Review: The Rising

Apr •  24 •  2013
Review: The RisingThe Rising by Kelley Armstrong
Series: The Darkest Rising # 3
Published by HarperCollins on April 2nd 2013
Genres: Young Adult- Fantasy/ Paranormal
Source: Publisher
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Things are getting desperate for Maya and her friends. Hunted by the powerful St. Clouds and now a rival Cabal as well, they're quickly running out of places to hide. And with the whole world thinking they died in a helicopter crash, it's not like they can just go to the authorities for help.

All they have is the name and number of someone who might be able to give them a few answers. Answers to why they're so valuable, and why their supernatural powers are getting more and more out of control.

But Maya is unprepared for the truths that await her. And now, like it or not, she'll have to face down some demons from her past if she ever hopes to move on with her life. Because Maya can't keep running forever.

Old secrets are revealed and unexpected characters make a surprising return in this stunning conclusion to Kelley Armstrong's New York Timesbestselling Darkness Rising trilogy.

Finally having a chance to end the series, I’m very happy with the way that it ended.

First off, the plot dives right back in where the last book left off. Action-packed and lots of fun, the author did a great job in closing up all loose ends and  making the plot work. There is even some surprise guest ( characters from the first series) that I was very happy to see. To see them all come together, connecting pieces and of course kicking butt, I totally loved it!

The love interest, I was very interested in since I wasn’t sure which way it could go. Both guys are very good to her and to be honest I think any of them would be worthy of her. Her choice in the end, is a good one. I’m happy that Maya made the right choice for her and didn’t allow others to sway her choice. The ending is a very good happily ever after that I am absolutely satisfied  with.

The Rising is a great ending to one great series. It steps out of the box, capturing the reader and taking them for a great reading adventure.  An awesome story, The Rising is wonderful!

I give it 5 BITES!


Happy Reading!



  1. Melanie
    Apr 24, 2013

    I’m glad you enjoyed this one, Savannah! I am very interested to know how everything gets resolved in The Rising. Brilliant review! <3

    • Savannah
      Apr 24, 2013

      Its sad to see the series end, but yeah, I loved it.

  2. I’ve been wanting to start this series for some time now. I love Kelley Armstrong’s writing and now I can read the whole series back to back! So glad you loved it!