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The Fury (The Vampire Diaries #3)

3.58 of 5 stars 3.58  ·  rating details  ·  20,209 ratings  ·  589 reviews

Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/27/2010 Pages: 304 Reading Level: Age 13 and Up
Paperback, 291 pages
Published April 27th 2010 by HarperCollins (first published 1991)
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Heather Hamilton
After finishing book three of the Vampire Diaries, and liking it considerably more than the first two installments, I noticed the irony of the titles and how I felt about each book.

The Awakening - I never woke up for it.

The Struggle - I struggled to get through it.

The Fury - I was gonna be really irritated if this book wasn't moderately better than the first two.

Thank you! It was better! (Moderately.)

Even though I admire people who can put books down when they don't like them, I find that I lear
The book was really nice. So touching. I didn't liked the end, though. Elena never actually got to tell Damon that she loved him. I would have like to see his reaction to those words. The Stefan-Damon end was really touching. The last line was really beautiful. There's not enough of Damon in the book as I'd have liked but I really hope we get to see more of him in the next.
Nov 30, 2009 Santi rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: ebook
[Quoted from this book:]

Finish it, his weary voice said in her mind.

Elena hesitated for an instant. There was something about those eyes that called up memories inside her. Standing in the moonlight, sitting in an attic room… But the memories were too vague. She couldn’t get a grasp on them, and the effort made her dizzy and sick.

And this one had to die, this green-eyed one called Stefan. Because he’d hurt him, the other one, the one Elena had been born to be with. No one could hurt him and li
This review is just for "The Fury" which is book three in the "Vampire Diaries" series. This series continues to surprise me. SPOILER ALERT I did not expect Elena to be turned into a vampire. I know it is the logical outcome of spending time with vampires, but when it happened in book two I was surprised. I kind of put the book down in shock at that point. Then the conclusion of this one was full of more surprises. It turns out I was totally wrong about who the Other Power was. Part of me hopes ...more
I am giving this book a generous 4 stars. 3.5 is most accurate. The onle reason its not a three is a semi-unexpected twist toward the end. Otherwise this book follows along the same lines as the other books.
Elena is less self-centered and Damon is more likable than he was previously. I hope to read more about him as the series continues. Stefan is way to angsty from beginning to end and I have a feeling he always will be. The story once again seemed rushed and too short. Lot of unnessessary tho
Sarah ( Paris )

يبدأ هذا الجزء حيث انتهى الجزء السابق ..

تتحول الينا لمصاصة دماء ...
وتواجه البلدة خطرا كبيرا ..
تقرر الينا ان على الثلاثي
الينا ، ستيفان، ودايمن التعاون ..
تعاون قد ينهار بأي لحظة نظرا لخلافات الأخوين سلفاتوري ..
ومع تحريات أصدقاء الينا بالمدرسة تتأكد الشكوك .
هناك قوة جديدة وخطيرة ومعادية للبلدة ككل ..
في لحظة درامية يتم اشراك أستاذ التاريخ الجديد " ألاريك "
لن استرسل أكثر ..
هذا الجزء كان أفضل بكثير من الجزأين السابقين ...

رغم غموض النهاية ...

سأقرأ الجزء الرابع قريبا ... :)
I am…content with how things wrapped up in The Fury. It all made sense. The characters were left in plausible places within the plot. Elena's journey as a newborn vampire was interesting. Her evolution from self-centered Queen Bee to self-sacrificing vamp was well done.

I would have liked a bit more Damon, as always. I am curious to see how it’s possible to have more books in this series, though, with the way it ended. (I guess they could continue without Elena.) Also, with Katherine returning o
3,8/5 :p

Esta saga va mejorando con cada libro.
Furia tiene mucha acción, tensión, misterio, romance y es muy atrapante, desde que lo agarré no lo pude soltar.
Elena ya no es tan molesta. Las primeras páginas hasta que Elena entra en razón fueron muy entretenidas [si han leído el libro, saben porqué y si no, lo sabrán] y se comportaba como una tonta PERO CON UNA RAZÓN ENTENDIBLE. Pero lo que más me gustó fue la gran evolución que demostró al final, la madurez que había adquirido.
Si bien Stefan no
Fangs for the Fantasy
Elena wakes up from where she has been pulled out of the river – she’s not dead; or rather she is, but she’s a vampire. Which means she has a whole new life to prepare for as a blood drinking creature of the night. Further, she’s in Fells Church where everyone believes she is dead – an act that is causing all kinds of drama and grief.

And then there’s Stefan and Damon – though betrothed to Stefan she now looks at Damon and finds him unnaturally compelling because… I don’t know, just run with it.
Praveen Alluri
This book was awesome and i am not saying that just because of it's plot twists but also because of it's ending.Now as much as i would love to hate the ending i just can't force myself. It turned into a really nice trilogy with a good ending.
I hate myself for this, but I watched the television series first. I rarely do this, but in this case I did. In all honestly, I’m glad I did it that way around. Had I read the books first I would not have watched the show. Whilst I have come to dislike the show I at least lasted through a number of series. With the books I hated most of the characters from book one, and only continued on because I’d been brought the first four books (yeah, I do love to subject myself to torture).

If I read this c
Marija *Can You Give Me My Breath Back?*
Okay, something actually happened in this one that made me like this. As much as I hated first two books, this one I liked. And I would've liked it even more if this was an actual ending. But as I said earlier, I'm not that lucky.

I was suspicious about the Other Power from the start. Watching TV show had helped though :) But I'm not sure what's going to happen next. I mean, Elena's dead, right? Is she going to return from the dead, or something? Because that would be stupid. But alas, I'll read
Mishel Zabala
After drowning from a car accident on the bridge in Fells Church, Virginia, Elena returns from the dead as a vampire. The idea baffles the grief stricken Stefan because he was sure that he hadn't given her enough blood to change her. But he soon learns the truth as he discovers that Damon has also been exchanging blood with her. And after Elena returns, she's highly irrational and tries to kill Stefan. But luckily Damon stops her...

After drinking blood from Matt and about four days of rest, her
Comicfairy (Leanne)
I grew up on LJ Smith and though this is a good series, she has better. In terms of general environment, the books are definitely spookier and more atmospheric than their TV counterpart. In terms of actual plot, I would honestly just recommend the TV show. I don't think I've EVER said that before in a review, but it is true in this case. Stefan and Elena (in the books) are a very boring couple. I was always disappointed that Elena did not end up with Damon in the books, who was always more intri ...more
Sometimes, safeguarding the people you love requires the Ultimate Sacrifice

Elena has died and reincarnated as a vampire. As she struggles to come to terms with her new self, a strange power reveals its sinister intentions in Fell's Church. Elena and her town get dragged into the Salvatore brothers' past as haunting secrets are revealed. However, this power, also responsible for Elena's death, is seaking for blood, killing whatever comes in its wake, and in order to let those around her live Elen
Sofia Teixeira
Não há como voltar atrás. Elena transformou-se e com isso a sua mente parece ter levado um abanão completo. Não reconhece mais Stefan como o seu grande amor, mas sim Damon. E é com ele a seu lado que ela deseja passar o resto do tempo, mesmo que para isso tenha que destruir Stefan. Durará esta confusão mental muito tempo?

Enquanto este dilema se alastra, um outro Poder começa-se a manifestar com cada vez mais intensidade espalhando o caos e o medo por toda a comunidade. Enquanto os amigos mais pr
Wickedshizuku (and her 7 Black cats)
Nov 10, 2015 Wickedshizuku (and her 7 Black cats) rated it 1 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Paranormal fans, Urban Fantasy fans, Smut fans
Recommended to Wickedshizuku by:
I don't know... When I started this series I guess I was expecting this quality.
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And yes I know that not all vampire fiction can be as awesome as Vampire Hunter D, but I was expecting a lot more out of Smith on Vampire Diaries. Her Night World series was so much better in: plot, romance, and overall character. I'm baffled as to the reason why this show has done so well on the CW/WB.

Instead by the end of this installment I literally was like Captain Kirk throwing a fit because the laser beam miss
Mar 14, 2010 Amy rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: people who wanted to like Twilight, but didn't
Shelves: ya, series
It's kind of hard to deal with the first three novels of the series individually, as they seem (to me, at least) to tell only one story. It's also hard to deal with these novels on their own, and not compare them to Twilight, so let's start there, with the comparison:

I have no idea why, after hating Twilight so very much, I was even remotely interested in The Vampire Diaries. Probably it was the cute boys on the tv show. Regardless, I'm really glad that I followed up, because The Vampire Diaries
Historia dramática y oscura.

Furia empieza exactamente por donde se quedó Conflicto y, en mi opinión, el principio es impactante. Ya el primer capítulo está lleno de acción y de situaciones inesperadas. Disfruté particularmente este primer capítulo. Me dejó sin respiración. El resto del libro es ligero y ágil. De lectura fácil y amena. Está lleno de sucesos, peligros y emociones, sin un momento para descansar o despistarse.

El regreso de Elena de entre los muertos es impactante e interesante y hac
Sigh. When people talk about paranormal YA these days, there's a lot to choose from in the genre and even if I haven't read it all, I get the sneaking suspicion that most of it isn't brilliant. When it comes to The Vampire Diaries, however, I knew that LJ Smith and her series had been around before Twilight and that claims were made about how it seemed hard to believe that Meyer hadn't read Smith's series, given certain similarities. So while fishing about for something to read in the wake of th ...more
Kathy Horsman
If I could only give you one reason to read this book, I would tell you read it for the ending. It was tragic, intense and so filled with emotion that it really turned the whole series around. Of course, it also made me want to pick up #4 immediately, so DAMN YOU!

Elena is a new vampire and she goes CRAZY with bloodlust. She doesn't even remember who Stefan is! For that matter, who anyone is until reality starts to come back a few days later. The most tragic part of the whole thing was the fact t
Well, this was definitely better than the first two books in the series! It was MUCH more entertaining to read and I found less of an urge to just skim. There was a lot more happening than in the previous books, the characters were a lot more intriguing and the writing itself just felt better. These books are pretty short so perhaps that's why it's taking L.J Smith so long to actually get anywhere in the story! I'm still not a huge fan of Elena... or Stefan. However, I really think Damon is a fu ...more
The Fury was really good. I mean really, really good. First I wasn't sure if I like it or not but it turned out good. Not as amazing as the previous books but still. And damn how much I want to know what will happen next.
Αφελέστατο και πολύ σύντομο. Η πλοκή θα είχε αναπτυχθεί καλύτερα σε περισσότερες σελίδες.
Oh why younger me? Why? Think of all the money you wasted on these things....
Agne Jakubauskaite
Wow! I am really surprised but I really enjoyed listening to this audiobook. It was better than the second and WAY better than the first book. This third book had a lot of action, suspense and surprises, and less cheesy romance. The characters and their actions were more likable and more realistic (though Stefan is still too emo for me) :)

Now that I've read three books in this series I realized that the plot in the TV show is closer to the plot in the books than I thought at the beginning, just
The third in the Vampire diaries quartet and this novel sees the aftermath of Elena's death at the very end of book 2.
Strangely though due to her sharing blood with both Damon and Stefan Elena doesn't die but passes over and turns into a vampire.
But as the town is dealing with her death unbeknownst to them they are about to deal with something even worse.
This time a malignant power is sweeping the town that makes Damon and Stefan's petty squabbles look like small fry.
They can all feel its evil p
Andromeda Nevaeh
The Vampire Diaries: The Fury tells the story of a girl named Elena who has recently become a vampire. In the beginning she is confused and put off by her nature, and wants no part of it, but when a new and evil force called the Other Power threatens her town, she embraces it for the greater good. Elena has three problems: 1) the boy she loves (Stefan) and his brother (Damon) want to kill each other, 2) this Other Power wants to kill her and everyone she loves, and 3) everyone in the town thinks ...more
Gina Alexopoulou
Wow! The third book in this series was just. . . mind-blowing!
From the beginning it was clear that this book, although shorter than the previous ones, was way better. First off, the character development was remarkable.
Let's start with Stefan; I feel like he was the least developed character in the last two books, so I was happy seeing his character's depth grow. For starters, when Elena's Changing he's clearly hurt by her affection to Damon. His worst nightmare comes true; history repeats its
Stephanie Barrios
Al comenzar este libro no tenia altas expectativas, no porque los anteriores libros no me gustaran (todo lo contrario), sino porque aun faltaba un libro y pensaba que no se iba a resolver nada ni iba a saber quién eran el misterioso "Otro Poder", pero me equivoque. El libro mejoró muchísimo, en todos los aspectos, siento que los personajes en cada libro que pasan van creciendo y madurando, se van mostrando mucho más; en este libro están muy unidos todos y eso me gustó.

Elena, en algunos momentos
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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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“Something was shining on Damon's face. She reached toward it, touched it, and lifted her fingers away in wonder.
"Don't be sad," she told him, feeling the cool wetness on her fingertips. But a pang of worry disturbed her. Who was there to understand Damon now? Who would be there to push him, to try to see what was really inside him? "You have to take care of each other," she said, realizing it. A little strength came back to her, like a candle flaring in the wind. "Stefan, will you promise? Promise to take care of each other?”
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