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August 27, 2013

Review: Eternity by Elizabeth Miles

Eternity (Fury, #3)
Title: Eternity (Fury, #3)
Author: Elizabeth Miles
 Simon Pulse
Publication date: September 3, 2013
Genre(s): Young Adult (Greek Mythology)
Source: Publisher (Simon & Schuster Canada)
Format: ARC
Pages: 336
Secrets and revenge make for desperate measures and fateful choices in this gripping conclusion to the Fury trilogy.The weather is mild in Ascension…but beneath the surface, everything is burning up.

The nightmare Emily Winters has been living through for months shows no sign of ending, as the Furies stay on the peripheral, slowly driving her crazy. Em feels...different. She’s angry, and never cold, and too strong. It’s only a matter of time before she turns into the thing she hates the most. Em needs to take her fate into her own hands, but without Drea’s help, or anyone to turn to, Em is quickly running out of options.

Crow’s involvement with Em has grown more complicated. His visions are taking shape—and it doesn’t look good for Em. But Crow has a plan, and he will do anything to save her. Anything.

JD misses the Em he used to know...and love. She doesn’t seem like herself; it’s like she’s hiding something. When JD begins to learn the truth, he is as scared as he is determined to help her. And Em’s survival may be dependent on his actions.

The Furies love to play games, but this time they’re deadly serious…and they hate to lose.
Eternity is the much anticipated finale to the Fury trilogy which I highly enjoyed. If you read my review of Fury, you would know I wasn't that excited about it, but Envy? I really loved that book. So it is an understatement when I say I was excited for Eternity. I have to say, I wasn't disappointed with the way Elizabeth Miles wrapped up the story, even though it felt a bit rushed towards the end. 
As with the previous two books, we get interchanging POVs.. this time there is Em, JD, and even Crow, the last two being the two love interests, though this trilogy doesn't really center around the romance. By the time I was getting so frustrated with the three furies, but the good kind. The kind that makes me want to read the novel faster trying to reach the end and find out how to defeat those three damned girls/furies. I'm glad we got to see more of Crow because he was such an intriguing character to me. As for JD, I am just not a fan of him because he felt a little bit too desperate for me. However both characters grow on you and even though they are different, you do like them both. As for Em, she had her ups and downs but she also really grew on me. 
I have to point out that what makes this trilogy is the creepy factor which is incorporated in creepy descriptions and settings. I loved the way Elizabeth Miles describes everything and I have to admit I was spooked from time to time reading these books. I've read a couple of greek mythology novels and in all honesty this trilogy is the only one that I actually really enjoyed. I definitely recommend it to greek mythology fans. Only pass the verdict after you read Fury AND Envy because I was about to give up the trilogy but I picked up Envy, and I am glad I did! 
        Other books by Kiersten White:
        Fury (Fury, #1)
        Envy (Fury, #2)


  1. Wow, I had no idea the 3rd of this book was out ! I haven't read this series, but I think I will have to.

  2. I haven't read anything from this series. I'll have to add it to my list, it sounds good. Thanks for the great review.

  3. This series is getting translated here and I'll probably buy is as the books will be cheap (around 3 euro). I have heard mixed things about the first one but this one sounds actually really good. I'm glad you enjoyed it :)

  4. Glad to see you liked this installment. This series has been on my watch-list - I like mythology and I'll probably pick up all three when this one comes out. Thanks for sharing.

  5. I wasn't keen on Fury at all, but I haven't picked up Envy yet. You definitely have me curious now, if it managed to get you to change your mind about the trilogy. I'm glad it concluded well! Lovely review, Juhina. :)

  6. I haven't heard of this series before this, but it sounds really interesting. Even though it was rushed at the end, I'm glad the series wrapped up well for you. Although, I am a bit hesitant about the changing POVs. I really don't enjoy them, but your praise has me keeping an open mind! I'm glad you stuck to this and enjoyed this, Juhina! Great review! :D

    ~ Maida
    Literary Love Affair 

  7. I have not read this series, but I know that it has a lot of fans. I always love books with multiple POV!

    Kate @ Ex Libris

  8. I have not yet started this series, but I think they sounds amazing :) I'm glad you enjoyed this last book :D Great review. <3
    Thank you for commenting on my blog a few weeks ago. <3
    Love, Carina @ Carina's Books

  9. This trilogy wasn't really on my list, but since it ended, and you loved it, I am definitely considering it. Great review!