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World's End (Phoenix Rising #3)

3.97  ·  Rating Details  ·  144 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Have you ever been inspired to be more?"
Elissa used to daydream about being a princess. Now the reality of what it brings is clear: stiff, courtly manners, dresses like cages, tortuously high shoes, and betrothal to an aging duke to secure her father's kingdom! Elissa wants no part of it and makes her escape to be with her devoted friends, who the King has no use for. But
ebook, 336 pages
Published June 9th 2009 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 2009)
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Lisa Pfeffer
Aug 20, 2009 Lisa Pfeffer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: juvenile-fiction
Great ending to this trilogy. I wanted to read these books because my name is Elissa and I've never read a book where the main character has my name. It was a great adventure!
Madeleine - Tei
I CAN"T FIND THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Okay, found it!!!


We return to the fantastic world in which the young princess, Elissa, lives. Elissa now lives in Castlemar with her 'Father' and the King, Fauk. But to her it isn't all great. Actually it isn't great at all. And when Fauk decides to marry Elissa to a bad man (I'm sorry; I forget his name) she finally runs away. She wants to board the ship that Maya is on, but accidentally goes
This series had so much potential and the author is a great writer it's just the plot never followed up. There were a lot of confusing things in the novel that I honestly think would be above the age that this book is meant for.

The follow through and conclusion to the relationships were just left out of there. Also I really felt the talking animals in this story were just thrown out there.

I really wanted to like this book as it's looked like a great series for girls to get interested in fantas
Clare D' Lune
Jul 22, 2009 Clare D' Lune rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow! Good book! I'm sad the series is over, but i think it all ended well. I wish Favian had showed Elissa how much he really cared for her though >.< but yeah. It was a little confusing, and I think its one of those book you have to read more than once to understand. Anyway, can't wait to read Erica Verrillo's next book. :)

Mar 30, 2010 Jenifer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's always refreshing to read a fantasy, young adult fiction book with a strong female character. The author also keeps the characters consistant and I enjoyed that. The first book is a bit confusing-as if some important information had been left out. Over all it ended up a good series that I enjoyed reading.
Ruth Learn
Apr 20, 2015 Ruth Learn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Eleanor LaParo
This was probably the best book in the series; exciting, fantastical, well-paced, and conclusive, with both shocking and amusing moments throughout. :)
Mona M
Mar 03, 2016 Mona M rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was amazing! I loved this trilogy!
Apr 14, 2009 Lynn rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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My daughter fell ill when she was eight, and for nearly two years she was unable to attend school. I spent a great deal of that time entertaining her with stories about an intrepid young girl named Elissa, who could talk with animals. Many years later she asked me to write those stories down. (I did, because I do everything my daughter says.) Once I had written them down, she told me to get them p ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Phoenix Rising (3 books)
  • Elissa's Quest (Phoenix Rising, #1)
  • Elissa's Odyssey (Phoenix Rising, #2)

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