerie courts that could throw the whole supernatural world into chaos. The prize in question? Evie herself.

So much for normal.

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Editorial Reviews

Newsday
“The most imaginative vampire/werewolf/supernatural series going.”
Kirkus Reviews

Having escaped from the International Paranormal Containment Agency in Paranormalcy (2010), Evie finds that her unusual powers, history and, in particular, a shape-shifter boyfriend make being a normal girl utterly impossible.

Her romance with Lend is developing, but she does find the regular high-school routine a little dull. Evie's ability to see through the glamours of the beings that inhabit the spirit world inevitably shakes things up, though.When a mysterious new guy, Jack, shows up with the ability to navigate the faerie realm, Evie's off on another hair-raising adventure.Despite her distrust of IPCA, Evie knows that she can help in its battle against the faeries' machinations—after all, she knows how dangerous the fae can be from personal experience—so she allows herself to be sucked back in.Readers can safely assume that Jack will be competing against Lend for Evie's affections, but he proves to be a far more complex character under his blithe surface than they may initially think. Characters and plot will make more sense to readers who are familiar with the story than to newcomers, but it's a goofy, amusing ride for anyone. As in the previous book, Evie's voice is the best part of the story, as she balances her supernatural abilities against typical teen concerns and obsessions.

A tasty bonbon for those who like their romance mixed with supernatural adventures. (Paranormal romance. 10-16)

Kirsten Miller
“A delicious, dangerous treat!”
Newsday
Praise for the Paranormalcy trilogy:“The most imaginative vampire/werewolf/supernatural series going.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061985867
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/26/2011
  • Series: Paranormalcy Series , #2
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 231,244
  • Age range: 13 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Meet the Author

Kiersten White

Kiersten White has one tall husband and two small children. She lives near the ocean in San Diego, California, where her days are perfectly normal. This abundance of normal led her to a fascination with all things paranormal, including but not limited to faeries, vampires, and pop culture. She is also the author of Supernaturally

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Average Rating 4.5
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  • Posted July 28, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    Great Read

    This was a great read and didn't disappoint. The writing is beautiful, the story was captivating. I can't wait for the next book to come out.

    10 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 10, 2011

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    While Supernaturally was a fun and worthwhile follow up to Paranormalcy, I found myself frustrated with a few aspects of the book.

    Kiersten White is back with her sharp wit and quirky phrases that come together for an overall quick and entertaining read. If you thought Evie in Paranormalcy was hilarious, then you'll probably think the same of Supernaturally. White has one of those writing styles that has the tendency to suck you in and keep you there, and I definitely enjoyed my return trip to the world she created in Paranormalcy.

    With that being said, I didn't enjoy Supernaturally quite as much as Paranormalcy. The thing that bothered me the most about Supernaturally is also one of the things that I like most about White as an author. Confused? I thought so. Let me explain. There were many times when Evie drove me crazy in the book. Keeping secrets from your boyfriend? Stupid. Justifying your actions with flawed logic to avoid a guilty conscience? Immature. Avoiding your friend (who's about as clinically depressed as they come) in order to pursue secret agendas? Selfish. I wanted to grab Evie and shake her a few times and shout What are you thinking, girl? This is SO going to come around to bite you in the behind!

    At first, I wanted to chalk up my frustration with Evie to the ever-dreaded second book flop. After all, a great first book like Paranormalcy has got to be hard to top. But then I got to thinking...(and here comes my explanation of the whole love/hate thing): are people ever completely perfect in real life? Do they always make the right decisions? Nope. Do they frequently act like they're dumber than a box of rocks even though you know they know better? Yep. Cue light bulb and sudden realization. While I hated many of the decisions that Evie made in Supernaturally, I loved that White was able to flesh out her main character in a way that showcased both her good and bad sides because, let's face it...people are a pretty twisted bunch. We don't tend to operate in extremes. We go back and forth and inside out and upside down and who knows what else. And Evie's journey isn't over yet. She still has another book, which makes me think that we haven't seen the last of the caring, passionate, heartwarming girl that I loved so much in Paranormalcy.

    An element of Supernaturally that I really enjoyed was the development of the minor characters...specifically: Jack (who's new) and Arianna (who we first met in Paranormalcy). Like Vivian played the part of being Evie's foil in the first book, Jack played a somewhat similar role. I didn't really realize this until the end of the book, and since I don't want to spoil anything for you guys, I won't elaborate much, but I did enjoy the addition of Jack's character to the story line. On the other hand, Arianna's character kind of fell into the role that the mermaid Lish had originally had...that of best friend to Evie. But unlike Lish, Arianna is a much darker character. Lish was born a paranormal and seemed to be proud of what she was, while Arianna, being a vampire, was once human and had no desire to stop being human.She was forced into the (un)life she now has, and you can really see the effect that has on her in Supernaturally, which made her into the type of complex character that I like reading about.

    Overall, my current recommendations concerning this series are these: if you enjoyed the first book, then you should definitely give the sequel a shot. At the same time though, if you, like me, find yourself not as fond of the sequel, don't give up hope.

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 26, 2011

    A Super Sequel

    Evie's story continues in SUPERNATURALLY and the kick-butt character's trademark wit, cleverness and heart is on full display in the second installment of this trilogy. Evie faces new challenges in this story and new temptations as she seeks deeper answers to who she is and to who's causing so much trouble, both in the faerie realms and the real world. This book is funny and clever, and also deep and thoughtful. What I love best about Kiersten's books is that they make you laugh, cry AND think. She creates this fantastical world with witty characters and unusual creatures and then she presents them with true moral dilemmas. I love how in SUPERNATURALLY Kiersten explores temptation and choice - it reminds me of Dumbledore's famous line: "Soon we must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy."

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 2, 2011

    BookWhisperer Review: Supernaturally Kiersten White

    Kreisten White continues her unique and intriguing story in the Eternal Ones series. Evie has now settled into a somewhat normal life with Lend and his Father. Although, this story proves that is anything but normal. Danger seems to follow her around ever turn. It was reassuring to see her turn back to the ICAP; even if it was on her terms and no longer being a slave to their needs. Developments in this book do shed light to Evie's past that will add a little more understanding to her future. This character does seem easily swayed from her journey easily in these novels which add frustration for the readers. Best of all I adore the humor that fills these stories. Evie is hilarious and pure enjoyment to read. White's experience is increasing that is previewed in the easy and effortless flow of this entire story. This is a series that readers will love to follow.

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2012

    BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!

    I recomend it to everybody because this is THE BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2013

    Supernatrally

    Lemme just start by saying #1...this book is oficially my favorite book ever!!!!!! And #2... i stayed up way late reading this book! PLEASE BEWARED THERE MAY BE SOME SPOILERS!

    In this book evie gets an offer to return to IPCA from raquel. Evie thinks about it and later says yes, but she does not tell Lend or Arriana so they start to get suspisios. And did i
    mention that IPCA is no longer really that dependent on faeries, they found a teen who can travel the faerie paths even though he is.not a faerie. This teen, jack, turns out to be quite the pain in the buns for evie. Lend and Evie have 2 fights in this book(the first fight was not bad but the second fight was bad, but it does eventully work out for them, which made me so happy!) And i almost forgot but Reth tells Evie about her parents. Oh and Evie gets bit by a Vampire.(that was one of my favorite moments, not the fact that she got bit but who saved her.)

    I gave this book all five stars because it is fantastic!!!!!! You should really get this book because it still has the funny comments, witty charrectors, charrectors that you love, action moments, plots that keep you guessing, and Evie still Bleeps!(in fact Lend said bleep in this book!!) So if you are still on the fence about getting this book, then i don't know what to say.

    Please excuse all spelling mistakes.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2012

    I love this book

    This book was not as good as the first onebut I still loved it. I HIGLY recommend it for kids around 10- 11. If you liked the lsst one you will love thid one too.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    I love this bleepin book!

    This book was bleepin fantistic. I had to buy it!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 27, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    Shocking

    This book was almost as good as the first! I loved getting to know Arianna better, and Jack was a whopping surprise from beginning to end.. speaking of the end, i never expected it. it completely turns you around to think one thing..then suddenly your spun around again! The ending shocked me! i would recommend this book to anyone, along with the first. you defintely need to read the first before you read this one. i am eagerly sitting on the edge of my seat for the next book :D if you like adventure then go and pick this up, i know you'll love it like i did :D

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2013

    To mushy

    First book was way better. Hardly nothing to this book except I love you lend. Bla bla bla. Ack!!!

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    IT IS SO GOOD :)))) <3

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 21, 2012

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    This Book Fell a bit, but fans will still enjoy it. Review Brou

    This Book Fell a bit, but fans will still enjoy it.

    Review Brought to you by OBS Staff member Annabell

    As often is the case with sequels, readers find themselves on shaky ground. The first book in author Kiersten White&rsquo;s Paranormalcy Series, which happens to be entitled Paranormalcy, set a high bar for her to follow. As a BIG fan of the first book, I had HIGH expectations for the next novel. It just couldn&rsquo;t be helped, it was SO good! Supernaturally was a fairly fun read with a few exceptions.

    Even though Evie is still her witty, always ready for a good butt kicking, and as spunky as ever as she was in the first novel, her character did fall a little on the weak side. She was very whiny and way too dependent on her relationship with Lend. Where in Paranormalcy, Evie always managed to find answers on her own and hold her ground against anyone that went up against her, in Supernaturally Evie spends most of her time whinnying and being scared of telling Lend the truth about his immortality. She is way to clingy and lost a lot of her &lsquo;Evie&rsquo; spark. Lend was not nearly as much involved in the story as I would have liked. He did spend a considerable amount of his time in the book nagging to Evie about how dangerous it would be to return to work for IPCA. I found it odd that he was jealous of Jack. His jealousy made no sense since Evie wasn&rsquo;t the least bit flirty with Jack ever. Lend was still loving and charming but his best qualities were dulled out somewhat in the book. Evie is still very funny and as impulsive as ever. I just wish her character was as smart and spunky as in the first book.

    Reth also wasn&rsquo;t in the story very much. I had expected him to be going after Evie determined to steal her away from Lend but he was barely in the story.

    Jack, who played the villain, was such a lame villain. When he was first introduced to the story, he&rsquo;s rude and sarcastic and hilarious but as the story progresses, Jack just becomes EXTEMELY annoying! I could tell the part he was going to play very early on in the book but he was such a weak villain. His plan against the fairies was pretty cool (for being evil that is) but his so called pranks on the fairies and on the student body at Evie&rsquo;s school weren&rsquo;t really amusing or impressive. I just expected the villain of the book to have been Reth up to his sneaky ways of entrapping Evie or a new paranormal coming into play. It was a letdown.

    The ending of the book, although endearing, was somewhat ridiculous. There is no real solution to the fact that Lend is immortal and Evie doesn&rsquo;t know how long she will live for. I mean I appreciated how Lend loves Evie and how closely bonded they are, but the ending was just shrug-cute-enough-but-really-not-an-actual-ending type of ending. I wanted more. I wanted something darker or edgier or even tragic, especially given the story centers around paranormals!

    I did like the fact that readers finally get to learn about Evie&rsquo;s parents and how Evie was created. Readers also get a better glimpse into the world of the fairies and who the Queen of the Unseelie Court is. I also like the German vampire or as Evie dubbed him &ldquo;Uber-vamp&rdquo;. He was a nice addition to the story and funny. I also liked the chapter with the trolls....

    See the FULL review and more at openbooksociety dot com

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2012

    Awesome book like this read these

    If u like this book read the hunger games, maximum ride series, the host ( dont be scared of its size its the size of my teachers world websters dictionary great book movie coming.out in 2013), tomarro girls, nightshade thanks read the book

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 14, 2012

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    A Bookish Compulsion Review: Supernaturally This was a fast and

    A Bookish Compulsion Review: Supernaturally
    This was a fast and fun read. Taking up just a little bit after Paranormalcy left off it brings us through the trials and tribulations of Evie attempting to be &ldquo;normal&rdquo; in both a very paranormal environment, and with her own personal differences. It is a very teen oriented viewpoint, but well written enough, I feel, to be enjoyable to all ages. The pendulum swing from enjoying the before un-tasted &ldquo;normality&rdquo; to the realization that sometime&mdash;even with a locker&mdash;everyday high school life can be a bit boring (especially if one is used to chasing after vampires, hags, and tangling with the fay) was a nice inverse, and I think it allowed Evie to find her own balance.
    The character conflicts, interactions, and development in this offering ranged the gamut, from the teen angst of fear of losing your boyfriend, to the classic finding of roots, it played up the strengths in our characters and revealed their weakness, making them feel quite real; if not always wise. I did miss some of the interaction that was so well done in the first book. Lend especially got the fuzzy end of the lollypop in this book, flattening a before rounded character, due in part to Evie&rsquo;s insecurities and his lack of involvement in the plot due to distance. I also felt that there was no good substitution for Lish; while I feel that the attempt was made to have Arianna fill that gap, it was an incomplete fit for me.
    The world that was already introduced into this series gets expanded and fleshed out in this book, both the physical landscape and the sociological concepts that I feel make this work so compelling. This is not a book of black and whites, but shaded with all variations of lovely gray. The new characters introduced into this volume both exemplify and defy this concept of gradient; and while I can&rsquo;t really say I was surprised at the end, I did feel that this book was well-woven.
    One of the impetuses behind picking up this series again is that the third and final book in this trilogy is coming out July 24th 2012, and as great as I remembered the first book to be, I hadn&rsquo;t gotten around to reading the second. I am very glad I rectified that situation and look eagerly forward to the conclusion, Endlessly, even while I mourn the ending of such a wonderful series.
    This book made five stars for me.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 2, 2012

    This book rocks!

    Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey! This book is soooooooooooooooooo COOL! I finshed this book and I can't wait for the next book to come out! I am only 12 and I can tell you that I will keep reading the series and nothing else until the very last book! Evie is so cool and when she was with Reth, I was going crazy! I am going nuts waiting to read this next book! WHEN IS IT GOING TO BE ABLE TO BE PURCHESED! I CAN'T HOLD BACK THE SUSPENSE! When the book comes out I will be the first to buy it! I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVVVE THIS SERIES! WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! BEST BOOKS EVER! READ IT, I TOTALLY RECEMEND THIS SERIES TO EVERY ONE!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2012

    Love this book!!!!

    This book is absolutelt amazing!!! I really enjoyed reading Supernaturally and I can not wait for the final book to come out. For those of you who have not read paranormalcy, it is a great book and a must read. Supernaturally is an amazing book and i hope every one of you reading this review will read this book because it is so AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2012

    So good!

    This was such a good book. I was excited to figure out that there were more books coming in the series!

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 12, 2012

    Highly Recommended - a must read!

    I love this series. A must read if you have read the first one already! It has great structure and its a very full book! Characters are great and very good described! Overall GREAT book!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 8, 2014

    <3

    Best book ever!!!!!! A great read of adventure and excitement!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2014

    Sarah

    She smiles and laugh,"this is my house!",she laughs twirling around

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