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The Rising

by Kelley Armstrong

Doubleday Canada | April 8, 2014 | Trade Paperback

The Rising is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 5.
The heart-stopping final book in the Darkness Rising trilogy, from New York Times-bestselling author Kelley Armstrong! 
   Things are getting desperate for Maya and her friends. Hunted by two powerful Cabals, they''re quickly running out of places to hide. And with the whole world thinking they died in a helicopter crash, they can''t simply 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 to the Cabals, and why their supernatural powers are getting more out of control. Maya is unprepared for the truths that await her, but she''ll have to face them if she ever hopes to move on with her life. Because she can''t keep running forever.
     With all the twists, thrills, and romance that have made Kelley Armstrong an international bestseller--plus the surprising return of some favourite characters--The Rising will keep you under its spell long after the last page is turned.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 432 pages, 7.9 × 4.9 × 1.1 in

Published: April 8, 2014

Publisher: Doubleday Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385668597

ISBN - 13: 9780385668590

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A great ending! Maya is back and as strong as ever. Only this time, she’s separated from her group of friends. We’re stuck alongside her as she experience one shocking revelation after another. Oh did I ever feel for Maya in this one. I have to admire how strong-willed and determined she was to do the right thing. I love strong female leads, and Maya has now been added to that list. What can I say about the ending? It was definitely predictable, but nonetheless, I understood why she wrote it that way. I still would have loved an ending that shocked me though. Now that would be a book to be remembered. Also, I was pleasantly happy with who Maya picks in the end. Such a cute couple! Another strong end to another YA trilogy, I know this won’t be Kelley’s last foray into teen books! Can’t wait to find out what Kelley’s next project is!
Date published: 2013-09-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not as good as The Darkest Powers Series. It wasn't as good as the Darkest Powers Series but it was still ok. It was kinda boring and didn't really have much action in it. The characters were good but i didn't like how the characters from the Darkest powers weren't in it as much as people were letting on. I also didn't really like the ending. I found that I didn't like the ending. It seemed that it was a cliffhanger and it was left unfinished. It also made me think, "After all that, it was all to get right back to the start?" The characters also seemed to have a few unresolved things. It was ok, But i didn't really like the ending.
Date published: 2013-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Ending to a Great Series! Um, yes to everything that went on in this book? So much happened, as in all the coolest things ever. Whereas in The Calling, the only thing that happened was them escaping and wandering around, now they have a purpose: find the teens from Project Genesis (ahem Chloe, ahem, Derek), and get them to help them negotiate (*cough* sabotage) St. Cloud’s and the Nasts for their freedom. While it takes them awhile to get to the Project Genesis people, the anticipation isn’t the only thing that drives the book. Maya meets her brother pretty early on in the book, and he’s a major character in the rest of the story, but their relationship as sister/brother doesn’t come easily to either character. Plus, the dreaded love triangle rears its ugly head. However, in this case, I was rooting for it to happen the entire time, because while Maya and Rafe’s relationship was cute and really passionate, it wasn’t what I was rooting for. So much happens in this book that it’s hard to sum up all my feelings for what went on. My favourite parts were definitely the ones when the old team arrived and were just plain awesome. Derek is SO Derek, and Chloe was sweet and awesome from the first moment, but it was really interesting to see other characters’ reactions to them. While they all thought Derek was an overprotective douche, Maya’s wariness around Chloe’s necromancy was cool, especially when she notices Chloe talking to Liz’s ghost. They’re not in Canada the whole time over the course of this book (mostly because they meet up with Project Genesis in the states), but they were around BC enough to be awesome enough for me. Maya’s twin’s jokes about Canada were also well-placed and original. I guess that makes sense, because Canadian’s tell the best jokes about themselves haha. We’re very self-deprecating. The only . . . weird . . . thing about this book is the ending. It’s not your typical ending. Not everything is resolved, and while I think it was the right thing for the characters’ to achieve, I definitely think Kelley Armstrong will continue this series in some way with these characters, and new ones, to carry on what Maya and her gang accomplished. Get ready for lots of action, mystery, and a ton of character development in this last installment of Kelley Armstrong’s The Darkness Rising trilogy. I highly recommend this series to anyone interested in a new take on the paranormal genre and strong, female leads who know when to take care of themselves and when to rely on others’ for help.
Date published: 2013-05-12
Rated out of 5 by from Amazing!!! Kelley Armstrong sure does know how to have a reader on the edge of their seats. i really wish the series wasn't over while reading you really connect with the characters. the book was soo good i could.t put it down read it all in one sitting
Date published: 2013-04-29
Rated out of 5 by from I was wrong. Very wrong. 405 pages packed a lot of action, emotion and awesome storytelling. Everything I could have wanted and more. New characters were introduced, and some reunions with old characters took place. I love how Armstrong’s series intertwine perfectly with one another. Her YA works show a glimpse into the characters that are present in the Otherworld series. Darkness Rising mingled with the world and character of Darkest Powers. I loved it. This is one of my favourite books by Armstrong. It had every component readers have come to expect from her: romance, adventure, humour, supernatural elements and thrills and chills. This book provided a sense of closure for the characters we have grown to love. Situations and circumstances aren’t exactly idea, but nonetheless, everyone seems to be at a good place in the final book. That is all a reader can ask for, right? For their beloved characters to be safe and happy. Terrific series. PS: I hope this storyline gets picked up for a television series.
Date published: 2013-04-23
Rated out of 5 by from I was wrong. Very wrong. 405 pages packed a lot of action, emotion and awesome storytelling. Everything I could have wanted and more. New characters were introduced, and some reunions with old characters took place. I love how Armstrong’s series intertwine perfectly with one another. Her YA works show a glimpse into the characters that are present in the Otherworld series. Darkness Rising mingled with the world and character of Darkest Powers. I loved it. This is one of my favourite books by Armstrong. It had every component readers have come to expect from her: romance, adventure, humour, supernatural elements and thrills and chills. This book provided a sense of closure for the characters we have grown to love. Situations and circumstances aren’t exactly idea, but nonetheless, everyone seems to be at a good place in the final book. That is all a reader can ask for, right? For their beloved characters to be safe and happy. Terrific series. PS: I hope this storyline gets picked up for a television series.
Date published: 2013-04-23
Rated out of 5 by from I have always loved theses books, and omg I love this book
Date published: 2013-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from absolutely awsome i got to start off by saying i cant belive this sores is over i loved the first part and now the sec part i been waiteing for this book and it was so awsome i do wish that chole and dirck were in it a bit more but i am gald they alll came back in it and i knew she was going to end up with him cant realy say who but u must read and u will find out 50 thumbs up
Date published: 2013-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous ending to series The Good Stuff Loved how much dry humour was in this installment. Always used when you needed it most. Got a big kick out of the American/Canadian snark (all done lovingly though) Actually learned a few things which is always a bonus Satisfying ending - wraps up a lot but still leaves it open enough if Kelley ever decides to write about this world again Some fabulous parental role models - one of my favorite part of this series is that not ALL the parents are useless or abusive Plenty of action and twists and turns I love all of Kelley's books, but I have to say this series has been my favorite of them all. Love how the author sums up what happened in the other two books in such a way that it gives a reminder to those who read them months before, yet not too much for those who maybe just finished them a couple of days ago. Characters feel very real, they all have faults, in other words people that you can relate to Strong friendships Positive mentions of natives - I'm living in Calgary now and cannot tell you how many people here make negative and derogatory comments about the local native population Loved that most of the series is set in Canada The Not So Good Stuff A wee bit of repetition in terms of the angsty moments - hard to explain without going spoiling anything Favorite Quotes/Passages "Which was not to say louts are obviously American - only ones who didn't realize they couldn't buy beer in any store." "You guys aren't really teens, are you?" Ash said. "They've brainwashed you into miniature adults, full of responsibility and good eating habits. I'm surprised you haven't bought a - " He noticed the toothbrush in my hand. "Seriously?| "Wild animal attacks on humans are rare, but all of the predators in Canada, the cougar may be the one most likely to do it. Obviously, this guy never got the memo. After this, he'd probably be going to zoos, climbing the enclosure, saying. "Here watch this ... " Famous last words, as yet another unfit human is removed from the gene pool." Who Should/Shouldn't Read Obviously if you enjoyed The Calling and The Gathering you are going to love this Fans of Kelley's other books And basically just anyone who enjoys a good story. Armstrong is a born storyteller which I consider to be one of the greatest gifts one can have 4.5 Dewey's
Date published: 2013-04-03

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The Rising

by Kelley Armstrong

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 432 pages, 7.9 × 4.9 × 1.1 in

Published: April 8, 2014

Publisher: Doubleday Canada

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0385668597

ISBN - 13: 9780385668590

From the Publisher

The heart-stopping final book in the Darkness Rising trilogy, from New York Times-bestselling author Kelley Armstrong! 
   Things are getting desperate for Maya and her friends. Hunted by two powerful Cabals, they''re quickly running out of places to hide. And with the whole world thinking they died in a helicopter crash, they can''t simply 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 to the Cabals, and why their supernatural powers are getting more out of control. Maya is unprepared for the truths that await her, but she''ll have to face them if she ever hopes to move on with her life. Because she can''t keep running forever.
     With all the twists, thrills, and romance that have made Kelley Armstrong an international bestseller--plus the surprising return of some favourite characters--The Rising will keep you under its spell long after the last page is turned.

About the Author

KELLEY ARMSTRONG is the author of the New York Times bestselling books The Summoning, The Awakening, and The Reckoning, and The Calling, The Gathering and The Rising. She is also the author of the internationally bestselling Women of the Otherworld series. Armstrong lives in rural Ontario with her husband and three children. Visit her at www.kelleyarmstrong.com.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Kelley Armstrong:
 • "This engaging read is plot-driven and action-packed." --School Library Journal
 • "Comfortably mixing science, myth, and mystery, Armstrong creates a vivid world highlighted by appealing characters. Fans and newcomers alike will be eager for more after Armstrong''s story drives to its pulse-pounding climax. " --Publishers Weekly
 • "Armstrong begins her new series with a swift-paced start, creating memorable characters and interesting premises." --Booklist
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