UPRISING (Bonfire Chronicles Book Two)

UPRISING (Bonfire Chronicles Book Two)

by Imogen Rose
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UPRISING (Bonfire Chronicles Book Two) by Imogen Rose

The global infrastructure that allows humans and supernaturals to coexist is under threat. A breakdown of this carefully maintained system erupts into worldwide chaos and could eventually lead to Armageddon.

Code Uprising is activated.

The power of the supernatural world shifts from the city councils to Bonfire Academy and the other elite paranormal preps. Now, the staff and students must follow the code, however deadly the ramifications, to return power to the city sovereigns in order to prevent an apocalypse.

Bonfire Chronicles reading order: Faustine, Initiation, Integration, Uprising.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148782568
Publisher: Wild Thorn Publishing
Publication date: 10/07/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 470
Sales rank: 485,548
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Imogen Rose is the author of the bestselling series, the Portal Chronicles, which has attained cult status within indie literature and become a favorite among teens and adults alike. An immunologist by profession, Dr. Rose published her first work of fiction in 2010. She now writes full time and is currently working on her second teen series, the Bonfire Chronicles. Imogen was born in Sweden and has lived in several places, counting London among her favorites. She moved to New Jersey in 2001. A self-confessed Hermès addict, Imogen freely admits to being obsessed with Kurt Cobain. She enjoys shopping, traveling, watching movies, and hanging out with her family, friends, and Chihuahua.

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UPRISING (Bonfire Chronicles Book Two) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
BigAl70 More than 1 year ago
Imogen Rose has three distinct series (The Portal Chronicles, The Bonfire Chronicles, and The Bonfire Academy, which is kind of a sub-series of The Bonfire Chronicles). While each had a distinct focus, there was always a bit of overlap in the worlds and the characters. In interviews with Rose it always sounds like the characters inhabiting her mind never stop talking and don’t follow the basic rules like only interacting with others from their series. When the Portal series came to an end I theorized, based on how it wrapped up, that the characters would continue in Rose’s other books. If Uprising is any indication, I think I’m right, as major characters and locations from the Portal Chronicle played minor, but critical roles in this story. The Bonfire Academy series also appeared to be winding down, at least with the initial crop of characters. Uprising brings characters together from all three series and takes their common stories in directions I wouldn’t have predicted although there were hints in Rose’s last couple books. What I liked most about Uprising (besides giving me hope that I’ll be seeing more of the characters from the Portal Chronicles) is two-fold. First is a major expansion of Rose’s fictional world, introducing us to new locations and minor characters in those locations who could develop into significant characters in future installments. The meaning of activating Code Uprising builds on the protocol and structure of the supernatural world Rose has introduced in previous books. The second thing I liked was the introduction of some light science fiction elements into this series (specifically some high-tech weapons and a futuristic transportation method). Thus far the series had been strictly supernatural or paranormal while the Portal Series combined these with some science fiction technology. Mixing the two is something you don’t see often and one of the unique aspects of that series, and now this one too. As with Rose’s previous books, I’m left with enough of a hint of where the ongoing story might be headed to pique my interest, but not so much that I don’t expect to be surprised again. So I’m left, happy with this installment and eager for the next. **Originally written for "Books and Pals" book blog. May have received a free review copy. ** 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I absolutely love this series. I can't wait to read the next book.
ConciseReviewsByMichelleL More than 1 year ago
Warning, I have not read any previous books of this series or connected series, so I may give away things I would not normally do, because I do not know what happened in those other books. So I may have spoilers and not know it. My Review: I was a bit lost at first in this book, and that is completely my own fault, as I had not read any other books in this series, or the connected series, I guess all the different series are connected. That being said, I did catch on enough to enjoy it for sure. I liked the switching of the point of views from Flaustine, and Cordelia. I found I liked Flaustine more at first, and finally warmed up to Cordelia after a bit. I guess I got used to being in Flaustine’s head, but I did find Flaustine a bit annoying at times, especially when she was so wimpy about the spiders and she is a demon, come on! That was just annoying, lol. Besides the immature nature of Flaustine, I did like her for the most part. I really want to go back and read previous books too, want to dig into that past of Cordelia and Jagger who sounds hot and so sweet. So I will be looking into them eventually. I enjoyed the excitement of the action of this story and how it kept me on the edge of my seat pretty much for the whole book. Even though I was clueless to who was who, and what everyone was in the supernatural world I still loved this story. I guess the hardest part for me was keeping so many characters straight in my head, which normally would not be a problem as I assume most these characters were introduced slowly through all those other books. But I did it, thanks to my great memory, lol. I highly recommend this book and the rest that are connected, since I bet they are just as good as this one. It’s a great unique world the author has created, and I loved it. If you like the paranormal and the different supernatural species then you will love this. Seems a few I never heard of in this, maybe just creations by the author, like Wanderers, not sure what they are, but they can teleport, but they call it wander here or there, etc. 5 out of 5 stars for me. Highly recommended! I was given a copy of this book from the author for my honest review.