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Ascend (Trylle #3)

4.08  ·  Rating Details  ·  49,965 Ratings  ·  3,204 Reviews
The final book in the Trylle Trilogy..
With a war looming on the horizon, Wendy's fate seems sealed.But everything she sacrificed might be in vain if she can't save the ones she loves.

Her whole life has been leading up to this, and it's all coming to an end.

This is a young adult paranormal romance with some mild language and mild sexual situations.
Nook, 325 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Amanda Hocking
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Jan 08, 2011 Julie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
With bittersweet feelings, I bring you this review of 'Ascend'. This is the last book in The Trylle Trilogy. It is just as enthralling as the first two books in the series. I am not giving spoilers here. You will want to experience the evolution with the cast of Trylle for yourself. Some may cry, some may cheer, but in my opinion, Hocking has written one of the best series in YA fantasy.

We left Wendy in 'Torn' engaged to her friend Tove. They really are a perfect match for each other and would b
Jun 01, 2011 Jessica rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Feb 13, 2011 Stephanie rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: thrown-out
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Jan 15, 2011 Seanean rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Pearl Angeli
"Don't act on everything your heart says, but make sure you listen to it. Sometimes your heart is right."

Well, where should I start? This book... This series... *cries with happy tears


One of my biggest problems in reading a final book of the series is the separation anxiety that I always get. With this book, I found myself experiencing the same. It's hard to let go of a series that basically makes you feel attached to the story, the characters, and its world.

Ascend is another one of those s
Feb 11, 2011 Marianna rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Bekah AwesomeBookNut
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GREAT ending to a fabulous trilogy. I was beyond happy about the whole thing. Seriously. I do have some nicks but nothing super serious.

I loved seeing the development with Wendy and her mother. I loved the regret, development, love that was revealed and shared between the two.

I absolutely love the love triangle which is VERY odd for me to say. I loved that the author was able to make me rage war with myself in who I liked better. But in the end I am very ha
Reading Vacation

I read these three books back-to-back-to-back on my Kindle. The story had me so engaged, that I could not put it down. I was reading in the car, at school, on my bed, at the dinner table, and in the media room. You could call it an obsession.

In this paranormal tale, Wendy learns at the age of seventeen that she is a troll. Oh, but she isn’t just ANY troll, her past is filled with mystery, deceit, and some unexpected ancestors. Amanda Hocking carefully twisted this plot with all sorts of su
Jan 14, 2011 Kristi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nook-lendable, ya
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This is it. The queen is dying. The king wants her kingdom. He will do anything to get it. Only Wendy stands in the way.

The final book in the Trylle Trilogy has great character development and an excellent romance. I was, however, a bit underwhelmed by the ending. We'll get to that. First, the characters. Wendy can be a bit dramatic. She will jump to decisions in a heartbeat and that kind of annoyed me at first. It's like she doesn't stop to think before she acts. I guess I should be used to her
Feb 24, 2011 Kandi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I went on a reading binge and read all three books in the trilogy in a 9 hour period on Saturday. They were simple reads but still had a fun story that left you wanting to know more. I decided to combine my review in one place since they all did seem to blur together because I read it as one long story instead of three separate books. First, this is a new world that I loved reading about. Something different from the standard mythical creatures that are so big right now. The person she ends up w ...more
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Jun 24, 2016 Ask rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Ooohhh....the story...the action...the angst...the political problems...and much important...the roma1nce! I love it all!

This trilogy's epic!
Jun 02, 2011 Jennifer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fabulous series! And also a little unexpected ending. I totally thought she would end up with the other guy but I liked how it ended!
Sep 25, 2014 Alyssa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Ascend by Amanda Hocking
Book Three of the Trylle series
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: April 24, 2012
Rating: 4 stars
Source: Review copy sent by the publisher

Summary (from Goodreads):

Wendy Everly is facing an impossible choice. The only way to save the Trylle from their deadliest enemy is by sacrificing herself. If she doesn’t surrender to the Vittra, her people will be thrust into a brutal war against an unbeatable foe. But how can
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What should I say concerning the last book of Miss Hocking's Trylle trilogy? Simply put, the whole thing is one hell of silly wish-fulfilling make-believe, with zero realism in the world-building, characters, setting and plot.

Our first and foremost problem begins with Wendy, the 'heroine' of the trilogy. In Ascend, Wendy suddenly becomes capable-leader's-material, who can keep the nobles at check? Sorry, I just can
A lovely end to this cute series. The first time I read it, I wanted Finn and Wendy to end up together, but this time, I totally get the direction Ms Hocking went with. While Finn and Wendy had passion, duty continually got in the way of their happily ever after and after three books of this, it gets a little sickening. Loki was a wonderful character who is actually a perfect fit for Wendy and is just who she needs to help her rule her kingdom.

I love how Wendy grew throughout the series, too. Sh
Jan 14, 2011 Lucia rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I wrote a review for this on my blog, but since I wrote it right after I finished reading the book, I was on a bit of what I call a "book hangover." Yeah. Don't ask. It's crazy. So now that it's been 48 hours... I've calmed down and I'm going to attempt to write a spoiler-free review.

If you're not afraid of a spoiler-crazy review, you can visit my blog and check out my review.

I devoured the first two books as soon as I got them. I really liked them. I was just super excited for this one, and I
Nov 25, 2012 ♥Kel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This book was absolutely amazing. Out of the trilogy this book was the best. The romance, mystery, the story building up the ending was amazing. The storyline was phenomenal. IT WAS THE PERFECT ENDING. I couldn't think of anything more perfect.
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Jan 20, 2013 Aioki Reika rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Everybody deserves a Happy Ending and I just...
Kindra Erickson
Aug 09, 2015 Kindra Erickson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
In the beginning, I really didn't think that I would like this series. It was hard for me to think of "trolls" as anything more than ugly, mean, selfish, short creatures who live under bridges and won't let anyone cross (goats, Dora, etc.). But as the series progressed (and I got used to the whole troll thing), I actually enjoyed it a lot. The plot wasn't too predictable and after she grew up, I started to appreciate/understand Wendy. Given the fact that I absolutely adored most of the character ...more
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Mar 29, 2011 Jennifer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Ascend is the perfect ending to the Trylle Trilogy. I'm sure there are more than a few people who wish Amanda Hocking had taken the obvious route with her plot, but I for one am so glad she didn't.

Wendy is trying to save her people but they continue to fight against her and amongst themselves making her task seem insurmountable. She has put the needs of her kingdom ahead of her own, but no matter what she tries, everything seems to be falling apart. I love that Wendy fights for what she believes
May 12, 2015 Taissa rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Oct 15, 2015 Farlene rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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*Actual rating 4.5*

Synopsis (Spoilers if you have not read books 1 & 2)

With Elora's condition quickly deteriorating, Wendy has been forced with the challenge of ruling a kingdom she initially had no interest in or cared for in the least. But as certain events transpired, she found herself playing the part and performing her duties with an iron fist.

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This is the bonus book found within Ascend.

I read several reviews about this book, leaving you with more questions that you had when you finished Ascend. I dont think that is true, because I had alot of questions at the end of Ascend, such as: What happened to Matt and Willa? Did Tove finally find someone he loved? What happens to Finn? Is Duncan okay? Would Rhys ever meet his real mother? Will they finally tell Matt that they dont actually like his birthday cakes? And a few others.

This answer
Krystal Bond
2.75 I honestly only read the first 100 pages and then skim read the rest of the book until the last twenty pages to see how it predictably ended. This series would have been wonderful to me a few years ago, but I've read to many better YA and now adult novels lately and I felt like the writing was so amateur and predictable. I knew how this book would end and play out before I even started it, but I read the first two books and I felt as though it would have been a waste to have read those and ...more
Oh my goodness. What a brilliant ending to an amazing trilogy!
I have loved almost every single character. Even the king was awesome! Amanda Hocking knows how to rock out a fantastic story.

Alright, Loki is literally the hottest "troll" I've ever read about. haha I loved him from the very moment he appeared. Wendy, Matt, Duncan (:D), Rhys, Willa and even Finn will forever be some of my favorite characters. Finn FINALLY won me over! It was a hard earned victory I have to say.

I still, even though
Darren Hagan aka snazzlebooks
**No spoilers**

A good conclusion to a surprisingly enjoyable series, with nice outcomes for my favourite characters. The ending felt a bit rushed and there were a couple of little things that bugged me but overall it was good.
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Amanda Hocking is a lifelong Minnesotan obsessed with Batman and Jim Henson. In between watching cooking shows, taking care of her menagerie of pets, and drinking too much Red Bull Zero, she writes young adult urban fantasy and paranormal romance.

Several of her books have made the New York Times Bestsellers list, including the Trylle trilogy and Kanin Chronicles. Herzombie series, The Hollows, has
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