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Unmasked (The Vampire Diaries: The Salvation #3)

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Love is a very powerful force...

Ruthless scientist and vampire creator Jack Daltry is dead, killed by Damon and Elena. But now Elena is dying, and the Guardians have given her one chance to save both herself and Damon. She must go back into the past, back to before she met the Salvatore brothers.

Elena must ensure the destruction that was started with Stefan and Damon's obs
Paperback, 300 pages
Published May 8th 2014 by Hachette Children's Books (first published January 1st 2014)
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Bridie-No excuses. No apologies. No Regrets Jones
Right then folks, I've just finished this bastard of a book and I'm gonna duscuss/semi-rant about it, because, you know what, I deserve to.

So, this book starts out pretty much exactly like I thought it would, with Elena 'dying' (yeah, sure, whatever), and everyone else running around trying to save her, as usual. But after all that bullshit, we finally get to the part where Elena is stuck in this weird place that's a lot like a road with loads of bullshit mist or...something, I dunno, I skimmed
Nov 20, 2014 julieta marked it as not-finishing-series
It's insulting that it still says By L.J Smith
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Unmasked is book three in The Vampire Diaries: The Salvation series by L.J. Smith, Aubrey Clark.

Things pretty much start right where Unspoken left off. Stefan is gone. Elena and Damon had a very short period of time where they were allowed to finally be together and happy before the guardians stepped in and sentenced Elena to death for Damon’s actions. Elena lies dying with her friends around her trying to bring her back. And Damon is in agony. Elena is actually in a sort of limbo. She is dete
May 07, 2014 Brandi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well....13 books and over 20 years later, it's finally over. At least as far as I'm concerned. SPOILERS AHEAD IF YOU HAVEN'T READ IT YET DO NOT CONTINUE!!

Seriously, you were warned.

This last trilogy of the set was, in some ways, some of my favorite books in the series. Though none of them can really top Midnight and Damon and Elena's story for me (yes, strong Delena fan here!), I felt that this set really got into the story of the other characters and explored them more than the other trilogie
May 08, 2014 Chloe rated it did not like it
WARNING: I tend to rant a little when I'm annoyed.

When will this series end? Enough is enough, and excuse the language, but these books are sh*t now.
L J Smith doesn't even write them anymore.
In fact, im sure book 7, Midnight, was the last one she ever wrote.
Its been a ghost writer since.
What is it now, Book 13? That's 6 books too many that the author never wrote and honestly, i stopped at book 10 after throwing it across my room in rage and seriously contemplating burning it. I knew somethin

“There’s no happy ending in this for either of us. I hope you know that.” she said. “I’ve lived this once already. I know what it’s like to love them both, and to lose them.”

Unmasked is so conflicting for me. I feel like I naturally need to give 5 stars to anything Vampire Diaries related, and I do. I do feel like this one deserved it, maybe unlike the other two written by the ghost writer. But I'm so happy that I read this one because it broke my heart then put it back together again. I was sa
May 06, 2014 Anne rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 stars simply because Damon and Elena got their deserved ending and are endgame. Damon is Elena's home

I hope this was the last book, it really couldn't have ended better.
Jun 17, 2014 Victoria rated it really liked it
Ok. It's finally finished... The series that lasted forever is done. (I hope). I'm giving this book 4 stars not because it was exceptionally written but because the ending was actually the one I hoped for all along. I'm not sure if this series and the storyline was planned for all along or was more of a make shit up as you go, buuuut... I'm actually happy with how things ended. Throughout the series, there were monsters, phantoms, other dimensions, love and loss.. Lots of death, revival, time ...more
travis williams
Final chapter in the vampire diaries

I gave this book 3 stars because even though elena did the right thing in the end it took 13 books to get there why did it have to take 13 books to get to a simple ending but what I like most about the books was Elena growth in character seeing her make all the right choices was worth it but what I disliked was that she ended up with Damon why did she have to end up with either of the Salvatore brothers in my honest opinion she should have ended up with Matt j
May 10, 2014 Vanessa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Everyone is a critic. The cover of the book says it's written by Aubrey Clark not L.J. Smith who has picked up the story where she left off via Amazon fan fiction. But I think Aubrey did a great job brining back the events from the first book, even providing a real explanation of the resemblance of Katherine and Elena, which I know wasn't in any other book. Chapter 31 had me crying hard. I real enjoyed how it ended, I feel it's a perfect ending for the series
Jun 21, 2014 Jasmine rated it did not like it
I love Stefan
Dec 13, 2013 Ayush marked it as to-read
*If only Damon had changed Elena at the end of last book Unspoken then this book would be unnecessary. And from the way things were wrapped up, no one else would mind either.
Kaitlyn Murray
May 14, 2014 Kaitlyn Murray rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hopefully this isn't the last book do that maybe if their another at the end of that book Elena and Damon get married you know so yeah PLEASE DON'T BE THE LAST BOOK
Eve Penuel
Jan 30, 2014 Eve Penuel rated it really liked it
PLEASE keep on writing books!! Ur are an amazing writer for the vampire diaries! Dont stop
Carly Comtois
Mar 12, 2015 Carly Comtois rated it liked it
Before I Read the Book...



Even though who am I kidding. I still have Stefan's Diaries to read, The Originals, and L.J.'s fanfiction books too. Fuck me.

But seriously though. Dalena? There better be Dalena. DALENA IS ENDGAME.

Summary of the Story

Bonnie is enjoying her new life in Colorado with Zander when she gets the phone call that Elena is on her deathbed. When she gets there, she claims there's nothing she can do. Elena's a
Jul 09, 2014 MelM rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition


Et voilà, c'est le dernier tome des aventures d'Elena, Damon, Stefan et tous les autres. La fin d une longue saga qui aura été riche en émotions et en action, en rebondissements et en révélations tous plus épatants les uns que les autres. Alors, ce onzième et ultime opus sera-t-il à la hauteur de cette superbe saga? Aux vues de ma note, oui, ce dernier tome a répondu à mes espérances et clôt très bien la saga. Mon avis risque d'être très compliqué à
Nov 21, 2016 Kristie rated it did not like it
Allison Andrade
May 15, 2014 Allison Andrade rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Valentina Di Nisio
Apr 01, 2016 Valentina Di Nisio rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Con questo libro si conclude la saga de "Il diario del vampiro". Questo volume ha ottenuto il punteggio più alto di tutti i 17 volumi perché è un coronamento di quelle che sono le vicissitudini di tutti i personaggi della storia. Poi visto che i voti sono estremamente soggettivi (come è giusto che sia) ho pensato di dare una stellina piena in più rispetto a quello che oggettivamente avrebbe meritato lo scritto perché la storia è finita esattamente come speravo.
Quello che mi prepongo di fare è un
Jess Swann
Aug 26, 2014 Jess Swann rated it it was amazing
Après quelques déceptions sur les derniers tomes, j'ai commencé la lecture avec soulagement à l'idée que celui ci soit le dernier ( normalement...). Donc pour sauver sa vie, Elena retourne dans le passé, à savoir au début du premier tome pour changer les destins de Damon et de Stefan (et le sien par la même occasion...). Pour cela, elle doit empêcher Damon de faire une crise de jalousie lorsqu'elle sort avec Stefan ( et du coup tue Tanner, le prof d'histoire). Donc une solution : sortir avec ...more
Linda Hamonou
Feb 24, 2016 Linda Hamonou rated it it was ok

This was the worse book in the series ever. So lazy, so unimaginative.
In one word, RESET!

Because of course Elena can't be saved by her vampire boyfriend and hunter friend and a pack of werewolf and an old powerful witch, no, no.
The Celestial Guardian has to bargain with her again, How many time did they say that they wouldn't bargain? I've lost the count.
Elena agreed to be sent back to the past to save Damon from killing the history teacher. Excuse me but last time they chang
Oct 01, 2015 Denielle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Not the way I would have liked things to go but it was a means to an end and I loved it nonetheless!!!

It's the way how with Damon not remembering & Elena unsure found their way back to each other and knew it was right after everything, like it was always suppose to be!

Yep I totally broke down into tears at that ending #TVD13TheEnd #Delena #endgame #perfection

Is it weird that the Guardians sort of put this whole thing in motion for Elena to end up with Damon?

Elena and Damon make a more realis
Jul 12, 2016 Lori rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Jun 10, 2015 Petra rated it really liked it
Právě dočteno a já nevím, co si myslet. Poslední díl a jediné, na co můžu myslet, je ten konec, který dle mě není moc dobře vyřešený. Tak pro zajímavost jsem četla jednu recenzi a musím souhlasit s tímhle: "Když se něco stane, hrdinové si něčím projdou a pak se to jako mávnutím kouzelného proutku změní jako by se to nikdy nestalo. Závěr tedy jednoznačně nemůžu prohlásit za uspokojivý. Možná, že nikdy nedošlo ke všem těm hrůzám, nikdo nezemřel, nikdo se nezměnil ani netrpěl, ale o to právě jde." ...more
Amy Holcomb
Jul 23, 2014 Amy Holcomb rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is the first "Vampire Diaries" book I've ever read, so I was glad that it was one where Elena went back in time to the first time she met them, and shared the similarities and differences of what happened to her previously and what she was planning on doing now in order to redeem herself, Damon, and Stefan.

I've seen the TV series, but I knew that it doesn't follow the books, so I had to cheat a little to find out what happened in the previous books to get an idea of the storyline. I'm real
Aug 20, 2014 Sophie rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Mon Avis :

C'est avec un goût amer que je dis au revoir à cette saga.
Après le changement d'auteur, le prolongement de la saga et le virement de cap de l'intrigue... Tout fut bouleversé et sans cesse répété.
A chaque tome se pose les mêmes problèmes : mort d'un personnage puis son retour, transformation de l'un et tout recommence et chaque personnage ne se rappelle de rien. Ils pleurent, ils sourient... Bref, aucune surprise. J'ai adoré retrouver les personnages parce que je faisais le lien avec
May 23, 2015 Izrael rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The plot and storyline really intrigued me when reading this particular book. It provided a different stand point from Elena’s as she was trying to save herself as well as the Salvatore brothers. The concept of love was unique as the book developed as she thought that she was supposed to make Damon fall in love with her where in reality, she was supposed to make the brothers realized their love for each other. The whole reality of her trying to save not only them but also others makes the book ...more
Anna Jane
Mar 02, 2016 Anna Jane rated it it was amazing
It contains some spoilers so please read on your own responsibility!!
It was really an awesome experience to read, to feel the Vampire Diaries and this is the book where it all comes to end, where everyone gets what was meant for them. It really feels good when you complete some series but for The Vampire Diaries it was different for me. Before starting this book I was thinking like, ' Yay! Finally gonna complete the series' but when I actually was done reading I was happy but I also felt some h
Feb 06, 2015 Racquel rated it did not like it
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Omg this is such a great ending!!! Aggghhh! At first I was completely hating Elena (even though I sympthize and understand how she couldn't resist her love for Stephen) because she knew her mission was to love one Salvatore brother and she almost ruined everything. Damon was a little eviler in this one. I am so glad that she fixed everything and saved them all. That's such an amazing ending. And at first I was crying like NO MORE DAMON AND STEPHEN?? But then Damon is at the airport and I'm like ...more
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L.J. SMITH, Lisa Jane Smith, is the New York Times #1 Bestselling author of The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle, The Forbidden Game, Dark Visions, Wildworld and Night World series. She has written over two dozen books for children and young adults, and has enjoyed writing every one of them. She lives in th
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