Sunday, November 9, 2014

Book Review: Into the Still Blue by Veronica Rossi

Into the Still Blue
(Under the Never Sky, #3)
by Veronica Rossi
Young Adult Dystopian
Average Goodreads Rating: 4.23
Published by: HarperCollins
Released On: January 28, 2014
Pages: 392

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis:


The race to the Still Blue has reached a stalemate. Aria and Perry are determined to find this last safe haven from the Aether storms before Sable and Hess do—and they are just as determined to stay together.

Within the confines of a cave they're using as a makeshift refuge, they struggle to reconcile their people, Dwellers and Outsiders, who are united only in their hatred of their desperate situation. Meanwhile, time is running out to rescue Cinder, who was abducted by Hess and Sable for his unique abilities. Then Roar arrives in a grief-stricken fury, endangering all with his need for revenge.

Out of options, Perry and Aria assemble an unlikely team for an impossible rescue mission. Cinder isn't just the key to unlocking the Still Blue and their only hope for survival--he's also their friend. And in a dying world, the bonds between people are what matter most.

In this final book in her earth-shattering Under the Never Sky trilogy, Veronica Rossi raises the stakes to their absolute limit and brings her epic love story to an unforgettable close. 


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My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: Yes! I've waited so long to be able to finish this series. I loved the first two books in the series and so I was looking forward to reading this one.

I went in very apprehensive. Lately, third novels have been none for being terrible. I went it unable to fully breathe because I was so worried I would be disappointed.

I should have had more faith. Veronica Rossi's finish is incredible. I adored how she brought her series to a close. This will forever be one of my all-time favorite stories. 

I love Perry and Aria and I enjoyed watching them grow and become stronger. Seriously Perry and Aria are some of my favorite characters.

You will not be disappointed. Highly recommend this series. You will be so glad you read them, but also sad that the series has closed. I personally can't wait to see what's next for Rossi. 

So why 4 stars?  While I loved it and it definitely stood out of the crowd, I just felt like it wasn't quite a 5 star rating. I felt like there were a few parts that were rushed. Definitely an epic finish. 

In Summary: Rossi delivers in her final book in the series leaving readers spellbound until the very last page. 

Warnings/Side-notes: There are references to sex but they are very vague. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this one. 

The Wrap-up: Like I said, I can't wait to see what's next for Rossi. A great read. Please tell me, she's writing another series. 

What did you guys think?

Love,

Danica Page

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